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Question on Sony CD/Radio player. Can I use rechargeable batteries?

Discussion in 'Home Theater Audio' started by philmalik, Mar 12, 2009.

  1. philmalik

    philmalik Legend

    Mar 26, 2007

    I have the Sony Pysch radio/cd player. (The one that comes with speakers, not the personal walkman type). Takes 6 C or D type batteries.

    It says in the instructions not to use rechargeable batteries, however I can't see it making a difference.

    Plus, it really uses up batteries rather fast.

    Does anyone know if I can use rechargeables?

  2. BattleZone

    BattleZone Hall Of Fame

    Nov 13, 2007
    Of course. Many similar devices, especially older ones, used to warn against rechargables back when NiCads were the standard rechargable. With NiMH, there's no reason not to use rechargables.
  3. paulman182

    paulman182 Hall Of Fame

    Aug 4, 2006
    Don't expect the rechargeables to last as long on a charge as alkaline batteries, however.
  4. philmalik

    philmalik Legend

    Mar 26, 2007
    Thanks for the input. I've heard that about the shorter life of rechargeables, however, they can be re-incarated where as non-rechargeables cannot. I'll be sure to make sure my rechargeables are NiMH.

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