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Old 02-25-2017, 10:43 AM
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Originally Posted by LesWurk View Post
Any alkaline brand I've used has eventually leaked including the big names, often before the expiry date. Lithuim might be ok they have a very long life and cost a lot more. I have several scanners I stored with the battery in and wish I had removed the battery.
I agree, Alkaline = Bad Idea. The first thing I did when the Pro-2006 arrived was replace the 9v with an Energizer Lithium 9 volt, which have a very long shelf life. I did not use a Lithium-ion, which I believe can self-discharge faster. So I'm not concerned with leakage at all, my only worry is how quickly will the radio drain that Lithium 9v once it's unplugged from AC power.

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