Test/review of Tronic AAA 950mAh (Silver-Black)

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Test/review of Tronic AAA 950mAh (Silver-Black)

Tronic AAA 950mAh (Silver-Black)
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Official specifications:


  • Voltage: 1.2V
  • Capacity: 950mAh
  • Low self discharge (LSD): 75% after 1 year

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Maximum temperature raise at different discharge currents: 1A:+2,5°C, 2A:+5,7°C, 3A:+9,0°C, 5A:+13,6°C
AAA batteries from Lidl.
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The discharge curves looks good, the batteries tracks fine.
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Conclusion
The batteries has good capacity and current handling, the LSD (Low self discharge) rating is not the best, but acceptable for may usages.
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The batteries was supplied by a reader for review.
How is the test done and how to read the charts
Compare to other AA/AAA batteries: Alkaline/NiMH/Lithium

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Thanks for the review mate!

These perform well and have good capacity.

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Lidl is supposedly opening stores in the USA, either this month or last, though they normally only sell Tronic battery`s two to three times a year, So stock-up when they do.

 

Nice review HKJ

 

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Nice as always!!

In my experience with the use of NiMH Tronic batteries, at first I always get quite decent runtimes, but in a few months of use, the differences with batteries like eneloop or fujitsu grow rapidly. Even when the batteries charge them with many mA, after 6 months of use, my Tronic do not support high modes well and never the Turbo (this is my experience with AA and AAA Tronic LSD black).

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I will not buy any Tronic battery charger`s though, I have had 4 die on me, 2 new out of the box went a bang, don't power them up with the battery`s already inside the charger or you will see sparks fly this was on 220v AC don't know about 110v AC

 

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Trevi_lux wrote:
Nice as always!!

In my experience with the use of NiMH Tronic batteries, at first I always get quite decent runtimes, but in a few months of use, the differences with batteries like eneloop or fujitsu grow rapidly. Even when the batteries charge them with many mA, after 6 months of use, my Tronic do not support high modes well and never the Turbo (this is my experience with AA and AAA Tronic LSD black).

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1000 cycles for Tronic 950mah, Eneloop Pro are only rated for 500 cycles, Win for Tronic

 

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Unfair comparison, the regular Eneloops are rated for a lot more cycles than the Eneloop Pro.

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Eneloop Pro are 930-950mah 500 cycles, Tronic 950mah 1000 cycles, How is that unfair, Both are LSD.

 

Standard Eneloop AAA are only 800mah

 

I was not being serious anyway Smile

 

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Plus you have to factor in the price? How much do these cost?

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Tinderbox UK wrote:

Eneloop Pro are 930-950mah 500 cycles, Tronic 950mah 1000 cycles, How is that unfair, Both are LSD.


 


Standard Eneloop AAA are only 800mah


 


I was not being serious anyway Smile


 


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What matters the number of cycles that are said? …. if after 3 months and 15 or 20 refills is no longer able to maintain high and turbo modes ….. for me there is no comparison, after more than 5 Years using NiMH batteries in high-end flashlights, the Tronic very quickly lose their ability to maintain medium and high Ampere demand …. the Eneloop and Fujitsu after double or triple use are still much better …..

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Tinderbox UK wrote:

1000 cycles for Tronic 950mah, Eneloop Pro are only rated for 500 cycles, Win for Tronic

According to my tests Eneloop Pro AAA maintain high capacity and low internal resistance twice as long as Tronic 950 AAA, so win for Eneloop Pro AAA. Smile

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I think the opposite happens. According to your tests, Tronic lasts many more cycles than Eneloop Pro. Consistency might be the issue with Tronic.

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spotlight_ wrote:
I think the opposite happens. According to your tests, Tronic lasts many more cycles than Eneloop Pro. Consistency might be the issue with Tronic.

I think I know what happened here… My comment was to HKJ’s post about the pre-2007 Tronic eco 950mAh in silver-black sleeves. But my test now shows the post-2007 glitter version…

Tronic sells batteries under the same name every year, and I guess they source them from whoever is the cheapest that year. The quality differs from year to year, the pre-2007 silver-blacks ones were shite, the post-2007 glitter ones were good.

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