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Old 10-24-2012, 03:34 PM   #1  
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Default Bose A20 and rechargeable batteries....

Like the title states....anyone familiar with the A20 and rechargeable batts?

I'm ballin' on a budget so I'm trying to maximize my money.

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Old 10-24-2012, 03:55 PM   #2  
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I use them on the X's. The Energizer charger fits in the case along with two additional pair of batteries for mid flight battery changes. They work ok but seem to not last as long as non-rechargeables
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Like the title states....anyone familiar with the A20 and rechargeable batts?

I'm ballin' on a budget so I'm trying to maximize my money.

I use Eneloop batteries with my A20. They usually last at least 40-50 hours of flying. Well worth the investment. Costco has a big pack & charger for about $20
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Not sure why, but last time I used Lithium AA batteries in my A20 I got some weird feedback and chirping noises. The standard Alkalines seem to last me all month. Havent tried rechargeables yet though.
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I use a four slot AA recharger. After every trip I put the used batteries in and put the other batteries in before leaving on another trip. Never had a set go dead. Even on a six day trip.
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Rechargeable is the only way to roll. I went with 4 batteries and always kept a set charged.
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Not sure why, but last time I used Lithium AA batteries in my A20 I got some weird feedback and chirping noises. The standard Alkalines seem to last me all month. Havent tried rechargeables yet though.
I have also had this exact same problem several times with the more expensive Lithium batteries in my A20's. The regular energizer batteries last a full month pretty easy and a 20 pack at Target is around $10
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I used to use rechargeables in my A10s. Worked great, got about 30 hours from them. The only issue I saw was that the charge level indicator wasn't accurate. Basically showed green until right before they died.
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