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Cracking Open the Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight

Nook GlowLight teardown: 3.7V 1530mAh Li-ion battery (model: MLP305787)

The Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight's 1,530 mAh battery has the same model number (MLP305787) as the one on the standard Nook. This makes the batteries interchangeable, but it also means a single charge won't last as long when running the reader's light.

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