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    Default NiMH2 to a Garmin Etrex 30

    I have a Garmin Etrex 30. Want to use NiMH2 batterys. Any recommendation?

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    I have had good sucess with NiMh AA batteries in both an older Etrex Legend and a 60CSX. These had a setting which had options for Alkaline or NiMh so the low battery alarm worked right. The ones I have used were made by PowerEx. There are two types:
    2700 mAh and the newer PowerEx Imedion 2400mAh which come pre-charged. The newer batteries apparently will hold a charge for a year.
    When buying these batteries look for their mAh rating and whether they are precharged. The "pre-charged" usually implies that the also have the ability to hold a charge for a long time. The normal NiMh batteries will lose their charge even if they are not being used.
    Also have had some experience with other brand names with good results. In addition I have tested some cheap NiHh no-name Chinese batteries which I bought on eBay. The test results indicated that they did to have their claimed mAh capacity.
    When it comes to NiMh batteries it is not worth it to buy cheap batteries.

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    I have been using NiMH batteries for years but they don't last as long as a good Alkaline "I get the recommended 22hrs out of Alkaline" but nowhere near with the NiMH so you have to make sure you carry some spares and have a good charging procedure to maintain best results "and yes I still carry spare Alkaline as my NiMH are dying after years of use. 2100mAH and 2300mAH ones."
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    OK, great.
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