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09-05-2013, 08:12 AM   #1
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is there a cheap battery eliminator for the kx or DIY??

After last night's astro session, there's one thing I need to do.... get this camera off of batteries! Since there's no jack for external power, is there a cheap eliminator that would replace the batteries or something DIY? Thanks.

09-05-2013, 09:27 AM   #2
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The K-x has no jack for external power, but it has an AC Adapter kit (K-AC84) that has two parts. One part is a DC coupler that goes inside the battery compartment (replacing the batteries), and the other part is the actual AC power supply. They are connected via a cable.

The K-x PDF manual has a complete description how to use it:
Operation Manuals Download : Support & Service | RICOH IMAGING
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Go to the sub-Forum on Pentax Articles and scroll through the Do It Yourself section. There are at least a couple options. I paid very little to make one for the K-r.
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Basically you need some AAA to AA adapters, some wire, a soldering iron, and a regulated 6 volt wall wart.
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