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Nuwwave
07-09-2007, 03:56 PM
I noticed the 9v that came with my pilot is:

9.6 Volts
170mah (Capacity)
Nimh

Radio Shack sells:
8.4 Volts
150 mah
Nimh
$12.99

I found this site:
9.6 Volts
200 mah
Nimh
$7.97

http://www.nimhbattery.com/tysonic-9v-nimh-batteries.htm

It looks like a good replacement.

But I am actually looking for one for my hopper.

Any thoughts?

Nuwwave
07-09-2007, 04:05 PM
One thing I don't understand though. I have read old threads that claim you cannot use a standard Alkaline.

Alkaline
9.0 Volts
565 mah

Nimh
9.6 Volts
170 mah

Shouldn't the alkaline have like 3 times the capacity?

Also, I found Lithiums for $7.95. 1200 mah, but they are not rechargable.

http://flashlightsunlimited.com/lithium-9v.htm

And Rechargeable Lithium polymers (500mah) for $14.97

http://www.nimhbattery.com/ipower-9v-lithium-rechargeable-battery.php

Critical
07-09-2007, 04:14 PM
Alkalines have much larger capacity, however, in this case, the Spyder markers stock board tends to be very picky about voltage. Many have tried a regular 9v battery, none have reported any success, some have reported damage as a result. That battery in your link comes a lot closer than any others, but seeing as how it's listed as a 9v, and says "actually charges to 9.4v" makes me hesitant to take the chance if it only goes to 9.2v and won't power the marker.

pb34
07-09-2007, 05:32 PM
I have tried using 9 volts in my Pilot. They never caused any damage but it wasn't worth it because the amount you spend replacing them you'd be better off buying a 9.6v rechargable. Some have reported the batteries damaging the board but mine just don't last very long.

ttam13xlpb
07-09-2007, 05:57 PM
yeah^^same here...dont last long

PwrPak
07-09-2007, 09:22 PM
Hello Guys this my first post as a reply..

u guys ever try or mught have around in ur area " Batteriesplus.com " ?

http://www.batteriesplus.com/c-111-paintball-gun-batteries.aspx

Critical
07-10-2007, 03:36 AM
That one would work, but for $12.99, it's not much savings, if any. Also, there's almost always someone selling them in the sales corner for way cheaper.