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    Do you need a certain battery for remote?

    When I bought my e-revo 2.0 the hobby shop told me I needed super high quality AA. I bought some from them and they just recently died. I have some Panasonic in there right now. I'm curious if there is a recommended battery or if your run of the mill duracell/energizer is fine. Thanks.

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    I just use Duracell batteries or whatever ones I currently have. Maybe having higher quality would make the radio have a longer range and faster signals, but other than that, I don't think the battery matters too much.
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    Just use alkaline AA batteries (ie. Duracell or Energizer) and you’ll be fine.
    Do not use rechargeable AA batteries.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Squeegie View Post
    Do not use rechargeable AA batteries.
    Wait, why? That's all I use!
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    According to the manual (page 13):
    Use the Right Batteries
    Your transmitter uses AA batteries. Use new alkaline batteries (part #2914). Do not use rechargeable AA batteries to power the TQi transmitter, as they will not provide sufficient voltage for optimum transmitter performance.
    https://traxxas.com/sites/default/fi...-OM-EN-R07.pdf

    Also this:
    https://forums.traxxas.com/showthrea...=1#post6558854
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    I've been using the energizer lithium batteries for over a year now. They seem to last forever. Worth the extra cost to me.

    Sent from my SM-G970U using Tapatalk

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    Quote Originally Posted by EclipseMantis View Post
    Wait, why? That's all I use!
    Quote Originally Posted by Squeegie View Post
    According to the manual (page 13):
    Use the Right Batteries
    Your transmitter uses AA batteries. Use new alkaline batteries (part #2914). Do not use rechargeable AA batteries to power the TQi transmitter, as they will not provide sufficient voltage for optimum transmitter performance.
    https://traxxas.com/sites/default/fi...-OM-EN-R07.pdf

    Also this:
    https://forums.traxxas.com/showthrea...=1#post6558854
    Yep..
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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve g View Post
    I've been using the energizer lithium batteries for over a year now. They seem to last forever. Worth the extra cost to me.

    Sent from my SM-G970U using Tapatalk
    Excellent quality option, mate.

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