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XIT Pro Series Multi-Power Battery Grip for Canon Rebel SL1

B&H # XIXTCGSL1 Mfr # XTCGSL1
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You Pay: $57.95
Product Highlights
  • Comfort and Control in Vertical Position
  • Extends Shooting Time
  • Holds Two LP-E12 Batteries
  • Vertical Position Shutter Release Button
  • Includes 3.0" Cable and Remote Control
  • Compatible with Canon SL1 (100D) DSLR

The Pro Series Multi-Power Battery Grip for Canon Rebel SL1 from XIT is designed specifically for the Canon SL1 (100D) DSLR camera and accepts two LP-E12 batteries (sold separately) for extended shooting time between charges. An included 3.0" cable connects the battery grip to the camera's remote control port and a separate wireless remote control shutter release is also included.

The design of the grip offers a comfortable and stable way in which to hold your DSLR, especially in the vertical position. It provides an alternate shutter release button to facilitate shooting when held vertically.

Cable Length 3.0" (7.6 cm)
Dimensions 4.5 x 3.8 x 2.9" (11.4 x 9.7 x 7.4 cm)
Weight 5.4 oz (153 g) without batteries
XIT Pro Series Multi-Power Battery Grip for Canon Rebel SL1
  • 3.0" Remote Cable
  • Wireless Remote Control Unit
  • Limited 1-year Warranty
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    XITPro Series Multi-Power Battery Grip for Canon Rebel SL1
     
    3.5

    (based on 6 reviews)

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    75%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to use (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

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          • Semi-pro photographer (3)
          • Was this a gift?:
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        1.0

        Save Your Money

        By Jake

        from Santa Fe

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Bulky
          • Flimsy Construction

          Best Uses

            Comments about XIT Pro Series Multi-Power Battery Grip for Canon Rebel SL1:

            Let me begin by saying I've been using off brand BGs on Canon DSLRs for several years. I'm a huge fan of some of them. This is not one of those. Right out of the box it feels remarkably flimsy. Once on the camera, it's very ill-fitting. The finish doesn't match the SL1 and the grip itself has a slightly too large feel to it when seen on the cameraI thought with M/L sized hands I'd appreciate the extra real-estate, but the grip is very uncomfortable. The protrusion that contains the shutter release and IR panel makes it awkward to hold.While I was aware a cable had to be plugged in for the shutter release to work, what I didn't know was that the grip's shutter release wouldn't focus, only take the photo. As soon as it was depressed half-way the camera fired without locking focus. This grip cost $, which is about what a good third party grip costs. However, this has none of the trappings of a third party grip. Maybe for $ this would be a good addition to an SL1, but for $, it went right back.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Perfect addition

            By JWCarr

            from Albuquerque, NM

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact
            • Easy to Use
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Landscape/Scenery
              • Sports/Action
              • Travel
              • Video
              • Wildlife Photos

              Comments about XIT Pro Series Multi-Power Battery Grip for Canon Rebel SL1:

              This is the perfect addition to my Canon SL1, avoiding the issue of changing batteries in the middle of a shoot. A necessity for time lapse photography!

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

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              4.0

              Canon SL1 Battery Grip

              By MigRodz

              from Miami, FL

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Compact
              • Durable
              • Easy to Use
              • Improves Performance
              • Lightweight
              • Matches Camera Color

              Cons

              • None

              Best Uses

              • Family Photos
              • Sports/Action
              • Video
              • Weddings/Events

              Comments about XIT Pro Series Multi-Power Battery Grip for Canon Rebel SL1:

              This battery grip is a must for users of the Canon SL1 camera. It gives a better grip to the small camera body, specially when using the camera one handed as I usually do. I usually shoot with the flash off camera via flash coiled cord cable, so the grip allows me to hand hold the camera comfortably with my right hand while holding the flash with my left hand. The grip holds two batteries which doubles the total number of photos one battery can do. One draw back is the fact that for the shutter switch on the grip to operate, a supplied cable with two 1/4 inch connectors, must be attached from the grip to the camera. This requires opening the HDMI and mini USB protective door, on the camera,to connect such cable and the protective camera door must remain open as long a the cable is connected between the camera and grip. Other than that the grip feels very well and it does match the camera color as well.

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              • No

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              4.0

              Good 1

              By Kz

              from Gardena CA

              About Me Casual Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy to Use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Travel

                Comments about XIT Pro Series Multi-Power Battery Grip for Canon Rebel SL1:

                Easy to use
                quite handy

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                • No

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                4.0

                Great product but...

                By Canon sl1 battery grip

                from Indiana

                Comments about XIT Pro Series Multi-Power Battery Grip for Canon Rebel SL1:

                My only issue here is that the grip requires an external cable to operate with the camera. Whether this is the grips fault or the canon sl1 camera's fault i am not sure. Otherwise great product!

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                3.0

                Not Sure - Yet

                By anonImous

                from Nebrasaka

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about XIT Pro Series Multi-Power Battery Grip for Canon Rebel SL1:

                I'm not sure yet about this battery grip. I bought this to solve two problems: First, to provide a better grip on my SL1 (I really like the SL1.). And second, to make it possible to change batteries without having to unscrew my Cotton Carrier / Manfrotto adapter plate.), which is a hassle. The large "knob" for the vertical shutter button makes the grip awkward for me to hold. Having the Cotton Carrier adapter plate with its hub plus the Manfrotto quick release plate attached to the bottom gives the whole assembly a bulky, out-of-balance feel. So, I'm not yet sure whether or not I'm going to keep or return the grip. The grip is well made. It hold two lithium batteries, but because of its small size there is no AA holder. Also, because of its size there are no AF, etc. controls on the grip. So, I suggest that you order one and try it for yourself.

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