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Post Options Post Options   Quote glad2badad Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 01 December 2018 at 01:48
I've been using Watson batteries for years now (for a couple different cameras) and haven't notice any difference between them and Sony batteries (except for cost). B&H carries them.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote minolta_mutley Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 19 December 2018 at 09:17
I've the FW50's from Sony - none failed yet. Bought cheap chinese - all failed within tree years.
Bought 4 Duracell - now tree years old - a bit less than the FW50's but good enough for my needs (i charge the Duracells in a non-sony charger (with changeable plates, so i can charge my np400's with it) with an indicator so i can keep an eye on them). The duracell's also keep the charge rather well (not as good as the sony's but still more than good enough) - the chinese ones loose a lot of the charge after a few weeks.
The duracell's also work in my nex c3 - that one refused a lot of the cheap chinese ones (the c3 is my battery test-bank too).
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I used the Vemico NPFW50 battery charger kit for months. They are not very expensive. The charger and batteries are nicely packaged with a strong carrying case. The charger works great with my original Sony batteries as well.
They seem to last as long as the OEM batteries while costing much less and packaged with more. These are definitely worth a try if you're interested in some cheaper alternatives to the OEM.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote lilyc Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10 December 2019 at 11:21
You can looks for the Vemico NP-FW50 battery. Pretty looks and good for use.
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