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USBCELL AA Rechargable battery crazy cool

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Price: $16.99
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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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.
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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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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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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I wonder why they haven't (yet) made any AA and AAA cells based on Li-ion or Li-poly technology. Just NiMH...
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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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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Yeah, but how many people will fork out $32 for a pair of battries? I would sooner buy a wired mouse/kb for backup...
The only review at TD (Jester) said:
This is a great product, it works great with all my devices. Wireless mouse, remote control and digital camera all have these in them now. When I need them charged I plug them into my pc or even my hub. No need to look for a wall charger any more. They are awsome in the Xbox too, they plug right in the front! Then when you need them they are always charged.
Obviously a few people will. Looks like he bought at least 6. :laugh:
 
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