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Decent rechargeable batteries for Touch Controllers?

enigma01enigma01 Posts: 221
Nexus 6
I want to get some decent rechargeable batteries for my Touch controllers. Any suggestions on what other people are using would be appreciated. 

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  • lensmandavelensmandave Posts: 291
    Nexus 6
    Sanyo eneloop. :)
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  • LZoltowskiLZoltowski Posts: 6,774 Volunteer Moderator
    Sanyo eneloop. :)
    They are made by Panasonic :) And yes Eneloop pros are the best around.
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  • enigma01enigma01 Posts: 221
    Nexus 6
    Thanks! Are they now Panasonic Eneloop? Didn’t Panasonic acquire Sanyo a few years ago? Are the Panasonic’s are just as good?
  • Techy111Techy111 Posts: 6,428 Volunteer Moderator
    A PC with lots of gadgets inside and a thing to see in 3D that you put on your head.

  • lensmandavelensmandave Posts: 291
    Nexus 6
    enigma01 said:
    Thanks! Are they now Panasonic Eneloop? Didn’t Panasonic acquire Sanyo a few years ago? Are the Panasonic’s are just as good?
    Ahh yes, just shows how good they are, 'cos all mine have Sanyo printed on them and they are still going strong after hard use over many years :)
    Intel Core i7 6700K @ 4.5GHz. Asus-Z170-PRO MB
    CORSAIR H105 HYDRO CPU COOLER.
    NVIDIA GeForce GTX1080ti. 16GB DDR4 2666MHZ HYPERX SAVAGE.
    SAMSUNG M.2 SSD 128GB SM951 Boot Drive. SAMSUNG SSD 500GB EVO Working Drive.
    Windows 10  64bit Professional
  • enigma01enigma01 Posts: 221
    Nexus 6
    So I just received my new Panasonic Eneloop Pros and have been charging them... they get seriously hot! Is this normal? 
  • Techy111Techy111 Posts: 6,428 Volunteer Moderator
    No they should just get warm to touch. Switch off and ask the supplier of the charger.
    A PC with lots of gadgets inside and a thing to see in 3D that you put on your head.

  • enigma01enigma01 Posts: 221
    Nexus 6
    Techy111 said:
    No they should just get warm to touch. Switch off and ask the supplier of the charger.
    I got them with the Panasonic charger which is supposed to have an overheat cut-out and also scans the battery condition before charging etc. They didn’t feel warm to me though, they felt hot... like uncomfortable to touch hot. 
  • Techy111Techy111 Posts: 6,428 Volunteer Moderator
    Yeah that's not right. The link i sent of the ones I bought only get slightly warm, something wonky if they are hot to touch mate. Wouldn't trust it.
    A PC with lots of gadgets inside and a thing to see in 3D that you put on your head.

  • enigma01enigma01 Posts: 221
    Nexus 6
    I think it’s actually normal according to this...

    https://www.candlepowerforums.com/vb/showthread.php?430625-Test-review-of-Charger-Panasonic-BQ-CC55

    The one they reviewed got upto 50-60c (batteries and charger) 
  • enigma01enigma01 Posts: 221
    Nexus 6
    edited June 24
    So I emailed Panasonic directly who confirmed that temperatures of upto in the region of 60c are normal on their Eneloop Pro 2,500mah batteries during charging, and that I shouldn’t be concerned. Better to be safe than sorry 🙂 
  • JaimieVandenberghJaimieVandenbergh Posts: 255
    Nexus 6
    edited June 24
    Wow. Mine are a little older and max at 2300, they only get mildly warm. Interesting. But yeah, I've been using them in my CV1 controllers forever and will for the Quest when the included ones run out.
  • traveltr0userstraveltr0users Posts: 24
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    Ikea LADDA

    1/4 the price of Eneloops Pro.... and they're probably the same manufacturer....

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jeo_hv-8bHI
  • magarzutmagarzut Posts: 5
    NerveGear
    Enigma01, I have the same charger and yes..... they get pretty hot. I gess that's because of the fast charging.
    People saying they get only slightly warm, are you fast charging? For me it just takes 2h to full.
  • enigma01enigma01 Posts: 221
    Nexus 6
    I’ve been finding something a little odd with my Eneloop batteries... if I don’t use my Quest for say a few days, when I turn on the headset my controllers aren’t found and don’t power on. I have to remove the batteries and re-insert. I’ve tried alternating the 4 batteries I have between some other devises and nothing like this seems to happen with them. Just with my touch controllers. It only happens if not used for s few days, anyone else get anything like this? It didn’t happen when I was using alkaline batteries. 
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