How to calculate how long battery lasts?

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by CVMichael, Feb 27, 2012.

  1. CVMichael

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    Say I made a device that takes 50mA, and the batteries I use are 4 * AA (in serries) rechargeable NiMh, 2600mA.

    Does this mean 2600/50=52 hours?
     
  2. bountyhunter

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    basically, that's it
     
  3. Markd77

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