I thought third party batteries didn't work for the G1?

Started Aug 28, 2009 | Discussions thread
A Girard
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Re: I thought third party batteries didn't work for the G1?
In reply to Godfrey, Aug 28, 2009

Thanks for replying. So I guess I didn't get this firmware. What does this firmware do? (not that I plan to get it)

Godfrey wrote:

A Girard wrote:

Like the subject line says, I didn't think you could use other batteries for the G1. I just got an 11.00 (u.s.) battery on Ebay and it works fine. Is it because I didn't do some sort of firmware? Or is it for the GH1?

Firmware revision 1.3 blocks many third party batteries from working.
Some been updated now to be usable regardless.

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