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justin c
justin c  104527 forum posts England36 Constructive Critique Points
3 Dec 2012 - 4:25 PM


Quote: Can I ask those that have bought third party batteries for a 7D whether you have lost the 'battery status' indicator on the LCD top display.

I use the ones from 7dayshop.com in my 7D, the battery status is displayed but the battery remaining indicator in the menu isn't always accurate. For instance it often reads 100% even though the top LCD status indicates half used.
Switching the menu on and off a few times sometimes updates the menu display for the amount of charge remaining.

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cuffit  7174 forum posts England2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 6:05 PM

Justin, thanks for your answer. It looks like things have moved on a little regarding the 7D but I suspect the major companies will continue to try and build in things to force the customer to buy only their accessories.

Chris

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