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PowerEx Lithium-Ion digital camera batteries

By dpreview staff on Aug 5, 2003 at 07:58 GMT

PowerEx (Maha) has announced three new Lithium-Ion battery packs designed to be a cheaper option to the camera manufacturer branded packs. These batteries are essentially identical to the supplied battery and are fully compatible with both camera and charger. In some cases the PowerEx batteries actually have more capacity than the standard battery. The MH-FM50 is compatible with Sony cameras which used the NP-FM50 battery, the MH-ENEL3 is compatible with tne Nikon D100 and the MH-NP200 is compatible with the Minolta DiMAGE X, Xi and Xt. These batteries are in addition to the wide range of compatible (cheaper than branded) Lithium-Ion batteries PowerEx already have.

Click here for PowerEx's Lithium-Ion batteries page

Press Release:

PowerEx Adds More Digicam Battery Packs to Its Lineup

LA VERNE, CA ------ Maha Energy Corp., the maker of the PowerEx brand rechargeable batteries and chargers, is pleased to announce three additions to its lithium ion & polymer digital camera battery pack product line.

The three models fit Sony, Nikon and Minolta, respectively:

  • MH-FM50 1400mAh 7.4V Li-Ion
    Compatible with Sony®:
    • Sony® Camcorder – DCR-PC110
    • Sony® Digital Cameras – DSC-F707, DSC-F717, DSC-S30, DSC-S50, DSC-S70, DSC-S75, DSC-S85, MVC-CD200, MVC-CD300, MVC-CD400, MVC-CD500
       
  • MH-ENEL3 1400mAh 7.4V Li-Ion
    Compatible with Nikon®:
    • D100
       
  • MH-NP200 750mAh 3.7V Li-Ion
    Compatible with Minolta®:
    • Dimage X, Dimage Xt, Dimage Xi

In addition to their high capacity, these batteries also have excellent recycle time, making them very useful for cameras with built-in speedlights or flashes. This improved performance is particular evident in the MH-ENEL3 battery pack used in the professional Nikon D100 digital SLR camera.

These battery packs are fully compatible with the cameras they are designed for as well as all original chargers and accessories.

PowerEx also offers many other battery packs for popular Canon, Fuji, Kodak, Fuji, Minolta, Ricoh, and Toshiba digital cameras, as well as others that use AA and AAA format NiMH rechargeable batteries.

Maha Energy Corp., a leading provider of consumer and industrial battery and charging solutions, operates a global network of manufacturing, design and distribution locations to serve both standard and OEM customers.

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