Best Rechargable Batteries for Wii Controllers?

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  1. outcast22
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    Trust u guys more than a comparison site. What's a good recharge battery that won't blow up on me when I need to recharge them?
     
  2. DjoeN

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    Somewhere in this potatoland!
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    I didn't read the Wii part, so read me second post in here [​IMG]

    Energizers NiMH 2500

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    All those others (GP/Duracell/Etc...) Always fail on me after some months, Energizers always did there duty without worry or problem
     
  3. tj_cool

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    I got a charging dock myself

    Very handy, as it plugs in the USB port of the Wii [​IMG]
     
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    DjoeN Captain Haddock!

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    Somewhere in this potatoland!
    Right, i didn't read the Wii part [​IMG]

    I have a very handy one i use and i'm very happy with it.

    Big Ben Dual Induction Charger
    - You just have to lay down your WiiMote (or WiiMote with Motion Plus) on it, no need to remove the protective rubber, it's powered over USB

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  6. giantpune

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    i got a docking station that works fine. wiimotes seem to last days without needing recharged. its made in china and has no brand marked on it. the downside is that you must remove the WM+ and all extensions to put the things in the dock. and also the batteries cannot be taken out and used in your favorite sex toy like they could if you used real AA batteries. so you dedicate them to the wiimotes for good or until you get creative with a soldering iron.
     
  7. Am0s

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    I found some nice batteries they were niMH+ the auction stated that they didnt lose charge unlike normal niMH they were very expensive also, I have a 4 socket docking station where you plug your wii into the station but its shit the batteries are never fully charged and somtimes I have to charge to max in a normal charger
     
  8. Guild McCommunist

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    I use this and I love it. Well, except that one of the batteries broke, but that's mainly because I got really pissed at a game and threw it against the wall or something. It's still pretty nice and keeps a long charge, my only annoyance is that the light on it is so damn bright. I mean, I keep this thing on my nightstand and it practically kept me awake until it finished charging or until I covered the light. But you get used to it. Still a decent price and a nice product.
     
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    Ive done a long and hard search for rechargable batteries and these are definately the best,

    eneloop by sanyo (2000mah).

    im constantly playing the wii and these batteries are the dogs bollocks.
     
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    dont use a quick charger.
    just use a trickle charger, 12-14 hour charge.
     
  11. Bladexdsl

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    MAHA IMEDION 2100mAh (don't need 2500 mah it hardly ever charges to that anyway look it up) NiMH Rechargeable Batteries. the best thing about these is they have a low discharge and their like only $13 for 4. i got these in all my devices and they keep the charge whether you use the device or not.
     
  12. TM2-Megatron

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    I recently bought a Logitech Performance Mouse MX, and it came with one of those low self-discharge nickel-metal hydride battery (a Sanyo Eneloop). Not that many stores carry them, according to the website, but there's one relatively nearby and I'm considering going to pick some up for my Wiimotes.
     
  13. nando

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    i use this too. they last quite a while. i wouldn't even consider wii specific ones as they'll will end up as trash as most nintendo peripherals.
     
  14. farcry15

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    these guys have batteries that recharge by plugging them into a usb port, they're about 10$ each though.

    http://www.usbcell.com/
     
  15. nando

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    omg, that's the ultimate nerdy solution! but i don't know if to trust them, the usb on the mac keyboard they are showing wouldn't carry enough power to charge anything.