Experience with third-party batteries

David J Brooks pentkon52 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 5 17:55:33 EST 2018


On Mon, Mar 5, 2018 at 9:41 AM, Bruce Walker <bruce.walker at gmail.com> wrote:
> I can only disrecommend, but that's based on a single try. I gave my
> $25 (Can) D-Li90 clone a good Amazon review initially as it held a
> good long charge and seemed to be a very cost-effective replacement.
> Then it faded really fast after 10 months or so and wouldn't take a
> charge at all.
>
> Back to OEM batteries for me after that. Damn, they are pricey. They
> are $90 Can here.

My experiences as well, same with the nikon ones

Dave
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> On Mon, Mar 5, 2018 at 8:50 AM, Mark Roberts <postmaster at robertstech.com> wrote:
>> Can anyone recommend options for third-party batteries for Pentax? I'm
>> specifically referring to the D-Li90 type used in pretty much
>> everything from the K-7 up to the K-1.
>>
>> There are a lot of options out there with varying specifications and
>> user reports vary even more wildly. One resourceful buyer who wrote an
>> Amazon review actually measured the discharge rate of a so-called
>> 2100mAh battery and found it to be around 1100mAh. Mind you, for less
>> than $10.00 that would still be an attractive alternative to the
>> $50.00 Pentax OEM battery if I did all my work in the studio! But when
>> trekking through Yorkshire on the Pennine Way in May I'd like to get
>> longer battery life than that; I'm planning on carrying two batteries
>> - one in the camera and one in my pack - and recharging every night.
>> I'm not a machine gunner so even with GPS on that should work out if
>> battery life is reasonable.
>>
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