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In what way do battery grips improve performance?

Two batteries in parallel at the same voltage can supply more current than one of them alone can. If we were talking about car or truck engines we would say we have twice as much torque (current) at ...
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Is there a battery grip for the D3200 with a command dial on it?

It's highly doubtful such a grip exists. Nikon did not design the D3200 to accommodate a grip. Nikon doesn't offer a grip for the D3200 and other D3xx0 series cameras. There are no additional ...
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In what way do battery grips improve performance?

Modern cameras don't use simple electric motors. Their power is not directly proportional to the voltage provided, it stays the same whatever voltage applied. Reading several sources I can deduce ...
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In what way do battery grips improve performance?

It might sound silly to you, but my two main reasons for using a grip are these: 1) Better balance and inertia when using big lenses 2) My pinky finger no longer slips off the bottom of the camera
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Battery grip for sony cameras

One possible reason is that the NEX-F2's card slot is under the bottom, so a grip would have to either: leave space for card access (and so would not have much space for batteries) completely lock up ...
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Using an external battery pack with my Nikon d5200 caused glitches

The thing to keep in mind is that all of these third party products are reverse engineered and probably haven't been tested in every conceivable scenario before being released to the public. The ...
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Is it worth buying a battery grip for my camera?

I adquired an official Canon battery grip (bought a month after buying my 7D) and I can say that I hardly ever used it at all. Sure it doubles the battery life but I would never leave home without ...
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