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Mathew Apr 23, 2003 4:02 AM

Memory effect on NiMH batteries
I bought a Sony P31 with two NiMH batteries and charger. Sony's manual says about memory effect in NiMH batteries. I had read about memory effect only in respect of NiCad batteries and was under the impression that NiMH batteries do not have this problem. I will be grateful for expert opinion in this regard.

gibsonpd3620 Apr 25, 2003 4:18 PM

The "memory effect" is very minimal in NiMh batteries but does exist. Discharge the batteries to zero about every three or four months and then do a complete recharge. NiMh batteries lose their charge as they sit. If you plan on a large shoot, you should charge your batteries the night before or carry extra batteries.

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