woody meristem
I know that alkaline AAAs usually last from 3 to 6 months running a Bigfoot board depending on how many times the camera is turned on and how many photos are taken. Question, can anybody tell me how long  lithium AAAs will last given the same camera usage?
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buckshot164
The voltage on these are 1.8 so I would ask the board maker whether you should use these ina bigfoot board.  The board was designed for alkaline.
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zaj56
I used the liths in a bigfoot board and had trouble with them popping out of the battery holder. More than a few times I was disappointed to find no pics on the cam due to one of the board batteries falling out....probably when I closed the case when hanging the cam. 
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buckshot164
That is why I do not use the board that often.  When I do I take the on board battery holder off and put a holder somewhere else on in the build.  It is a nice board but that holder sucks.
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pdskal
woody meristem wrote:
I know that alkaline AAAs usually last from 3 to 6 months running a Bigfoot board depending on how many times the camera is turned on and how many photos are taken. Question, can anybody tell me how long  lithium AAAs will last given the same camera usage?


I use lithium AAA's on my BF boards.  I can't quite get a year out of them, so from my experience, I'd say around 8-9 months.
Is it archery season yet?
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buckshot164
I have had aa lithiums 3.6v each last for almost two years in a aio board.  2 3.6v lithiums in series is  7.2 volts.
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coyote08
Wows that pretty nice to be able to last for almost 2 years.  That would be a neat thread to start, how long people have noticed different types of batteries lasting in certain boards.  I'm assuming it will vary based on picture count, and weather, but could still be useful information.  
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buckshot164
These batteries are expensive. 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/1x-Tadiran-TL-5903-AA-3-6V-2200mAh-Israel-Thionyl-Chloride-Lithium-Battery-/381192940964?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item58c0deada4
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woody meristem
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I use lithium AAA's on my BF boards.  I can't quite get a year out of them, so from my experience, I'd say around 8-9 months.


Thanks, I'm going to give them a try, although I'd rather use rechargables. I doubt that rechargables would last very long at all since they're at a lower voltage to begin with.
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pdskal
woody meristem wrote:
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I use lithium AAA's on my BF boards.  I can't quite get a year out of them, so from my experience, I'd say around 8-9 months.


Thanks, I'm going to give them a try, although I'd rather use rechargables. I doubt that rechargables would last very long at all since they're at a lower voltage to begin with.


I would definitely stay away from the rechargables. The lower voltage will cause performance issues with the BF Board.
Is it archery season yet?
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buckshot164
Yes the nimh at 1.2 v can cause issues with the Bigfoot board.  I know with talking to Dave about the voltage he didnt seem to kike anyone using anything but alkaline.
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