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Subject: Re[2]: battery charging with auto power off
From: Uwe Freese (
Date: 2002-10-27

Hello langhaarrocker,

langhaarrocker wrote on Sunday, October 27, 2002, 7:27:23 PM:

l> Althought discharging before charging is a good idea for NiCd accus
l> I'm not that sure wether that applies to NiMH accus, too. I'm
l> convinced that I killed NiMH accus that way before - using a charger
l> that is designed for both, NiCd and NiMH.

Agreed: For NiMHs, one should make a complete cycle (discharge + charge)
about every 5th charge. I heard that it is bad for them if one
discharges them complete every time.

Bye, Uwe.

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