Fully charging a new digital camera battery before first use?

Answer No harm done. It is actually better to have enjoyed your camera upon purchase and drain the battery completely before charging. If you have a decent charger, it would drain the battery first anyway... Read More »

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Does charging a lithium-ion battery after it is fully depleted shorten the life?

In the old days (and I DO mean old!) NiCd batteries were subject to voltage 'memory'. You're going back to the late 1970's for that kind of technology. In any case, sometimes a battery with power... Read More »

Charging my digital camera?

Never heard of charging a camera through the USB connection but USUALLY if you need a wall charger it is included.

How long does it take for a camera battery to fully charge?

It depends on what type of digital camera you have. Read the manual that came with your camera and it will tell you. If you don't have the manual, look up "[your camera's name here] charge time" an... Read More »

Do you have to have a compatible charging dock for a digital camera?

On One Hand: The Dock and YouConnecting to a personal computer with a compatible charging dock might be the only way to connect the camera and download photographs. Furthermore, the charging dock m... Read More »