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IS IT OK TO USE RECHARGEABLE BATTERIES IN ANY DEVICE?

You can use round cell rechargeable in absolutely any device where you would normally use an alkaline battery, unless stated otherwise by the device manufacturer. There are no interference implications using rechargeable battery brands that are different to the device brand. (Please note that this is referring to round cell rechargeables, the lithium different shaped batteries are often developed by the manufacturer specifically to fit a certain cavity size, and therefore only the brand battery might work).

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WHAT ABOUT GADGETS YOU DON’T OFTEN USE? WILL THE BATTERY DRAIN ITSELF IF THE GADGETS ARE UNUSED FOR A WHILE?

Standard rechargeable batteries do discharge overtime and are therefore not ideal for devices not used often or low-drain equipment.

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WHICH DEVICES SHOULDN’T YOU USE RECHARGEABLE BATTERIES IN?

You can use rechargeable batteries in absolutely any device where you would normally use an alkaline battery, unless stated otherwise by the device manufacturer. There are no interference implications using rechargeable battery brands that are different to the device brand.

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WHICH DURACELL BATTERIES ARE BEST FOR MY EVERYDAY DEVICES E.G. REMOTE CONTROL, DIGITAL CAMERA, MP3 PLAYER AND MOTORISED TOYS?

Duracell Ultra Power is the best and most powerful alkaline battery from Duracell across all devices.

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Which devices shouldn’t you use rechargeable batteries in?

You can use rechargeable batteries in absolutely any device where you would normally use an alkaline battery, unless stated otherwise by the device manufacturer. There are no interference implications using rechargeable battery brands that are different to the device brand.

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