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10-26-2014, 10:34 PM   #1
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Pentax KX battery depletion fix

Oh what a pain this is for us KX people. When I finally clicked it wasn't my battery collection, that, yes, I had recharged them, even the spares, I looked on the forums and found I wasn't alone. What has solved this for me (so lovely to see that cheerful green light reappear consistently) was the firmware update to version 1.3 and Sanyo eneloops batteries. I thank all forum posters for good advice!

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I finally settled on using 3 sets of LiFePO4 batteries:

https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/22-pentax-camera-field-accessories/246066...batteries.html

They work when I want them and don't have to worry about discharged batteries after leaving them for a long time.
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When I had a Kx eneloops all the way
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I have the same issue with my K100D and K200D. I have a large collection of the Amazon Basics rechargeable batteries that I use in my cameras and flashes and they never work right in either the K200 or K100. Eneloops seem to be the only rechargeable batteries that work in these cameras. I have a set in the K200 right now and I just put a set of regular alkalines in the K100 when I use it.

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QuoteOriginally posted by sergysergy Quote
When I had a Kx eneloops all the way
That's silly. I spent last night trying to figure out how to use eneloops in my KX. No luck!

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