Rechargeable VMU Batteries!

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Re: Rechargeable VMU Batteries!

Post#11 » Wed Oct 26, 2011 8:51 pm

hmm they should be close to the actually battery length. either way its cheaper then buying a pack for $10
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Re: Rechargeable VMU Batteries!

Post#12 » Thu Oct 27, 2011 5:19 am

MikeStutzzzz wrote:hmm they should be close to the actually battery length. either way its cheaper then buying a pack for $10

Yeah that what i thought as well becase the normal battery is a lithium primary (non rechargeable). i havent tried using a lithium ion cell in a VMU to see how long it lasts or to see if the VMU or battery of this size has a low voltage cut off to keep from draining the battery, Fully depleating a lithium ion battery is a no no, it can and will damage the cell to where it will not take a charge. say a 3.7 volt cell can only be drained to 3.0 volts any lower then that and you run the risk of not recovering the battery from the low voltage state. a lithium primary can be fully depleated due to it a one time use battery.

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Re: Rechargeable VMU Batteries!

Post#13 » Thu Oct 27, 2011 5:03 pm

I actually found some cr2032 batteries at the dollar tree. They are in a two pack so i can power my vmu for one dollar.
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Re: Rechargeable VMU Batteries!

Post#14 » Mon Feb 13, 2017 12:52 am

PC, or anyone, was this ever tested?

This is what comes up on google so might as well necrobump
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Re: Rechargeable VMU Batteries!

Post#15 » Mon Feb 13, 2017 8:25 am

DR TEAMCAST wrote:This is what comes up on google so might as well necrobump


Nope.

pcwzrd13 wrote:Well, after some careful consideration I have come to the conclusion that it's probably not worth it. I can get 25 name brand (maxell or panasonic) or 100 no-name CR2032s on eBay for the same price. I'd have to play the VMU constantly for it to pay off. Oh well.
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Re: Rechargeable VMU Batteries!

Post#16 » Sat Nov 18, 2017 4:23 pm

Hey guys, so I managed to get my hands on some LIR 2032 and ML 2032 batteries with a LIR 2032 charger. I did some testing on them and I posted the results on this video.
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Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B3l_0FOvocU

In short, the LIR 2032 batteries suck for VMU usage but the ML 2032 are not so bad. The good thing is that there is going to be a charger specifically for the ML 2032 coming early next year that maybe will make the ML 2032 last as long as the CR 2032 battery.
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Re: Rechargeable VMU Batteries!

Post#17 » Sat Nov 18, 2017 4:24 pm

That is ironic that after my previous post, my status became "lithium."
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Re: Rechargeable VMU Batteries!

Post#18 » Sat Nov 18, 2017 5:29 pm

Good info, good review. :)

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Re: Rechargeable VMU Batteries!

Post#19 » Sat Nov 18, 2017 9:38 pm

Nice...
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Re: Rechargeable VMU Batteries!

Post#20 » Sat Nov 18, 2017 11:04 pm

Nz17 wrote:Good info, good review. :)
Bob Dobbs wrote:Nice...

Thanks, I'm glad you guys like it.
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