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I have a Canon EOS 1100D and I would like to shoot a long video, of a long concert, for example. Is there a way I can charge it while it is taking a video (not just when the battery is in the camera like this question asks)?

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    You can buy AC adapters that are not batteries that fit into the battery slot. You could try researching them. – damned truths Feb 19 '13 at 11:40
  • Would this work while it is taking a video though? – bazite Feb 19 '13 at 11:48
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    It is an alternative to a battery. I believe they are often used in studios. And yes it would. – damned truths Feb 19 '13 at 11:52
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    Before worrying about battery running out of juice you should probably worry about disk space. Related – GoodSp33d Feb 19 '13 at 11:57
  • See also: photo.stackexchange.com/q/34854/21 – Rowland Shaw Feb 19 '13 at 12:21

What you are looking for is the "Canon ACK-E10 AC Adapter Kit" which does not charge your camera but instead allows it to run off of AC power.

But keep in mind that the 1100D/Rebel T3 is only going to allow you to record 17 to 29 minutes of video at a time. You will have to stop and start a new recording every 17 to 29 minutes depending on the settings you use for the video.

  • +1 - thanks, just what I was looking for plus extra info :) – bazite Feb 19 '13 at 14:51

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