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Extra non-OEM batteries for EM5?

Discussion in 'Accessories' started by mintchoco, Feb 4, 2013.

  1. mintchoco

    mintchoco Mu-43 Regular

    53
    May 24, 2012
    Toronto, Canada
    There's a lot on eBay, which ones did you get?

    I ordered one for my EPL1 and the darn battery gets stuck in the battery compartment each time and I have to pry it out. I don't want that to happen. Which seller is reputable?

    What's with the encoded/decoded batteries??? Why do they all need a separate charger?
     
  2. wrjacobs

    wrjacobs Mu-43 Rookie

    17
    Oct 13, 2011
    Silver Spring, MD
    I bought these. They charge with the original charger but, despite the higher mAh rating, they seem not to last as long as my original BLN-1. I will have to do some tests to determine the actual differences, though.
     
  3. Salt Peanuts

    Salt Peanuts Mu-43 Regular

    61
    May 26, 2012
    Massachusetts
    Haj
    Just bought pair of EZOPower batteries, after members here confirmed the batteries can be charged with OEM charger. I haven't received them yet so I can't comment on their performance.

    Thought about getting Wasabi batteries as many members here have been using them without issues but the last thing I wanted was to carry around an extra charger.
     
  4. wayne

    wayne Mu-43 Regular

    54
    Jan 14, 2012
    You can use the Wasabi battery charger to charge the OE batteries without any problem. Also the Wasabi charger is much smaller than the Olympus charger.