Kodak printer dock 6000

Discussion in 'Kodak' started by John Fonhof, Dec 29, 2003.

  1. John Fonhof

    John Fonhof Guest

    I have tried 2 Kodak Cx 6330 cameras and 2 different brands of batteries
    but the build-in charger from the 6000 printer dock will only charge
    Kodak bateries. Nowhere in the documentation is this stated
    The Kodak AA batteries are packed together in such a way that they will
    not fit into a standard charger
    This means if I go on the road I have to take the bulky printer dock for
    the Kodak batteries and also my other charger for the 4 other batteries

    I am happy with the camera itself and the printer dock printout is
    excellent but costly

    John Fonhof, Dec 29, 2003
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  2. Kodak does offer a travel charger for the kodak battery pack.

    And yes, your experiments are true, the charger in the docks (printer or
    standard) will not charge anything other than the Kodak packs (or third
    party packs made to work like the Kodak packs). This is done for regulatory
    and safety reasons. The charging circuit is in the dock and cannot detect
    if standard AA batteries are installed in the camera and thus we can't
    safelly assume that there are NiCd or NiMh batteries in the camera. There
    is a physical lockout switch that is triggered by the pack that turns on the
    charging of batteries.
    William Jackson, Dec 31, 2003
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