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04-04-2018, 03:03 PM   #1
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External Battery Pack for AF-540 FGZ

I had a JJC FB-4 that I used to power my AF-540 FGZ. It worked wonderfully, but the strain relief on the body has given way. I'm sure I can just put electrical tape over things, but I'd prefer to find a replacement. I've tried one online seller who had to refund my purchase because they didn't have the TR Power Pack-3 and no one else that I've seen has that genuine (or counterfeit?) Pentax item. I've found lots of JJC FB listings, but none for the FB-4 for the Pentax. Does anyone know if there is a seller out there who has either of these items?

In the alternative, any ideas how to fix the strain relief? How about adapting one of the other JJC FBs using the connector from my current power pack?

Thanks in advance!

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Is this what you're looking for?

https://pentax.com.au/products/37225

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Sugru moldable rubber can help you build a new strain relief fairly easily. Great stuff! open, form it and wait till it hardens. Probably cheaper than a new power pack also.
https://www.amazon.com/Sugru-Moldable-Glue-Rebel-Tech/dp/B01M65432U/ref=sr_1...+moldable+glue

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Is this what you're looking for?

https://pentax.com.au/products/37225

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Precisely what I'm looking for! Thanks!

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QuoteOriginally posted by SSGGeezer Quote
Sugru moldable rubber can help you build a new strain relief fairly easily. Great stuff! open, form it and wait till it hardens. Probably cheaper than a new power pack also.
Sugru Moldable Glue - Rebel Tech Kit - - amazon.com?tag=pentaxforums-20&
I'll give this a try and when my "all-thumbs, all-the-time" hand/eye coordination screws things up, I'll look "down under." Thanks!
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Is this what you're looking for?

https://pentax.com.au/products/37225

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I can't seem to get that website to talk about the US. I'll drop them a line.
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