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RCR123A rechargeable batteries.

bcroft

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i thought 7 Volts was good when using the LM317T. i will still get the same mA wether i run 7 or 8 volts right?
 

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bcroft said:
i thought 7 Volts was good when using the LM317T. i will still get the same mA wether i run 7 or 8 volts right?
Right, but regular RCR123's would run longer. As soon as the voltage is less than 6 the regulator will begin to drop out. The nominal voltage of your batteries is actually 3.2 volts, and the nominal voltage of the regular RCR's is 3.6 volts.
 




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