Fujifilm has issued a recall notice for about 300,000 of their power adapters because of “shock hazard.” Certain AC-5VF wall plugs may “crack, break or detach and remain in the outlet,” which can expose live electrical contacts. The issue hits the adapters that came with six camera models with certain serial numbers. As Fujifilm warns, if your camera came with one of these adapters, you should stop using the wall plug immediately.
It might not be official yet, but thanks to a few leaked images, we now have a first look at Canon’s upcoming EF-S 18–135mm f/3.5–5.6 IS lens and an interesting little device called the Canon Power Adapter.[Read More…]
If you frequently find yourself needing to power some of your gear while on the go, you know what a pain it can be to make sure you have a way to keep everything powered up when you have no electricity to plug into. Of course, there a plethora of solutions to mobile power stations, but a lot of them are costly and/or excessively bulky. These handy little Power Pods from Indi Pro Tools, may be exactly what you need, especially if you already have some extra Canon LP-E6 batteries laying around. You can power all your gear using one of these adapters and your spare LP-E6’s.[Read More…]