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Insignia™ - AA Batteries (8-Pack)

Model: NS-CB8AASKU: 5491508

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Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars with 9999 reviews

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  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Better off getting batteries at Aldi

    Posted
    Garbage
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    I used these batteries to power my Christmas wreath and aso installed in my battery operated candles I put in my windows for the holidays. Well the wreath batteries which took 3 AA, that died in 4 days. previous years the Duracell batteries or Energizers I used would last me the entire season of about 6 weeks and I could remove them and use them in another low power item like a remote; not these Insignia batteries though. In the battery operated candles (which took 2 AA) they died after 8 hours of use. Again, that has never happened. I had candles in all windows so I burned through half a pack of this value pack in one night. I will NEVER AGAIN buy this. I've had Dollar Tree and Aldi batteries that last longer than these. I bought this large pack for about $8. That is the only reason I am giving this 2 stars and not 1.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    batteries will not run my camera flash.

    Posted
    Battery
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    I bought these batteries because they seemed to be a bargain. BIG mistake. opened the box and poped a set into my Nikon camera flash to prepare for a big trip. They would not charge the flash to use. Tried various others in the set and none of them would work. I thought they were dead but I put a set in my TV remote and they worked. Very Undercharged. When I tried to return them to the store and explained my situation. The Staff hard cored me and said they would not take them back, Lousy product. This is the Best Buy brand. It definitely was a crappy buy. Big waste of money.. Lousy customer service to top it off. Live and learn next time I will go to Lowes and buy the batteries there, at Ieast I know work since I got my last set there.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Just as good as Rayovac batteries

    Posted
    Oscaragutierrez
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    Honestly these batteries the Insignia brand are just as good as real vac batteries and you saved $2 not bad would I buy these on a continuous basis if they continue to perform up to my expectations yes I would buy and continue to buy the Best Buy brand of double a batteries that I use on my radio scanner that I bought I have a Uniden radio scanner and I use a lot of double a batteries but you know just in case of an emergency house and need the batteries for flashlights and things so again they're just as good as real vac and a pack of 48 of real vac or about costs about $16.99 and a pack of Insignia cost about $14.99. So again to see the next couple of bucks yeah I'll go with no name brand or store brand you to see if couple of box so if you're going to stock up on a lot of batteries Best Buy's Insignia brand is not bad already you guys have luck and if you find it on sale buy it on sale

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    BB/Insignia - A Safe Bet

    Posted
    SHCE
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    I've learned over time, that Insignia is a BestBuy exclusive generic product line, offering more than just batteries, but a whole line of many quality electronic items at great low prices. Their batteries are A+, last a long time, and often appear in the Deal of the Day specials, with a savings of 50% or more. I recommend buying the bulk packs, the deals are phenomenal, and they store for a very long time without losing quality. Just be sure to check the expire dates, (which are always at least 2-3 years), to get the maximum benefit. My only negative, which isn't a negative at all, is that you shouldn't use these batteries in products that would be best serviced with high-end lithium batteries, b/c they won't last very long if you do.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good deal

    Posted
    Andy
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    These batteries are every bit as good as the Big name brands, and when you get them on the Deal of the Day, they are one of the best values around. I bought a pack to use in my trail cameras, since they take 6 to 8 batteries (depending on brand) each. I was pleasantly surprised with the length of time they lasted, especially being exposed to cold temperatures. I sat the cameras out in August and in the end of November the batteries were still showing well over half life. I was happy with this considering the cameras were taking an average of 500 pictures a week, many of those after dark where the infrared flash was using extra battery power too. Don’t hesitate... buy these batteries. You won’t be sorry.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    EXCELLENT QUANTITY FOR THE PRICE, ALWAYS LAST.

    Posted
    Bigboybutan
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    I purchase these in both AA and AAA when they go on sale in the large quanity size when I see for the weekend as they are discounted often during the year. I have intricate rechargeable batteries of different types and advanced chargers showing Min/MAx, etc...I am a battery dork. Purchasing any kind of disposable batteries will get you hung upside down in that circle. The fact is I have tons of electronics with a multitude of remote controls, switches and various simple not often used devices throughout which if you are reading this-YOU do as well and these are what the Insignia Brand batteries are for and far outlast the big brands from my usage. When these are reduced for AA, you cant beat that deal. Always take any battery out if not using a device for months at a time though just a reminder.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Value for the money - great

    Posted
    David000

    These batteries last as long in my devices as any other brand name or not AA cells that I have ever used. I h ave never found a dud or one that displayed a =n unusual short life. The only thing that disappointed me was the last batch of 48 purchased from Best Buy only had a 5-year service date. Nealy all alkaline batteries purchased these days have a 10-year shelf life. Maybe mine was from an old stock that had been shoved to the back of the shelf in the warehouse. In any case it wasn't what I have come to expect from Best Buy. I definitely recommend these batteries for any general use application. For any device that is "mission critical" I always use lithium batteries but use these for everything else.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    These batteries are great, and you'll save some $$

    Posted
    stevefromtheburbs
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    I've been buying these batteries for years now. Not a single leak, not a single dead battery, nothing wrong at all. They last a long time, and are a decent value. On top of that, I look for them when they go on sale, which makes them an even better value. I used to get rechargeable batteries, and then I started to do the math and realized how costly this got to be. It is also nice to have batteries with a long shelf life that can be there when the power is out, or whatever, without having to find the discharged rechargeables and then have to charge them. So, you can buy these with confidence and without hesitation. I've been doing this with Best Buy branded batteries for years now.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    batteries. good for any occassion

    Posted
    ryuken83
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    So I needed batteries. these things are surprisingly expensive if you've ever noticed. Especially when you try to get them in a non bulk setting. Anyhow, I'm not above getting generic brand products. Things like batteries are pricey enough and I just need them for the endless toys that my children have. I went ahead and got these prior to the holidays and l'm happy with them. The price wasn't that bad and it was a nice amount of batteries. As long as I ration them out they'll last for months. as to how long they last well........let's be honest, who uses batteries in this day and age? Unless you have children (young kids who still use battery operated toys) you either don't care or you don't notice. For the price this is fine. I'd buy again.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    EZ Test 4U B4 Buying Batteries (Cell Lesson)

    Posted
    OldSchool

    Almost straight to the point: FYI, technically these are "cells". "Batteries" are made up of more than one connected cell such as in the typical 9V. For all cells, the types of the electrode materials in the cells will determine the cell's (fixed) voltage. The current (which does the work, measured in amps) will be determined by the amount of these electrode materials installed into the cell by the manufacturer. If you want more power (volts x amps), just compare the weight of an equal number of Brand "X" cells to the weight of another brand under consideration. Okay, for those of you who had the attention span to make it this far, here's that point (finally): Buy the heavier ones.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    good for the money

    Posted
    OscarAG2018
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    When I always consider buying a product always consider three things price per unit and compare ability to other products I'd say Insignia is just as good as real vac or Energizer just the only thing is it's the store brand Insignia is Best Buy's brand and I think it's well worth considering buying specially when you want to save up to $3 on the purchase of batteries and get the same amount of batteries per pack or maybe a few so with these batteries would you do it's always best to just go with the generic battery like insignia if you're going to go strictly with alkaline disposable batteries

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Insignia™ - AA Batteries (48-Pack)

    Posted
    Maytag
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    Insignia™ - AA Batteries (48-Pack) Quite a cheap price after my reward. Under $5 after a sale price just before I ordered. Works as expected, great batteries for the price. Ordered these for daily use, especially for my son's remote control car. Been using it in clock, flashlight, toy etc, and so far they have been running well. These batteries seem to last as long as the name brands you would purchase at the local shops, but much cheaper than the shops. It helps me save a lot of money and avoid the trouble of running to the shop every time I need batteries. What I liked most about is its packaged! It comes in a card box that can be open/closed

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Store brand - good quality so far

    Posted
    ckent24
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    I bought these batteries on sale and used a $5.00 Rewards voucher, so my cost ended up around $5.99 for the box. I haven't yet used them in anything (like TV remote) to give me a good indication of how long they'll last, but I did have several in some holiday candles that came on for about 6 hrs every day for approximately a month. They lasted all through the holiday and I've now used one set from the candles in my Xbox controller and they're still going. So they seem to be pretty good. Are they as good as a name brand? Only time will tell, but I think they are definitely a good value for what I paid (and for the price without my $5.00 Reward certificate).

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good battery for the price

    Posted
    GoDawgs
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    I buy these batteries everytime I see them on Deal of the Day. I get the AAA and AA. I use LED flashlights daily which use the AAA and our son uses the AA in his gaming controller. These batteries do not have the life of some higher end batteries but they are such a great value when on sale that you can afford to throw them away sooner than others because you were able to buy so many of them at a great price. If you go through a lot of batteries these are well worth buying.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Seem to do what batteries should do!

    Posted
    LittleAVGuy
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    These are tough to review at this point because you really need to wait and see how batteries perform over the long haul. At this point all I can really say is that when I put them into things they work and the overall build quality seems fine. So far so good. I have had some cheap batteries with an outer shell that seemed to be splitting or poorly adhered but these are fine. I like the very compact packaging. I have noticed that some brands have gone to a big cardboard backer for batteries, I am assuming for display in the store purposes, but that makes them more difficult to store at home.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Terrible quality

    Posted
    Billy

    These batteries are very reasonably priced and seem like a great deal. However, once you start to use them, you change your mind. I started by putting two in my tv remote. They lasted about 8 days and died. Then, I put two in a small flash light. They worked for two hours and they died. I would recommend buying other batteries and not Insignia. A one star rating is generous for these batteries. If I could give a zero, I would. I feel that Insignia is a cheap brand that does NOT make a quality product. I will never buy Insignia again.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Reliable Batteries

    Posted
    Acadius
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    Every other month I purchase these batteries because they last a long time and they are affordable compared to the name brands. I use six of these AA batteries in the flashlight that I use every night during the rescue patrols that bring me to some very dark areas that require me to have a lot of light. I would say that I have to change the six batteries every 2 1/2 weeks at which point the LED flashlight I use begins to slightly dim. Whenever I see these batteries offered in the Deal of the Day, I jump on them.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Do not last very long - poor

    Posted
    RCC344
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    Purchased 48 pack of Insignia AA batteries in Oct with a date of Aug 2023. Placed in Christmas decorations and find that they are failing. Test at 1.6 v in the box and drop to less than 1 v after minimal use. I have last years Maxcell batteries that are still going strong in the same decorations. Dollar store carbon batteries last longer. Also purchased a 48 pack of Insignia AAA batteries. Waiting to see if they are any better. Strange that I don't see any other poor ratings. Not what I expected from Best Buy.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    I always have these on hand

    Posted
    DJ11001
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    For the past few years, I have picked up this (48) pack and the same pack in the (AAA) size. It's a great deal and the batteries perform as expected. Between the kids toys and our TV remotes flashlights, smoke detectors, etc. I can usually make it an entire year on 1 pack of these. I have never done any side by side comparison with Energizer or Duracell, but I feel these batteries get the job done and I don't notice myself burning through them any faster than I would using another brand.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Very Short Life

    Posted
    GringoBling
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    I put 8 brand new Insignia AA batteries in a trail camera on December 9. I went to check the pictures on the camera yesterday and the pictures stopped taking 3 days after I put them in. The batteries were dead. My son put some in his Xbox controllers and said they lasted a week. These are junk batteries- unfortunately I bought about 150 of these because it seemed like such a great sale price.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend