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AA Batteries

Discussion in 'This or That? (MFT only)' started by Mogul, Nov 29, 2012.

  1. Mogul

    Mogul Mu-43 Regular

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    Nov 9, 2012
    Is there a quality 4/3 camera that uses AA batteries (or other readily replaceable batteries such as AAA, C or 9V)?

    If not a base camera, does anyone make a 4/3 camera with an extension/grip that allows the use of such batteries?

    Thank you.
     
  2. North20

    North20 Mu-43 Veteran

    282
    Oct 18, 2012
    East of the Cascades, PNW
    Pat
    I'm fairly sure the answer is no on this one. Could be wrong; very likely a more gear oriented member will pop in soon with better info.

    I think cameras that have this capability are quite rare now ... I believe Pentax may be the only one still offering AA usage either with a grip or an adapter.
     
  3. flash

    flash Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Apr 29, 2010
    1 hour from Sydney Australia.
    Gordon
    Canons as well. Operational life is pretty poor, but they work. But only via the grip.

    No m43 I'm afraid although you'd have to be a looooong way from a power point for it to be a real problem.

    Gordon
     
  4. DoofClenas

    DoofClenas Who needs a Mirror!

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    Nov 9, 2012
    Traverse City, MI
    Clint
    Point and shoots are your only option. Our office uses them for site work. I don't have the models off hand, but one is a Nikon and one is a canon...and the both suck in my opinion. I typically bring along my own gear, instead of using the ones in the office.