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10-28-2010, 03:34 PM   #1
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Are Energizer Ni-MH safe?

not so worried about how long they last as much as how safe they are.

heres the the thing, I randomly bought these the other day...while charging I was reading In the Kx book. they are not suggest.....

why Is that? should I try to take these batterys/charger back?

10-28-2010, 03:36 PM   #2
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NiMHs are fine in the K-x. It even has a specific battery setting for them.
10-28-2010, 03:43 PM   #3
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I just dident want to mess up the...voltage? or something else that could hurt, break or short out the camera
10-29-2010, 12:48 PM   #4
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Are you sure that they recommended against NiMHs? I'm shocked at this, since probably 95%+ of K-x users are using NiMH cells.

All NiMH cells have the same nominal voltage (1.2 volts) so if one works, any will work (only difference being capacity and self-discharge time - ULSDs will retain their charge when not used for FAR longer.)

Perhaps they were recommending against NiCd? Same nominal voltage, but significantly reduced capacity, worse self-discharge than even non-ULSD NiMHs (I think), and they contain toxic materials.

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Yes, NiMH are fine. Their voltage is lower than Alkaline or Lithium. cells.

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