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Powerowl?

I’m in the market for some more rechargeable AAA batteries. Popped over to Amazon to check on Eneloop since that is what I currently have. I saw Powerowl AAA pack with overall positive reviews and figured it would be prudent to check here first. Anyone have experience with this brand? I did a search but it only revealed one thread where it was mentioned in passing.

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stick with eneloops.
random chinese cells will only disappoint now that you are spoiled.
only reason to buy nonames is for testing.

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Been using Ikea LADDAs. No problem as to date. Cheaper and some debat if they are Eneloops (very similar, indistinguishable).

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Powerowl… lol. The translations they come up with are hilarious sometimes

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RobertB wrote:
Powerowl… lol. The translations they come up with are hilarious sometimes

Maybe Powerbluefootedboobie was already taken.
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powerowl.
eats mice and poops batteries?
i guess the one that hangs out here isnt one.

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WWW.Proweloreo was taken by those who wake up in the middle of the night looking for cookies .

 yeah I'd buy them... just because they will need the money when they go out business . As a prepper be prepared for these to suck .As a cop it's probably like buying used bullets from china .

Buy Japanese cells ..the powerowls will probably work well straight out of the box like Chinese energizers or rayovacs and will probably impress you how well they work . Then end up dead 2 years from now ...where eneloops/Panasonic/sanyo/fdk etc will be working 10 years from now 

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Yea, but. 10 years from now we may @ll be toast?
The I ya told ya said dat. Wink

Meanwhile, stick with Eneloops (they may last longer).

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Power Owl?

That's the annual sporting event with brain damage.

Wait, no, that's Suberb Owl.  ;)

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snakebite wrote:
stick with eneloops. random chinese cells will only disappoint now that you are spoiled. only reason to buy nonames is for testing.

Thank you.

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Sidney Stratton wrote:
Been using Ikea LADDAs. No problem as to date. Cheaper and some debat if they are Eneloops (very similar, indistinguishable).

Thank you. I’ve have several of the Ikea rechargeables and may have to pick up some more. Be interesting to know if they are Eneloops or not.

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raccoon city wrote:

Wait, no, that’s Suberb Owl.  ;)


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I can’t wait until the general public realizes that most of the top reviewed amazon products are completely faked. https://reviewmeta.com/ is one somewhat useful resource in combating the fake reviews.

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ReviewMeta is good.

The other one I know is this:

https://www.fakespot.com/

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Asian8640 wrote:
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Honestly, no clue. I just coped the embedded code.

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Asian8640 wrote:
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What the hell is with the related gifs section. It makes the post take longer to scroll past.

There we go. Fixed it.

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fdk most made in japan cells are fdk.
they may or may not be the same as their eneloop equivalents.
the fujitsu cells are and often found cheaper.

Deputydave wrote:
Sidney Stratton wrote:
Been using Ikea LADDAs. No problem as to date. Cheaper and some debat if they are Eneloops (very similar, indistinguishable).

Thank you. I’ve have several of the Ikea rechargeables and may have to pick up some more. Be interesting to know if they are Eneloops or not.

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I finally finished testing them. They are more like 800mAh and lasted 200 full cycles. Not bad at all…

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any visual cues that they might be fdk?

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snakebite wrote:
any visual cues that they might be fdk?

I went through my pile of used AAA cells and found these common characteristics of Japan made FDK cells:

1) the sleeve does not cover the transition from the body to the flat bottom. The transition is curved, not sharp
2) the sleeve is rolled anti-clockwise (right-hand rule direction)
3) all of them have “Made in Japan” written on them
4) all of them have the manufacturing date perforated in the sleeve reading from the + to the – pole
5) there are 4 visible vent holes in the metallic top button reaching above the plastic top cover. The top cover has no vent holes.

Powerowl 1000 passes 2 and fails 1, 3, 4, 5. It is not an FDK cell.

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