Please confirm the Discharge mode of the OPUS 3100 for me?

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Please confirm the Discharge mode of the OPUS 3100 for me?

I got an Opus 3100 a couple days ago and I have been playin with it. I am only now checking the discharge mode of the device and I am confused.

When its finished discharging a battery is there a confirmation on the display like END or flashing it?

I am asking becuase I put two batteries to discharge at 700mAh and they are both showing 0mAh. Does this mean its finished? What is confusing me is that the VOLT display is showing 1.16V for one cell and 1.04V for the other.

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The Opus 3100 probably considers both of your cells to be fully discharged, 0mAh means no discharge cycle was run, or is running. mAh is a running total of the mAh either going in (charging) or coming out (discharging). NiCd and NiMh cells have very flat discharge curves, once they fall below 1.2 volts, they are pretty much empty.

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Thanks for the reply.

I am sorry I always confuse between the two…
Its the the current mA that shows 0.

The capacity showed 443mAh for one and 717mAh for another.
I let it sit in the charger for an hour and the mAh didnt change so I assume that once the charger drops to 0mA it means the discharge is completed…

I was expecting for it to display something like END and then flash the discharge capacity. Smile