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07-27-2012, 11:19 AM   #1
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K-5 battery.

I'm going to buy pentax K-5 battery. It cost 40dollar... but there is the other one which is cost 20dollor...

both have good comments....

I don't know which one should I have to buy...

07-27-2012, 11:54 AM   #2
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If I had the money, I would go with the genuine. Just my two cents.
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I have the one that came with my camera and the Pearstone one from BH and guess what? They both power the camera! I really never know which I'm running.
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QuoteOriginally posted by wasser Quote
I have the one that came with my camera and the Pearstone one from BH and guess what? They both power the camera! I really never know which I'm running.
+1 except my second one is a cheap one from Ebay no complains so far, and i cannot feel any difference in use.

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I have a dozen batteries for my k20d and k-5 and 3 are Pentax while the rest are much cheaper but sold by reputable dealers (B&H, Adorama). I absolutely cannot tell the difference in number of shots, charge time or lifetime between the Pentax and the copies. As far as lifetime, all the k20d batteries are 3.5 years old and still cooking. As far as the k-5 lockups on low battery its the same regardless of which battery. Get the cheaper ones from one of the PF.com supporting dealers and go out for steak with the savings.
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