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Panasonic VW-VBG260 Replacement Lithium-Ion Battery Pack

B&H # PAVWVBG260 Mfr # VW-VBG260
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Product Highlights
  • 2640mAh
  • 7.2V

The Panasonic VW-VBG260 Replacement Lithium-Ion Battery Pack is a 2640mAh, 7.2V battery for the following compatible Panasonic camcorders:

HDC-SD9
HDC-HS9
HDC-SD5
HDC-SD1
HDC-SX5
HDC-DX1SDR-H60
SDR-H40/41
SDR-H200
SDR-H18VDR-D310
VDR-D50/51
VDR-D230
VDR-D220
VDR-D210PV-GS500
PV-GS320
PV-GS85
PV-GS83
PV-GS90
PV-GS80

For use with the SD5, SD1, H60 and H40/41 camcorders, the VW-VH04 holder kit is additionally required for use of the battery.

In use with the H60, H40/41, H200, H18, D310, D50/51, D230, D220, D210, GS500, GS320, GS85, GS83, GS90, and GS80 camcorders, the "remaining battery life display" function will not work.

Chemistry Lithium-ion
Capacity 2640mAh
Output Voltage 7.2V
Dimensions Not Specified by Manufacturer
Weight Not Specified by Manufacturer
Panasonic VW-VBG260 Replacement Lithium-Ion Battery Pack
  • 90-Day Limited Warranty
  • REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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    PanasonicVW-VBG260 Replacement Lithium-Ion Battery Pack
     
    4.8

    (based on 47 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (38)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (8)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to install (31)
    • Reliable (30)
    • Long-lasting (26)
    • Solid construction (25)
    • Fast charge (21)

    Cons

    • Heavy / bulky (5)
    • Slow recharge (5)

    Best Uses

    • Back-up (21)
    • Travel (18)
    • Digital photography (6)
    • Home movies (4)
    • Primary battery (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Photo enthusiast (14), Semi-pro photographer (11), Casual photographer (10), Pro photographer (4), Tech savvy (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (23)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Peace of mind - Room to breathe

    When I recently bought the Panasonic HDC-HS300 I only had the standard battery which worked well for about 1.5 hours of mostly continuous use. Unfortunately I was quickly running out of battery-life near the...Read complete review

    When I recently bought the Panasonic HDC-HS300 I only had the standard battery which worked well for about 1.5 hours of mostly continuous use. Unfortunately I was quickly running out of battery-life near the end of the game which meant I had to cut off a lot of the game to save battery-life for the end-of-the-game ceremonies.

    Fortunately I will never have to worry about that again! I get more than 3 hours of continuous use from the VW-VBG260 and never have to sweat it out near the end of any event. I keep the standard battery with me and charged just in case the event goes WAY over the normal time. If I have to use the standard battery I put the big one on the charger and would have plenty of charge time once the standard battery ran out.

    A bigger, extra battery is an absolute must!

    There are no cons to owning this battery. It's a battery, it lasts a long time and is made well. What else is there?

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Good Battery

    Compact size is good

    time to recharge seems a bit slow.

    Compact size is good

    time to recharge seems a bit slow.

    Reviewed by 47 customers

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    5.0

    This Battery worked great!

    By Ninja Rat

    from New Orleans, LA

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fast Recharge
    • Long-Lasting
    • Reliable
    • Solid Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Back Up

      Comments about Panasonic VW-VBG260 Replacement Lithium-Ion Battery Pack:

      I was able to shoot a whole wedding using this replacement battery and the original battery that came with the Camera. While I was using one of them I kept the other on the charger.

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      4.0

      Great battery, great price!

      By radDude

      from ny metro

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to Install
      • Fast Recharge
      • Long-Lasting
      • Reliable
      • Solid Construction

      Cons

      • Bulky

      Best Uses

        Comments about Panasonic VW-VBG260 Replacement Lithium-Ion Battery Pack:

        Ordered the battery because I misplaced the original. I wanted an original Panasonic battery and not a generic brand. Found this at the best price at b&h. Shipping was fast and product arrived as specified. The battery color was a ligher gray than my black camcorder, but it charged up fine and works great. Thanks.

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        5.0

        very good

        By John

        from Ottawa, Canada

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy to Install
        • Reliable
        • Solid Construction

        Cons

        • Loses Charge Quickly

        Best Uses

        • Back Up
        • Travel

        Comments about Panasonic VW-VBG260 Replacement Lithium-Ion Battery Pack:

        I am happy

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        • No

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        5.0

        Very reliable

        By TURI

        from Shkoder

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Long-Lasting
        • Reliable
        • Solid Construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Panasonic VW-VBG260 Replacement Lithium-Ion Battery Pack:

            I don't think there is something better. worth the money.

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            • No

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            5.0

            I would buy this product again.

            By spagirl

            from Lake Orion, MI

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy to Install
            • Reliable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Back Up

              Comments about Panasonic VW-VBG260 Replacement Lithium-Ion Battery Pack:

              I bought this battery as a back up. I video weddings and lately I have had several outside weddings with no electric hook up. So, I needed an extra battery for such situations.

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              • No

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              3.0

              Good Battery

              By Hugh the Runner

              from Atlanta

              About Me Casual Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy to Install
              • Solid Construction

              Cons

              • Loses Charge Quickly
              • Slow Recharge

              Best Uses

              • Back Up

              Comments about Panasonic VW-VBG260 Replacement Lithium-Ion Battery Pack:

              Compact size is good

              time to recharge seems a bit slow.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Excellent Value for Money

              By Samt

              from Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

              About Me Casual Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy to Install
              • Long-Lasting
              • Reliable
              • Solid Construction

              Cons

              • None

              Best Uses

                Comments about Panasonic VW-VBG260 Replacement Lithium-Ion Battery Pack:

                Gives me over 5hrs of recording time on my Panasonic SDR HD 80. Beats the price I had to pay for similar product in South Africa.It is a genuine Panasonic Battery. For same value I would have had to purchase a pirate battery.

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                5.0

                Double camcorder record time

                By carlos otavio

                from perth australia

                About Me Casual Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Reliable

                Cons

                • Slow Recharge

                Best Uses

                • Travel

                Comments about Panasonic VW-VBG260 Replacement Lithium-Ion Battery Pack:

                Great acquisition and now you can spend almost 4hr without thing in battery status. is enough for a 32gb SD card full.
                Negative point is the size that can have problem moving your thumb but its OK

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                5.0

                Long life

                By Bonnie

                from North canton, Ohio

                About Me Casual Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy to Install
                • Fast Recharge
                • Long-Lasting
                • Solid Construction

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Back Up
                  • Video camera back up

                  Comments about Panasonic VW-VBG260 Replacement Lithium-Ion Battery Pack:

                  Came in handy when taping my niece's Bridal Shower. The battery that came with the camera ran down pretty fast, within a hour or so. This battery lasted for several hours.

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                  4.0

                  Small, Lite & Holds A Charge

                  By rah

                  from rah

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy to Install
                  • Fast Recharge
                  • Solid Construction

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Back Up

                    Comments about Panasonic VW-VBG260 Replacement Lithium-Ion Battery Pack:

                    This brand name battery is small and weighs next to nothing. Easy to pack and use.
                    I have yet to drain the charge so I can't comment on run time.
                    I mention price is expensive but compared to other brand name cameras, the Panasonic has most camera for your dollar.

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                    5.0

                    A Must for your Camcorder

                    By Keyes

                    from Vancouver

                    About Me Casual Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Fast Recharge
                    • Long-Lasting

                    Cons

                    • Bulky not exactly

                    Best Uses

                    • Main Battery
                    • Original Battery backup
                    • Travel

                    Comments about Panasonic VW-VBG260 Replacement Lithium-Ion Battery Pack:

                    Some might think this battery chunky or whatnot. However the original battery dies fairly quickly. I had to get an extra one for my camcorder. So when I was planning to get this other one, I thought it wouldn't make sense to get another one with the exact same size because I will not be able to record everything in one time. This battery is the perfect size. Not very big but last much longer than the original one. at the same time you can have your original one being charged while using this one anyways. I think the beauty of this battery is its duration and size compare to the other two models available. This fits me very well.

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                    5.0

                    Quality product

                    By ddmincorporated

                    from boca raton, fl

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy to Install
                    • Long-Lasting
                    • Reliable
                    • Solid Construction

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Videography

                      Comments about Panasonic VW-VBG260 Replacement Lithium-Ion Battery Pack:

                      It works. No hassles.

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                      5.0

                      Don't skimp, Buy it !!

                      By Joe Zipp

                      from Bloomfield, NJ

                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy to Install
                      • Fast Recharge
                      • Long-Lasting
                      • Reliable
                      • Solid Construction

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Back Up
                        • Travel

                        Comments about Panasonic VW-VBG260 Replacement Lithium-Ion Battery Pack:

                        Have this baby in your bag and shoot an extra two hours. Highly recommended.

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                        5.0

                        great product

                        By 900m Production

                        from Israel

                        About Me Pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy to Install
                        • Fast Recharge
                        • Solid Construction

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Back Up
                          • Digital Photography
                          • Photography
                          • Travel

                          Comments about Panasonic VW-VBG260 Replacement Lithium-Ion Battery Pack:

                          This battery pack gives 3:40 hours on operating my TM700 Panasonic camcorder. more than double the time of the original battery that came with the camera!

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                          4.0

                          A must

                          By procyon

                          from New York, NY

                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Long-Lasting
                          • Reliable

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Back Up
                            • Travel

                            Comments about Panasonic VW-VBG260 Replacement Lithium-Ion Battery Pack:

                            A must and dont waste your time with the generic, nothing stinks more than not getting a shot because you are out of juice or it doesn't fit well.

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                            5.0

                            So far so good

                            By David

                            from SLC, UT

                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy to Install
                            • Fast Recharge
                            • Long-Lasting
                            • Reliable
                            • Solid Construction

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Panasonic VW-VBG260 Replacement Lithium-Ion Battery Pack:

                                I charged this battery once thus far it has performed excellent. It fits my camera perfectly. I bought a third party battery a couple months ago and it was so loose I thought it might fall off. [...] There's no substitute for the name brand for some things. This is my first Panasonic camera and so far so good.

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                                5.0

                                Big battery=Long shooting time ;)

                                By Jonzig

                                from Austin, TX

                                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easy to Install
                                • Fast Recharge
                                • Long-Lasting
                                • Reliable
                                • Solid Construction

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Back Up
                                  • Digital Photography
                                  • Travel

                                  Comments about Panasonic VW-VBG260 Replacement Lithium-Ion Battery Pack:

                                  Its always great to have at least one big battery in your camera package. That way you can use the one that came with your camera as the reserve when the big one finally dies and is recharging. Good times!!

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                                  5.0

                                  Review of VW-VBG260 battery

                                  By New Vision

                                  from Blackfoot, ID

                                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Easy to Install
                                  • Fast Recharge
                                  • Solid Construction

                                  Cons

                                  • Bulky

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Longer recording times

                                  Comments about Panasonic VW-VBG260 Replacement Lithium-Ion Battery Pack:

                                  I bought this battery to supply longer recording time for my Panasonic HDC-TM700 camcorder. I get about 2 1/2 hours continuous recoring time from it, although that is just a guess, as so far I have been recording in short segments during a vacation tour in Florida. The battery fits well enough to the camcorder, and I can still use the viewfinder with this larger battery installed. It is recommended to give a much longer recording time than the standard supplied battery.

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                                  5.0

                                  extra security

                                  By jorge brazilian

                                  from Rio de Janeiro, RJ

                                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Easy to Install
                                  • Fast Recharge
                                  • Reliable

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Back Up
                                    • Digital Photography
                                    • Travel

                                    Comments about Panasonic VW-VBG260 Replacement Lithium-Ion Battery Pack:

                                    It is awful you become without battery in any situation, so for traveling and for being in situations where you can not charge the battery it is necessary go take extra batteries along.

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                                    5.0

                                    This is the battery to get!

                                    By A. Non

                                    from USA

                                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Easy to Install

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                        Comments about Panasonic VW-VBG260 Replacement Lithium-Ion Battery Pack:

                                        The TM700 camcorder comes with the VW-VBG130 battery, which only lasts 1.5 hours. That's simply not enough recording time for the events that I record. This VW-VBG260 battery lasts a more practical 3.0 hours. I highly recommend it.

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