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#1 Gencer Hassan

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Posted 01 May 2007 - 05:43 PM

Hi, i'm really new to this super8 stuff and i'm about to take delivery of a Nizo 4080. I've done a bit of searching but i am still unsure as to what type of batteries i should use with this camera. I dont want to damage the thing so any advice would be welcome.

Thanks.

Sorry this a duplicate post, i've re-posted using my full name.

Edited by Gencer Hassan, 01 May 2007 - 05:44 PM.

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#2 Bernhard Zitz

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Posted 01 May 2007 - 06:45 PM

It's designed for 1.2V rechargeable batteries, allthough it works with regular 1.5V, the circuit is protected against overload by diodes.

check here: http://super8wiki.co...x.php/Nizo_4080

anyway rechargeable batteries are cheaper and more enviroment-friendly on the long term...

cheers, Bernhard
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#3 Gencer Hassan

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Posted 02 May 2007 - 03:10 AM

So something like these would be perfect then ?
http://www.maplin.co...=...396&doy=2m5

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Posted 02 May 2007 - 04:30 PM

So something like these would be perfect then ?
http://www.maplin.co...=...396&doy=2m5

Gencer



Those will work. As a personal preference, I'd go with 1.2v Ni-Cd. These are 1.5v Ni-MH. Most chargers you find will recharge both. I get mine from here:

http://www.megabatteries.com

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