Flashpoint/Meike Battery Grip for D80/D90

Started Jul 22, 2010 | Discussions thread
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acktown Regular Member • Posts: 457
Flashpoint/Meike Battery Grip for D80/D90

I just bought one from Adorama for $54.95, so some what on par with the Zeikos in terms of price.

First impressions:

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IMPRESSIVE build quality for such a cheaply priced product, compared to the MB-D80 anyway

--Fits snug to the D90 body with no movement or no gap between the grip and the body

--Accepts 2 EN-EL3e batteries of any brand, they don't have to be Nikon. I know the Nikon MB-D80 is rumoured to not work with some off-brand batteries.

--The feel in my hand is one word. COMFY! I should have been using a battery grip long ago. It feels absolutely perfect in my hand.

--The shutter release button on the grip feels just like the D90. It isn't too sensitive like the MB-D80.

--The battery grip has an on and off switch just like the MB-D80

--Rear and front dials just like on the body

--A space to store your battery compartment cover on the grip itself

--AE-L/AF-L button, that is made of rubber. Feels non-slip

I have ZERO negatives so far, it is only the first day with the product.

Kingston, ON, Canada
D90, Tamron 17-50 f/2.8, Sigma 70-200 f/2.8, SB-600

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Nikon D800 Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f/1.8G Nikon AF-S Nikkor 20mm f/1.8G ED +1 more
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