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02-11-2012, 07:34 PM   #1
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Traveling from USA to Paris - power for K5 battery

Thought you guys could help with simple question. The wife and I are heading to Paris for a little trip. I bought one of those plug adapters I am told should be fine for my iPhone and iPad. It is not a converter just adapter. Will my K5 charger work fine or will I fry it? Just want to make sure I don't and end up with no battery at all.

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It should work fine as it's rated for 100-240v.

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I can confirm that the Power charger of the K-7/K=5 is rated 100V-24V. I used it in Australia, Europe (220V) and Taiwan (110V) without any issue.

Just get some European adapter(s) for your plug(s).

Enjoy your trip...

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I am agreeing with what has been said already. One great tip is if you are traveling with more than one device which will need power, instead of buying several adapters, buy one adapter and simply purchase a regular power strip (I usually travel with one that allows me to connect three things) and you can plug that into the wall using only one outlet and then plug your American style pugs into the American style power strip. Voila!

Enjoy Paris...I will be there again from Feb 14-20.

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Thanks Jason that is exactly when I will be there! Enjoy and if you see a lost American with his wife and a Pentax it is probably me!
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Take a peek at the info. tag on the charger where it lists input power. It says 100-240v so you can use it pretty much anywhere in the world, you just need an adapter to change the plug type.
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Thanks Jason that is exactly when I will be there! Enjoy and if you see a lost American with his wife and a Pentax it is probably me!
Better bring a raincoat, umbrella and your wellies.

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No problems with the K5 power adapter in the UK either. I just use the appropriate plug adapter.
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Jason it is looking like we will be in the clouds but not mush rain we hope. K5 and gear packed and ready to go!!
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