SmallRig’s new LP-E6NH battery is positioned as an upgraded model of Canon’s first-party choice and never solely options USB-C charging and a barely increased capability, but it surely’s additionally half the worth.
Spotted by Canon Rumors, SmallRig says its new choice is “corresponding to the unique in all methods” with a built-in decoding chip for full compatibility with a digicam (no pop-up warning throughout use will happen) and helps energy show on the digicam. The corporate provides that it has quick circuit, excessive temperature, excessive voltage, over-charge, and over discharge safety, too.
The brand new battery joins the opposite batteries in SmallRig’s lineup that come outfitted with a USB-C port that permits them to be juiced up and not using a cumbersome wall charger, one of many good advantages of all of the batteries in its line that supply this function. The corporate says that utilizing a high-current charger (5V 2.2A), the battery could be charged from empty to full inside of two.5 hours.
The batteries don’t must be charged solely with USB-C although, and are nonetheless suitable with a “number of energy provides” similar to wall chargers (the corporate says charging is supported with a devoted charger, which presumably means Canon’s wall charger) or different third-party multi-battery chargers, together with, after all, SmallRig’s.
“SmallRig LP-E6NH USB-C Rechargeable Digicam Battery 4264 permits being charged by way of an influence financial institution, energy strip, automobile charger, or different particular chargers,” the corporate says.
Canon’s LP-E6NH doesn’t have the flexibility to cost with USB-C and it additionally has a most capability of two,130mAh, whereas SmallRig has squeezed a bit extra into the compact kind issue and says its choice is 2,400mAh — that’s ok for about three hours of video recording time and 780 photographs (examined with CIPA requirements, that are notoriously inaccurate and too conservative in relation to mirrorless digicam photograph taking battery life, so count on higher).
SmallRig says its LP-E6NH battery is suitable with a number of Canon cameras from classics like the unique 5D all the way in which up by the EOS R6 Mark II, EOS R7, and EOS R5 and R5 C. Maybe probably the most interesting a part of SmallRig’s battery is the worth: $39.99. That’s simply shy of half the price of Canon’s first-party battery, which costs $79.
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