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05-28-2011, 03:48 PM   #1
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First battery charge. How long?

How long should it take to charge a new K-5 battery? I've been charging for 3.5 hours and the charge light is still on.

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05-28-2011, 03:59 PM   #2
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It seemed like it took 4 or 5 hours. Patience. Lots of time to read the manual ..

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4 - 5 hours is about right.
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Mine was around 3hrs from memory....

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I'm getting antsy. I want to get out in the sun and take some photos!!

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QuoteOriginally posted by napawino Quote
I'm getting antsy. I want to get out in the sun and take some photos!!

You have plenty of time - the sun goes down up there at 9pm. Lots of opportunity for the low ambient light and the K5's wonderful dynamic range in the shadows......

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Is it charged yet?

I didn't have the patience myself so when I placed my order for the K-5 I also bought a couple of compatibles and they had a week to charge before the camera arrived

Must have been so much easier for those upgrading from the K-7!
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^^^^^^

This is what I did when I bought my K7. Bought a charger and 2 spare batteries. Of course when I bought the K5, already had the batteries too.



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Ahh, this is annoying in a sweet sort of way (if there is anything such as sweet annoyance). I'm right now staring at the LED of the charger to go out on the first charge of the battery of my new k-5.

At roughly 3 hours, right now...
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I was fully charged right at 4 hours.
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It took well over 4 hours for my first charge. I was starting to get worried. But no problem, apparently.
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QuoteOriginally posted by starstuff Quote
It took well over 4 hours for my first charge. I was starting to get worried. But no problem, apparently.
So now you have a lot of "charge" - go shoot!
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I'm going craaaaaaazy.... this light never turn off!!

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