Panasonic G3 Batteries

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  1. jedi master

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    Ordered A G3 yesterday and I am thinking of getting a second battery as I don't want the battery running up on my before or part way through the event at the Velodrome. The event is 3 or 4 hours, I have to be inside at least 75 minutes before the start, plus I have to get there 2 hours before that. Now as the officials batteries are £40+ I was looking at third party ones like these

    1010MAH DMW-BLD10 BATTERY FOR PANASONIC DMC-GF2 G3KBODY 5055521600364 | eBay
    BOY 2x 1010mAh Battery for Panasonic DMW-BLD10 Lumix DMC-GX1 DMC-G3 DMC-GF2 GF2K | eBay

    Question is, are they actually any good?
     
  2. Jammyb

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    I always use 3rd party batteries in all my cameras, though normally try and stick to brands, energiser, innov8 etc. I get from 7dayshop or Amazon.

    I personally carry about 4 batteries if I'm out for the day with a camera, if you shoot any video for example that will eat batteries.
     
  3. mjcairney

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    To directly answer your question, I always buy a spare battery for my camera - usually from Ebay - and must say I have never had a problem with any of them, and have saved a small fortune into the bargain. :)

    Cheers,

    Martin.
     

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