Why no generic LP-E17 batteries?

Started Nov 14, 2015 | Discussions thread
iazybandit Regular Member • Posts: 232
Re: Why no generic LP-E17 batteries?

collinong wrote:

iazybandit wrote:

As of late, I have found some reliable 3rd party manufacturers having the LP-E17 work in the camera without any warnings and shows battery level.

WOAH THERE! You can't just say you found the holy grail of this thread and not say anything about where you found it and what brand, etc. Spill the info, please!


OAproda - https://www.amazon.com/OAproda-Upgraded-Battery-Charger-Digital/dp/B07332DHBK/ref=sr_1_1_sspa?ie=UTF8&qid=1518108783&sr=8-1-spons&keywords=lp-e17&psc=1

Powerextra - https://www.amazon.com/Powerextra-Replacement-Battery-Charger-Upgraded/dp/B073GKNGJF/ref=sr_1_9?ie=UTF8&qid=1518108783&sr=8-9&keywords=lp-e17

However, it does say the following:

  • Please note that the OAproda LP-E17 Batteries are being upgraded. It will display the battery life in the Canon Rebel SL2 ,T6i, T6s, T7i, ,EOS 200D, 750D, 760D, 77D ,800D, 8000D, KISS X8i Digita SLR Camera .
  • NOT Display Battery life in the Canon EOS M3, M5, M6 Cameras and BG-E18 Battery Grip .(But the camera will not prompt battery is not a genuine canon battery )
  • Batteries Can't charge with the original Canon LP E17 Charger. It must be charged with OAproda LPE17 charger. LP E17 High Capacity Batteries (7.4V,1380mAh) , with CE Safety Certification.
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