This is a (very) short review of the Berenstargh replacement battery for the Sony NP-FW50. The description on the official Berenstargh webpage is rather amusing and full of bold claims: maximal capacity, low self-discharge, especially durable, for professional use and pro quality are just a few examples. No hard facts or mention of any protective circuits. Suspicious. Let’s see if this battery can deliver the promised performance.Continue reading Berenstargh NP-FW50 battery
A quick review of the DSTE travel and car charger for the Sony NP-FZ100 batteries, a replacement for the Sony BC-QZ1.
Given that the original charger (BC-QZ1) costs ~100€, this alternative for less than 10€ does look very appealing.
When it comes to third party camera batteries, Patona has been my first choice so far. They are very affordable and typically have a comparable capacity as the original battery. In the following, we are going to have a quick look at the Patona Premium BLH-1 compatible battery for the Olympus E-M1 Mark II. Continue reading Patona Premium replacement battery for BLH-1