How long do Airsoft batteries last?

      by Phil Borges // in Articles

Airsoft batteries are one of the most important pieces to an Airsoft gun. They are the lifeblood of every Airsoft player. They provide power to electric rifles or pistols so you can enjoy hours of fun shooting people with it. But how long do they last? This blog post discusses how long Airsoft batteries last, the types of rechargeable batteries used in Airsoft guns, and various ways to increase battery life with some simple tactics.

How long will an Airsoft gun battery last?

This is a question that does not have a definitive answer because it depends on several factors, such as the type of battery, the brand, how often it is used, and even the weather. Generally speaking, most Airsoft gun batteries will last for between 500 and 1000 shots. It is important to note that this number can vary depending on the conditions mentioned above.

Airsoft batteries come in a variety of shapes and sizes, but the most common type is the Nickel-Cadmium battery. These batteries are usually rated at 1000mAh or higher, which means they can provide plenty of shots before needing to be replaced. There are also newer types of rechargeable Airsoft gun batteries, such as Lithium Polymer. These batteries are lighter than Nickel-Cadmium, but they also have a higher price tag attached to them.

Whichever type of battery you choose, it is important to take care of it properly. This means keeping it clean and free from dirt and debris, as well as storing it in a cool, dry place when not in use. By following these simple tips, you can help extend the life of your Airsoft gun battery.

How long does a 9.6 V Airsoft battery last?

A standard Airsoft battery, usually a NiMH or Nimh battery, will last about 500-700 charges. So if you use your Airsoft gun once a week on average, that battery should last you around two years. Of course, this all depends on the make and model of the battery as well as the type of Airsoft gun you are using. High-powered Airsoft guns will drain a battery faster than low-powered ones. So if you have an Airsoft gun with a high rate of fire, you may need to replace your battery more often than someone who has a gun with a lower rate of fire.

A 9.6v Airsoft battery can last up to six hours depending on the gun as well as how often you shoot it. How old or new the battery is will also impact how long it lasts. If you have a brand new battery and use your gun once every two weeks, the battery can last up to six hours on average with this frequency of usage. Older batteries will not last as long due to their natural wear and tear over time.

How long will a 1000 mAH Airsoft battery last?

Well, it depends on what gun you're using and how much power the battery pack is providing.

If you're using it with a stock gun, then expect around 1000 shots. If your AEG is upgraded and uses more amperage from the battery pack, then you can get fewer shots since there will be increased stress on the battery because of the high draw rate.

There are some factors that will reduce the life of your Airsoft batteries. And these are high temperatures and over-discharge. If you're running your gun in hot weather, then the life of the battery will be considerably reduced. And if it is overcharged, or discharged too far down (below 20%), then its performance and longevity will also suffer.

Even though Airsoft batteries are rechargeable units that can last for hundreds of shots each time they are used, they do not last forever. Airsoft batteries will eventually fade and die, but this doesn't always happen on the first use.

Is it OK to leave the battery in an Airsoft gun?

Keeping the batteries in an Airsoft gun for a longer period of time is not a good idea. The battery will eventually lose its full capacity, and the Airsoft gun may stop working due to lack of power. This means that you need to keep extra batteries available so that your Airsoft equipment remains fully functional at all times – even if one battery has lost some charge, another fresh battery can take over and keep the equipment working normally.

Leaving the batteries in an Airsoft gun will also shorten their lifespan, and you might have to replace them more often than if you took them out of the gun after each use.

In general, it is a good idea to take the batteries out of the Airsoft gun when not in use. This way, you can be sure that they will last longer, and your Airsoft equipment will always be ready for action.

In conclusion, proper maintenance of Airsoft batteries will help you avoid all potential inconveniences related to their use.

It's always the best practice to take out the battery from your Airsoft gun once you're done using it for the day or session. This will firstly ensure that you're gun is always in working order. Secondly, the battery will have a longer life, and thirdly it'll prevent any accidental discharges.

When storing your Airsoft gear, make sure to put each component in its own designated storage container. This includes the batteries - store them separately from the guns and other accessories. By following these simple steps, you can be sure that your batteries are protected against any damage.

About the Author

Hi, I'm Phil Borges.. thanks for reading.. My wife says I can't shut up about batteries so to save my marriage I've started this blog .. where I'd be ranting about batteries! Please leave a comment if you have any questions, I'm happy to help!