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Just out of curiosity, which case did you buy for your camera that can hold batteries as well, and how much were the batteries? thanks, "Andrew Koenig" <arkacm.org> wrote in message news:yu99isqak2uu.fsftinker.research.att.com... > > Is there a way to charge the battery while it is inside the camera > > or do you have to remove the battery to charge it? > > On my S110, you have to take the battery out to charge it. > As I have three batteries and rotate them, this isn't a problem. > > > Also, can you read the photos and erase ...

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    Just out of curiosity, which case did you buy for your camera that can hold
    batteries as well, and how much were the batteries?

    thanks,


    "Andrew Koenig" <arkacm.org> wrote in message
    news:yu99isqak2uu.fsftinker.research.att.com...
    > > Is there a way to charge the battery while it is inside the camera
    > > or do you have to remove the battery to charge it?
    >
    > On my S110, you have to take the battery out to charge it.
    > As I have three batteries and rotate them, this isn't a problem.
    >
    > > Also, can you read the photos and erase the memory card via the USB
    > > connection?
    >
    > For the S110, the answer is yes. I can't imagine that it would be
    > otherwise on the S400.
    >
    > > The camera looks good for my needs, but I don't know whether I'd
    > > want to bother taking the battery out each time. It sounds like
    > > unnecessary wear and tear for me. I may spring for the Sony V1 if
    > > this is the case.
    >
    > I can't imagine why I'd want to tie up the camera so while waiting for
    > the battery to charge.
    >
    > I have three batteries. One lives in the camera; the other two are
    > usually in the case with the camera. When I want to recharge the
    > battery in the camera, I take it out and put it in the charger, then
    > take one of the batteries from the case and put it in the camera.
    > When the battery is charged, I put it back in the case.
    >
    > That way I always have a battery in the camera and at least one
    > fully charged spare in the case.
    >
    > --
    > Andrew Koenig, [email]arkacm.org[/email]

    C3 Guest

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    On Thu, 10 Jul 2003 23:31:20 +1000, "C3" <userhost.com> wrote:
    >Well, it sounds like taking the battery out is a good thing!
    >
    >How much did you pay for the extra batteries that you bought? And how many
    >shots can you take on each battery, after the initial maximum when the
    >battery is new.
    >
    >cheers,
    >
    I bought my extra battery from Greenbatteries for $24.95.
    [url]http://www.greenbatteries.com[/url]

    According to my s400 manual using the LCD monitor approx. 190 photos.
    Without the LCD monitor approx. 440 photos. I've never checked it
    myself.

    Jack Mac





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