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Old 06-12-2019, 06:01 AM
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I've been using alkaline batteries in my Spektrum DX5 since having too many NiMH rechargeable failures.

It dawned on me the other night that I didn't know what voltage was considered as the "time for fresh batteries" voltage.

When is it time to put in new alkalines?

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Old 06-12-2019, 01:12 PM
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they start at 1.5 volts per cell. I usually replace them when they read 1.2 volts per cell before a run.
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have you considered Panasonic Eneloop batteries? they last seemingly forever between charges, and they retain a high percentage of their charge over long periods.
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And if you want 1.5v rechargeable batteries you should get a set of NiZn batteries with charger. They have 1.6v per celland are more close to Alkaline batteries.
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Old 06-13-2019, 06:14 PM
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Originally Posted by HB Moose View Post
they start at 1.5 volts per cell. I usually replace them when they read 1.2 volts per cell before a run.
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that's the kind of info I was hoping to get.
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