The Great Imaging Resource Battery Shootout!|
(Sunday, January 27, 2002 - 23:20 EST)
Which batteries will give your digicam the most shooting time? Dave rolls up his sleeves and dives in for the usual hyper-detailed article in our Great Battery Shootout...
Right after the camera itself, and having a large enough flash card, batteries are probably the most important element of your digicam "kit". In the AA-powered world, there's been a flood of different makes and models of NiMH rechargeables hit the market in the last year, with wildly varying claims of performance.
I've been tinkering with battery testing as a background task for the last year, and have finally gathered all the data together into a massive "battery shootout." The results are interesting, to say the least, with some batteries rated at lower mAh capacities performing better than others with higher mAh ratings. Read the shootout article for all the details...