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New rechargeables question

Aloha guys!  I just bought some new Energizer 2300mah and Duracell 2000mah (not duraloopsFrown) rechargeables and have more newbie questions about them:

1.  When buying new rechargeable PRE-CHARGED batteries, do you do a C9000 break-in before using them? 

2.  Or do you use them in flashlights first until depleted and then do a break-in?

3.  Or do you just discharge them in the C9000 first before doing a break-in?

Thanks guys!

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"But as I said long ago, you are more likely to be killed by a dead fish dropped by a seagull in the Sahara Desert than by a lithium ion

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With the Energisers I'd do a break in.

With LSD cells I've never bothered, just got on with using them. I'd just top off the low self-discharge ones and use them.

 

The numbers from my light tests are always to be found here.

https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0ApkFM37n_QnRdDU5MDNzOURjYllmZHI...

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Thanks Don!  Now get some sleep! Laughing

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"But as I said long ago, you are more likely to be killed by a dead fish dropped by a seagull in the Sahara Desert than by a lithium ion

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Been up about 18 hours now so probably time to do some sleeping.

 

The numbers from my light tests are always to be found here.

https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0ApkFM37n_QnRdDU5MDNzOURjYllmZHI...

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Wow!  That's way too long to be awake.  Maybe 20+ years ago but not anymore.  I'm surprised you can still function with hardly any sleep. 

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"But as I said long ago, you are more likely to be killed by a dead fish dropped by a seagull in the Sahara Desert than by a lithium ion

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For me i like to do a discharge first then on with the break-in.......and a R/A so i know where the cells are at.

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