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YET ANOTHER REDUCTION!  1.5Ah 18v Lithium Ion battery for Guild, Worx, Erbauer, Titan, Rockwell (JCB(?), Wickes(?)), etc. REDUCED YET AGAIN to £11.99 (reduced from £19.99 and cheapest seen). At Argos.
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REDUCED FOR A FOURTH TIME TO JUST £11.99! No longer available in every store but there is still stock around (eg in two out of ten stores near me). If you want one I suggest no… Read more
Besford8 h, 53 m ago

I gave in and got another one today! Something looking like a date code on …I gave in and got another one today! Something looking like a date code on it suggests it was made in early 2016 - I suspect there's a recommended shelf life for the retailer which may explain the enormous reductions but this one is still holding a good charge and it will be fine when fully recharged. I suggest anyone buying one of these (or, indeed, has some already) ensures they get a full charge from time to time. NiMh does not have a 'memory effect', you can top up before they are discharged. They are also better stored at lower temperatures so, unlike other types, your shed or garage is fine.


Ahem! Lithium?
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I gave in and got another one today!

Something looking like a date code on it suggests it was made in early 2016 - I suspect there's a recommended shelf life for the retailer which may explain the enormous reductions but this one is still holding a good charge and it will be fine when fully recharged. I suggest anyone buying one of these (or, indeed, has some already) ensures they get a full charge from time to time. NiMh does not have a 'memory effect', you can top up before they are discharged. They are also better stored at lower temperatures so, unlike other types, your shed or garage is fine.
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veedubjai3 m ago

You mean panic buying when there's no need for it unless you go through …You mean panic buying when there's no need for it unless you go through batteries day in, day out. Not me, just occasional use but an extra battery helps on bigger jobs. [Image]


Oh yes, everyone needs a couple of spares but including my WORX branded ones I think I've got eight! Is counselling available?
Besford13 m ago

Nice thought but they seem to be selling out now. I've already got too …Nice thought but they seem to be selling out now. I've already got too many and trying to stop myself buying more at this price!


You mean panic buying when there's no need for it unless you go through batteries day in, day out. Not me, just occasional use but an extra battery helps on bigger jobs.
8+4 x GP Ultra AA Batteries £1.25 + £1.50 UK delivery  Amazon / The Deal Channel.
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Looking for some batteries and came across GP Ultra, seems super cheap, ive ordered x3 hope they have a decent expiry date, not prime but for the cost of 12 i think its a v good de… Read more
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2 packs for 4£ tho all good (24 battery’s)
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Better value, 12 for 2 quid and get similar reviews to GP batteries on batteryshowdown. I use them all the time and never had any problems with them.
Thanks OP. Btw if you order 2 packs, it’s still one lot of p&p so they are 16.66p each. Good deal
GP (not this particular type) came 1st in The Gadget Show test for lasting longest
Moto C Plus Sim Free (5" Screen, Android 7, 4000mAh Battery) £79.95 / Moto C £65 w/code @ Motorola
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Nice price for both the Moto C Plus and the Standard Moto C handsets - Hit Get deal link for Moto C Plus, link below for MOTO C aval in various colours - price includes delivery … Read more
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tyr13 h, 51 m ago

The title says moto c+ for £79.95 (incl £5 delivery as it is under £75) an …The title says moto c+ for £79.95 (incl £5 delivery as it is under £75) and moto c for £65, nothing about codes stacking, guys...


Title has been amended after my post
tyr7 h, 40 m ago

Read carefully please, it says moto c plus £79.95, moto c £65, deal is not …Read carefully please, it says moto c plus £79.95, moto c £65, deal is not expired


I noticed the 1p increase Probably better if it was 2 separate deals.
ecuador1 h, 35 m ago

Not sure why you mention the Xiaomi A1, which is in a different league …Not sure why you mention the Xiaomi A1, which is in a different league (price & performance - plus you don't have to order it from China, there are EU sellers, you just pay a little extra to be safe). My point was that this Mediatek is in very cheap phones e.g. I did a quick search on HUKD and the first that came up was a £58 "Ulefone" from over a year ago, and even back then there were comments about the CPU speed! And I am not saying buy an "Ulefone" or whatever instead, I am just saying that you have to be aware the performance of this is what its price indicates, not a "hot deal" of a fast phone at a low price. So buy it for the battery, warranty etc, just know what to expect.



Sorry meant 5a
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nigelbutler20 h, 42 m ago

Moto C has really terrible resolution.... The worst screen Motorola have …Moto C has really terrible resolution.... The worst screen Motorola have ever done. Not 720p .... Very poor decision by MotorolaMoto C plus is 720pYou'd be better off with the original Moto G or G2 for around £30


True....got the Moto C for my wife...the screen resolution is truly awful...my boys have the Moto G4s...they are a million times better....avoid...sold it on Gumtree.
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guezelkuecuek52 m ago

Delivers decent performance for the price; around 600 on geekbench- should …Delivers decent performance for the price; around 600 on geekbench- should service most basic needs. If importing something like Xiaomi A1 you could get stung for import duty so for those looking for a cheap phone delivered from Uk seller this is the best you can do new.


Not sure why you mention the Xiaomi A1, which is in a different league (price & performance - plus you don't have to order it from China, there are EU sellers, you just pay a little extra to be safe). My point was that this Mediatek is in very cheap phones e.g. I did a quick search on HUKD and the first that came up was a £58 "Ulefone" from over a year ago, and even back then there were comments about the CPU speed! And I am not saying buy an "Ulefone" or whatever instead, I am just saying that you have to be aware the performance of this is what its price indicates, not a "hot deal" of a fast phone at a low price. So buy it for the battery, warranty etc, just know what to expect.
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Panasonic Pro Power AAA Batteries - 12 Pack, £2.99 from argos
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Free click and collect. Pack of 12 batteries. 1.5V. Manufacturer's 7 year guarantee.
Bendown2 h, 43 m ago

7 year warranty, so if they dont keep my item working for 7 years i can …7 year warranty, so if they dont keep my item working for 7 years i can complain?



Yes, did that with Duracell and they sent me a coupon for their store to order new once.
7 year warranty, so if they dont keep my item working for 7 years i can complain?
heated
very good find, heat added.
Tronic Rechargeable Battery Assortment AAA AA @ Lidl £2.99
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Tronic Rechargeable Battery Assortment £ 2.99per pack Choose from: 4 x AA (2,400mAh) 4 x AAA (950mAh) 2 x C (4,000mAh) 2 x D (4,500mAh) 9V (200mAh) Available instore fro… Read more
Yeah, I've got a dumb charger as well as my BC-900, which sometimes gets them started. But often they're too far gone even for that. BC-900 has a refresh mode, but you still need to have some voltage before it even knows it has a battery in it.
Dodge623 h, 52 m ago

Children's toys I generally found they'd be recharged once or twice - five …Children's toys I generally found they'd be recharged once or twice - five time tops - then they'd sit in there for months or years until it was time to throw out, donate or sell the toy, at which point I'd take the batteries out and discover they were totally dead and wouldn't recharge. In most cases would have been much cheaper to use disposable alkalines. A dedicated camera flash is one of the few things that I can imagine would get regularly recharged, if you're a keen photographer. Don't almost all cameras use lithium ion rechargables?


A lot of times when a rechargeable just won't charge it's because of smart chargers not sensing enough voltage in them. A dumb charger that just pumps power in can revive them but even better would be to get a good charger that has a refresh option like the eneloop chargers.
Zek1 h, 13 m ago

Are these low self discharge?How do these compare to the multi coloured …Are these low self discharge?How do these compare to the multi coloured ones they also sell?


Yeah, they are low self discharge. I've got some of the previous 2300mah Eures branded ones which seem pretty good, I prefer Eneloop for high current devices like my 1 x AA Led torch, as they provide slightly more current.


I use one of these chargers:- 7dayshop.com/pro…127
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Are these low self discharge?
How do these compare to the multi coloured ones they also sell?
Edited by: "Zek" 22nd Feb
A pack of standard Duracell is is £4 from Tesco

That is about 99.9% of the information that the average punter on HUKD needs when assessing these batteries to ascertain if they are going to save money.

Sweat on the big stuff boys and girls
Colgate pro clinical 150 omron battery toothbrush £6.99 @ Argos
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Argos have this for just £6.99 while Amazon have for https://www.amazon.co.uk/Colgate-ProClinical-150-Battery-Toothbrush/dp/B01AUQ6IUE £11.49. Great if you want a basic lower pri… Read more
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Great find. Heat
Pretty much what an omron brush head costs on its own
I have one also. Great brush, batteries lasted a very long time and I'm now gonna get one for the wife also. My dentist stated there was no plaque at all on my teeth after using this for a year.
Great brush i have it
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DEWALT DCK970P4 10 PIECE BRUSHLESS MEGA KIT WITH 4 X 5.0AH BATTERIES £1595 @ Uktoolcenter
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18V XR Brushless 3-Speed Combi Drill (DCD996) 18V XR Brushless 1/4" Impact Driver (DCF887N) 18V XR Brushless 3-Mode SDS Hammer Drill (DCH273N) 18V XR Brushless Multi-Tool (DCS3… Read more
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learoy114 h, 37 m ago

It's a lot of money to spunk in one hit but each of the tools is at the …It's a lot of money to spunk in one hit but each of the tools is at the high end of desalted year, all good stuff. It's a good deal. I've used them to get a few drills and multi tool, they were cheapest by far and I researched WAY too much

^^^^^^THIS^^^^^^

From another serial researcher....
It's a lot of money to spunk in one hit but each of the tools is at the high end of desalted year, all good stuff. It's a good deal. I've used them to get a few drills and multi tool, they were cheapest by far and I researched WAY too much
Cold. Not Makita haha
freetrader1003 h, 3 m ago

Thanks mate - was starting to think I shouldn't have posted!


you should allways post if YOU think it's a deal... doesn't matter if it is or not really, thats what people give heat or 'chill' for LOL, but if theres one person liikes it and gets what they want , your job is done and if by posting it you get someone like Andy actually posting up a cheaper price that's even better as it means you benefit too

Ref the actual deal, personally I price them at £100 a decent brushless tool, the heavy duty tool is obviously more, £50 a 4ah battery so adjust for 5Ah, and the boxes are soo expensive but can be got for bargain prices from time to time... but the radio has only recently started to bee discounted and to my knowledge the double charger also seems to hold its price..so when i totted up it wasnt far away really... and you wont get them all at £100 together either... i mean as each comes on offer so all together for a buy once and have eveerything deal, i'd be tempted... if you are a yellow man and not red or blue LOL but thats another debate I already have the drill and the impact and 3 cases etc bought on offers so can no longer go for a deal like this
IWANTBLUE35 m ago

Nope... nowhere near unfortunately... no radio, thats your £170 straight …Nope... nowhere near unfortunately... no radio, thats your £170 straight away... different heavy power drill, different saw, one universal and one jigsaw, oh and the older not as good impact driver...actually worth the money OP if you are in the market, youre not too far out imho..This is the first one of these that hasn't had a weak link for me , theres usually a wealk link in these sets, non brushless etc... but these all look pretty damn good and the original price of that box and trolley set up is exhorbitant, but i like em alot and have some of the cases and want the radio, but annoyed theyve dummed the radio down from what it should have been for the money they charged... should be a dual charger as well as radio I think, but as a deal... i like it...


Ah, didn't spot the radio!
Milwaukee 18v Brushless Twin Pack, 135nm Combi Drill & 203nm Impact Driver, 2x 5ah Batteries £335.99 @ Powertoolmate
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Third time lucky! This is still (AFAIK) the most powerful 18v combi on the market, and the cheapest I have found this set by a long way. Top spec tools at a great price. EDIT: Dea… Read more
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dezbo88886 m ago

It's a great deal . I just wish they'd not give me the box or charger, and …It's a great deal . I just wish they'd not give me the box or charger, and take off the 35.99


Ebay them
It's a great deal . I just wish they'd not give me the box or charger, and take off the 35.99
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stbk31 m ago

I posted a very good deal on the 10th Feb you might like for a quality …I posted a very good deal on the 10th Feb you might like for a quality milwakiee combo set


It is a good deal, but if you can stretch the extra £50 the increase in performance with this set is massive.
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I posted a very good deal on the 10th Feb you might like for a quality milwakiee combo set
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Something's going on here. This ISN'T out of stock, the link in my deal has been changed to that of an old (more expensive and expired) listing. The same thing happened the other day before the deal was pulled down by the mods but at the time I put that down to my error. But this time it has definitely been altered, and not by me.

Here's the link I originally posted, and still in stock:

powertoolmate.co.uk/Pro…02X

Compare that to the one when you click on the deal. Someone's been tampering.
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watch batteries - 30-pack button cell - £1 @ Poundworld
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These button cell are long life and can be used for watches, calculators, small electrical toys, car key fobs, cameras, mini torches, TV remotes and much more!
From past experience the batteries have very low charge and infact did not work in a blood glucose monitor. For very low power usage they may be ok.
cherisher3 h, 17 m ago

Most people chuck in the bin though.


Yup lots of idiots out there
hisqwertyness6 h, 24 m ago

Never chuck in the rubbish. Most supermarkets have recycle collection …Never chuck in the rubbish. Most supermarkets have recycle collection points


Most people chuck in the bin though.
AlexBleubolt5 h, 6 m ago

They've been selling these for years.... what's the deal???


Question already asked. Only £1 and more than twice that on EBay
They've been selling these for years.... what's the deal???
4 x AA Energizer Recycled Batteries - £2.50 instore in Sainsburys (Leamington)
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Thought this was a good price as I normally pay £5+. Found in Sainsburys Leamington, not sure if its national. Seemed to be lots of stock and 8 x packs also available.
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If you care enough about the environment and think this will help you would no doubt be better of buying a pack of rechargeable batteries which you can recycle/recharge upwards if 1000 times
Just checked online, and it states these are made with 4% recycled material from old batteries..... not exactly a very high percentage, but better than nothing I suppose.
Still, I'm not going to buy these and suddenly feel I'm saving the planet or something, not at that low a percentage.

That's if these are actually the recycled range, as there seems to be some doubt........... ?
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zebz0018 m ago

These are alkaline- not rechargeable


Yes, your right. They have used the same colour scheme as their recycled range... My bad.

I'll update the title now to save confusion.
If you did want more than 1 pack they are 2 for £4.50 from argos
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These are alkaline- not rechargeable
Dewalt DCK699M3T 18V Cordless Kit (6 piece) £639.99 @ Toolsense
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DCD795 Brushless Compact Hammer Drill, DCF886 Brushless Impact Driver, DCH253 3 Mode SDS Plus Rotary Hammer, DCS331 Jigsaw, DCS391 Circular Saw, DCL040 LED Pivot Light, 3 x 4.0Ah S… Read more
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mr.mean.197535 m ago

Looks the same kit on EBay, item number 302645641667 £595.00 the those who …Looks the same kit on EBay, item number 302645641667 £595.00 the those who prefer PayPal.


Good find.
I would live this for my birthday hint to my husband. Birthday for me hopefully x
Looks the same kit on EBay, item number 302645641667 £595.00 the those who prefer PayPal.
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FLOUREON RJ11 RJ45 Network Cable Tester Telephone Line Tester Circuit Multifunction Tester Wire Tracer Wire Checking Wire Detector with Flashlight and Low Battery Indication - T1 - £11.98 (Prime) / £14.97 (non Prime)  Sold by EKEYUK and Fulfilled by
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First deal so here goes. Be the envy of your friends down the local when you whip out this glorious red network cable tester with cable tone detector. How they will admire your I… Read more
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So agree with you. It will probably just sit in the box for a while but worth its weight in gold when needed
Thanks for sharing! One of those tools that are indispensable at the time and I've been meaning to buy - at this price I don't mind paying for it to sit in the tool box until I need it next.
16 Duracell AA / AAA Batteries - £8 @ ASDA & Tesco
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Mix and match any two 8 packs of AA or AAA batteries for £8 at ASDA & Tesco until 28/02/2018. 50p per battery. 16 batteries in total. Mix and match any 2 for £8 - … Read more
GP Ultras on Amazon at £10.49 for 40 is a far better buy IMO.
power to the people warm
They have 20 Duracell powers plus for 9.99 at Argos?
Fujifilm X‑T20 & 18‑55mm f2.8‑4 R LM OIS XF plus spare battery + 16GB card £869 delivered @ CameraWorld
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I have this and love it. Looks to be around £999 everywhere else I've looked (Jessops, Wex, Amazon). Anyhow, hope this helps somebody!
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I was swithering and now it's back up to £999. I have a Canon DSLR and a stack of lenses but want something smaller for travel. It's a shame that the Canon mirrorless offerings just don't get quite as many stellar reviews as Fujifilm, plus I'd have to buy a lens adapter to use any of my lenses with it.
Looks like my old Russian Zenit - that was a good camera in its day too!
I have the silver one. Awesome deal!
I paid over £1000 for this and would pay it again! Such an amazing little camera, pop a little prime lens on and it will slip into your jacket pocket too.
Great camera, great price for new
Casio Collection Digital Watch with Resin Strap W-96H-1AVES 50M WR, 10 Year Battery £9.99 (Prime), £13.98 (Non-Prime) @ Amazon (In Argos Too)
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Was this price before Xmas https://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/casio-mens-collection-digital-watch-with-resin-strap-w-96h-1aves-50m-wr-10-year-battery-exclusively-for-prime-members-9… Read more
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I've just noticed this model of watch has actually been on HUKD quite a lot over the years from doing a quick search (I originally posted this from my tablet in the middle of the night - previously I found it before Xmas, just by chance). So maybe that's what's prompting the moans about it. Sorry.

The Casio I really like is the "Casio Royale" (green map/amber screen version AE-1200WH-1B - apart from the "sweaty" resin strap) but it would be much too bulky and cumbersome for my toddler wrists, if only they made a womens' version! Many mens' watches are so much more interesting than Womens' (I do like a bit of glam, but I like a bit of techie nonsense as well)!
louiselouise17th Feb

There's always Argos, but that depends how close your store is! Sometimes …There's always Argos, but that depends how close your store is! Sometimes they do Free Delivery promos if you haven't used your account for ages http://www.argos.co.uk/product/2517883


Yep, I picked one up from Argos. I have a G-Shock but need something simple for football. A decent little slim watch. Thanks
Is this HDR 10?
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iwannamotorbike6 h, 3 m ago

Many thanks I'll measure my watch, checkout the straps and get one ordered …Many thanks I'll measure my watch, checkout the straps and get one ordered



Good luck, it was bamboozling me!!

Edit: A few comments on the first Amazon (generic strap) link say:

Measure from the widest part of the strap, where the pin goes through.
By Mark on 22 August 2017


There measured from where the pin goes through the hole from one to other
By K walker on 21 August 2017

The 18/20/22mm measurement is the gap on the actual watch where strap is attached to. Google 'Strap Sizing Guide | Crown & Buckle' crownandbuckle.com/sizing & this will explain all.
By Roberto F on 21 August 2017
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This is normal price, they hike the price around October time for Christmas shipping mugs, then reduce it back to normal ten squid.
Panasonic Eneloop AAA HR03 Rechargeable NiMH Batteries 800mAh (Min. 750mah) AAA - Value 8 Pack £11.15 delivered 7Dayshop
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Best on the market - bar none. Treat yourself to a few of the best batteries around, and at a decent price. Money-saving and long-lasting, these rechargable NiMH eneloop batterie… Read more
Heat, class battery’s Fujitsu are also on offer which are also very goo
rossysaurus15 h, 37 m ago

If you are draining and recharging once a week 1000 cycles is still 19 …If you are draining and recharging once a week 1000 cycles is still 19 years of constant use. Eneloops would be 40 years. I'm not sure I want to specify a set of batteries in my will. Sure if you are draining and recharging daily then 1000 cycles becomes 2.7 years vs nearly 6 years from the Eneloops.


Great point about the amount of years, I do however wonder if these claims of 500 or 1000+ charges are true or not since it feels
almost like a printer toner which claim 5000 print outs when you get 500 instead.

For peace of mind I don't think you can beat the Eneloops and would rather pay the few quid more for these especially at 55% off saving.
Is it ok to use a fast charger with these?
emptypocketz6 h, 20 m ago

Thanks for link and info but I spotted a difference in the spec of both …Thanks for link and info but I spotted a difference in the spec of both Eneloop and the AmazonBasic AAA onesEneloop claim 2,100 charges while the Amazonbasics claim 1000 charges.To me double the charge life time is pretty big !I don't know if anyone has had the time or patience to test charge claims, but id imagine if it was false it would not go downwell with Eneloop's reputation !

If you are draining and recharging once a week 1000 cycles is still 19 years of constant use. Eneloops would be 40 years. I'm not sure I want to specify a set of batteries in my will.

Sure if you are draining and recharging daily then 1000 cycles becomes 2.7 years vs nearly 6 years from the Eneloops.
I use a lot of AA enloops in my photographic gear flashguns motordrives etc
I switched to Enloops a few years ago and also bought the ANSMANN Energy 16 Charger for AA, AAA, C, D & 9V Rechargeable Batteries
After years as a pro photographer this move gave me reliability and long working times with my portable equipment.
There are other chargers that do the job well but I needed ones which would chatge in bulk and the Ansmann did and still does the job well
Energizer AAA OR AA Alkaline Power Batteries  24pk £5.09 w/code @ Robert Dyas
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Link goes to both - free C&C - use code 15HALFTERM at basket (works on most items)
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pigeon8419 h, 11 m ago

There is a known problem with Hive that could account for that. First set …There is a known problem with Hive that could account for that. First set (Duracell) last ages, then it burns through them - Duracell or not. Plenty of complaints on Hive forums, many £££'s wasted on "top spec" Duracell. I can see you would blame the battery, as it doesn't make sense the device would suddenly start hogging them, but it seems to be some sort of firmware issue. A few people have got replacement thermostats. Still on the first set in mine, will have to wait and see.Btw Energizer Industrial should be the same as their 'retail' batteries, they're both alkaline. Heavy Duty usually refers to Zinc Chloride, which are an upgrade from Zinc Carbon. Both rubbish compared to modern chemistries.


Thanks for that! I had also noticed this issue in the forums, but I was so sure it must be battery related. I just called Hive and they said it is a known issue and are sending me out a replacement unit now. Changing the batteries every two weeks is a bit over the top really! I wont even need to buy any Energizer batteries now if this works! :-)
DrP11 m ago

I have been using the Ikea batteries for a while now, but they only last a …I have been using the Ikea batteries for a while now, but they only last a few weeks in my Hive thermostat compared to the Duracell's that seem to last well over a year. I don't understand how the tests can show Ikea batteries as being any good when my own experience seems to be quite different.I am going to try Energizer "Industrial" next because I have heard they are good. Has anyone tried those? Sounds a bit similar to "heavy duty" though!


There is a known problem with Hive that could account for that. First set (Duracell) last ages, then it burns through them - Duracell or not. Plenty of complaints on Hive forums, many £££'s wasted on "top spec" Duracell.

I can see you would blame the battery, as it doesn't make sense the device would suddenly start hogging them, but it seems to be some sort of firmware issue. A few people have got replacement thermostats. Still on the first set in mine, will have to wait and see.

Btw Energizer Industrial should be the same as their 'retail' batteries, they're both alkaline. Heavy Duty usually refers to Zinc Chloride, which are an upgrade from Zinc Carbon. Both rubbish compared to modern chemistries.
I have been using the Ikea batteries for a while now, but they only last a few weeks in my Hive thermostat compared to the Duracell's that seem to last well over a year.

I don't understand how the tests can show Ikea batteries as being any good when my own experience seems to be quite different.

I am going to try Energizer "Industrial" next because I have heard they are good. Has anyone tried those? Sounds a bit similar to "heavy duty" though!
gsk1 h, 7 m ago

Kodaks are awful according to the Which test. They were last place in a …Kodaks are awful according to the Which test. They were last place in a test of 19 AA batteries. They get a 5 star leakage rating though so they have that going for them. Which is nice.


Well Ive decided to give the GP Batteries Ultra High Performance AA Battery - Chrome/Black/Red (Pack of 24)
Sold by: Batteries247

£6.25 a try see how they go... if they are really not up to par should be an easy return with Amazon
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Analysis Discount and OEM cells perform very well
Surprisingly, as in the 200mA test, the clear winner in this test was the Ikea alkaline, followed by other discount store batteries. The Ikea scored over 1200mAh, and costs just 10p per cell (sold in packs of 10.) Other discount shop cells did surprisingly well, with ReadyCell from Home Bargains (TJ Morris) doing very well too. Even at higher cut-off voltages of 1.1V, they still represent excellent value for money. The general conclusion is that most alkaline cells behave similarly to each other, though under higher drains some more significant differences become apparent.


Project: Battery Showdown Cheapest or dearest? The results may surprise you...

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Mpow H8 Active Noise Cancelling Headphones BT 4.1 20 hour battery - £43.99 Sold by longtop and Fulfilled by Amazon
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Seems a reasonable price for active noise cancelling. 【Active Noise Cancelling Technology】 Mpow H8 Bluetooth Headphones adopts advanced active noise reduction tech… Read more
They look identical to my KitSound Immerse headphones.l and a similar-ish price.
If they are the same, great sound but noise cancellation not the greatest.
Ideal as an introduction to world of noise cancelling headphones.
No different from the 7dayshop aero active I bought last year. To be honest have a look at the plantronics backbeat pro refurbs on amazon and ebay by headset solutions. They are far better but they do cost £75 better than the cheapos and the battery life is close to 24hrs with anc and BT on. They cost 150 new!
Ichimaru52 m ago

Do you recommend them? They're stamped Bluedio everywhere though..


Yeah they're really good. The build quality makes them feel more expensive than they are. They have quite a bit of base, until you switch on the ANC. But I fixed that with an EQ tweak. Talking of the ANC, it works surprisingly well. Obviously it doesn't completely cut out all noise. I'd definitely recommend them. I managed to pick them up for £35 new on eBay.
No1_VIPER1 h, 18 m ago

I looked at these before opting for the Bluedio T4S instead.


Do you recommend them? They're stamped Bluedio everywhere though..
Car Jump Starter, EletecPro 15000mAh 600A 12-Volt Peak Portable Battery Booster Power Bank £49.99 Sold by ArtmarkDirect and Fulfilled by Amazon
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Found 15th FebFound 15th Feb
[POWERFUL & COMPACT] With our jump starter you can enjoy true peace of mind when it comes to your vehicle. Car Jump Starter has an incredibly large 14,000 mAh capacity ba… Read more
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eraldo1 h, 39 m ago

Bull**** capacity. I used one of these before and on its first use the …Bull**** capacity. I used one of these before and on its first use the battary got so hot while i was jump starting a motorcycle that i was very concerned it would explode. I stuck it inside one of those lithium fire sacks i bought and went back to it the next day and the thing was dead.



eraldo1 h, 39 m ago

Bull**** capacity. I used one of these before and on its first use the …Bull**** capacity. I used one of these before and on its first use the battary got so hot while i was jump starting a motorcycle that i was very concerned it would explode. I stuck it inside one of those lithium fire sacks i bought and went back to it the next day and the thing was dead.



No but given they are obviously lying about the capacity i would give it a miss. Good feedback means nothing most people wont test them and often leave feedback as soon as they get it.

Remember those fake usb flash drives that were all over ebay a few years ago, well they got a ton of good feedback even tho at £2 for a 128gb flashdrive it was obviously a scam.
i_have_crabs27 m ago

i stopped using fakespot ages ago as it's way too eager to tar everything …i stopped using fakespot ages ago as it's way too eager to tar everything as fake (in this case 100% fake? seems dubious) reviewmeta is far better imohttps://reviewmeta.com/amazon-uk/B075NB975M


It's too keen to discount the obvious, but it's also a tool - take nothing totally on face value.
SFJnet19 m ago

Interesting. I'd never heard of Fakespot so I've been spending a bit of …Interesting. I'd never heard of Fakespot so I've been spending a bit of time (when I should be working) checking it out. I've got to say that the algorithm that they use to generate these verdicts seems a bit suspect to me, and if you click through to actually look at the reviewers that FS has rated as unreliable then to me anyway it seems very arbitrary. Have you left a lot of positive reviews? You must be fake! Only left 1 or 2 reviews but they are very positive? You must be fake! Do you use certain words that FS recognises or write reviews in a similar style to others? You must be fake! But good news - if you want a full report on a product they will SELL you one for only $10. Hmmmm.


Just look at the reviews to confirm it one way or the other. It's a tool like any other, not the Ten commandments!
nihcaj22 m ago

I don't even need to use Fakespot to see the reviews are from …I don't even need to use Fakespot to see the reviews are from fantasy-land, but if you do, it confirms the obvious! https://www.fakespot.com/product/car-jump-starter-eletecpro-15000mah-600a-12-volt-peak-portable-battery-booster-power-bank-and-phone-charger-with-led-emergency-flashlight-with-led-emergency-lights-50ca4d6f-0816-4f7e-bd37-479aa2e77f0f


Interesting. I'd never heard of Fakespot so I've been spending a bit of time (when I should be working) checking it out. I've got to say that the algorithm that they use to generate these verdicts seems a bit suspect to me, and if you click through to actually look at the reviewers that FS has rated as unreliable then to me anyway it seems very arbitrary. Have you left a lot of positive reviews? You must be fake! Only left 1 or 2 reviews but they are very positive? You must be fake! Do you use certain words that FS recognises or write reviews in a similar style to others? You must be fake! But good news - if you want a full report on a product they will SELL you one for only $10. Hmmmm.
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This one is not bad, wouldn't pay 50 but I got mine on a lightning deal. Wife uses it regularly to charge her phone. I use it as a torch when the electricity goes out. Have never needed it for the car
36 pack Philips batteries 24 AA 12 AAA - £1 instore @ B&M
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This is another Brilliant deal from B&M, 36 pack Phillips batteries 24 AA 12 AAA, however like all there deals they are only available in store, and only while stocks last, I b… Read more
Can't find any... Someone please help
I found mine on a Panasonic battery display thing on the bottom of an aisle. Although if it's a smaller store the monkeys will just shove them anywhere there's a gap.
Original Poster
luvsadealdealdeal10 m ago

they were just stacked at the bottom of an aisle end battery display, …they were just stacked at the bottom of an aisle end battery display, right close to the tills (but not on the tills)my store had loads, maybe 50+


Excellent, I just wondered if you had to ask.
Meek_Mellow5 m ago

out of curiosity how did you find them??


they were just stacked at the bottom of an aisle end battery display, right close to the tills (but not on the tills)

my store had loads, maybe 50+
Edited by: "luvsadealdealdeal" 16th Feb
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luvsadealdealdeal14 m ago

got 4 packs £1 each, still marked £6.99, best before 08/2022


out of curiosity how did you find them??
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