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Battery mAh levels?

Old 01-14-2007, 11:02 AM
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Hi guys, real noob question here but I need to replace my 9.5v 600mAh battery, and I'm wondering if I can replace it with an 800mAh one?
If so, would it work or would it damage the car?
Are there any benefits to using certian mAh's over others?

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Old 01-14-2007, 11:29 AM
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As long as the voltage is the same then - Yes. Simply put , a higher mA rating just means more stamina , ie it has more current available so will last longer.
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Old 01-14-2007, 02:03 PM
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That would be fine, as long as the volatage is still 9.5v (in otherwords, the same about of battery cells) than you will have no problem

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Old 01-15-2007, 12:44 AM
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if its a radioshack car i would not realy bother..........but yes you can put a higher MAH battery......try getting the highest MAH avalable in that kind of battery and try be it NIMH not NICD
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Old 01-15-2007, 02:26 PM
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Thank you for your advice guys. Much appreciated.
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Old 01-23-2007, 01:43 AM
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What exactly does mAh do and stand for on a pack? Just milli amp hours right? So just longer run times I'm thinking..
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Exactly right, basically is the same as adding a bigger gas tank to a full scale car.....
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