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#1 Duke58 Nov 15, 2002 12:39 AM

Batterys from Polaroid film packs?
I came across a dozen or so batterys I had hacked out of the 10 shot film packs that you use in the cheap polaroid cameras. They have been in a drawer for over ten years and still have a good charge , about 5.5volts They are a little larger that a business card and about 1/8 to 3/16" thick.

Does anyone know what they are? I thought I 'd check befor I blow one or two up trying to recharge them, I'm not looking for a safety lecture here ,mind you, and I will post photos if I get a good yeald


#2 jeffs555 Nov 15, 2002 03:22 AM

I haven't ever played with them, but here is a link with some info.



#3 Duke58 Nov 15, 2002 08:46 AM

Cool , thanks Jeff , now I'm interested.

"multiple recharge cycles are posible under controlled conditions"

Mushroom cloud on the Horizion!


#4 escapee Nov 15, 2002 01:02 PM

I have used them in 2 free flight planes, some of my son's toys, & a few misc projects.
The 1st planes is lost - kept climbing MUCH longer than I guessed. At least it was cheap. :)

They are a slight pain to connect to.

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