Thats what I meant saying "standard charging method".
The NiMHs will not be optimal charged within the MP120 or in the MP120
But to repeat: the different charging characteristics of NiCd and NiMH come
into play only in case you want to charge them quickly and with higher
currents, what is not the case inside the MP120 or in the charger/stand,
because the power adaptor simply cannot provide sufficient current.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: newtontalk-bounce_at_newtontalk.net
> [mailto:newtontalk-bounce_at_newtontalk.net]On Behalf Of Eric L. Strobel
> Sent: Tuesday, June 18, 2002 7:18 PM
> To: newtontalk_at_newtontalk.net
> Subject: Re: [NTLK] NIMH AA battery level
> on 6/18/02 11:11 AM, Johannes Wolf at mp2100_at_mail-gw.estec.esa.nl wrote:
> > Nope, thats not true,
> > I used 1200mAh NiMH cells in my MP120 for 2 years without having any
> > problem.
> > Johannes
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: newtontalk-bounce_at_newtontalk.net
> >> [mailto:newtontalk-bounce_at_newtontalk.net]On Behalf Of Robert Benschop
> >> Sent: Tuesday, June 18, 2002 4:57 PM
> >> To: NewtonTalk
> >> Subject: Re: [NTLK] NIMH AA battery level
> >> on 18-06-2002 3:50, Rob Frohne at frohro_at_wwc.edu wrote:
> >>> Ah ha! Now I understand. I'll have to try that. I'm using NiMH
> >>> rechargables, and found that the Newton charger wouldn't
> recharge them.
> >>> I'll have to try your suggestion!
> >> Take care, 1x0 models only take NiCD batteries AFAIK.
> Interestingly, the FAQ (II.B.6) states that NiCAD or NiMH
> rechargeables can
> be used. HOWEVER... Have a look at the following link from the list
> The key paragraph is:
> > Only use NiCad Batteries Do not Use NiMH The reason is that those cells
> > require charge characteristics that are much different from
> what NiCd cells
> > require. The charge circuitry of the Newton 110 / 120 / 130 models was
> > designed for charging NiCd cells and can't provide these charge
> > characteristics. Ignoring this would mean the NiMH cells would never be
> > charged in a way required to maintain their optimal >
> perfomance, and there is
> > a more-than-average chance that they would be harmed over time.
> Going back and looking at that, I think that link should be used to update
> the FAQ on this topic.
> - Eric.
> Eric Strobel (fyzycyst_at_NOSPAM^mailaps.org)
> If aviation had grown as slowly as space travel, the first paying
> customer would have flown in 1943 -- in the 1,657th expendable Wright
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