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*ist DL batteries

Posted 03/09/2005 - 11:41 Link
Has anyone used rechargeable CR-V3 batteries in the *ist DL? If so, how do they compare with rechargeable AA batteries?
Arthur Dent
Posted 07/09/2005 - 15:22 Link
On my *st D, Pentax discourages the use of rechargable CR-V3 batteries as they have a different output voltage than the non-rechargables. I stick with NiMH AA batteries, you can now get 2400 AH batteries, and with the external grip that gives you a reallty long shooting time.

I don't know if the DS or SL can use the external grip.
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Posted 07/09/2005 - 15:48 Link
I don't know if the DS or SL can use the external grip.

I believe not
Posted 17/09/2005 - 03:21 Link
I know for sure there is no Battery Grip for the DS at this time. There is a grip that provides a shutter button for the camera in portrait mode. This grip is from a company in Korea and not available. I have tried to contact them but no reply as of yet. Here is the web page with pictures of this grip. If you can get in touch let us know.
New Jersey, USA
Pentax ist DS 18-55mm, Sigma 28-200mm F3.5,Zenitar 16mm

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