30

DAYS DAY HRS HR MIN LEFT
for Overnight Shipping
> Shipping Cutoffs

B&H Photo Video Pro Audio The Professional's Source 800.606.6969 / 212.444.6615
Visit Our NYC SuperStore, Explore Where Technology Lives B&H Super Store B&H Super Store
0 $0.00
Your cart is currently empty

You have 0 items in your cart

View Cart & Begin Checkout
What item is right for you?
Ask our Experts! 800.606.6969 Live Chat

Metz 76-56 NiMH Rechargeable Battery for 76 MZ-5, 70 MZ-5 & 50 MZ-5 (Replacement)

B&H # ME57656 Mfr # MZ 57656
In Stock
Free Expedited Shipping
You Pay: $132.95

The Metz 76-56 NiMH Rechargeable Battery is a spare/replacement NiMH battery cluster for the 76, 70, and 50 series handle mount flash units. The recharging time for a completly empty battery is approximately 2.5 hours.

Metz 76-56 NiMH Rechargeable Battery for 76 MZ-5, 70 MZ-5 & 50 MZ-5 (Replacement)
  • 1-Year Warranty
  • REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

    by PowerReviews
    Metz76-56 NiMH Rechargeable Battery
     
    4.1

    (based on 13 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (6)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (5)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (1)

    91%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Reliable (8)
    • Strong construction (8)
    • Easy to use (7)
    • Packs small / compresses (4)
    • Lightweight (3)

    Cons

    • Unreliable (3)

    Best Uses

    • Weddings (9)
    • Family photos (6)
    • Sports/action (5)
    • Travel (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Pro photographer (7), Semi-pro photographer (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (10)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    This battery is as good as it gets!

    When shooting events, the last thing I would have hung my photographic life on would have been in-flash batteries. My power pack was always at the ready. It still is, BUT this battery...Read complete review

    When shooting events, the last thing I would have hung my photographic life on would have been in-flash batteries. My power pack was always at the ready. It still is, BUT this battery is unbelievable! It's absolutely amazing how long this thing lasts.

    Buy it with complete confidence.

    Bill Peters
    Bill Peters Photography

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    One year later, not so good

    At first, this battery was amazing. Potent. Quick to recharge. One year later, it can't hold a charge very well, though it does recharge quickly. Even freshly charged, the flashing light...Read complete review

    At first, this battery was amazing. Potent. Quick to recharge. One year later, it can't hold a charge very well, though it does recharge quickly. Even freshly charged, the flashing light (indicating low charge) comes on after a few near-full-power pops. One reviewer mentioned that this may be a communication problem and that the charge is actually near full even though the lights are flashing. Perhaps, though I'm afraid to keep going, since Metz advises not to empty this battery out. Very expensive for a battery that acts funny after one year. I have dozens of other rechargeable batteries that work perfectly after several years! Even AA's. The weak link of the 76 Metz line.

    Reviewed by 13 customers

    Sort by

    Displaying reviews 1-13

    Back to top

     
    2.0

    One year later, not so good

    By David Moore

    from St Petersburg Florida

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Strong Construction

    Cons

    • Unreliable

    Best Uses

    • Family Photos
    • Sports/Action
    • Weddings/Events

    Comments about Metz 76-56 NiMH Rechargeable Battery:

    At first, this battery was amazing. Potent. Quick to recharge. One year later, it can't hold a charge very well, though it does recharge quickly. Even freshly charged, the flashing light (indicating low charge) comes on after a few near-full-power pops. One reviewer mentioned that this may be a communication problem and that the charge is actually near full even though the lights are flashing. Perhaps, though I'm afraid to keep going, since Metz advises not to empty this battery out. Very expensive for a battery that acts funny after one year. I have dozens of other rechargeable batteries that work perfectly after several years! Even AA's. The weak link of the 76 Metz line.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Share this review

     
    5.0

    NiMH for Metz

    By WhisleBlower

    from Diamond Bar, CA

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to Use
    • Reliable
    • Strong Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Family Photos
      • Travel
      • Weddings/Events

      Comments about Metz 76-56 NiMH Rechargeable Battery:

      I'm a semi pro and use the Metz 76 flash. At a freinds wedding my flash battery ran out 3/4 through wedding. This purchase is a spare so I can keep using my flash during long events

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Share this review

       
      5.0

      I WOULD KEEP BUYING THIS PRODUCT.

      By LEW

      from NW CORNER INDIANA

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Pack
      • Easy to Use
      • Lightweight
      • Reliable
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Family Photos
        • Sports/Action
        • Travel
        • Weddings/Events
        • Wildlife Photos

        Comments about Metz 76-56 NiMH Rechargeable Battery:

        IT COMES IN HANDY TO USE INSTEAD OF THE SPEED PACK.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Share this review

         
        5.0

        I would buy this product again.

        By Flash

        from Savannah Ga.

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Pack
        • Easy to Use
        • Lightweight
        • Reliable
        • Strong Construction

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

        • Metz mecablitz 76 MZ-5

        Comments about Metz 76-56 NiMH Rechargeable Battery:

        The battery is fine as long as it works.There is not much more to say then that.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Share this review

         
        5.0

        Good to have extras

        By Shakti

        from Charlotte, NC

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Reliable
        • Strong Construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Sports/Action
          • Weddings/Events

          Comments about Metz 76-56 NiMH Rechargeable Battery:

          I do a lot of all day events and by all day I mean 6 to 8 hours. So I have two additional battery packs and an additional charger so I never run out of power.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          Share this review

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Do Not Buy This battery

          By Bill K.

          from Marietta,GA

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • None with this Battery

          Cons

          • Unreliable
          • Weak Construction

          Best Uses

            Comments about Metz 76-56 NiMH Rechargeable Battery:

            I bought a Metz 76 and an additional 76-56 NiMH a short while ago . One of the batteries lasted for one wedding shoot and will not hold a charge. The second battery lasted for two weddings and now will not charge at all. Save yourself a whole lot of trouble and buy a Quantum product!!!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            Share this review

             
            4.0

            Great and reliable battery

            By Julia

            from Atlanta, GA

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy to Use
            • Reliable

            Cons

            • Bulky
            • Heavy bulky

            Best Uses

            • Family Photos
            • Weddings/Events

            Comments about Metz 76-56 NiMH Rechargeable Battery:

            This will last you a long time if charged and used correctly. Worth the investment in price. Just make sure it always has a full charge and you are good to go!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            Share this review

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Received 2 items 76-56 NiMH Battery

            By Trev

            from Brisbane Australia

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Metz 76-56 NiMH Rechargeable Battery:

                  The product was easy to purchase, [...] I have have not had proper time to fully test the batteries but they seem to be good!

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  Share this review

                   
                  4.0

                  Finally a battery that works

                  By scubakrum

                  from Kutztown, Pa.

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy to Use
                  • Reliable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Family Photos
                    • Landscape/Scenery
                    • Sports/Action
                    • Travel
                    • Weddings/Events

                    Comments about Metz 76-56 NiMH Rechargeable Battery:

                    Original battery that came with this flash was junk. Metz would not replace it. This battery works much better but comes at a ridiculous price.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    Share this review

                     
                    5.0

                    This battery is as good as it gets!

                    By "Bill"

                    from Northborough, Massachusetts

                    About Me Pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Pack
                    • Easy to Use
                    • Reasonably lightweight
                    • Reliable
                    • Strong Construction

                    Cons

                    • None of the above

                    Best Uses

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

                    Comments about Metz 76-56 NiMH Rechargeable Battery:

                    When shooting events, the last thing I would have hung my photographic life on would have been in-flash batteries. My power pack was always at the ready. It still is, BUT this battery is unbelievable! It's absolutely amazing how long this thing lasts.

                    Buy it with complete confidence.

                    Bill Peters
                    Bill Peters Photography

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    Share this review

                     
                    5.0

                    A must have!

                    By stoffies

                    from South Africa

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Strong Construction

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Weddings/Events

                      Comments about Metz 76-56 NiMH Rechargeable Battery:

                      The Metz 70MZ-5 came with a NiCd battery. It's charged long and didn't last. Couldn't find this battery in my country for a reasonable price so I ordered it from B&H and it made the difference. Charges much quicker and last much longer. Use it for wedding photography.

                      Share this review

                       
                      4.0

                      Good Product

                      By Paula Taleb

                      from BRAZIL

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Pack
                      • Easy to Use
                      • Lightweight
                      • Reliable
                      • Strong Construction

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Weddings/Events

                        Comments about Metz 76-56 NiMH Rechargeable Battery:

                        I really like my METZ, but I think the batteries should have the refresh button... I´ve already bought 5 units...

                        Share this review

                        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        Great when it works

                        By bobgossen

                        from Florida

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                        Verified Reviewer

                        Pros

                          Cons

                          • Unreliable

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Metz 76-56 NiMH Rechargeable Battery:

                            The battery is the only choice for the Metz 76 flash. I bought 2 spares when I first had the flash and they appeared to work fine. I found out later that these 2 batteries give a low battery signal after about 10 or 20 flashes. I didn't use these batteries often and the original battery worked fine. It took me a long time to discover this was a bad lot of batteries. The funny thing is they appear to give close to the full number of flashes on a charge, just flashing low battery the whole time. Anyway, fully check out the battery when you get it. I've since bought another and it works fine.

                            Share this review

                            Batteries & Power

                            Metz -  Charger for the 45-57 & 76-56 NiMh Batteries
                            • You Pay: $75.69
                            Usually ships in 7-14 business days i Estimated arrival at B&H is 7-14 business days. An authorization for this product will be processed upon placing the order. You will be charged for this item at the time of Shipment.
                             
                            See any errors on this page? Let us know.

                            Close

                            Close

                            Close