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Old Dec 31, 2007, 2:11 PM   #1
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From what I saw on http://www.velocityreviews.com

OK, so if I have 4 ni-mh P511's for my canon drebel and 12 ni-mh AA batteries for my flash (4 AAs are used at a time) and board a plane for a trip to a car show will I be bequired to throw them away?

Other wise, I'll jsut send my batteries to the hotel where I am staying and this will avoid the situation at the airport.

Anyone else???

>>> The TSA is going to restrict lithium battery carrying on airplanes
>>> beginning Jan 1. The rules are ridiculously complicated but it sounds
>>> like the max in carryon is two or three lithium batteries (counting the
>>> installed battery as one of the two max per the chart, or two spares
>>> allowed per the text) and there is a maximum total lithium weight
>>> allowed.
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Old Dec 31, 2007, 2:45 PM   #2
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It's for Li-Ion batteries which were catching fire or explode lately in laptops and cellphones plus lots of recalls from manufacturers. Ni-MH batteries should be ok. Your DRebel uses Li-Ion rechargeables. You should keep the plastic protective cover on the spare battery.

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