Battery life...

Discussion in 'Meat Thermometers' started by old poi dog, Jan 30, 2010.

  1. old poi dog

    old poi dog Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    I've just recently began to keep track of the battery life of the AAA Alkaline Energizers in the transmitter and reciever of my ET-73. So far I've logged 48 hours on the batteries. I was just curious as to those who may have also done similar, how many hours can I expect out of a set of Energizer batteries?
  2. fire it up

    fire it up Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    No clue with that thermo but with one rechargeable battery on my wired thermo I can get about 5 months use out of it, and I never ever take the battery out so it always runs 24/7.
  3. triplebq

    triplebq Smoking Fanatic

    Lithium batteries are disposable (primary) batteries that have lithium metal or lithium compounds as an anode. They are by far the best .
  4. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I really don't know when the batties need changing I change them.
  5. the dude abides

    the dude abides Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    I've never tracked it either. But I'm surprised at how long they've lasted in my ET-73. I'll be curious to see what you find out.
  6. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    I accidently left both units on for 3 days straight and it still had a couple of 4 hour smokes on them -
  7. timtimmay

    timtimmay Action Team

    I'm on my first set of batteries with 40+ hrs on them. I'll put in rechargeable when done as we're a rechargeable houseold and only use up the disposables that come with devices.

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