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02-05-2011, 10:44 AM   #1
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K5 battery charger questions

First is the battery and charger equivalent for the K5 and K7?

Second, my battery is reading about 1/2 charged in the camera. When I put it in the charger, the light on the charger turned green. I thought that it would be initially Red and then turn Green once fully charged....

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02-05-2011, 03:06 PM   #2
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Yes, they are the same battery and charger for the K-5 and K-7. When you put the battery in, it turns green signifying that the battery is charging. Once the battery is charged, the light goes out.
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Both the K-7 and K-5 come with the same battery charger, the D-BC90, and both cameras use the D-LI90 battery.

Also, the user manual is a good source of information:
QuoteOriginally posted by Pentax K-5 User Manual, Page 49:
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