What batteries do pro's use?

Started Mar 14, 2009 | Discussions thread
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Ken Phillips
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I use OEM because ...
In reply to WBirch, Apr 20, 2009

... they are a reliable and consistent factor.

Some aftermarket bits that I've used had more capacity - more shots per charge - but had other quirks. Some had poor "shelf life" once charged. Others went down the second they got cold.
Once you pony up for a $7K camera a $120 battery doesn't seem so bad.

(Of course, in the studio, once could use an AC adapter. I'm not a fan of trip lines ... er, cords.)

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