[Loadstone] Batteries

kevin chao g.unit89 at clearwire.net
Thu Mar 15 22:24:53 GMT 2007


Sarah,

I personally found that the batteries for the Holux last longer than the 
ones for the Nokia phones. I think this has something to do with the 
thickness of the Holux batteries, perhaps the thicker the higher the 
capacity.

Kevin

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Sarah Cranston" <skhye at blindsea.com>
To: "General discussion pertaining to the Loadstone GPS program" 
<loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Thursday, March 15, 2007 11:07 AM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Batteries


> Hi Kevin,
> I hadn't actually considered putting the Holux battery in my phone. I 
> accidentally bought 12 nokia batteries from amazon.com instead of 4, so 
> I'll just keep the holux battery around as a spare spare. I also wonder if 
> the nokia batteries last longer than the holux?
> Sarah
>
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> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Batteries
> Author: "kevin chao" <g.unit89 at clearwire.net>
> Date: March 15th 2007 10:09 AM
>
> Sarah,
>
> One thing to keep in mind is that the Holux gpslim236 battery is thicker
> than the ones that run on the Nokia phones, so this means that although 
> you
> can put the battery from the holux into your nokia phone you may have
> trouble closing the battery cover. But with the Nokia battery you can put 
> it
> into the holux. I would personally stock up on the Nokia batteries as it 
> is
> possible to use them on both devices. But, be sure to check that it is
> possible to swap the batteries in your case.
>
> Kevin
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Sarah Cranston" <skhye at blindsea.com>
> To: "General discussion pertaining to the Loadstone GPS program"
> <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Thursday, March 15, 2007 3:39 AM
> Subject: [Loadstone] Batteries
>
>
>> Some of you already know this, but I recently found out that the Holux
>> GPSlim 236 receiver takes the same batteries as do Nokia phones like the
>> 6600, 6620, 6630, 6680, 6682, N70, and a few others.  These batteries are
>> the Nokia BL-5c and Nokia BL-6C.
>>
>> I would think this might make the six-month hike just a bit easier since
>> Nokia batteries are very cheap through Amazon.com.
>>
>> Sarah
>>
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