Opteka LP-E8 2000mAh Ultra High Capacity Li-ion Battery Pack for Canon Rebel T5, T2i, T3i, T4I, T5i, 700D, 650D, Kiss X5, Kiss X4, Kiss X6i, kISS X7i EOS 550D 600D Digital SLR Cameras
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- Ultra high power 2000mAh
- Extended shots - Up to 35% more then original
- Memory free for maximum performance
- Lithium Ion 7.2v
- Brand new, 2 Year performance warranty
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|Battery Type||Lithium Ion|
|Item Weight||1 pound|
|Package Height||0.9 x 1.8 x 2.5 inches|
|Shipping Weight||0.05 pounds|
Top Customer Reviews
Hopefully there are third party batteries on ebay that come with the chip and canon batteries are dropping the price. Right now, i would skip this opteka ones.
So far they seem to be working just like the Canon batteries with no communication functions crippled. I'll order a couple more soon.
Note: The battery is listed for a T2i, and based on the reviews it probably works well for that model. Thought I will leave my comment on Amazon for anyone looking for a LP-E8 spare battery for their T3i.
I have seen the battery meter fall below 1/2 charge one time in 6 months. That was after a ton of use where I had PLENTY of time to charge them. I use a $40 battery grip on my Canon T2i / 550D.
This is at least my third order of batteries from Opteka. I bought extra so I would never have to worry about running out of juice. Not one bad battery so far. If I ever have a complaint, this review will be the first to change. At $17 a battery, there's not much to complain about, though.
Both of my canon batteries are used for back-up. That basically means that they've never been used except for the week I first get a camera. I am in no way saying the canon batteries are bad - they are great.
The Optekas seems to run out of juice quickly once the battery gets low. That's when you grab another one (or two for gripped), and keep shooting. To be honest, I haven't really compared that to canon batteries for reasons listed above. Canon batteries may not exhibit the same behavior because of additional hardware.
5/5 for a good product at an outstanding price. I'm pleased with the Optekas.
Buy the "Maximal Power DB CAN LP-E8 Replacement Li-Ion Battery for Canon LP-E8" (do a search on amazon, it costs about 15$). This is a perfect fit as the OEM.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
The info gave by the seller was incorrect, it said thisis a battery for Canon SL1, but the correct battery s/b LP-E12. I found out when I was on vacation.Published 4 months ago by Koolace
I ordered this battery for my Canon T2i more than 3 year ago. To this date, its still working good as my secondary battery. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Keishaun