HS10/20 moving up to DSLR - which one to get?

Started Aug 5, 2011 | Discussions thread
NOEL 100
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Re: AA batteries ... I am a convert, forget about em'!
In reply to buckshot, Aug 8, 2011

Buckets of batteries??????

I am now on a third set of rechargables for my S6500. Call me stingy but when the last set gave up the ghost suddenly I wanted to know why. After much research on many sites I came to the conclusion that deep cycling NiMH batteries actually damages them. With these batteries there is still a lot of confusion about how to treat them and some people and sites still recomend doing a full discharge, this is exactly what I did before they failed. As I understand it now a good quality regulated charger should be used and never completely flatten them and their life span will be greatly extended.

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