Overview: All Eneloop batteries 2005-2021

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I am in Vietnam and always have to buy low quality goods from China. Right now, I still do not know where to buy genuine Angry

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Pete7874 wrote:
Thanks for the informative thread/website. I recently received some AAA Lites from an ebay seller in Japan. Based on the designations, these appear to be the China-made ones sold in Japan. Upon first full charge/discharge cycle, my Opus charger reported the discharge capacity of 628 mAh. !https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4325/35661053570_06cd26361d_o.jpg![/quote]

 

Yep, those are the ones made in China. They used to sell Japan-made eneloop Lite up till 2015-2016 when they changed to stock them from China. These are rated at 5000 cycles, while the Japanese ones are rated 3000 cycles. I actually bought some of the lite ones in Japan as well. 

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I have some Panasonic Eneloop Lite AAA for the Japan market (made 2015 Jun in Japan) that have the 5000 cycles rating on the packaging.

Have just ordered some new Panasonic Eneloop Lite AA and AAA. Will check whether the new ones are made in Japan or China. This ebay seller j-stop advertises them as Made in Japan. They have been trustworthy thus far.

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That is interesting. He might have old stock. Im interested in knowing whether you will receive the Chinese or Japanese cells.

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Amazing work, really helpful guide for buying Eneloop batteries. I checked the AA batteries that came packaged with Panasonic BQ-CC17 charger, and they are BK-3MCCA models, from updated 4th gen. Label says they’re made in Japan, with 70% of charge after 10 years in the package, looks the real deal. I bought it from a guy who seems to have imported it from the USA, because of the NEMA plug and lack of Euro plug adapter. I thought about buying more Eneloop batteries from the likes of ebay, Aliexpress and Gearbest, but I changed my mind after reading the “Where to buy?” list.

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ChibiM wrote:

Some new eneloops coming up in August 2017.. Especially for Europe! 

They are now available on Amazon.co.uk, Amazon.de and Amazon.it 

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Also on Amazon.es Wink
(preorder, available 5 sept.) …but 31 €….. ;-(

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Oh, Amazon.de is € 24,82

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NKON only 17.95 Euro. Party

https://www.nkon.nl/rechargeable/aa-size/8aa-panasonic-eneloop-expedit-i...

In case anyone is interested, NKON also sells the 2012 Eneloop, which is branded as Sanyo Eneloop (instead of Panasonic). https://www.nkon.nl/rechargeable/aa-size/sanyo-4-aa-eneloop-in-blister-b...

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That`s an awesome price!

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Yes.. pity the shipping costs. Too expensive for me… I am an eneloop lover but ATM I can not buy.

One question..

I am pretty sure that the 2012 white ones are made in Japan.. but… the pack of 8x expedition tones… are made in Japan or China?

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samgalax wrote:
I am pretty sure that the 2012 white ones are made in Japan.. but… the pack of 8x expedition tones… are made in Japan or China?

Was wondering the same thing. Couldn’t find a picture of the back of the blister where it says where it is made… NKON often mentions whether certain Eneloops are made in Japan, and since they don’t mention it with the Expedition… I doubt it; but no certainty here.

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Excellent ! I like it

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Samgalax, hikarinoob: eneloop expedition tones are made in Japan.

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ChibiM wrote:

Samgalax, hikarinoob: eneloop expedition tones are made in Japan.

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Techno wrote:
I have some Panasonic Eneloop Lite AAA for the Japan market (made 2015 Jun in Japan) that have the 5000 cycles rating on the packaging.

Have just ordered some new Panasonic Eneloop Lite AA and AAA. Will check whether the new ones are made in Japan or China. This ebay seller j-stop advertises them as Made in Japan. They have been trustworthy thus far.

I just remembered this thread.

Yeah the latest Japanese package Eneloop Lites are made in China. I’ve since informed the seller and the listings were changed to remove the MIJ description. Kinda sucks, but the batteries still work. Saw no need to request for a reufnd.

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Thats interesting! So they still had some old stock. AAcycler is currently testing the Chinese eneloop lite to compare them with the Japanese counterparts. Interesting to see how they will stack up against eachother 

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Want some Fake eneloop PRO AAA? Get your eneloops on eBay! 

Received this package from CPF member HighLight .

More details here: https://eneloop101.com/batteries/real-or-fake/ 

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I`m doing another Eneloop Give Away, see here: http://budgetlightforum.com/node/57401 

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ChibiM wrote:

Want some Fake eneloop PRO AAA? Get your eneloops on eBay! 


Received this package from CPF member HighLight .



More details here: http://eneloop101.com/batteries/real-or-fake/ 


How do they perform?
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Well, I only have 1 Wink 

Yep, that`s on my list. I will try to do them side by side with a real eneloop.  

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Cool , thanks.

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I will probably send the battery to other testers if they like to...to do some thorough testing. I only have a Opus BT C3100 for testing. 

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Do Eneloops benefit from conditioning (cycling a few times of discharge/charge) the way ordinary non-LSD nimh cells do?

Nevermind, found your answer at Eneloop101:

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My advice would be to not use the Break-In mode (too often) with eneloops, especially not with eneloop Pro. Eneloops don`t really need it unless you want to have the extra 1+% capacity.
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Battery dissection video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tBg4ximDrsk

Eneloop starts around 09:00

Third one is a high-capacity 2500 mAh alkaline containing chemistry that catches fire spontaneously (“pyrophoric”) around 16:00

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The new Panasonic BQ-CC65 is available now! 

If you are living in Europe get them here: https://eneloop101.com/where-to-buy/#in-europe 

If you are from outside the EU check this out: https://eneloop101.com/where-to-buy/#other-sellers-with-worldwide-shipping 

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A video of the fake eneloop package. I had a very hard time getting the actual batteries in focus, so this is just about the package.

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