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Powerful Charger, Less Powerful Batteries
on August 30, 2016
It's my intent for this review to be helpful to you, and if you only read one, read this one.
Here is my impression; I've tried to hit the points you need to know, and constantly update this review.
In general, everything is put together well, from the packaging, to the way pieces connect. Unit feels sturdy and does not emit heat during charging, even if left plugged in for extended periods of time. One battery arrived at about 80% while the other was empty, here's the info I have so far regarding actual power (updated accordingly):
-The capacity of the batteries on a Sony Alpha 6000 lasts nearly equally of around 300 shots (Sony's claimed amount) or 3 hours of intermittent shooting (I will more thoroughly test this and update accordingly).
-Included batteries seem to unpreventably lose their charge over time, as much as 10% per day.
-The charger charges empty batteries fully in about 2.25hrs.
-Sony OEM batteries obviously do fit in the charger, too.
So far the only thing I could foresee people disliking is the cable, which is of a thin, ribbon type. I don't mind because it's more tangle-free.
To conclude, this is an incredible deal. Would you rather have one genuine Sony battery for $40, or two similar batteries that you just have to charge often PLUS a charger for half the price? To me it's a no-brainer otherwise. :)
This charger's still spitting out fully and quickly-charged batteries! I still stand by my recommendation that you obtain this product.