Despite the fact that the Canon EOS RP is an excellent video capturing device and one of the cheapest full-frame mirrorless cameras you can currently get, its short battery life is still a deal-breaker for many video shooters.
Thankfully, this drawback is already a thing of the past with the Canon EOS RP Battery Grip offered by Custom Battery Grips – a Poland-based company that specializes in making custom made battery grips for Canon mirrorless cameras, the EOS M50 included. Let’s take a closer look at this enticing third-party offering in the video below.
In a nutshell, the Canon EOS RP Classic Battery Grip uses two 18650 cells to power your EOS RP while allowing nonrestricted access to the SD card slot of the camera itself. It’s 3D printed built of the highest quality ABS plastic, plus it improves the overall feel and handling of the camera once attached.
The unit also features a battery level indicator allowing you to keep track of the battery percentage left while shooting. You can easily attach the grip by removing the door on the battery compartment of the EOS RP and screwing it using the 1/4″-20 mounting thread.
EOS RP Classic Battery Grip Specifications
- 3D Printed
- Made of highest quality ABS plastic
- Uses two 18650 cells
- Battery level indicator
- Dimensions: 128 x 64 x 57 mm / 7.08 x 2.51 x 2.24 in
- Dummy Battery Adapter, Battery Tray Included
- Price: $100
The Canon EOS RP Classic Battery Grip currently sells for $100 which is $20 more than the Canon’s proprietary EG-E1 Extension Grip that provides more comfortable handling and manipulation of the camera but doesn’t extend its battery life.
If you want to learn more about the EOS RP custom grip, head over to the Custom Battery Grips website where you can take a look at the other products offered by the company as well.
[source: Custom Battery Grips]
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