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  1. justinspeaks

    justinspeaks TPF Noob!

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    Big Mike I am Big, I am Mike Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Just go to www.sterlingtek.com and buy batteries from there. I have several and they are great.
     
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    Garbz No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Could be that they are powerful. I know the aftermarket battery I bought for my D200 is 2800mAh whereas the D200 battery is only 2100mAh. Needless to say it lasts longer.
     
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    I have used Calumet's aftermarket batteries with great results.
     
  5. Canon (like all manufacturers) outsources battery development and production. It's effectively an after-market product anyway.
     
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    justinspeaks TPF Noob!

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    i went with a 2 pack from sterlingtek such a good deal
     
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    Visual XTc TPF Noob!

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    I bought from ebay that comes with 2 batteries and a charger. All have worked flawlessly so far. Bought 2 months ago and still going after a few charges.
     
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    There are very few battery manufacturers in the world, the biggest being Sanyo. So odds are that whether you buy a Nikon, Canon, Pentax, Etc or the after-market, they are the same thing.
     
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    Except price where as an example Nikon, Canon etc. batteries are as much as double the cost of the "aftermarket" batteries.
     

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