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USBCELL AA Rechargable battery crazy cool

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  1. Delta6326

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    USBCELL AA Rechargable Battery - 2 Cell Pack AA Rechargeable Batteries
    Introducing our revolutionary new rechargeable battery - the USBCELL. This NiMH AA cell can be used in normal battery applications and can be recharged simply by plugging into a USB port. Our revolutionary NiMH rechargeable battery - the USBCELL, saves you money and battery waste and is easy to recharge from a USB port.

    Specifications

    * Battery Type
    * Rechargeable AA NiMH Battery 1.2v 1300mah
    * Product Specifications
    * Built in Intelligent Charger
    * Charge by powered USB
    * Also can be charged in approved NiMH Chargers
    * Battery Chemistry - NiMH - Nickel Metal Hyrdride
    * 90%+ Charged after 5 Hours by powered USB
    * Also rechargeable by approved NiMH charger at 250ma for 7 Hours
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    Pictures these look cool hopefully they can get them to handle more power!
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    1300mah isnt that low ?
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    yes very but its a good start i hope in the future they can get more power in them
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    yea the batteries i bought for my 360 were like 2200mah. last a good while
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    $16?! Well, if they were a quarter of the price, maybe. I can easily get one of those chargers powered by USBs, they are very cheap.
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    see I only use usb charging out of convenience, for a phone when i'm sitting right next to it, etc- or when travelling. but even traveling there are better options than using a port per battery for hours on a laptop - limited USB as it is.

    I like that tech is advancing, always - but i honestly find this a bit useless.
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    I charge my phone at work and at home using USB.
    Seems like this would only be useful if you were going to a LAN party and brought along a couple of spare batteries for a mouse or keyboard or something.
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    Yeah, but how many people will fork out $32 for a pair of battries? I would sooner buy a wired mouse/kb for backup...
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    Awesome. That's useful for wireless laptop mice. So you can charge them on the go anywhere, any time.
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    Really great idea. But for the price, I'll stick with a normal charger and higher capacity. Though some of the best AA NiMH batteries I've owned are only 1300mah.
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    i got a pair of Energizer battery's rated 2650, they last a long time. im just hoping that this tech can advance into new ideas
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    I wonder why they haven't (yet) made any AA and AAA cells based on Li-ion or Li-poly technology. Just NiMH...
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    Tech is advancing and this summer I forgot what company it was they will be releasing a charger that charges USB devices and gets it energy from radio waves that are all around us.

    Its basically free energy... on a small scale. It will cost $30 or $50 to buy.
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    Me too, looking for years. WTF is up with that? Someone probably has a patent or something (like Duracell or Energizer).
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    Would buy them wuthout hesitation...practical and im not a heavy gamer ..ive got a life outside computers ;) Maybe useful for my remote controler of my HTPC....leave it plugged in while you download movi... What?? Did I say something ??? :D
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    I bought a USB battery charger that came with 2 batteries for $10 or so... I would rather have that than this thing.
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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    These have been out for a while now. I dont think they will ever compare to standard 'mains charged' batteries ;)
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    not to ruin the fun but wasnt this in the new tech previews in somewhat 2006/2007 ?
    It worked back then by plugging into laptops...
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    Obviously a few people will. Looks like he bought at least 6. :laugh:

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