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Canon Battery Pack LP-E6
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- Compatible with Canon EOS cameras
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|Battery Type||Lithium Ion|
|Item Dimensions||0.08 x 1.5 x 2.2 inches|
|Shipping Weight||0.02 pounds|
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Items Shipped and Sold by Amazon.com are a Genuine Canon Accessories
To report any potential counterfeit products or sources, contact Canon at 1-855-46-CANON.
Why Buy Genuine Canon Accessories?
To help ensure the safe, reliable operation of your valuable Canon equipment, you should avoid using counterfeit "Canon" accessories. Engineered and manufactured to meet government and industry standards for safety and reliability, genuine Canon accessories including batteries, chargers, and battery grips, help ensure the optimal performance of your valuable Canon gear. Genuine Canon batteries, chargers, and battery grips are designed to hold a charge, properly fit into Canon equipment, and prevent overcharging, short-circuiting and/or overheating that may cause damage to your Canon equipment.
Top Customer Reviews
My initial experience with the battery was less than stellar -- if you are currently disappointed with the battery capacity (especially if it's new), hear me out.
After the first charge out of the box, the single battery lasted about a day with maybe 100 RAW shots and a couple of minutes worth of 1080p video. VERY disappointing to say the least. But here's the thing -- it really needs to go through a couple of full cycles (full discharge, full charge) before it reaches its peak capability.
At the time of my last charge, I had shot well over 2700 RAW frames on two batteries -- and both of those batteries each reported 60% charge remaining at that point.
Which brings me to the reporting features. If you are buying this as a second battery, then you are probably already aware of this, but the battery will report its charge level (with a 1% resolution), battery recharge performance, and number of shutter actuations since last charge. The 5D Mark II can then display this information on its Battery Info screen.
With two LP-E6's installed (via the BG-E6 Vertical Grip), the 5D Mark II will register both of the batteries and list their statistics simultaneously in the Battery Info screen. The Shutter Count numbers even operate independently.Read more ›
Edit (5/19/2011): Amazon has apparently made kind of a mess of this. I can't find another listing that looks anything like a genuine Canon LP-E6 battery. If you look closely enough at the description for this one (which I obviously didn't do the first time), it reads like spam and clearly did not come from Canon. HOWEVER, two items to note are 1) Amazon seems to have pulled their own seller listing these last few bad reviews, so maybe they're trying to fix this, and 2) some reputable third party sellers are using this listing for the genuine Canon battery. I ordered from one that I knew well, and I received the real thing today--packaging, logo, serial number, and all. If you want the real deal, look for a third party seller on this listing that says it's a genuine Canon, and maybe that they're an authorized reseller for good measure. I changed my star rating from 1 to 3 to average out the 1 that remains for the generic battery I got from Amazon and the 5 for the genuine Canon from another reseller. Caveat emptor.
If you don't believe me, search the internet for the address that the seller is using: 3522 Flatlands Avenue, Brooklyn, NY. Interestingly enough, another camera business by the name of Fumfie also sold/sells camera equipment from the same Brooklyn storefront. Fumfie has a Better Business Bureau rating of 'F'.
Here is what other customers of Fumfie have had to say about this seller:
"This is NOT a reputable seller."
upon receiving my camera today i saw it to be a "Grey market camera" i called Nikon and they didn't even have a record of this camera. i then called and spoke with a gentleman from fumfi company that proceeded to blow a gust of wind up my ass the size of Dorthy's tornado... "
"'TOTAL CROOKS' AND WILL NOT ANSWER MY E-MAILS.my next step is to get the law involved.."
"In the end, it turns out that Fumfie is attempting to do what all the other scamming camera shops do: sell you overpriced accessories and force shipping insurance on you in order to make up for the advertised cheaper camera body."
Sunset Electronics also uses the same phone number as thefotosource.com, jerseyphotostore.com and Louscamera.com. Care to guess why a small store uses so many different aliases? Well, let's see what people have to say about jerseyphotostore.com:
"Seems like fraud company, people read the reviews before jumping into it."
"canon hf s200 is shown 689 in the site, but i was charged 762. Avoid these buggers like plague."
And on and on and on. These people are criminals. Do not buy from them.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Just like the one that came with my camera, holds the charge just as good as well.Published 3 days ago by Dottie Smith
Extra batter is always nice to have for me. I am prone to run out of battery charge when I need it most. Read morePublished 20 days ago by AT
First suggestion don't buy anything from canon....2nd if you do or have save that little warranty card that comes with it.... Read morePublished 25 days ago by C. H. Greene