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SanyoEneloop AA Rechargeable Ni-MH Batteries (1900mAh, Pack of 8)
 
4.9

(based on 334 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (301)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (30)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

99%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Reliable (277)
  • Long lasting (234)
  • Good value (217)
  • Good power output (176)
  • Fast charge (139)

Cons

  • Charges slowly (27)
  • Lacks power (3)
  • Pricey / poor value (3)
  • Short life (3)

Best Uses

  • Portable electronics (179)
  • High-end equipment (137)
  • Travel (123)
  • Having around the house (110)
  • Emergency equipment (70)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Quality oriented (254), Budget shopper (31), Professional (8), Semi-professional (8), Enthusiast (7)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (156), Business (128)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (308), Yes (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Long term quality batteries!

These are called "hybrid" rechargeables because they aren't pure NiMH type, which is why they hold a charge for so long.

I use these in my Wii...Read complete review

These are called "hybrid" rechargeables because they aren't pure NiMH type, which is why they hold a charge for so long.

I use these in my Wii remotes, and are also great for all things that may sit unused for long periods of time. Most NiMH batteries (typical AA rechargeables) will be mostly dead in a month or two, but these will sit in a drawer, charged and ready to use for ~ 1 year or more.

They also perform better then all my other rechargeables from Energizer. In general, manufacturers use the cheapest possible Chinese manufacturing for rechargeables, but Sanyo makes these with a quality process. Sanyo is one of the best battery manufacturers in the world from my experience.

I've heard that the Rayovac hybrids perform identically (and are nearly the same price). For the money, these Sanyos last, are built with quality, and well worth the money.

These would also work well in something like a remote control. I would never use a typical rechargeable battery in a remote because they die by themselves (self discharge) so quickly.

As a side note, they don't have the same capacity as other rechargeables, so they may not last as long as another quality NiMH for daily use. In other words, if you use your camera every day, these may not be the best for you, but if you don't, and want your camera to work when you need it a month down the road, these are the hot ticket.

The eneloop charger is also a good one.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Just ok

Use in flashes and in my experience they do not recycle fast and lose power quickly. I have tried these batteries multiple times and each time I've been disappointed. I just two weeks ago...Read complete review

Use in flashes and in my experience they do not recycle fast and lose power quickly. I have tried these batteries multiple times and each time I've been disappointed. I just two weeks ago bought more to give them one more chance and they disappointed again. My 580 ex II wasn't even on full power and it recycled very slowly with these batteries. I wasn't even power shooting and these batteries were done very early in the wedding reception. I keep hearing others rave about how great these are but that has not been my experience.

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5.0

great batteries

By smartmouthnyc

from new york, ny

About Me Value Oriented

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Charges Quickly
  • Good Value
  • Long Lasting
  • Powerful
  • Reliable Performance

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Having Around The House
    • High-End Equipment
    • Portable Electronics
    • Travel

    Comments about Sanyo Eneloop AA Rechargeable Ni-MH Batteries (1900mAh, Pack of 8):

    Of all my rechargable AA's, eneloops are my preferred and most dependable.

    • Primary use:
    • Business
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    1.0

    Sanyo Eneloop AA rechargeable batteries

    By KC

    from New York City and St. Johns, FL

    About Me Quality Oriented

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • none

    Cons

    • Lacks Power
    • Lose Power After Recharge
    • Short Life

    Best Uses

    • None

    Comments about Sanyo Eneloop AA Rechargeable Ni-MH Batteries (1900mAh, Pack of 8):

    I bought many of these Sanyo Eneloop AA "rechargeable" batteries, together with their charging units. I've recharged these batteries many times and have stored them in their chargers. Every time I remove the batteries from the charger and attempt to use them, they have NO battery power, whatsoever. All of the Eneloop batteries lose their power after being re-charged and then stored. These batteries are useless!!!

    Due to the constant failure of Sanyo Eneloop batteries, I have had to use DuraCell re-chargeable batteries, recharged in DuraCell chargers, and they work EVERY time after re-charging and storing them in their respective chargers. They even work when re-charged in Energizer re-chargers. Five stars for Duracell rechargeable batteries!!

    Zero or one-star for Sanyo Eneloop!!

    • Primary use:
    • Personal
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    work just fine

    By Yorz Truly

    from NY

    About Me Quality Oriented

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Long Lasting
    • Powerful
    • Reliable Performance

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Sanyo Eneloop AA Rechargeable Ni-MH Batteries (1900mAh, Pack of 8):

        i use the battery's on a professional level

        • Primary use:
        • Business
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Reliable power for speedlights

        By Creeburd

        from New Orleans

        About Me Quality Oriented

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Charges Quickly
        • Good Value
        • Long Lasting
        • Powerful
        • Reliable Performance

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Sanyo Eneloop AA Rechargeable Ni-MH Batteries (1900mAh, Pack of 8):

            I use Eneloop batteries in all of my speed lights and have had great results so far. They seem to charge quickly and typically last over 3 hours. I use them in my Canon 430EXII and Yongnuo 568EXII speed lights and have been reliable. Well worth the extra money over the cheaper rechargables.

            • Primary use:
            • Business
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Why did I wait so long...

            By Eric in Maine

            from Portland, ME

            About Me Quality Oriented

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Charges Quickly
            • Good Value
            • Long Lasting
            • Powerful
            • Reliable Performance

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Off Camera Flash Power

              Comments about Sanyo Eneloop AA Rechargeable Ni-MH Batteries (1900mAh, Pack of 8):

              These batteries hold a charge for a long time and being able to recharge them is good for the wallet and the environment. I'm using my speedlites now more than ever

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              These batteries are the best!

              By Aly

              from Beverly Hills, MI

              About Me Quality Oriented

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Charges Quickly
              • Good Value
              • Long Lasting
              • Powerful
              • Reliable Performance

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Emergency Equipment
                • High-End Equipment
                • Travel

                Comments about Sanyo Eneloop AA Rechargeable Ni-MH Batteries (1900mAh, Pack of 8):

                Eneloop batteries have become my go-to brand for rechargeable batteries for my business. They hold their charge, last a very, very long time, they don't heat up when being used or when charging and they are super reliable - which is so important when you're under pressure to capture important moments. I am so impressed by them!

                • Primary use:
                • Business
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                5.0

                Throw away your battery packs!!

                By Johnny K

                from Tarpon Springs FL

                About Me Quality Oriented

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Charges Quickly
                • Good Value
                • Long Lasting
                • Powerful
                • Reliable Performance

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • High-End Equipment
                  • Portable Electronics
                  • Travel

                  Comments about Sanyo Eneloop AA Rechargeable Ni-MH Batteries (1900mAh, Pack of 8):

                  I am a long time B&H Customer, professional wedding photographer and Canon user. I shoot between 500-700 photos during an 8 hour wedding and was always plagued by the need to change batteries in my speedligths. I tried battery packs and even quantum power packs. Sold them all when I tried eneloops. These batteries generally last for an entire photo shoot. I have recharged them dozens of times. They cost more but they are far and away the best speed light battery on the market. I have three Canon 600 speedlights. I use one on camera and two in a bracket shot through a white umbrella. This three flash set up gives me studio quality on the run and my eneloops never let me down.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Business
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Awesome

                  By Markus

                  from Usa

                  Comments about Sanyo Eneloop AA Rechargeable Ni-MH Batteries (1900mAh, Pack of 8):

                  It's been a month of on and off flash usage. Still haven't needed to recharge. Great product.

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                  5.0

                  Would buy this product again and again

                  By DBay

                  from Fairfax, VA

                  About Me Quality Oriented

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Charges Quickly
                  • Good Value
                  • Long Lasting
                  • Powerful
                  • Reliable Performance

                  Cons

                  • None They're Perfect

                  Best Uses

                  • Emergency Equipment
                  • Having Around The House
                  • High-End Equipment
                  • Portable Electronics

                  Comments about Sanyo Eneloop AA Rechargeable Ni-MH Batteries (1900mAh, Pack of 8):

                  I use these batteries to power my Nikon speed lights, external battery packs and every devise for which I would normally use AA alkaline batteries. I never liked the idea of throwing AA batteries in the landfill. Since you can recharge these over 1500X, problem solved and the performance is much better. Great product!

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  4.0

                  very good batteries already charged

                  By cameracrazy

                  from Brewton Al

                  About Me Value Oriented

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Good Value
                  • Long Lasting

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Sanyo Eneloop AA Rechargeable Ni-MH Batteries (1900mAh, Pack of 8):

                      In my flash

                      • Primary use:
                      • Personal
                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      4.0

                      save the environment

                      By jene

                      from nyc

                      About Me Quality Oriented

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Charges Quickly
                      • Good Value

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • High-End Equipment

                        Comments about Sanyo Eneloop AA Rechargeable Ni-MH Batteries (1900mAh, Pack of 8):

                        I've grown tired of discarding my flash AA batteries and there seems to be fewer and fewer places to recycle them. So I finally grabed these off the shelf along with a charger and started to use them.

                        They work fine now I've nine batteries which I color coded floating around my bag. The only improvement I suggest is that for a few cents more Sanyo could have added a clear plastic carrying case so the batteries don't knock around and discharge.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Business
                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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                        4.0

                        I would buy this product

                        By Jenniferxinyuezhang

                        from Los Angeles, CA

                        Verified Buyer

                        Comments about Sanyo Eneloop AA Rechargeable Ni-MH Batteries (1900mAh, Pack of 8):

                        Great for wireless system.

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                        5.0

                        Best batteries

                        By photobee

                        from State College, PA

                        About Me Quality Oriented

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Charges Quickly
                        • Good Value
                        • Long Lasting
                        • Powerful
                        • Reliable Performance

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Having Around The House
                          • High-End Equipment
                          • Portable Electronics

                          Comments about Sanyo Eneloop AA Rechargeable Ni-MH Batteries (1900mAh, Pack of 8):

                          Great dependable batteries that really hold a charge.

                          • Primary use:
                          • Business
                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Never be caught without it!!

                          By Ike

                          from Lakewood, CA

                          About Me Quality Oriented

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Good Value
                          • Long Lasting
                          • Powerful
                          • Reliable Performance

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Sanyo Eneloop AA Rechargeable Ni-MH Batteries (1900mAh, Pack of 8):

                              I use the batteries for my 580EX/580 EX II/Bolt battery packs.

                              These batteries may be used straight out of the package. The charge lasts long than other brands.

                              I use a Maha charger/conditioner for these batteries. The performance is better when charged with my Maha unit.

                              • Primary use:
                              • Personal
                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Best battery power in the AA world

                              By tman

                              from Suwanee GA

                              About Me Quality Oriented

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Charges Quickly
                              • Execellant Aa Power
                              • Good Value
                              • Long Lasting
                              • Powerful
                              • Reliable Performance
                              • Very Portable

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Emergency Equipment
                                • Having Around The House
                                • High-End Equipment
                                • Portable Electronics
                                • Travel
                                • With All My Of Equipment

                                Comments about Sanyo Eneloop AA Rechargeable Ni-MH Batteries (1900mAh, Pack of 8):

                                I discovered these batteries years ago. They are the only batteries I use to power my Nikons, power My flashes, Power my lights. You can't beat these lights for power, longevity, consistency. I never miss a beat for lack of or running out of power.In my video lights, I get long running times using four AA's per light. In my camera's I shoot up to 650 RAW shots per six AA batteries. Even when I shoot HD video, I get great times and results. I've started to use eneloops for all my batterry needs. I have 8yr old Eneloops that still work like new!!

                                • Primary use:
                                • Business
                                • Was this a gift?:
                                • No

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                                5.0

                                Great batteries

                                By Mike

                                from NYC

                                About Me Quality Oriented

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Good Value
                                • Long Lasting
                                • Powerful
                                • Reliable Performance

                                Cons

                                • Charges slowly

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Sanyo Eneloop AA Rechargeable Ni-MH Batteries (1900mAh, Pack of 8):

                                  Totally happy with them. Takes about four hours to charge.

                                  • Primary use:
                                  • Personal
                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • No

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                                  5.0

                                  I would buy this product again.

                                  By Chipmunk

                                  from Camp Hill, PA

                                  About Me Quality Oriented

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Charges Quickly
                                  • Easy To Charge
                                  • Good Value
                                  • Long Lasting
                                  • Powerful
                                  • Reliable
                                  • Reliable Performance

                                  Cons

                                  • NONE

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Portable Electronics

                                  Comments about Sanyo Eneloop AA Rechargeable Ni-MH Batteries (1900mAh, Pack of 8):

                                  Batteries are reliable and easy to charge. I use with a Sanyo Battery Charger to charge my flash.

                                  • Primary use:
                                  • Personal
                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • No

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                                  5.0

                                  Gold Standard In Rechargeable Batteries

                                  By Bob

                                  from Eastern Washington

                                  About Me Quality Oriented

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Good Value
                                  • Long Lasting
                                  • Reliable Performance

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • High-End Equipment
                                    • Portable Electronics

                                    Comments about Sanyo Eneloop AA Rechargeable Ni-MH Batteries (1900mAh, Pack of 8):

                                    As the title states. I have been using Eneloops for years and still have and use the first set purchased.

                                    • Primary use:
                                    • Business
                                    • Was this a gift?:
                                    • No

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                                    5.0

                                    Awesome

                                    By Mike_K

                                    from Newnan, GA

                                    About Me Quality Oriented

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Charges Quickly
                                    • Good Value
                                    • Long Lasting
                                    • Powerful
                                    • Reliable Performance

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Emergency Equipment
                                      • Having Around The House
                                      • High-End Equipment
                                      • Portable Electronics
                                      • Travel

                                      Comments about Sanyo Eneloop AA Rechargeable Ni-MH Batteries (1900mAh, Pack of 8):

                                      These batteries are great. The seem to last forever and recharge quickly. Not only will I be using these in my flash units, but also in general household equipment like television remote controls, etc. Highly recommended!

                                      • Primary use:
                                      • Personal
                                      • Was this a gift?:
                                      • No

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                                      5.0

                                      Great batteries!

                                      By Ailyn08

                                      from Tampa Fl

                                      About Me Quality Oriented

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Long Lasting
                                      • Powerful
                                      • Reliable Performance

                                      Cons

                                      • Charges slowly

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Emergency Equipment
                                      • Having Around The House
                                      • Portable Electronics
                                      • Travel

                                      Comments about Sanyo Eneloop AA Rechargeable Ni-MH Batteries (1900mAh, Pack of 8):

                                      Great buy! Stay charged and have been a great investment!

                                      • Primary use:
                                      • Business
                                      • Was this a gift?:
                                      • No

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