[kwlug-disc] VERY OT: AA Battery Load Testing?
jvj at golden.net
Sun May 1 15:50:58 EDT 2011
On 2011-05-01 15:32, unsolicited wrote:
> Now to go rummaging for a 10W, 10 ohm resistor ...
Brown Black Black at 1/2 W or 1W should do the trick.
Tolerance of up to 5% or even 10% should do as well.
This is for testing individual cells for a GO/NOGO eval, i.e. momentary.
Anything longer will deplete the cell.
TIP: Cells that will not work in high-draw device like a camera can be
recycled into a low-draw device like a clock or remote control. In the
latter the draw from the IR LED is momentary. I hear birds singing.
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