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battery charging question

Discussion in 'Electronic Basics' started by [email protected], Jan 18, 2006.

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  1. Guest

    Hi to all.
    The camera that I just baught comes with NiMh batteries and a
    charger.Can I charge Nicad's in this charger. A quick glance on the
    internet shows that these type of batteries are almost identical. I am
    pretty sure there should be no problem using Nicads in the charger ,
    but as I'm in no hurry I thought I'd check.
  2. Jasen Betts

    Jasen Betts Guest

    many NiMh chragers are suited to charging NiCd cells, but if yours doesn't
    say so it might be bad for them.
  3. Bob Monsen

    Bob Monsen Guest

    I believe that nicads can always be charged with nimh chargers, but not
    the other way around. nimh cells are a bit more difficult to detect
    end-of-charge on. So, I'd say go for it. If you are really worried, don't
    ask here, send email to the manufacturer and ask them.

    Bob Monsen

    "a scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, -- a mere
    heart of stone"
    -- Charles Darwin
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