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how long does this battery stay charged?

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The number of shots that can be taken with fully-charged batteries varies with the condition of the battery, temperature and how the camera is used. With one EN-EL5 battery in the camera you can take approximately 220 Still pictures or Movies: Approx. 1 h 20 min (HD 1080pP (1920×1080).
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In HD video, how large of a memory card would I need to last as long as the battery?

What is the difference between the high capacity SD card and the extreme HC card?
Is there an external connection for an addition battery pack for the CoolPix P-500?
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The COOLPIX P500 doesn't have a battery pack. For more information regarding approved memory cards, please click on the link below:
Answer Title: Approved Memory Cards - Coolpix P500
Answer Link: http://support.nikonusa.com/app/ans...
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Why did the EN-EL5 that came with my p80 stop working and expand to the point that it was stuck inside my camera?

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In order to better assist you, please click on the link below:
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What is the warranty period?

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In order to better assist you, please click on the link below:
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i have 2 of these batteries and they only stay charged for 3 days then they need to be fully charged again

i dont leave the batteries in the camera P6000 so its really frustrating when you go to use the camera and the batteries need to be fully charged again.
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Battery capacity tends to decrease on cold days. Be sure that the batteries are fresh before heading outside to take pictures in cold weather. Keep spare batteries in a warm place and exchange as necessary. Once, warmed, a cold battery may recover some of its charge. Dirt on the battery terminals can prevent the camera from functioning.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
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how long is a fully charged battery supposed to last?

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You should get roughly 200-240 shots out of a charge, page 232 of your manual explains a bit more.
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I have 2 EN-EL5 batteries. One is CONJD and one is DOCPF. Otherwise they are identical. What are their ages?

I bought one of them with the camera 2 or 3 years ago (2009 or 2010), and I bought one recently (May 2012). I want to know which is the new one.

Thanks in advance for a response.
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The new one is the DOCPF.
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What is the life span of the EN-EL5 battery?

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Battery Life (shots per charge) Still pictures*: Approx. 240 shots
Battery life may vary depending on shooting interval and length of time menus and images are displayed.
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I have P90 camera with EN-EL5 rechargeable Li-ion Battery. Can I use other battery (e.g. EN-EL10) for better life with same re-charger.

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No, it will not fit and uses a different charger, only the EN-EL5 can be used.
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I have P90 camera with EN-EL5 rechargeable Li-ion Battery. Can I use any other battery for better life for this camera.

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no
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AA replacement device for EN EL5

Is there a Nikon or aftermarket adapter which can fit into the battery cavity of the P510, which would allow the use of AA batteries instead of a rechargable device?
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We do not manufacture accessories to that end.
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Charging duration for EN-EL5 battery

Please can you let us know for how long should this battery be charged? How long should this battery be charged if it is fully discharged or how long if the camera shows half strength on the battery.

The charging of the battery does not stop automatically once it reaches full charge.(like in mobile phones) That's why I'm worried that I'll overcharge the battery and spoil it.

I'll either use the EH-69P charger or charge by connecting the camera to an PC's USB port.

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Full charge from empty is 4 hours 30 minutes with EH-69p.
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Is there a usb charger or solar charger available to charge the EN-EL5 battery?

I go to remote places where I do not have access to electricity. I need to charge my Nikon P90 camera batteries either via USB or Solar? Is this possible? Any tips would be really appreciated.
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Only way is to get a solar charger that produces between 110-240 volts.
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Can I charge EN EL5 1500 mah in older 1100 mah charger? Also is there any reason I can't use a 1500 mah in place of a 1100 mah?

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All nikon EN-EL5 batteries are 1100 mah, use of any battery other than a genuine Nikon might damage the camera and will void your warranty.
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Is this battery made in Japan?

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Nikon operates factories all across the globe and each operates to the same high standard. While individual cameras are marked with their country of manufacture, we cannot make a blanket statement about the country of origin of a specific type/model of camera.
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I've had my Coolpix P80 camera for approximately 5 1/2 years and unfortunately the battery has never lasted longer than 30-50 pics; is this normal?

It seems the battery life is no where near what should be expected. Most of pics are taken w/o flash and I even try using the 'diopter viewfinder' as much as possible to save on battery life, but all to no avail.

I do use the 'telephoto' function extensively, with camera being powered OFF between shots, but that still should not exhaust the battery so quickly.

Whenever we know we will be requiring camera for 'many' pics to be taken at 'family gatherings' or other special events, I always recharge both the camera battery and spare the night before leaving.

Do these batteries have the old-fashioned 'memory' whereby the more you charge the battery before it is fully exhausted, the less time it will provide when next used, etc...?

My wife has a Canon PowerShot Elph 110E which seems to take much 'clearer' pics and that camera's battery lasts through 'dozens' of pics before needing recharging.

I am very disappointed with my P80 and would have expected a much better product from Nikon :-(
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Depending on your COOLPIX P80's settings, you should be getting about 250 still photos out of a fully charged Nikon brand EN-EL5 battery. Reduced battery life usually indicates that the battery needs to be replaced. Please make sure that your battery is a Nikon brand EN-EL5 and that you are using a Nikon brand MH-61 charger. Detailed information about caring for the battery can be found on page 134 of your P80 Reference Manual and battery life information is on pages 147 and 148. You can download a copy of the P80 Reference Manual from this address: https://support.nikonusa.com/app/an...

Additional information on caring for your Nikon rechargeable batteries can be found on this page:
https://support.nikonusa.com/app/an...

If the problem persists please contact Nikon Support: https://support.nikonusa.com/app/co...
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How do I know when to replace the battery?

My Nikon Coolpix P100 will NOT charge. Hoping I just need to replace the battery.
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The EN-EL5 will need to be replaced if the battery seems as if the battery is not holding the charge anymore.
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