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Enercell™ Analog 9-Range Battery Checker

Model:

22-156

 | Catalog #: 22-156
Price:
$14.49
$14.49
 

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  • Color-coded scale shows battery condition at a glance
  • Checks zinc-carbon (standard), alkaline, nickel-cadmium and Ni-MH batteries
  • Tests "D", "C", "AA", "AAA", "N" and 9V batteries
  • Replaces catalog #2200111

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Product Summary

Juice checker.

This compact 9-range battery tester is sensitive and accurate. The clear analog display shows the condition of alkaline, lithium, mercury or silver oxide button-cell batteries, along with standard alkaline and rechargeable Ni-Cd/Ni-MH batteries.

  • Accurate with large, easily readable display
  • Range: 1.5V button-cells, "AAA"/"N"/"AA"/"C"/"D", 6V, 9V, 12V, 15V and 22.5V
  • Accuracy &plusnm; 2.5%
  • Replaces catalog #2200110
Pricing and availability: Please note that all prices are subject to change without prior notice. Prices advertised on this site are for online orders only. Prices on some items may differ from those advertised in RadioShack stores. All merchandise may not be available at all stores, and all stores may not participate in all sales promotions. We recommend you contact the store to confirm product availability and price.

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By phone: 1-800-843-7422

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Parts: 90 days
  • Labor: 90 days
Tech Specs

Customer Reviews

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Enercell™ Analog 9-Range Battery Checker
 
3.3

(based on 25 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (7)

65%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Reliable (12)
  • Versatile (10)
  • Rugged (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Casual user (18), Enthusiast (3), Power user (3)
        • Primary use:
        • Personal (24)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (14)

      Reviewed by 25 customers

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      1.0

      Not reliable

      By ER

      from Seattle

      About Me Casual User

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Not Reliable

        Best Uses

          Comments about Enercell™ Analog 9-Range Battery Checker:

          I tested a brand new 3V Lithium battery and the tester correctly indicated it was good. I then tested a known dead 3V Lithium battery and the tester incorrectly indicated it was also good. This device is useless!

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          It stopped working in less than 2 years.

          By Barbie

          from San Antonio

          About Me Casual User

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Enercell™ Analog 9-Range Battery Checker:

                I was spoiled by my last Radio Shack battery tester. It lasted 30+ years. This one didn't last for 2 years.

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Love this! Wish I'd bought it sooner!

                By Amy

                from DFW, Texas

                Pros

                • Consistent Performance
                • Good Length
                • Rugged
                • Versatile

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Enercell™ Analog 9-Range Battery Checker:

                    Love this battery tester! It has saved us so much time and money! My only regret....is that i didn't buy it sooner!

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    1.0

                    don't waste your money

                    By service tech

                    from illinois

                    About Me Power User

                    Pros

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Enercell™ Analog 9-Range Battery Checker:

                          I'm an electronic technician. I've tested probably 100 batteries with this unit. All batteries seem to test exactly the same. The meter deflects either to the same location, or not at all. I've taken batteries out of equipment like wireless microphones because it had stopped working, replaced the battery and the unit works fine. Proceeded to test the batteries on this tester, which measures them as good. I suspect that the tester does not test the batteries under load as it claims. Save your money. Don't buy this piece of trash.

                          • Primary use:
                          • Business
                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          4.0

                          Great tester

                          By Adam B.

                          from New England

                          About Me Casual User

                          Pros

                          • Consistent Performance

                          Cons

                          • Space For Leads Too Tight

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Enercell™ Analog 9-Range Battery Checker:

                            I've had this tester for a while and have had no problems with it. It works well and hasn't failed me yet. The only downfall, is that the compartment in the back where the leads are stored is very small and cramped, which makes it very difficult to shove the wires into.

                            • Primary use:
                            • Personal
                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

                            (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            1.0

                            Will return this one

                            By AMS

                            from Olmsted Falls, OH

                            About Me Casual User

                            Pros

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Enercell™ Analog 9-Range Battery Checker:

                                  I am tired of throwing batteries away without knowing i they are really dead. So I decided to buy this battery meter. Result: I checked old 2 AA Alkaline batteries and 2 AA Lithium batteries, they all show that they are done. Ok, I figured that. For comparison I checked 2 brandnew AA Alkalines and 2 brandnew AA Lithiums, and they show the same result. I also checked abrandnew AAA Lithium and a brandnew AAA Alkaline, both show dead as well. I might have gotten a faulty meter, so I will check with the store, but I don't trust this one.

                                  • Primary use:
                                  • Personal
                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • No

                                  (4 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  1.0

                                  not accurate

                                  By Bev

                                  from Trumbull, CT

                                  About Me Casual User

                                  Verified Reviewer

                                  Pros

                                    Cons

                                    • Not accurate

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Personal

                                    Comments about Enercell™ Analog 9-Range Battery Checker:

                                    I bought this so I would know if a battery is any good before throwing it out. The photo battery-3 V. tested good, but I couldn't use it in my camera, so the battery tester didn't help at all.

                                    • Primary use:
                                    • Personal
                                    • Was this a gift?:
                                    • No

                                    (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    2.0

                                    Bad test lests

                                    By David

                                    from Tryon NC

                                    About Me Casual User

                                    Pros

                                    • Cheap

                                    Cons

                                    • Poor leads

                                    Best Uses

                                    • General testing

                                    Comments about Enercell™ Analog 9-Range Battery Checker:

                                    I had to replace the black lead. I did not feel like driving 20 miles just to take it back. I had an old meter that I used to get a replacemnet lead.

                                    • Primary use:
                                    • Personal
                                    • Was this a gift?:
                                    • No

                                    (12 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    Have the older version...

                                    By DukeCityMan

                                    from Albuquerque, NM

                                    About Me Casual User

                                    Verified Reviewer

                                    Pros

                                    • Consistent Performance
                                    • Loads the battery
                                    • Rugged
                                    • Versatile

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                        Comments about Enercell™ Analog 9-Range Battery Checker:

                                        I've used one of these for a LONG time in one incarnation or another. I was a former RS employee for 15 years and these are the only battery testers I'd use and trust. They do load the battery properly for a good test and can test all sorts of batteries. I like to test button cells on these, especially the backup lithium batteries from computers. Yes, the backup batteries do go bad after a while and this is the perfect meter to test them with. The price is very resonable, it's accurate...and no, I don't work for RS anymore. :-)

                                        • Primary use:
                                        • Personal
                                        • Was this a gift?:
                                        • No

                                        (10 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

                                         
                                        5.0

                                        Good Battery Tester

                                        By Electronic Instructor

                                        from Lakewood, Colorado

                                        About Me Enthusiast

                                        Verified Reviewer

                                        Pros

                                        • It tested 9v at 10 ma
                                        • It tested AAA at 45 ma
                                        • It tested AA at 110 ma

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                            Comments about Enercell™ Analog 9-Range Battery Checker:

                                            If you don't want to use both test leads, you can hold the NEGATIVE side of a battery against the round terminal of the BUTTON CELL checker and touch the RED LEAD to the POSITIVE side of the battery.

                                            • Primary use:
                                            • Personal
                                            • Was this a gift?:
                                            • No

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