Name brand battery or knockoff?

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mjevans Contributing Member • Posts: 575
Re: Name brand battery or knockoff?

I have 3 Nikon batteries and 2 non Nikon batteries. The non Nikon ones actually last a little longer. I use all of them on a D7200 and a D500. From day 1 with my D500 the battery usage on the Nikon batteries has been poor and I've spent ages trying to track it down. I go out with a friend that has the same camera and Nikon battery and by the end of the trip I've usually changed battery at least once and he is still on his first one (and he uses live view a lot and I don't and takes a similar number of photos).

When I had a D7100 I had a non Nikon battery which worked, then I did a firmware update and that battery stopped working but that was quite a few years ago now.


 mjevans's gear list:mjevans's gear list
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20 Nikon D7200 Nikon D500 Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 35mm F1.8G +12 more
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