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richarap
06-08-2005, 07:45 PM
As I understand it the mah number on rechargable nimh batteries is just how much juice they hold and isn't related to energy output. So if a manufacturer suggests a certain number it sould be okay to havea higher number and not risk damaging the camera, as long as the voltage is equal. Is this right, or am i missing something?
--andrew

John_Reed
06-08-2005, 07:51 PM
As I understand it the mah number on rechargable nimh batteries is just how much juice they hold and isn't related to energy output. So if a manufacturer suggests a certain number it sould be okay to havea higher number and not risk damaging the camera, as long as the voltage is equal. Is this right, or am i missing something?
--andrewBut actually, the "mAh" spec is a measure of stored energy, not voltage; the voltage output, as you surmised, will be safe, but the battery will last longer if the number is higher.

Fred
06-09-2005, 11:25 AM
My understanding is the same as John's.