BC346XT Ni-MH batteries?

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BigDogg795

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Forgive my ignorance but according to the back of this scanner, it wants a 1.2v 1800mAh battery. Radioshack only carries 1.2v 2500mAh batteries...IIRC the mAh is actual capacity so that would be better than the 1800mAh...and the voltage is the same...

So am I right or do I have to find the "special" batteries?
 

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I have energizer 2500 in my 246 & 346T and they work great.. First thing I did when I open the box was throw the 1800 that came with the scanner's in the trash.

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Your fine with those batteries
Almost any AA batteries will work... most people use 2500+ mah batteries.

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Why would you toss the 1800 mah in the trash??
 

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They do NOT last very long before the battery alert starts beeping. Also my wifes camera came with 1800 and on a trip they went low very fast. I got her a set of the 2500 online since it is like a battery pack and she can take pics ALL day. For some reason if you put two 2500 in her camera the camera will not work, but once I got her the 2500 pack it worked fine.

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How long do you have the scanner "Charge Time" set for? I believe the default is 12 hours but that seems pretty long.
 
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