Installing Grip Battery for your Digital Rebel XTI

Written by Amily Monday, 29 March 2010 09:58

The Canon Digital Rebel XTi is an entry-level digital single-lens reflex camera, made for the "prosumer" market: the gray area between professional photographer and consumer.

 

 

The Canon Digital Rebel XTi is an entry-level digital single-lens reflex camera, made for the "prosumer" market: the gray area between professional photographer and consumer. Professional accessories, including a battery grip such as (canon 400d battery grip ), are available for the camera. This grip adds an extra shutter-release button, as well as storage for additional batteries, prolonging the shooting time available.

canon_400d_battery_grip.jpgThe Power Grip is an OEM editon for Canon 350D/400D/BG-E3 grip. It is both powerful and versatile. Doubling the amount of shots that these SLR cameras can take on a single charge, the Canon 350D/400D/BG-E3 battery grip also offers the flexibility of a secondary shutter release button for vertical shooting.

This Battery Grip is for the Digital Rebel XT BG-E3/XTi, or 350D/400D. Holds 6 AA batteries or two NB-2LH batteries. It builds AE/AF special function button for vertical shooting. Also retains the tripod mounting thread on the bottom as well, keeping the important ability to stabilize the camera during critical shoots

• Pro Battery Grip for Canon EOS Digital 400D 350D / Rebel XTi XT BG-E3
• Battery Holder for six AA batteries
• Battery Holder for 2 NB-2LH batteries
• Original Manufacturer's Packaging

1.Turn the camera over to reveal the battery cover. Use your thumbnail to open the battery door. Hold the orange battery latch back using your thumb, then turn the camera over to drop the battery out of the camera.

2.Locate the hinge on the battery door. Pull the battery door toward the sides of the camera, at a slight angle, to break it free from the body. The battery door then clicks onto the body of the battery pack, at the vertical section that goes inside the camera.

3.Place the canon battery grip 400d into the battery compartment of the camera until the tripod mount screw on the battery grip contacts the threaded hole on the base of the camera. Locate the knurled knob on the front of the battery grip. Turn it to the right to thread the battery grip into the tripod mount on the camera to lock it in place.

4.Turn on the camera to verify the battery grip is working correctly.

 

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 June 2010 17:01