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Should I trust neewer battery packs?

Hello, Im going to get a andy cine a6 plus and as you might imagine going with a cheap monitor it would be nice to go with some cheaper batteries I found these https://www.amazon.com.au/gp/product/B076M5LQC7/ref=ox_sc_act_title_3?smid=A23DLYW73200HP&psc=1 neewer battery packs. I researched the brand for a bit to find that they make another version of every professional item (Follow focus, NPF batteries, lights, tripods, lenses ect) I saw the reviews to find that they were fine but sometimes failed. I also wanted another opinion from ltt : D 

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Most products in production have some that work and some that fail. That's the nature of everything made.

IIRC Wasabi Power makes really good replacement batteries. Or at least, they used to. Haven't looked into it in ages.

I have Neewer lights. They're pretty good, especially for the price.

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I’d go with a brand like Watson, IndiPro, Anton Bauer, Hawkwoods, IDX, intellytech, Sony for L mount bats

 

im not a fan of most of the light companies batteries

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You should get the legit Sony branded batteries. 

 

15 years of production industry experience has taught me that the el cheapo battery brands are all garbage. 

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29 minutes ago, Action_Johnson said:

You should get the legit Sony branded batteries. 

 

15 years of production industry experience has taught me that the el cheapo battery brands are all garbage. 

 

42 minutes ago, GDRRiley said:

I’d go with a brand like Watson, IndiPro, Anton Bauer, Hawkwoods, IDX, intellytech, Sony for L mount bats

 

im not a fan of most of the light companies batteries

 

1 hour ago, dizmo said:

Most products in production have some that work and some that fail. That's the nature of everything made.

IIRC Wasabi Power makes really good replacement batteries. Or at least, they used to. Haven't looked into it in ages.

I have Neewer lights. They're pretty good, especially for the price.

okay

Edit: The monitor I want comes with a npf charger can I just add another thicker battery to that charger cause the one it comes with is the 550 or 570 I dont know but one of those. Could I just slap a bigger battery on that charger? a 950? Or a 970? that would save me some money and still have a high quality battery

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1 hour ago, RTX 2070 Max-Q said:

okay

Edit: The monitor I want comes with a npf charger can I just add another thicker battery to that charger cause the one it comes with is the 550 or 570 I dont know but one of those. Could I just slap a bigger battery on that charger? a 950? Or a 970? that would save me some money and still have a high quality battery

the issue with larger packs is the add weight fast, so not all monitor mounts can hold a screen with 2 of the larger sony batteries

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2 hours ago, GDRRiley said:

the issue with larger packs is the add weight fast, so not all monitor mounts can hold a screen with 2 of the larger sony batteries

a 770 the max you think?

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6 minutes ago, RTX 2070 Max-Q said:

a 770 the max you think?

if you only got a single bat, a 770 or 970 should be fine. I'm just use to running 2 970 on a 7in monitor and watching everything other than high end arms not hold the weight

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3 minutes ago, GDRRiley said:

if you only got a single bat, a 770 or 970 should be fine. I'm just use to running 2 970 on a 7in monitor and watching everything other than high end arms not hold the weight

no just 1

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17 hours ago, RTX 2070 Max-Q said:

Hello, Im going to get a andy cine a6 plus and as you might imagine going with a cheap monitor it would be nice to go with some cheaper batteries I found these https://www.amazon.com.au/gp/product/B076M5LQC7/ref=ox_sc_act_title_3?smid=A23DLYW73200HP&psc=1 neewer battery packs. I researched the brand for a bit to find that they make another version of every professional item (Follow focus, NPF batteries, lights, tripods, lenses ect) I saw the reviews to find that they were fine but sometimes failed. I also wanted another opinion from ltt : D 

cheap battery for cheap monitor?  go ahead but do nbot use these batteries to power cameras or other expensive and delacate equipment that may be sensitve to power instability

yeah what would i know about cameras or cinematography compared to you tech people.  i've only done this work for nearly 20 years, won a few awards, worked in over a dozen different countries and a few multi million dollar projects

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