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12-25-2013, 10:38 AM   #1
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Removing Batteries Before Fully Charged

Is it okay to remove the battery from the charger before the green light goes out?

12-25-2013, 12:06 PM   #2
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Of course. :-).
Current battery technology does not suffer from "memory" issues of years ago.
So it is ok to charge near full batteries and to use them if necessary before they are done.
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Depends upon which types of batteries you are talking about. Lithium cells should take no harm. NiMH amd NiCd cells suffer from 'memory' and should undergo full discharge-recharge cycles.
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Thank you. I was referring to the original battery unit that comes with the K-30.

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no harm there,

although it is a good idea every once and a while to do a full discharge and charge cycle. Maybe every 6 months or so drain it all thw way down until the camera shuts off, then charge it fully (or just overnight)
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Sounds good, thanks again.

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