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05-29-2011, 09:13 AM   #1
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K-R battery on Amazon

I see there is a battery available for my K-R sold through Amazon fulfilled by WOWparts;

priced at $12.88. (???)

Is this a good thing?

It says it's from Pentax but I can not "pull this trigger". I am a little leery of the quality even though it states it's from Pentax.

Any opinions?

BTW...my first post here...so have mercy.

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05-29-2011, 09:18 AM   #2
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If it's for Pentax, it'll have a lot less power than the oem battery, but if it's made by Pentax, then it should be just fine. The low price hints at the former, however.
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I bought this one: D-Li109 DLi109 Battery Pack for Pentax k-r k-2 Camera - eBay (item 180654605327 end time Jun-14-11 20:28:15 PDT)

and im very happy with it. havent done any tests to see any sort of comparison in capacity, but i've yet to notice anything.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Adam Quote
If it's for Pentax, it'll have a lot less power than the oem battery
I would generally agree with this from other experiences, but I found it not to be true in my situation for this camera. I bought a non oem version on Ebay and it is just as powerful and lasts just as long. I couldn't tell you if it's just an anomaly, but I just thought it was worth mentioning. To me, it was worth the price savings to take a chance, and I got much more than I expected.

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Thanks Guys

I think I'll give it a shot..and post back my likes/dislikes
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Does anyone have experiences with Polaroid batteries? I found this one and it's pretty cheap... Or what about this GTMax?
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