Manfrotto launches its personal Canon, Nikon digicam batteries and dual-bay charger: Digital Images Evaluation


Manfrotto has launched its own-brand digicam batteries and a dual-bay charger that might be accessible solely within the USA. The lithium-ion batteries match Canon and Nikon cameras, and are stated to supply enhanced efficiency over normal batteries.

The HLX-E6N battery for Canon is a alternative for Canon’s LP-E6N, however the Manfrotto model gives 2000mAh over Canon’s 1865mAh. The Nikon different has barely higher capability than the 1900mAh of Nikon’s EN-EL15A and EN-EL15B batteries, however barely lower than the 2280mAh capability of the EN-EL-15C.

The ProCube charger can accommodate two batteries of the identical sort and cost them concurrently. The charger is suitable with batteries from Sony cameras in addition to these from Canon and Nikon. An LCD panel exhibits charging progress as a share in addition to in mAh, and in addition informs customers of the well being of the cells. The charging bay plate is interchangeable, so these with a couple of model of digicam will be capable to use the digicam charging unit with completely different plates, and AA batteries may also be charged by way of an extra included plate.

Sharp-eyed readers will observe the placing similarity between the Manfrotto ProCube with its new batteries and the ProCube and batteries currently available from Hähnel. Maybe current Hähnel charging plates for different manufacturers and battery sorts may even be suitable with this Manfrotto model. Whereas Manfrotto has no observe document in battery expertise Hähnel does, and it’s a fairly good one at that, so we are able to assume these might be excellent options to these provided by the digicam producers.

Manfrotto Skilled Batteries will price $49.99, whereas the ProCube will price $79.99 together with adapters for European and UK plugs. For extra data see the Manfrotto website.

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  • Top quality batteries
  • Cost 2 batteries concurrently, or four AA batteries
  • Clever quick IC cost management

Vitec Imaging Distribution, world chief within the images and videography, imaging tools and equipment business proclaims their new vary of batteries and chargers – the primary they’ve produced.

Top quality batteries
Unique to the US, Manfrotto batteries and chargers go above and past the usual choices presently in the marketplace. With sooner, extra environment friendly charging and better high quality batteries, the Manfrotto Skilled li-ion batteries ship further capability, further efficiency and supreme reliability. The most effective UL accepted cells have been rigorously chosen to make sure an prolonged life cycle, efficiency and security.

Suppose all batteries are the identical? Suppose once more. The Skilled li-ion batteries have been constructed to resist robust environments and excessive area circumstances – every battery has been injected with silicone giving them a shock absorbing building, superior circuit safety and extra electrical insulation. They’re drop proof as much as 9ft, so you already know you possibly can depend on them no matter setting you’re in.

Simultaneous charging
It isn’t straightforward to replenish two batteries on the finish of the shoot as cameras are solely provided with the means to cost one. The Manfrotto ProCUBE will provide you with the potential to cost 2 batteries on the similar time. It includes a sturdy steel shell and interchangeable plates that every settle for a pair of batteries in addition to a plate for charging 4 AA batteries. The battery holders merely clip into place, while the AA plate fixes magnetically onto the highest of the unit. The Manfrotto ProCUBE is a necessary piece of package for professionals who use a number of cameras from the identical model.

The simple to learn LCD show exhibits the charging standing of every battery in addition to a battery well being verify, and the USB Energy Supply and Automotive Charging Cable means you possibly can cost wherever your shoot takes you. US, Euro and UK plug adapters are additionally included.

The Skilled Batteries can be found for Canon and Nikon. MAP $49.99

The ProCube Chargers can be found for Canon, Nikon and Sony. MAP $79.99.

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