WHEN USED IN CONJUNCTION WITH A SECOND BATTERY IN THE BATTERY GRIP POWER PACK IT INCREASES THE AMOUNT OF SHOTS I AM ABLE TO GET WITHOUT HAVING TO WORRY ABOUT CHANGING BATTERIES DURING A SHOOT.
The Canon LP-E6 Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery has a capacity of 1800mAh so it is possible to shoot up to 850 shots at normal temperatures on a single battery charge. The battery is also more compact and lighter in weight than previous battery models. The LP-E6 Battery also communicates with the EOS 5D Mark II Digital Camera so that you can always check the remaining capacity on the camera's power source info screen. In addition a unique feature of the LP-E6 battery pack is that it has a microchip encoded with an 8-character serial number. So when the battery pack is installed in the camera you can register it using a menu command. Then track the condition and power characteristics of up to 6 batteries in your camera to ensure you use your batteries evenly and identify batteries that are near the end of their useful lifespan. Key Features: Genuine Canon Brand Battery Pack. With constant shooting flash usage image review and playback especially when you have access to additional memory your standard battery alone will not usually be sufficient. More powerful than a standard battery this 1800mAh capacity LP-E6 will not put constraints on how you want to shoot. A battery loses power in cold weather and can become too cold to operate the camera. Keeping a spare battery warm in your pocket to maximize battery power and periodically switching the cold battery for the warm one can significantly enhance battery performance. Memory Free! This LP-E6 can be charged at any time without harm even if it already has a partial charge and can be typically charged over 1000 times.