[geeks] Pointers for iPod battery (3rd Gen)
alaric at metrocast.net
Thu Jul 16 09:08:16 CDT 2009
Lionel Peterson wrote:
> On Jul 16, 2009, at 8:06 AM, Phil Stracchino <alaric at metrocast.net>
>> I just bought a new battery for my Canon digital camera that claims
>> almost double the capacity of an original Canon BP511. Granted the
>> battery's only been through one or two charge cycles, but so far I
>> not seen evidence of the increased capacity.
> Might your camera need to be 'trained' to use the full capacity of the
> new battery? I remember some laptops required you to drain to "0" then
> charge fully and drain again before they 'knew' about the capacity of
> the new battery...
I don't know of any way to "train" it. But I do recall reading that
some lithium-ion batteries require a couple of charge/discharge cycles
to reach full capacity.
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