The Olympus Lithium Ion Rechargeable Battery (BLM-5) provides power supply for long hours of shooting with your digital camera. It offers a capacity of 1620mAh, which can be recharged about 500 times according to the Olympus measurement. This battery provides hundreds of shots between charges for better functionality. It is compatible only with the Lithium Ion Battery Charger (BCM-5) for usage. It is extremely safe and non-hazardous to use. This small compact camera battery is lightweight and can be easily carried around anywhere.