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Discussion: Being rechargeable does help

in: davelevine; davelevine > 2016-03-08

Mar 9, 2016 7:36 PM # 
That's the one thing I like about my Garmin Forerunner 405Cx now that it's basically useless as a GPS - it presumably won't die and need a new battery in the kind of time frame most digital watches would. I wonder how many recharge cycles it's actually good for but not intensely enough to have made any attempt to find out yet.
Mar 10, 2016 1:34 PM # 
Maybe now would be a good time for me to get a new Garmin, but either way (Garmin or non-Garmin) a rechargeable stop watch might be a good replacement for the dead one.
Mar 11, 2016 8:45 PM # 
Does that even exist outside of the realm of GPS watches? I certainly find watches dying on me and needing to go out and buy a new battery more annoying than having to recharge my watch but I could see the rechargeable battery being expensive enough to make people like me a very niche market, outside of those who actually need a GPS.
Mar 15, 2016 12:41 PM # 
Does it exist? I'm really not sure but I'm leaning towards getting a new GPS watch. Even the old one isn't completely broken, it is considerably less than fully functional.

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