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Old Jan 9, 2011, 2:00 PM   #1
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Default NiZn AA's work great in my SX130!

I bought Canon's SX130 for Christmas and as the reviews say, it "eats" alkakines for lunch! My first pair lasted for 5 photos and one short movie and then the "replace battery" warning came on. My second set of alkalines lasted a bit longer, but not much. I tried some old NiMh AA's and charged them up, only to find that they wouldn't power the camera properly. So, after some research, I tried the NiZn AA's from PowerGenex, which hold a 1.6 volt charge, rather than the 1.2 volt charge that NiMh's hold. What a great battery! It's been in my camera almost 2 weeks now and no sign of weakening. I've read several reviews from other digicam owners and they all agree that this set of batteries functions the best. And they were a steal (around $10) for the charger and 4 AA's at amazon.I'm just amazed at the difference and performance, I've been shooting a lot of HD movies.
PowerGenix ZR-PGX5HRAA-4B, 3-5-Hour Fast Charger with 4 AA 1.6v High Voltage Rechargeable Batteries (Green)
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Old Jan 11, 2011, 10:45 AM   #2
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I have the same battery in my old Sony H2, they work great. The H2 eats Ni-MH very fast in this camera. The Genix NiZn batteries solved my problem.
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