Battery

Traveling with Lithium Ion Batteries – What Can You Take?

Mar 30, 2021
Jay P. Morgan

What are the restrictions for flying with Lithium Ion batteries? Today, we take a look at what you can fly with, what you can check…

The X-Tra battery Kickstarter campaign might have been a scam

Feb 10, 2021
Dunja Djudjic

In November last year, we shared a Kickstarter campaign for a battery many of us would found useful. The X-Tra battery offered longer shooting time…

Check out these eight 3D printed photo & video tools designed to make your life a little easier

Jan 21, 2021
John Aldred

I put off getting a 3D printer for the longest time. I didn’t want to get one just for the sake of having a new…

This camera battery will make your bag lighter and let you shoot longer

Nov 19, 2020
Dunja Djudjic

If you’re a photographer or a filmmaker shooting in the field all day, you may need a solution to reduce the number of batteries and…

The Omnicharge Off-Grid Power Station is a powerful 1500W plug socket in the wild

Oct 20, 2020
John Aldred

Portable power has become a big deal over the last few years as more photographers and filmmakers are discovering the joy of getting out of…

A review of Hähnel Pro Cube2 battery charger

Oct 9, 2020
Rui Bandeira

In recent years we have seen a demand for lighter and smaller cameras, and manufacturers have responded to that demand, mainly with mirrorless cameras, but…

The V200MICRO has 200WH, a reversible D-TAP and a tiny flashlight

Sep 16, 2020
Udi Tirosh

We don’t write about batteries often; I mean, they are batteries, they deliver power, that’s the end of it, right? The V200MICRO from Bebob showed…

This DIY charging station runs from a single USB charger and only costs $35 to make

Jul 6, 2020
John Aldred

Charging stations are nature’s way of telling us we have way too many different types of batteries for our gear. For some, our “charging station” is…

PSA: Not shooting for a while during lockdown? Check on your gear’s batteries!

Apr 15, 2020
John Aldred

So many of the tools we utilise in our photography and filmmaking adventures these days are battery-powered. Many of those batteries, whether they’re removable or…

Canon working on universal battery grip, patent suggests

Mar 5, 2020
Dunja Djudjic

An interesting patent from Canon was recently spotted, one that many photographers could find very useful. Judging from the patent application filed with the US…