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Old Nov 15, 2002, 01:39 AM
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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

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Old Nov 15, 2002, 04:22 AM
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"Simplify, then add lightness"
I haven't ever played with them, but here is a link with some info.

Old Nov 15, 2002, 09:46 AM
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Cool , thanks Jeff , now I'm interested.

"multiple recharge cycles are posible under controlled conditions"

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Old Nov 15, 2002, 02:02 PM
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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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