Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/01/28

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Subject: Re: [Leica] New type of batteries
From: "A.H.SCHMIDT" <>
Date: Sun, 28 Jan 2001 23:11:23 +1100
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D Khong wrote:

> Horst,
> I have used a couple of Grandcells and they tend to leak at the base after
> a while. Maybe it's my local tropical climate but be careful anyway.
> Dan K.

Dan, do you use the charger recomended by them? The standard Ni-Cad charger is
not recomended. It does make them leak, because it keeps on charging with a
constant current,
even when the batteries are fullly charged. Ni-Cads have no problems with this.

Regards, Horst Schmidt

In reply to: Message from "Ernest B. Ferro" <> ([Leica] Long M Lenses)
Message from D Khong <> (Re: [Leica] New type of batteries)