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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    \$\begingroup\$ You can buy AC adapters that are not batteries that fit into the battery slot. You could try researching them. \$\endgroup\$ Feb 19, 2013 at 11:40
  • \$\begingroup\$ Would this work while it is taking a video though? \$\endgroup\$
    – bazite
    Feb 19, 2013 at 11:48
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    \$\begingroup\$ It is an alternative to a battery. I believe they are often used in studios. And yes it would. \$\endgroup\$ Feb 19, 2013 at 11:52
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    \$\begingroup\$ Before worrying about battery running out of juice you should probably worry about disk space. Related \$\endgroup\$
    – GoodSp33d
    Feb 19, 2013 at 11:57
  • \$\begingroup\$ See also: photo.stackexchange.com/q/34854/21 \$\endgroup\$ Feb 19, 2013 at 12:21

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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.

  • \$\begingroup\$ +1 - thanks, just what I was looking for plus extra info :) \$\endgroup\$
    – bazite
    Feb 19, 2013 at 14:51

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