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Old Aug 7, 2004, 4:21 AM   #1
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Just wanted to chirp in saying that Power 2000 (i dunno who makes em) now have a 2500maH NiMH AA battery, I just ordered a 4 pack for my DSC-W1,I will let you guys know how many more pics I can take versus the 2100's it came with
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Old Aug 13, 2004, 10:00 AM   #2
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Great! More life to my digicam!:idea:

So, any comments? Does it make a big difference between 2100 & 2500?
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Old Aug 14, 2004, 7:56 PM   #3
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Just going from 2100 to 2300 is an enormous difference for my camera - the 2300s lasted for days with hundreds of shots, even managed a trip to London on the same charge, whereas 2100s just managed a few hundred.

Anyone seen the 2500mah for sale anywhere?
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Old Aug 14, 2004, 8:59 PM   #4
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Hey "Hashcam", did you already received your 2500? Can you post a review? TNX!!!
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Old Aug 17, 2004, 12:55 PM   #5
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thats a nice jump up from the 2 sets of 2200mAh ones I have now.... I noticed a large jump going from the 1700's that came with my camera to the 2200's... that would be another nice jump to 2500's. Can't wait to hear the results!:-)
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Old Aug 26, 2004, 1:25 PM   #6
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Anyone actually using these 2500mah batteries yet?
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Old Aug 26, 2004, 1:38 PM   #7
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Buying batteries based on mAh ratings is like buying a car based on its top speed.

Numbers sell, but it's not the full story.

http://www.imaging-resource.com/ACCS/BATTS/BATTS.HTM

Testing shows manufacturers lie about capacity ratings.
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Old Aug 27, 2004, 8:03 AM   #8
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Onyx wrote:
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Buying batteries based on mAh ratings is like buying a car based on its top speed.

Numbers sell, but it's not the full story.

http://www.imaging-resource.com/ACCS/BATTS/BATTS.HTM

Testing shows manufacturers lie about capacity ratings.

I agree. Some manufacturers are definately overentusiastic about their ratings. I've found that Sanyo is the most honest in their nameplate capacities. They are the only ones that actually underrrated their 1600 mAh cells. I have 4 of these and their measure like 1650 mAh at C/3 discharge rate.
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Old Aug 27, 2004, 12:31 PM   #9
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blr wrote:
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Onyx wrote:
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Buying batteries based on mAh ratings is like buying a car based on its top speed.

Numbers sell, but it's not the full story.

http://www.imaging-resource.com/ACCS/BATTS/BATTS.HTM

Testing shows manufacturers lie about capacity ratings.

I agree. Some manufacturers are definately overentusiastic about their ratings. I've found that Sanyo is the most honest in their nameplate capacities. They are the only ones that actually underrrated their 1600 mAh cells. I have 4 of these and their measure like 1650 mAh at C/3 discharge rate.
True! True!!!

Sanyo is really one of the best!!!
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Old Aug 28, 2004, 1:36 AM   #10
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Don't forget that normally the higher the capacity they fewer cycles they will last before starting to lose capacity. So after about 300 cycles your 2500 may actually be down to 2100 if they were every truly 2500's in the first place.

I agree with the comment that Sanyo's normally are very accurately rated. I have also found the Engergizer ones seem very similar to the Sanyo's of equal capacity.
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