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Generic (non-OEM) Batteries vs. Name Brand

by gobungles9 / January 30, 2007 6:34 AM PST

I haven't seen this precise question answered in my searches of the forums, so here goes:

I am considering buying a non-OEM battery for my camcorder (JVC GZ-MG21U) at one of the online auction sites since it's so much cheaper than a name brand battery.

Is there any evidence that these batteries are good/bad/ugly? The last thing I want to do is damage the camcorder. I would definitely charge the battery with a charger, not the camcorder itself.


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