Battery Choices

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yrusoslo

Member
Hello, What 9v rechargeable battery would be best for my Digatrax DT402D throttle. Make, mAh, etc. & so on. Thanks, Joe:confused:
 

Rico

BN Modeller
We use Rayovac brand batteries.
As Hamltnblue pointed out many brands aren't at the full 9V.
 

hamltnblue

Active Member
The reason for the voltage difference is that rechargeable cells run at 1.2 volt, while standard/Alkaline cells run at 1.5. On a standard 9volt battery there are 6 cells which makes the standard battery 9 volt. But for rechargeable it makes them 8.4 volt. Powerex and one or 2 more manufacturers add a 7th cell which brings the voltage up to 9.6.
 




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