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#3681669 - 06/01/14 05:58 PM Re: best batteries for the trail cameras [Re: 416wbymag]
rem270
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I will only run Energizer Max or Duracell. All my cams use AA's. I can get 5-7k pics during the cold months and still have life left.
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#3681775 - 06/01/14 09:49 PM Re: best batteries for the trail cameras [Re: rem270]
Vermin93
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If you bought Energizer Ultimate Lithiums in the store, you probably paid too much. Buy them in bulk on Amazon.com to get the lowest price per battery.
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#3681811 - 06/01/14 11:31 PM Re: best batteries for the trail cameras [Re: 416wbymag]
CAW
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Energizer Ultimate Lithiums. Worth the extra money for sure.

Don't just look at the price of the batteries. Look at all the other expenses involved in running cameras - your time, gas or maybe going to check a camera only to find out it died 2 weeks ago and you have no fresh data. That is the worst.

It's no different than the price of cameras. You get what you pay for.

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#3682067 - 06/02/14 12:11 PM Re: best batteries for the trail cameras [Re: ruthunter]
drrxnupe
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 Originally Posted By: ruthunter
Energizer AA lithium is what I use, but used to use duracell.

me too

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#3682772 - 06/03/14 12:53 PM Re: best batteries for the trail cameras [Re: Vermin93]
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 Originally Posted By: Vermin93
If you bought Energizer Ultimate Lithiums in the store, you probably paid too much. Buy them in bulk on Amazon.com to get the lowest price per battery.


Thanks Vermin93. Good source.
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#3682774 - 06/03/14 12:56 PM Re: best batteries for the trail cameras [Re: 416wbymag]
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 Originally Posted By: 416wbymag
I can get 48 of the Ray o vacs for the price of 8 of the lithiums.


They ARE expensive. But I get almost a year out of them in all my cameras that use AAs. I've seen most brands of standard AAs run dead in 2-4 weeks.
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#3682825 - 06/03/14 01:55 PM Re: best batteries for the trail cameras [Re: BSK]
Vermin93
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 Originally Posted By: BSK
 Originally Posted By: Vermin93
If you bought Energizer Ultimate Lithiums in the store, you probably paid too much. Buy them in bulk on Amazon.com to get the lowest price per battery.


Thanks Vermin93. Good source.


8-pack at Walmart = $16.84 or $2.11 each

Prices on Amazon change frequently. These are current prices.

8-pack with Amazon Prime = $15.50 or $1.94 each
8-pack without Amazon Prime = $13.52 or $1.69 each

12-pack with Amazon Prime = $21.99 or $1.83 each
12-pack without Amazon Prime = $19.88 or $1.66 each

20-pack with Amazon Prime = $34.89 or $1.75 each
20-pack without Amazon Prime = $34.35 or $1.72 each

24 pack with Amazon Prime = $42.91 or $1.78 each
24 pack without Amazon Prime = $40.96 or $1.71 each

36-pack with Amazon Prime = $59.55 or $1.65 each
36-pack without Amazon Prime = $56.85 or $1.58 each
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#3682858 - 06/03/14 02:33 PM Re: best batteries for the trail cameras [Re: Vermin93]
Wes Parrish
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 Originally Posted By: Vermin93
 Originally Posted By: BSK
 Originally Posted By: Vermin93
If you bought Energizer Ultimate Lithiums in the store, you probably paid too much. Buy them in bulk on Amazon.com to get the lowest price per battery.


Thanks Vermin93. Good source.
. . . . .
12-pack with Amazon Prime = $21.99 or $1.83 each
12-pack without Amazon Prime = $19.88 or $1.66 each
. . . . .

Thanks Vermin93.
And of you want them today and are close to a Sam's:
. . . .
12-pack from Sam's = $19.98 or $1.67 each

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#3683062 - 06/03/14 07:32 PM Re: best batteries for the trail cameras [Re: Wes Parrish]
Turd Farmer
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Duracell's for me. I work there.
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#3683098 - 06/03/14 08:35 PM Re: best batteries for the trail cameras [Re: Turd Farmer]
Vermin93
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 Originally Posted By: Turd Farmer
Duracell's for me. I work there.


When is Duracell going to produce a Lithium AA to compete with Energizer? I don't understand what they are waiting for. Does Energizer have the technology patented or something? We sure could use some price competition.
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