Canon EOS 500D Battery Grip
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20-06-12, 11:07 AM
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Kent, UK
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The battery grip has arrived, it looks and seems great.
I picked up one for my 500d on ebay for around £30.00 and the grip itself is great, although adds a little weight to the camera but with a bigger lens on the camera feels more balanced.
I must admit, mine came with 2 batteries but they don't last an awful long time. I thought it might just be a faulty connection or something as they ran out within about 100 shots so I put my Canon battery in and it lasted a lot longer, so I am thinking it's the batteries and not the grip. I think I might go for some Hahnel batteries available at Jessops to see how they go or does anybody have any recommendations???
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