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D800 cheap battery pack's

Started Jun 20, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: D800 cheap battery pack's (Observation and Question)
In reply to cosmicnode, Jun 25, 2012

cosmicnode wrote:

For those interested there are Pixel vertex and Meike battery packs available for the D800 and E bodies available on eBay, I find that the body fits my long fingered hands very well unlike previous non pro Nikon's which required a battery pack to feel comfortable. I will probably buy one of these for the occasions I need 6fps in DX for motorsport, but will not leave it fitted at all times. These appear to be the same item sold under different names. I know these will not be the same quality as the Nikon original but will be useful for occasional use with AA batteries.



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In looking at specs, it seems that the 'off brand' units use 6 AA batteries instead of the 8 the Nikon unit does... has anyone purchased one toand can they verify...???

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