[kwlug-disc] VERY OT: AA Battery Load Testing?

John Johnson 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. 
Cheep. Cheep.

JohnJ




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