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08-09-2012, 07:44 PM   #1
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Opteka battery for K30

I got my new K30 (!) a couple of days ago and have been doing lots of playing. I was going to get the AA adapter but I don't have enough time before my trip to get the cheap one from China so I ordered the Opteka battery from Amazon ($10). I got it today and charged it up and it seems to work fine, but I did notice that it's rated at 2000 mAh versus the standard battery rated at 1050 mAh. I know there's been some comments on the small capacity of the battery so this may help with that. Heck, I'm only one bar down on my first charge with the standard battery with all the shooting, reviewing and digging into all the settings I've been doing.

I'll be giving them both (and the K30) a good test in the next couple of weeks on vacation in beautiful Colorado!

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Let us know how the Opteka battery works out! Have fun!
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How did the Opteka work out? Still kicking.
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I've got a cheap unbranded 2000mAh battery that measures more like 500mAh! I discharged it into a resistor so it's fairly accurate. You can get a good idea of the rating by how long it takes to charge from flat. Long time is good.

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