Test/review of Varta AA 1600mAh (Green)

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Test/review of Varta AA 1600mAh (Green)

Varta AA 1600mAh (Green)
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Official specifications:


  • Voltage: 1.2V
  • Capacity: 1600mAh
  • Weight: 27g
  • Low self discharge, but no lifetime specified.

Varta%20AA%201600mAh%20(Green)-info
Maximum temperature raise at different discharge currents: 1A:+1,3°C, 2A:+3,3°C, 3A:+5,7°C, 5A:+10,8°C, 7A:+15,6°C, 10A:+20,8°C
Low capacity NiMH from Varta, this is the cells Varta uses when they want to specify fast charge time on their chargers.
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Varta%20AA%201600mAh%20(Green)-Capacity
The cells are not perfectly matched and the capacity is not more than rated capacity.
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Varta%20AA%201600mAh%20(Green)-CurrentTest
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Conclusion
The battery works fine enough, but for most application I would prefer a bit more capacity.
Notes and links
How is the test done and how to read the charts
Compare to other AA/AAA batteries: Alkaline/NiMH/Lithium

My website with reviews of many chargers and batteries (More than 1000): https://lygte-info.dk/