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walter.sk

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Re: Care & feeding of Lithium battery
« Reply #20 on: February 14, 2013, 01:42:55 pm »

Funny responses.  Having been a composer, I (and I hope, my batteries) prefer Joh Cage and Vladimir Ussachevsky.

I bought my second battery and will not worry about extended life.  Since I shoot lots of 6-frames-per-second bursts, I will switch batteries when the first one cause a significant slowdown (about 50% charge, according to the camera's report,) and recharge both when I get home.  My life is too short to have to spend more time worrying about a few weeks, either way, on a $60 battery.
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Re: Care & feeding of Lithium battery
« Reply #21 on: February 14, 2013, 02:14:36 pm »

Funny responses.  Having been a composer, I (and I hope, my batteries) prefer John Cage...

4'33'' is pretty good.

Jeremy
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Re: Care & feeding of Lithium battery
« Reply #22 on: February 14, 2013, 04:14:32 pm »

4'33'' is pretty good.
Jeremy
Piano time? or battery life?
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Re: Care & feeding of Lithium battery
« Reply #23 on: February 15, 2013, 12:03:50 am »

Canon batteries prefer Mozart, I'm told, and the view isn't uncommon: see this.

Brilliant! :)

Cheers,
Bernard

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Re: Care & feeding of Lithium battery
« Reply #24 on: February 15, 2013, 03:40:08 am »

Piano time? or battery life?

I think the work was intended for any combination of instruments. For me, it's best with a full orchestra. I forget who it was (Beecham?) who said on hearing it the he "looked forward to a work of major length by this composer".

If it's battery life, you need to stop chimping!

Jeremy
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