Core SWX announces Apex360, their new massive 367Wh V-Mount batteries for high-power LED lights

Dec 15, 2022
John Aldred

Core SWX has announced their new massive Apex360 batteries. These are 367 Watt Hour batteries that are capable of delivering up to 24 Amps of…

This DIY battery adapter lets you unify your battery power system across your video devices

Dec 14, 2022
John Aldred

We’re quite lucky in the photo and video industries that there aren’t many weird or non-standard batteries, for the most part. Sure, some companies do…

Are your RED Komodo REDVOLT BP or other batteries not charging? Here’s how to fix it

Nov 7, 2022
John Aldred

With everything becoming battery-powered these days and as many of them being produced as they are now, it’s inevitable that some will show up dead…

You don’t need to buy a charger for this Sony battery

Jun 26, 2022
Udi Tirosh

With a raise of hand, how many of you have more than one battery for your photography gear? More than 2? More than 5? More…

Core SWX’s new Powerbase Edge Link can power your mirrorless camera for over 12 hours

Apr 25, 2022
John Aldred

Core SWX has updated its Powerbase lineup, initially launched in 2019, with two new batteries. There’s the PB Edge Link, a 70Wh V-mount battery that…

Nitecore’s new UFZ100 Sony battery charges through an integrated Type-C USB port

Apr 20, 2022
John Aldred

How many times have you gone to look for a battery charger and it’s just nowhere to be found? I know I sure have. I…

This 27,000,000mAh “portable” power bank can charge your camera battery thousands of times

Feb 1, 2022
John Aldred

Power is always an issue for photographers and filmmakers when you’re away from plug sockets for extended periods of time. And I’m a big fan…

Powering a camera for a month-long 24/7 timelapse

Jun 4, 2021
John Aldred

Long term timelapses are a lot of fun to shoot, but they can come with a lot of challenges. What happens if your gear gets…

Fuji re-issues warning over fake camera batteries and how to spot them

May 10, 2021
John Aldred

Fujifilm has updated their warning on counterfeit Fuji camera batteries that are currently floating around on the market. The warning was first issued back in…

This tinkerer built his own 18650-powered DIY battery grip for his Canon EOS M

Apr 26, 2021
John Aldred

If there’s one annoying aspect of cameras, particularly mirrorless cameras that are constantly powering an LCD or EVF the whole time they’re turned on, it’s…