To day, when I Charge two of my LP-E6 batteries for Canon 5D MK II and my 7D, after I finish charging, and Put in camera. Yes, I check the Batteries A) Real Canon Battery( 1800 mAh Cells made in Japan, Proccessed in China) have 1 Red mark. And B) Cheapo Battery ( 2,000 mAh Cells made in Japan), Yes, I buy both 2 of 8 about 2 years ago.
Please see the Photos below :
A) Real Canon Battery have 1 red dot at Recharge Performent
B) The cheapo battery have 3 Green dots, Yes, Past 2 years I have 3 Green dots for all of my 8 Batteries.
The Question that " What is the red dot = ?", and " Can I still use this Battery ?"
Thank you , Sir
Have a great week end.