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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Accurate and Cheap

    posted by KaraGarga on 06/11/2013 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    + It is easy to use + The tester is very accurate + It works with every battery type and size + Tester needs no extra battery to work + Very cheap
    Cons:
    - Material quality can be better - The size can be smaller
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 3
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Works great

    posted by santana.tiago on 04/18/2013 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    Very light device, easy to carry around and easy to read the analog display, seems accurate. Works with both 1.5v and 9V battery's, the small button/cell batteries should work as well altough I havent tested them yet
    Cons:
    The red slider can feel a bit fragile but I have had one for years without problems
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 4
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    Usefull for kids games

    posted by Olivchango on 02/25/2013 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

    Pros:
    Great battery tester. Can test all commons batteries, AA, AAA, C, D... The battery loads varies from green (loaded) to red (flat!) It is very usefull in my case to quickly check batteries before loading them in all my children's toys. We are surrounded by b...
    Cons:
    I do not see cons for the moment. It looks a a bit fragile, but for the price it's ok.
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 3
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Quick, cheap and easy to use

    posted by DrewdQueue on 02/20/2013 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    Can quickly check a number of 1.5V and 9V battery types, great for sorting through piles of old batteries. Also good for sanity checking rechargable batteries to see if they are getting old. By holding the battery in the tester, you can also check voltage s...
    Cons:
    It is pretty flimsy, and requires two hands to check the battery as you need to push the contacts in (no spring loading). Elec...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 4
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    Saving batteries.

    posted by V-Yuri on 11/02/2012 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

    Pros:
    He worked as it should and had similar results to my old load another meter I have. It measures various types and sizes of batteries. Easy to handle and reading is very intuitive.
    Cons:
    The material is a little flimsy, gives the impression that it will break if dropped. Lacked a spring to keep the battery pack s...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Useful in a word where battery is necessary

    posted by omaki on 08/11/2012 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    Reasonable price, although could be a little cheaper. Very easy to use, with adjustable size. Slide it, put the battery, slide it back, read the measurement, you're done! From large battery to button battery. Very useful. We're surrounded by batteries, e...
    Cons:
    Do not has a 9v battery tester. Overall build seems a little too fragile. A little too big. Could be a little bit cheaper, sinc...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Great, cheap and useful !

    posted by Inlog on 01/14/2012 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:less than 1 day

    Pros:
    Great tool and easy to use! It really tests the battery under the built-in load (resistor), which gives much more reliable battery health info comperad to simple voltage measurement by multimeter (typical advanced customer's home test). My wife will be able...
    Cons:
    No real cons except of, maybe, not too accurate calibration. But you may forget and don't care about, use the device 'as is' an...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 3
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    good tester

    posted by artyings on 11/21/2011 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    very comfortable It works perfectly is very versatile, you can read a variety of battery types is very comfortable and simple to use Very compact system
    Cons:
    No significant defect The build quality could be better appreciate it if the vumeter indicate the remaining capacity is used ra...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 4
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    Vrey Cheap Battery Tester

    posted by Sanyonet on 11/12/2011 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    Great way to determine strength of batteries that have been lying around the house for a long time. This is a good, low cost, easy to use battery tester, that provides basic information about the condition of a battery. The tester has three ranges, `Good' (...
    Cons:
    Not really cons, 1º) If you want a basic tester for batteries, this is a good choice. If you need more precision, look at ...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 3
    • Usefulness: 5
    2 DXPoints
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    Cheap Battery Tester

    posted by Sanyonet on 11/04/2011 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    Great way to determine strength of batteries that have been lying around the house for a long time. This is a good, low cost, easy to use battery tester, that provides basic information about the condition of a battery. The tester has three ranges, `Good' (...
    Cons:
    Not really cons, 1º) If you want a basic tester for batteries, this is a good choice. If you need more precision, look at ...
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