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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Excellent buy

    posted by sreetk on 05/20/2013 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

    Pros:
    Quite reasonable priced, excellent build quality for the price (I got it for $44.79). There is not much difference in feel between my 550D and this. Fits perfectly on the camera. Better option than spending another 100-200 dollars on the same product from a...
    Cons:
    Not able to press the shutter release button sometimes. It kind of doesn't depress. Have to take off your finger and depress ag...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Really quite brilliant

    posted by robbbbbbbbbbbb on 04/26/2013 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    So cheap, great quality and so much better then spending another 100-200 dollars on the same product from a canon store. It can use standard disposable batteries too, which is nice.
    Cons:
    The rubber grip doesn't quite match the rubber on my 600D, but its really, really close... I guess I'm a bit of a perfectionist...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    A very good battery grip, almost as good as the original

    posted by gerby77 on 12/03/2012 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    Packed neathly, good description of usage, fits perfect on the camera, easy of use. Multiple sorts of batteries to be used. Details are very fine. Even a possibility to put an extra handstrap onto it. Multiple buttons and scroll wheel for basic functions ...
    Cons:
    For now i couldn't find.
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Best Buy!

    posted by keisn on 08/17/2012 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

    Pros:
    Very good quality! The battery grip has Canon's Logo on it, I did also get the Canon warranty card. This is absolutely worth the money! I used it on a 600D without any issues!
    Cons:
    No cons for this product!
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