Aftermarket A77 vertical grips
Does anyone have an opinion or experience with any of these?
http://www.amazon.com/BestDealUSA-Camera-Battery-Alpha-VG-C77AM/dp/B00ADHLN7O/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1358521029&sr=8-2&keywords=a77+grip Not sold by Amazon - return may be an issue?
http://www.adorama.com/FPGD77.html More expensive, reputable seller and return policy
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/875842-REG/vello_bg_s1_battery_grip_for_sony.html Even more expensive, reputable seller & return policy, not available yet, but they make grips for other cameras - any one know how good they are?
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/899899-REG/Zeikos_ZE_SBGA77_Battery_Grip_for.html Only one review - bad
http://www.buy.com/prod/vg-c77am-vertical-battery-grip-for-sony-alpha-slt-a77-dslr-camera/244585569.html no experience with buy.com - not as reputable as above.
These all look like reasonable alternatives to the $300 Sony for the occasional non-professional user.
It seems like a few months ago the only ones that could be found were on eBay from Hong Kong. These are probably the same units, but at least they are available from US suppliers.