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7D + LP-E6, what a wonderful combo!

 
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Oct 04, 2011 11:16 |  #1

Anyone else get great battery performances w/ their LP-E6?

I went to the Miramar Airshow this past Sunday. I showed up with my 7D gripped w/ both batteries reading just at 60% (I also brought backups just in case). 2600+ shots later, I'm still at 22% :lol: Used AI Servo + IS exclusively for the entire day, filled 2x 32gb cards. Also did a fair amount of chimping, trying to delete the clearly OOF photos to free up additional space for the Blue Angels. :p

So I'm guessing if I had started with fully charged batteries (and more CF cards), could probably come away with 6000-7000 shots. That's about 3000-3500 shots per battery.

Thank you Canon engineers! :)


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Oct 04, 2011 11:21 |  #2

Yes using just a single lp-e6 I can get ridiculously long battery life. I sometimes forget I have a batter because I rarely have to charge it. Even shooting for the school paper I charge maybe once a week.


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Oct 04, 2011 11:23 |  #3

I'm still very tempted to get one for the 7D, except right now I feel like the total weight over 7D + lens is just about right. But I do love the convenience of having the grip for vertical shots on my 550D.. decisions..


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Oct 04, 2011 11:33 |  #4
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Yep, no live view and minimial chimping they seem to last forever.

Live view really kills performance, though.


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Oct 04, 2011 12:34 |  #5

pdx_btk78 wrote in post #13203806external link
I'm still very tempted to get one for the 7D, except right now I feel like the total weight over 7D + lens is just about right. But I do love the convenience of having the grip for vertical shots on my 550D.. decisions..

LP-E6 isn't the grip, it's the battery. The battery itself is very good. Having two of them is that much better though.


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Oct 04, 2011 12:58 |  #6

I use a 7D with a grip and get 3000+ shots from 2 batteries often with 30 to 40% spare.




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Oct 04, 2011 13:11 |  #7

my lp-e6's on my 5d aren't that great... i guess the 5d kills more battery




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Oct 04, 2011 13:11 |  #8

I love the combination. I have a gripped 7D with 2 LP-E6s and the things just won't die! Unbelievable battery life, and I love it.


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Oct 04, 2011 13:14 |  #9

jwcdds wrote in post #13203766external link
Anyone else get great battery performances w/ their LP-E6?

I went to the Miramar Airshow this past Sunday. I showed up with my 7D gripped w/ both batteries reading just at 60% (I also brought backups just in case). 2600+ shots later, I'm still at 22% :lol: Used AI Servo + IS exclusively for the entire day, filled 2x 32gb cards. Also did a fair amount of chimping, trying to delete the clearly OOF photos to free up additional space for the Blue Angels. :p

So I'm guessing if I had started with fully charged batteries (and more CF cards), could probably come away with 6000-7000 shots. That's about 3000-3500 shots per battery.

Thank you Canon engineers! :)

8670 shots all in RAW from fresh fully charged and the batteries still had 3% and 4% left. None of my lenses had IS.
Gripped 7D and 70-200 L non IS, 10-20 Sigma non IS


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Oct 04, 2011 19:49 |  #10

My best on one battery was 3306 shooting hockey at 8fps. My battery is almost 2 years old now and only shows 2/3 Recharge Performance. I find it doesn't perform nearly as well now.

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Oct 04, 2011 19:52 |  #11

interesting, for some reason i only get about 1500-2000 on a single charge, pretty much on par with the ebay stuff


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Oct 04, 2011 20:04 |  #12

1500-2000 is is actually very good. In order to get the really high counts I have to be shooting 8fps.


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Oct 04, 2011 23:47 as a reply to msowsun's post |  #13

I get around 1300-1400 with the LP-E6, in my 60D. I guess it's harder on batteries. I ALWAYS use IS, chimp, and view up to 100% on the LCD a lot..so that eats away at battery life. I also leave it on for hours at a time, when in the car, etc.. so it's ready if/when i need it. I'm using LV a lot more now, too. Still, very happy with these batteries.. compared to my T2i, but my 1D Mk II is very easy on batteries too. :D


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