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# 21029 13-Apr-2008 19:00
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I have an old canon AE-1 slr which needs a new battery.
Does anyone know where I can get hold of an L544 6V Lithium battery in NZ?

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  # 123254 13-Apr-2008 19:21
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I'm pretty sure that most camera batteries can be found at supermarkets (for the very common) and pharmacies and camera shops (duh!)

Just to help you in your search, here are a list of equivalent batteries to the L544:
  • Kodak K28L
  • Duracell PX28L
  • Varta V28VXL
  • IEC: 2CR 11108
  • ANSI: 1406 LC




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  # 123258 13-Apr-2008 19:33
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DSE 476A Alkaline Battery
http://www.dse.co.nz/cgi-bin/dse.storefront/en/product/S3136

Thats what you need.

 
 
 
 


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  # 123260 13-Apr-2008 19:38
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I don't think that it's the correct one.

Look at the Kodak batteries table.

EDIT: Well, they should be the same, but it's alkaline. Most people prefer lithium




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  # 123265 13-Apr-2008 19:48
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Alkaline will not last as long as the Silver oxide or lithium batteries.

Otherwise they are all the same.

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  # 123334 14-Apr-2008 08:51
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Quick note;

Some devices are picky and (for some reason unknown to me) will not work if its expecting a Silver Oxide battery and you use a lithium/alkaline.

Im not sure exactly why, but working at DSE for 2~ years I came across this problem maybe 4 or 5 times.

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