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Everything you want to know about Eneloop

Welcome to eneloop101, with all info dedicated to Eneloops , referred to as the Eneloop Encyclopedia, aka, Eneloopedia.

Eneloop batteries were first introduced in November 2005 by Sanyo, Japan. Arguably the best rechargeable NiMH batteries for the past 10 years, and tests have proven them to be the top in the NiMH battery industry to this day.

For detailed info, product sheets, pdf files go directly to the complete overview Eneloop batteries 2005-2017

Eneloop tests

A list of Eneloop tests performed by different people, so you are able to compare them with other batteries.

Battery test graph

What are Fake Eneloops?

A list of characteristics on how to spot some counterfeits.
Some are more obvious then others.

Funny picture of fake battery

Special edition batteries

Some handsome batteries you got there!

In 2009 Sanyo released their first limited edition eneloops, called Eneloop tones.

In 2010 Sanyo Eneloop celebrated their 5 year anniversary with a special edition Eneloop, called Eneloop Tones Glitter.  Since then they regularly update their special edition line-up with many kinds of wrappers, including Chocolate tones, Forest tones, with the latest addition being the Eneloop tones expedition.

For the complete line-up of all 21 special editions watch All limited edition Eneloop batteries

All chargers 2005 - Today

Do you know how to charge your Eneloop batteries?

Both Sanyo and Panasonic have been making some interesting chargers. The sad thing is that not all of their chargers are good. Some of them charge a pair of batteries for X amount of hours, and then stop. These are sometimes called dumb chargers...... They are time-based chargers.

Continue reading about Charging or jump to the overview with all Sanyo and Panasonic battery chargers ever produced.


Eneloop Products

More than just batteries

In 2006 Sanyo introduced the `Eneloop Universe`.
This expanded the concept of Eneloop.  It received the 2007 Good Design Award with their intuitive lineup of products.

This included a lamp, portable solar charger, neck warmer,  bicycles and more.

With the official closing of the Sanyo trademark in Japan in March 2012, "Eneloop universe" stopped as well. Some products like the mobile boosters have been improved and sold under the Panasonic brand.

Watch all the Eneloop products (Eneloop Universe) ever produced