Can 7D grip take OEM battery and 3rd party battery?

Started Feb 24, 2010 | Discussions thread
Cephus
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Re: 500D grip, batteries running down.
In reply to tivoboy, Apr 17, 2010

The off switch on the grip is only for the grip shutter release and other controls - does not turn the power off.

I would not reccommend mixing two different batteries as they may have different voltages/etc. although most likely will do no harm. I am of the assumption that the two batteries are in parallel with each other as if I put a fully charged battery in with a half charged battery, in a day or so they both seem to have the same percentage charge which is some what of an average.

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