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Jeff A

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Interesting. What is the message?

I have purchased and used Wasabi and Power Extra batteries for years in several Panasonics and Sony A-mounts as well as my daughter's Nikon and have had no problems. Yeah, I know about all the overcharge and swelling warnings, but we've have never had an issue. Both OEM and aftermarket chargers get used with all batteries. We've never found either to last appreciably longer than the other. I've seen B&H supply Wasabi in some of their kits as the spare.

Evidently some companies disable features like the remaining charge to try and force the use of OEM.
The message says, "The Operation and Safety of this battery cannot be guaranteed. Continue use?" Then you have to click "OK" or "Cancel". This battery is a Watson brand, 2000 mAh battery, Made in China. The difference in battery life isn't huge, but noticeable.
 
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This happens with other cameras when using off-brand batteries. I have seen no reports of damaged or exploding cameras. But ya never know, wear a flack jacket. LMAO One battery I buy is ~US$25 off-brand and the same thing is ~US$150 brand. Really? Both made in China. That's customer service alright, like we used to use the bull on our cows in the spring.
 

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