Battery

Anton Bauer has shrunk their Titon SL batteries to pack more power into less space

Sep 16, 2019
John Aldred

These days, almost everything we use for photography or video is battery powered, from cameras themselves to sliders, gimbals, monitors, lights, portable backup solutions and…

The FAA has banned some MacBook Pros from flights over battery recall

Aug 17, 2019
John Aldred

A couple of months ago, Apple announced a recall for a “limited number” of 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro laptops sold between 2015 and 2017. This…

Nitecore solves problem nobody had with their “World’s First Smart Battery” for Sony mirrorless cameras

Aug 16, 2019
John Aldred

Nitecore has announced its “World’s First Smart Battery” for Sony, the Nitecore NFZ100. It’s a drop-in replacement for the Sony NP-FZ100 used in the Sony…

Nikon registers MB-N10 battery pack for Nikon Z mirrorless cameras

Jun 28, 2019
John Aldred

The one big downfall of mirrorless cameras over DSLRs is battery life. It’s a natural consequence of having to constantly power an LCD or electronic…

Nikon confirms some authorised retailers were selling counterfeit EN-EL15b batteries

May 28, 2019
John Aldred

Last week, B&H emailed customers who’d purchased EN-EL15b batteries from them. They said that some of the batteries were “subpar”. It was suspected that this…

B&H offers free replacements for “subpar” (fake) Nikon EN-EL15b batteries

May 23, 2019
John Aldred

B&H has sent out an email to customers who recently purchased Nikon EN-EL15b batteries. Nikon Rumors posted a screenshot of the email, which states that…

The Chargetech 124K is a beast of a power station with a 124,000mAh battery

May 19, 2019
Udi Tirosh

Is that a power bank in your pocket or are you just happy to see me? That was my first thought when I was introduced…

The Omnicharge Ultimate is a beast of portable AC, DTAP and USB power

May 11, 2019
Udi Tirosh

The Omnicharge Ultimate has a whopping capacity of 34,800mAh. This is a lot of juice. If you are looking for V-mount compatible, you’d be looking at…

The Core SWX Powerbase Edge wants to power all of your photo and video devices on location

Apr 15, 2019
John Aldred

One of the biggest issues for photographers and filmmakers working on location is that of power. Many of us carry spare batteries of multiple kinds…

How I prevented a Godox speedlight from setting my studio on fire

Feb 3, 2019
Udi Tirosh

Yup, is a harsh title, clickbaity even. Sadly, it’s true. I do think that this story (and lesson) could have ended up very differently. Luckily,…