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Why Get a Battery Pack? MBD11

MasterDabber

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MasterDabber Registered since 10th Dec 2005
Sat 26-Jan-13 08:21 AM | edited Sat 26-Jan-13 08:22 AM by MasterDabber

Bravozulu wrote ... "The sole remaining concern is battery usage. With my EN EL 15 in the grip, the battery lost 8% of its charge in 24 hours."

I've had my Meike for about a week now. I have only the one battery which is in the grip. I've noticed that it seems to lose about 2% of charge over 24 hours with everything turned off and no activity. I plan to take the battery out of the grip and leave it overnight and check what the loss has been in those circumstances. A loss of 2% doesn't look like it will be a problem and I don't know at this stage whether it is normal or somehow related to the grip.

In all other respects I love the grip. The handling is transformed, The Meike seems solid enough and fits well. There is no reverse function of the Command and Sub-Command dials.

Derek

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