Buy used:
$149.95
FREE Shipping. Details
Used: Like New | Details
Sold by iGet it FAST
Condition: Used: Like New
Comment: FAST Amazon Shipping - Mint condition with original box and AA Battery tray included.
Add to Cart
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon

Image Unavailable

Image not available for
Color:
  • Canon BG-E2N Battery Grip for Canon 20D, 30D, 40D & 50D Digital SLR Cameras (Retail Package)
  • Sorry, this item is not available in
  • Image not available
  • To view this video download Flash Player
      

Canon BG-E2N Battery Grip for Canon 20D, 30D, 40D & 50D Digital SLR Cameras (Retail Package)

by Canon
| 6 answered questions

Available from these sellers.
  • Canon Branded Retail Package
1 used from $149.95 1 refurbished from $110.00


Special Offers and Product Promotions

  • Buy Used and Save: Buy a Used "Canon BG-E2N Battery Grip for Canon 20D, 30D, 40D ..." and save 44% off the $269.95 list price. Buy with confidence as the condition of this item and its timely delivery are guaranteed under the "Amazon A-to-z Guarantee". See all Used offers.

Product Details

  • Item Weight: 1 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
  • Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
  • ASIN: B000VUIXOO
  • Item model number: 2313B001
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (154 customer reviews)
  • Date first available at Amazon.com: October 2, 2001

Product Description

The BG-E2N Battery Grip not only provides more power to the EOS 30D or 40D - it also enhances the camera s handling with the addition of a vertical shutter release with Shutter, Main Dial, AF Point Selection, AF/FE Lock, and AV +/- function control. The grip also features advanced sealing material around the battery compartment to better resist water and dust.

Customer Questions & Answers

Customer Reviews

Also great for being able to use 2 regular batteries or in an emergency AA batteries.
C. Hunt
The arrangement of the vertical shutter release and related buttons on the side makes for very comfortable vertical shooting.
Jeff Kraus
I think it helps a lot to balance out the weight of the heavier lenses and is easier to grip than just the camera.
Tisa A

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

79 of 80 people found the following review helpful By Jeff Kraus VINE VOICE on August 6, 2008
I have had a vertical grip on every camera I've owned since around 1994. They've become a necessary part of my cameras, and it's ALWAYS the first accessory I purchase with a new body.

A lot has already been mentioned, so I'll just gloss over the normal talking points:

It's a sturdy grip for me. I don't have any flex issues whatsoever. Having two batteries in the grip allows over 1000 shots before a recharge is necessary. When I go on trips, I always bring a battery charger with me, but I have literally NEVER needed to take it out of the suitcase, no matter how much shooting I do.

Additionally, the grip includes a AA battery tray that will allow you to use AA batteries in lieu of the BP-511's. However, this is an "Emergency Use Only" type of accessory, as your battery life will be significantly reduced. I carry it in my bag in the VERY unlikely event that I manage to drain both of my BP-511's. You can find AA's anywhere in a pinch.

The grip is a real benefit to those like me that have big hands, since all of your fingers can now rest against the camera instead of curling up underneath. It's also a great counterweight when shooting with heavy lenses such as the EF 70-200mm f/2.8L. The arrangement of the vertical shutter release and related buttons on the side makes for very comfortable vertical shooting.

Okay, so it's a 5-star grip! Here's the only reason I took off one star:

The Canon EOS 40D and 50D have another button behind the shutter release, in addition to the two that are there on the 20D and 30D. The AF-ON button is located to the left of the '*' button. Those of us that do a lot of high speed continuous shooting often like to use the AF-ON button to activate autofocus instead of the shutter-half-press method.
Read more ›
7 Comments Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
41 of 44 people found the following review helpful By Jason Noll on October 17, 2007
Verified Purchase
This is the upgrade to the BG-E2. The only real difference is the textured grip and the weather sealing on the battery door. The new BG-E2N is very good looking, comfortable to hold, and very functional. Once you get one, you'll never go back...
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
34 of 38 people found the following review helpful By Nick TOP 1000 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on January 6, 2008
Verified Purchase
The problem is that with the Canon SLRs is that they don't fit ergonomically. I have big hands, and I end up holding my Canon 40D with two fingers and my thumb most days when I go shooting which ends up irritating my wrist and makes it feel sore the next day. And if I've got a heavy lens, then forget about it. It puts too much torque on the wrist and after shooting 200+ photos in a day with a heavy lens, my wrist feels horrible.

The battery grip, from an ergonomics standpoint, is fantastic. It allows me to hold the camera with my entire hand versus with just a few fingers. Of course, it holds 2 batteries and allows you to shoot longer plus allows you to insert a battery magazine of 6 AA batteries.

It's worth getting. I can't speak to the fact that it's weather sealed or anything like that - but from an ergonomics standpoint it's worth getting.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
16 of 16 people found the following review helpful By fotograffer on December 29, 2007
For me the battery grip is a must have, not so much for the extra battery but for the feel and improved balance with larger lenses. When I purchased the 40D I immediately picked up the BG-E2N as well. It's exactly the same as the BG-E2 (except for new weather seal around battery door) so no complaints in that regard but they left out something huge... Where's the AF-on button for the vertical grip? C'mon Canon, you included that button for the new WiFi WFT-E3A grip so why not on the new BG-E2N?
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
12 of 12 people found the following review helpful By J. Johnson on December 6, 2007
i was so worried about getting this grip i heard s many bad things about it. so let me take this time to clear somethings up. this grip is awesome, i don't know why people are saying that it's bad, has loose connection, doesn't fit right. well i haven't had any of those problems i love this product i really don't know how i lived with out it get it just get it.
1 Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
19 of 22 people found the following review helpful By nate.the.great on February 24, 2008
This is a great accessory. It helps balance the camera with a large lens, your pinky has somewhere to go, you can use the e-1 handstrap, and the battery door has a place to be stored in the grip. The problem is that there is a bit of flex between the grip and the frame of the camera. This is a pretty well documented issue on some of the photography forums.

The issue arises from the part that goes into the old battery compartment. The part going into the camera isn't wide enough on the front. A quick way to fix this is to bulk up the front of the insert. When I say front, I mean the side closest to the lens of the camera. I bulked it up by cutting a couple pieces of packing tape. I think it was around 8 to be exact.
1 Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
9 of 9 people found the following review helpful By lynchfreak23 on January 1, 2008
Verified Purchase
I had looked at the other non-brand grips and read a lot of reviews and decided that you get what you pay for. Everything worked fine for me straight out of the box.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
8 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Mark Rogers on January 27, 2008
I'll never again shoot without a verti grip. Even for landscape oriented shots, I have more camera to hold on to and that means a steadier shot and more comfort. In vertical shots, I can't imagine going back. The controls are perfectly placed and it makes shooting just that much more fun. This grip does feel just slightly plasticky and hollow, but it is solid and attaches solidly to the camera. If you have clients, you also get the added bonus of having a more professional and impressive looking camera to wow them with. Unfortunately, you can't use rechargeable batts in the supplied AA battery cartridge, voltage is too low, but at least you can keep some alkalines in there for emergencies, which you probably wont be having if you keep two camera batteries in the grip giving you over 2000 shots on a charge. I actually like the added weight of the grip which helps balance out longer lenses and again, tends to give me a bit more stability.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Most Recent Customer Reviews

Search