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(No obvious bad points.)
Each AA battery goes through high- and low-drain tests to assess how they perform in different gadgets – we averaged the results from four examples of each model in every test. We measure how long they last in each test and the amount of energy they deliver over that time, then convert these measurements into a performance score. The low-drain test uses a load of 24 Ohms, while the high-drain test uses a 2 Ohm-load.
Our performance scores are weighted evenly between performance and run time from each battery’s starting voltage of 1.5V down to 1.0V then to 0.7V – some devices start to falter and won’t operate at 1.0V; we use 0.7V as our benchmark for completely empty. We also calculate a ‘Value’ score based on how much each hour of use costs.
15 Mar 2018, Thomas S.
Product use: 1 month or less
I trust Consumer's test of these batteries to perform as stated. I have only just received them and my tester says they have good charge, as one would expect so I feel confident for use where long life is required, like wall clocks and weather stations etc
These did not appear to be available in NZ at time of writing and I rated accordingly. Yes, I searched extensively. Ordering from Dick Smith or Kogan online and direct is easy enough and freight free but appeared to be the only option. However, a ten day wait is a bit on the nose. Ordered 05/03/2018, received 15/03/2018.
If you require AA batteries today, or this week, you will have to look at another brand. Plan ahead!
Btw, there are radical price variations for Energizer Ultimate batteries so do check the internet and shop around. Hope this review helps
Maybe, it depends on what you're after.
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