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07-23-2016, 09:12 AM   #1
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Hi,

Is anyone using the K-1 with mains attachment via DC-in?

I'm wondering about power adapters ... Pentax seem to have a very expensive one, but this is fairly basic stuff (although dangerous if poor quality). Any recommendations?

07-23-2016, 12:34 PM   #2
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There is a generic one on Amazon for €33:

https://www.amazon.fr/HQRP-Chargeur-Adaptateur-remplacement-Numérique/dp/B00UJWTLCW/

It's up to you to decide whether or not the potential risk is worth the €60-70 savings. I'd lean toward the genuine adapter personally, as it will likely work with future camera models too.

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07-23-2016, 01:06 PM   #3
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Which power adapter are you looking at? Here in the UK I got the K-AC132H for £29.99 (it comes with a UK plug on the mains lead, though). I got mine at Bristol Cameras:

Pentax K-AC132H AC Adapter - Best Price at Bristol Cameras
07-23-2016, 04:56 PM   #4
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Thanks for the replies.

Seems the prices vary somewhat. I'd only seen the K-ac132 at B&H for 100 dollars.

(Pentax K-AC132 AC Adapter Kit 38780 B&H Photo Video)

Is this the 'correct' adapter for the K-1? Pentax don't say on their site.

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Ricoh's UK website shows the KAC132E for both the K-3II and K-1. I have the KAC132H which I use with my K-3 and K-3II. I'm guessing the E and H are simply revisions of the same unit, as the version sold in the US is simply listed as KAC132... So, yes - it's the correct adapter
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