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Energizer AA Lithium Batteries
Member Name: jo@145
Energizer AA Lithium Batteries
Date: 28/01/10, updated on 09/05/10 (94 review reads)
Advantages: Lasts a long time
Digital cameras are so popular these days and you can take hundreds of photos depending on the size of your card, but and there is always a BUT isn't there! You must have good batteries, nothing is more annoying and I have seen it happen often, that people get to a wedding or a party and the message flashes up "Low Battery" and so no photos can be taken unless there is a shop nearby selling suitable batteries.
I used ordinary batteries to begin with but seemed to have to replace quite often so I decided to buy rechargeable and they are really quite good but and as I said before there always is a BUT, you never knew when they would run out so needed another pair of batteries charged up with you when you go out. When we were going on holiday abroad to special places where I'm unlikely to go again I wanted to make sure I had no problems with batteries and my eldest daughter who takes some lovely photos suggested that we try Energizer Lithium batteries.
I have been very happy with these and have bought them for holidays in Canada, Alaska and Norway and each time they have lasted through my holiday and on the one I took over 250 photos! Plus I kept looking at what I had taken! Digital cameras need powerful batteries or problems arise with the lens not closing or opening and other functions not working, these batteries are more powerful than longlife batteries and as before there is always a BUT, I know that they are expensive!
Available at most supermarkets, photographic shops and Argos they come in packs of 2 or 4 usually. Silver in colour with the name in black and a touch of blue stripes they do stand out from a lot of other batteries. There is a warning on the side of a risk of fire and should be disposed of sensibly. There is also a photo showing not to throw into a waste bin, we do have a special collection point at our local waste disposal centre for batteries. This type of Lithium battery is not rechargeable.
I still use rechargeable batteries occasionally, like at present when my Lithium batteries ran out this week and I don't want to put in new ones until my next holiday in a few weeks time. But if you have a digital camera that eats batteries I suggest you do try these or for any other item that needs powerful batteries. They advertise that they last 7 times longer in digital cameras than ordinary alkaline batteries. Also they will take up to 630 photos versus 90 with ordinary batteries. And for those who play the Nintendo Wii you can get up to 60 hours play versus 35 with alkaline batteries. AA is a very popular size for many battery operated products.
Currently on sale at Argos at £6.99 with a buy one get one free offer, it really isn't so expensive when you think how many photos you can take.
I used these batteries for taking photos on a winter holiday in Norway. It was always minus temperatures and occassionally my camera wouldn't work as it was too cold for the batteries. I took the batteries out and warmed them in my hand or in my pocket with a Hottie hand warmer nad it was alright again. I needed to keep my camera tucked up warm rather than out ready for action. Worse on board ship as we were sailing as the wind chill did make it COLD!
Summary: Long life powerful batteries
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