Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
01-03-2015, 06:37 PM   #1
Senior Member




Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Mississippi
Posts: 117
Pentax 6x7 and 67

I just purchased a 6x7 and a 67 with three lenses, etc. What batteries do they use and can I use a rechargeable lithium battery in the 67s without worries?

Also, I am looking to buy a wood grip/handle for them. Anybody got one to sell?

Thanks for your help.

J

01-03-2015, 08:27 PM   #2
Site Supporter
gofour3's Avatar

Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Posts: 5,173
QuoteOriginally posted by durr3 Quote
What batteries do they use and can I use a rechargeable lithium battery in the 67s without worries?
Both use 6V batteries, but I would go with a silver oxide one. (Panasonic & Kodak make them)

Phil.
01-03-2015, 11:35 PM   #3
Veteran Member




Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Marina CA
Posts: 319
Battery designation is PX28S or 4SR44 or S544 among the most common. The "S" in all of these means silver battery, which is what the camera was designed for. Alkaline batteries (PX28A) have less consistent voltage.
01-05-2015, 04:10 PM   #4
Senior Member
johnha's Avatar

Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Lancashire, UK
Posts: 250
I use an 4LR44 (I think), there's little benefit to using rechargeable batteries as they last for ages, cost very little and don't 'self discharge' (I doubt they're available anyway). I keep a spare in my bag, but often simply swap one battery between my 6x7 & 67 as required.

01-05-2015, 11:27 PM   #5
New Member




Join Date: Jan 2015
Posts: 1
or u can replace 4LR44 casing with LR44 4 piece for recharge that batteries
01-12-2015, 12:47 PM   #6
New Member




Join Date: Jan 2015
Posts: 5
Batteries Plus has the Lithium Ion battery 6 volt just for that, at a recent cost point of $7-$8 . Not bad considering their life span. I just use those and keep on hand.
Duracell has them. Duracell PX28L 6V Lithium Battery. I am sure you've hunted high and low. Silvers are the older school one, some places you can not get.
01-12-2015, 02:20 PM   #7
Forum Member
jwatts's Avatar

Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Huntington Beach
Photos: Albums
Posts: 64
Frys Electronics, if you have one around you, has the PX28L. I think I payed $5 for a single.
Reply

Bookmarks
  • Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook
  • Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter
  • Submit Thread to Digg Digg
Tags - Make this thread easier to find by adding keywords to it!
645d, 645z, 67, 6x7, battery, camera, medium format, pentax 6x7, wood grip
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
What is the difference between Pentax 6x7 MLU and Pentax 67? podvalnyy Pentax Medium Format 4 03-26-2014 08:42 AM
Pentax 6x7 and 67 Light Seals Kit gofour3 Pentax Medium Format 11 01-30-2014 08:17 PM
Pentax 645 and 6X7 or 67 lenses to PK Adk X Troubleshooting and Beginner Help 8 04-25-2012 03:24 PM
For Sale - Sold: Pentax 67 and 6x7 bodies Thomas Sold Items 2 05-23-2011 08:54 AM
For Sale - Sold: Pentax 67 6x7 grip and strap JeffJS Sold Items 6 02-17-2010 09:45 AM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:32 AM. | See also: NikonForums.com, CanonForums.com part of our network of photo forums!
  • Red (Default)
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Dark Yellow
  • Dark Blue
  • Old Red
  • Old Green
  • Old Gray
  • Dial-Up Style
Hello! It's great to see you back on the forum! Have you considered joining the community?
register
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]
Top