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  • posted byyeyem on 11/15/2013

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month Pros:Used in a Canon EOS 600D, it works really well. Double the battery life in your camera. Very good grip and fairly reliable materials. If you run out of batteries, change the attachment and you put AA batteries. Cons:Over time we have to see if the thread break... Read more

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  • posted byRebecka95 on 10/22/2013

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month Pros:First of all, this item is really cheap and the quality is great!!The battery grip are extremely easy to carry and i like the way you can choose to use AA batterys or the camera battery! Cons:I have not detection any bad about this product yet but i do not thi... Read more

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  • posted bySamuelRedjono on 08/10/2013

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month Pros:The first thing is the build quality. It is almost like the original battery grip made from Canon. My neighbour has the original ons from Canon and I compared them. The rubber for your hand is the same rubber that's on your camera and it stays on it very well,... Read more

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  • posted byUncleScrooge on 05/26/2013

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month Pros:The product works and it has good value for the price. I bought this for Canon EOS 600D, just to say it fits more camera models than the title says (550D). Some negative sides exist, but again, I'm judging this with value vs. price. I have also an older original Canon b... Read more

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  • posted byrobtonnie on 04/22/2013

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month Pros:Good, solid grip with no fuss. Looks like real Canon deal with corrrect (blue) color of icons and well-desinged buttons and dials Autofocus and ISO dials work perfect as do the zoom buttons Cons:Makes the camera much larger with only limited extra battery capacity Only... Read more

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  • posted bygopavato on 04/18/2013

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month Pros:Solid build. Rubberized grip is well attached. Metal frame on the inside is well cut. Feels like the part came off the same assembly line as the original grip. Buttons work ok. Construção sólida. Partes com aplicações em borracha. Cons... Read more

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  • posted bymcguier on 03/26/2013

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:more than 1 month Pros:I'm really happy with the purchase because it saved a lot of money for me. Here in Russia the original external grip would cost me about 4 times more that this one. All the buttons works properly and do the functions they intended for. Cons:The quality of rubber grip an... Read more

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  • posted byLucSevriens on 02/13/2013

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month Pros:In one word "Wow"! Amazing extra addition for your camera experience! If someone can give me the difference between the very expensive one from Canon or this cheaper one, please explain. It works great with the 2 battery-packs, the one with the batte... Read more

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  • posted byrsskalle on 02/12/2013

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month Pros:It fit perfect, all buttons working properly, not an cheap china plastic feeling. it makes my camera look and feel a lot better, nice handling and easy battery change (fits 2 batteries) and i comes with and battery draw for placing 6 x AA batteries. works perf... Read more

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  • posted bygaryseferian on 01/28/2013

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month Pros:very easy to use,you never have to worry about losing battery power.if your LP-E8s are dead,get some AAs and you 're back in business.Took over 600 shots with flash with 2 fully charged Li batteries. Cons:no real cons ,maybe could use a little thicker/heavier... Read more

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