Question about Pentax DBC63 Battery Charger AC Plug (39625)

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Hi, I've had my Pentax camera and charger for about 3 years now. My charger, model D-BC62 has recently stopped charging the battery. When I insert the battery (model D0LI63) the red light on the unit will turn on and stay study for about 3 seconds, then it starts blinking. When I insert the battery back into the camera it says "Battery Depleted" and turns off. The red charger light continues to blink even after I've removed the battery. Please let me know what the blinking means and if this is a fixable problem. Thank you!

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The battery is worn out - replace it.

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happened to me a couple times & after recharging battery, still stuck, so manually pushed it in when motor was running trying to close it.

Posted on Apr 06, 2008

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I had almost similar problems with my A10 from day one. The camera shuts down before the battery is depleted, most of the time while I was operating the zoomlens. I bought a new battery, but that didn't solve it. Later I decided to take it apart as a last option. As my suspicion was the zoomlens I took out two crews of the motor that operates it. Now the motor has a bit more space to move. It seemed to be too tight against the gears so it could cause an overload. After that it worked perfectly. I made pictures for hours without having the same fault again. Be carefull too make notes where all the tiny screws belong of the casing. And maybe it will be enough to just loosen the motorscrews, but leaving them out will not make it fall out of it's place. I hope someone can use this information.

Greetings, Ron Timmermans.

Posted on Jul 25, 2008

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SOURCE: I keep getting a battery depleted message

I don't know but that would be wierd if this was Paula Meadows from McAlester

Posted on Sep 08, 2009

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SOURCE: Pentax camera showing battery depleted even with

Try cleaning the battery contacts in the camera with a cotton swab lightly dampened with rubbing alcohol.

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The flashing light indicates either a charger problem or batteries that are beyond charging. If you have a voltmeter you can check the output of the charger and the voltage of the batteries, but chances are that you just need to replace the batteries -- especially if they're more than a year old.

Posted on Dec 12, 2009

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