Review Ebay Battery Grip For 450d From Hong Kong Review.

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I purchased a battery grip on the 29th Oct 08 from an Ebay seller
registered in China.

I was very suprised when the package arrived from Hong Kong this morning.

The Ebay seller is 'link-delight' http://myworld.ebay.co.uk/link-delight/

The stuff they sell looks very good but as with all things Ebay,you have to be careful.

I chose to give them a go & this is what i received for my £40 plus £17 postage.

1 x battery grip
2 x rechargeable batteries
2 x battery holders (1 standard Canon size & 1 AA size)
1 x Aperture cable release
1 x pumpkin trick or treat bag (bit late but nice touch)
1 x discount coupon for 8% off valid until 31.12.08

I must say that at this point i am very impressed with the service i have received from this supplier.

Fitting was very straight forward with nothing out of line & the finish matches
the Canon body perfectly.

If anyone needs anymore info regarding this product,please let me know & i will do my best to assist.

Here are a few pics

1. Bag it all arrived in


2. Un-packed


3. Batteries


4. Grip


5. Battery holders


6. Cable release


7. Fitted (taken with phone cam)


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Thanks for the info Snoop as I have my eye on the grip for the D200 at £45 from this company will get one now (y)
 
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Looks like a bargain.
Stupid question though;
Is the American named 'Rebel' exactly the same model as it's European counterpart?
 
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Yep, Rebel Xti or whatever they're called and XXXD UK equivalent are exactly the same cameras, they just have to jazz up the name to get the simple Yanks interested!! ;)
 
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Yep, Rebel Xti or whatever they're called and XXXD UK equivalent are exactly the same cameras, they just have to jazz up the name to get the simple Yanks interested!! ;)
Thought so but you never know if the Yank ones are fitted BBQ's or somert.:)
 
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Hi,
How good are the batteries compared to the normal ones that came with the camera ?

Ek
At the moment the batteries appear to be of good quality.

I have been using both batteries supplied in the grip & have had the
grip attached since it was received.

I honestly couldnt tell you how many pics i have taken between charges
but i know its a fair few.

The Canon battery has remained in my bag & hasnt been used since.
 
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Hi scooby
you did well with one
I will have a try too
Cheapest I can find in UK is £79 and thats just for the grip
You got the medal m8y
Cheers
 
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Spot on M8y
well worth the risk on Ebay
Got remote with mine
Cheers
Now for some decent lense...found the hammer..now wheres that piggy bank

Cheers(y)
 
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Mine arrived today. Really happy with it. Came in under a week and it feels really nice in hand.



I didn't get a pumpkin trick or treat bag though...
 
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I bought one of these a couple of months ago from linkedelight and it arrived in three days and does exactly what it says on the tin. Good price, good service and a hell of a lot cheaper. Highly recommended
 
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worth noting , the yongnuo version is identical , i have one i got off here and it is excellent for the money :)
 
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Sorry bit daft, but what battery options are there? Holder with AA's, holder with std Canon batteries, and the batteries supplied that do not need a holder or do they need the holder which means you cannot use standard Canon batteries?
 
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Sorry bit daft, but what battery options are there? Holder with AA's, holder with std Canon batteries, and the batteries supplied that do not need a holder or do they need the holder which means you cannot use standard Canon batteries?
The one I purchased came with two aftermarket Canon style batteries in a holder &
a 6xAA holder.
 
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Was planning on buying a grip for these, they look to be good quality and very similar to the genuine canon at a fraction of the cost. Will this grip fit the 500d?

Also, anyone had any filters from these, or would you recommend staying clear of cheap filters?
 
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the grip will fit the 1000D and the 500D , as for cheap filters , think about it .........
 
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Got the same grip here too, I'm really happy with it and have been using it for a few months now with no issues, great value imo.
 
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I bought this grip after checking out this thread, it just arrived today and I am very pleased with it so far, took it our for a new year's shoot and it seems well built, especially with its incredibly low price.
 
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Got this grip for Xmas andvery please with it so far, feels great on the camera especially with the sigma 10-20 on there. Think it will be on there pretty much all the times unless i want the smaller lighter option, good to have the choice really.
 
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