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Nikon BL-4 Battery Chamber Cover

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Nikon BL-4 Battery Chamber Cover

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The Nikon BL-4 Battery Chamber Cover locks the EN-EL4 or EN-EL4a Battery into the Nikon D3 SLR Digital Camera Body.

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NikonBL-4 Battery Chamber Cover
 
4.7

(based on 24 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (18)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (8)
  • Easy to use (8)
  • Reliable (7)
  • Lightweight (6)
  • Solid construction (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Back-up (9)
    • Everyday (7)
    • Travel (7)
    • Professional cameras (5)
    • Digital photography (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Professional (9), Pro photographer (5), Photo enthusiast (3), Semi-professional (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (10)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Handy Tool!!

    Nice to have for using the EN-EL4/EN-EL4a in the Nikon D3 line of DSLR. Easy to change batteries as one unit and not having to handle a battery and cover separately.Works great in...Read complete review

    Nice to have for using the EN-EL4/EN-EL4a in the Nikon D3 line of DSLR. Easy to change batteries as one unit and not having to handle a battery and cover separately.Works great in areas like the Everglades or heavy wooded areas like the Smoky Mountains where if you drop something small like a battery cover you might loose it.Nice to have one or two extras.I have four.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    I keep breaking these

    There's not really much to say, but I keep breaking the lever for opening the batterycompartement. I wish there was a built in spring that kept it in.

    At least they're cheap

    There's not really much to say, but I keep breaking the lever for opening the batterycompartement. I wish there was a built in spring that kept it in.

    At least they're cheap

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    5.0

    Excellent, but way overpriced.

    By Mike

    from Courtenay, BC

    About Me Semi-Professional

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday use

      Comments about Nikon BL-4 Battery Chamber Cover:

      Excellent product but way overpriced for what it is, however, if you may need to change batteries in a hurry this is the only way to go.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      Indespensible

      By JohnG

      from Manassas, VA

      About Me Professional

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • Reliable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday use
        • Home
        • Landscape Photography
        • Macro Photography
        • Portraits
        • Studio
        • Traveling

        Comments about Nikon BL-4 Battery Chamber Cover:

        Can't use the battery without it. Has Never let me down.
        Buy battery & cover together.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        always good to have a spare

        By SilverFoxStudios.US

        from Boston

        About Me Professional

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday use
          • Traveling

          Comments about Nikon BL-4 Battery Chamber Cover:

          always good to have a spare around if you need it

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          4.0

          Perfect product

          By natran

          from Orange, CA

          About Me Semi-Professional

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight
          • Reliable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday use
            • Home
            • Landscape Photography
            • Macro Photography
            • Portraits
            • Studio
            • Traveling

            Comments about Nikon BL-4 Battery Chamber Cover:

            It's took so long to have it, I order 2 of this battery chamber covers by Nikon, but it perfect fit to my Nikon D3.
            Thanks B&H to have this shipping free in a small package.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            dIt's A Battery Cover!

            By Worldvr

            from USA Mostly, World the Rest of the Time!

            About Me Semi-Professional

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight
            • Reliable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday use
              • Home
              • Landscape Photography
              • Macro Photography
              • Portraits
              • Studio
              • Traveling

              Comments about Nikon BL-4 Battery Chamber Cover:

              Never, ever, leave on a trip without a spare! My original one was dropped and stepped on, i.e. broken! I had to improvise something, DUCT TAPE to the rescue! Problem was, sometimes it worked, sometimes the battery lost contact and the picture was gone! Now, with every battery I buy, I get another Nikon BL-4! 1 battery, 1 BL-4. I won't miss the Humpback Whale breaching next time I see a 1 in a 1,000,000 picture. Oh, I still take duct tape with me, just in case. Don't take the whole roll, put strips on the outside of your hard side luggage. Always Be Prepared!

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              • No

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              4.0

              Well made

              By Weberv2

              from Milwaukee, WI

              About Me Professional

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight
              • Reliable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday use

                Comments about Nikon BL-4 Battery Chamber Cover:

                Works as advertised. No complaints. Which is all I can ask for.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                5.0

                Perfect OEM replacement

                By CaryTheLabelGuy

                from Jacksonville, Florida

                About Me Professional

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Reliable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday use

                  Comments about Nikon BL-4 Battery Chamber Cover:

                  Identical to the original battery cover for the D3/s/x.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Appears to be the D3S version now.

                  By LCL

                  from Maine, USA

                  About Me Professional

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Solid Construction

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Back-up
                    • Professional cameras

                    Comments about Nikon BL-4 Battery Chamber Cover:

                    Appears to be the D3S version now with the larger latch. I keep three batteries for my D3S with these installed on each battery permanently. I have one spare with the old smaller D3 latch in storage case as a spare, but never need it.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Works great!

                    By Jonathan F.

                    from Los Angeles, CA

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy to Install

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Digital Photography
                      • Photography

                      Comments about Nikon BL-4 Battery Chamber Cover:

                      I replaced a worn out BL-4 cover for my D3. This replacement did the trick. Makes my camera look brand new!

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                      5.0

                      You Need A Spare!

                      By Trapman

                      from New Hampshire

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Cheap insurance
                      • Easy to Install
                      • Solid Construction

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Back Up

                        Comments about Nikon BL-4 Battery Chamber Cover:

                        The D3s doesn't work very well without this piece. And since it's removeable...it can get lost. Why take a chance? Also is handy to have a replacement battery already mounted on this, as others have said.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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                        4.0

                        Always carry a spare one...

                        By SharkMan

                        from Athens, Greece

                        About Me Pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy to Install
                        • Kept attached to battery
                        • Quick Change of Batteries

                        Cons

                        • One extra item to carry

                        Best Uses

                        • Back Up
                        • Digital Photography
                        • Travel

                        Comments about Nikon BL-4 Battery Chamber Cover:

                        I use it with a EN-EL4a attached, for the Nikon D3S. Easy to change batteries on the fly, saves a lot of time and hassle going through your bag or vest to find two components.A must have, cause if you break the one that came with the camera you're [*]! You cannot shoot without it. Shame that Nikon doesn't include a spare one with a $5200 camera!!!Be careful with the latch mechanism, it's a little fragile!

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                        • No

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                        4.0

                        Keep a spare handy

                        By Reflections Photography

                        from Richmond BC

                        About Me Pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy to Install

                        Cons

                        • Easily Broken

                        Best Uses

                        • Back Up

                        Comments about Nikon BL-4 Battery Chamber Cover:

                        You shouldn't need to have spares of this handy however the reality is that the little release handles break very easily. Could be designed better considering their use.

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                        5.0

                        Handy Tool!!

                        By eagleTLH

                        from Carolina,Puerto Rico

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Attaches to the battery
                        • Easy to Install
                        • Long-Lasting
                        • Reliable
                        • Solid Construction

                        Cons

                        • Easy to loose

                        Best Uses

                        • Back Up
                        • Digital Photography
                        • For extra batteries
                        • Travel

                        Comments about Nikon BL-4 Battery Chamber Cover:

                        Nice to have for using the EN-EL4/EN-EL4a in the Nikon D3 line of DSLR. Easy to change batteries as one unit and not having to handle a battery and cover separately.Works great in areas like the Everglades or heavy wooded areas like the Smoky Mountains where if you drop something small like a battery cover you might loose it.Nice to have one or two extras.I have four.

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                        5.0

                        Works perfectly, just as described

                        By Tuan

                        from Chicago, IL

                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy to Install
                        • Solid Construction

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Photography

                          Comments about Nikon BL-4 Battery Chamber Cover:

                          My battery door had a slight crack in it and ordered this as a replacement. Nikon was really smart in making this part so easily replaceable, and BH had the lowest price of all the other reputable venders out there for this product.

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                          3.0

                          I keep breaking these

                          By Henrik

                          from Norway

                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy to Install

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Back Up

                            Comments about Nikon BL-4 Battery Chamber Cover:

                            There's not really much to say, but I keep breaking the lever for opening the batterycompartement. I wish there was a built in spring that kept it in.

                            At least they're cheap

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                            5.0

                            Great way to quickly replace a battery!

                            By Jon the roofer

                            from Hobe Sound ,FL

                            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy to Install
                            • Solid Construction

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Digital Photography

                              Comments about Nikon BL-4 Battery Chamber Cover:

                              When one is on a shoot and needs to changed a battery quickly this is a must. I absolutley recommend this item!

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                              4.0

                              A must have for spare batteries

                              By Rory

                              from Minneapolis, MN

                              Verified Buyer

                              Comments about Nikon BL-4 Battery Chamber Cover:

                              Although not needed, it makes having multiple batteries more convenient because you do not have to switch the cover from battery to battery when you change batteries. Well made, and fits like a glove as should be expected.

                              The only down side is that it cannot be used with older D2 series cameras.

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                              5.0

                              Gotta Have it

                              By Paul D.

                              from Highlands Ranch, CO

                              About Me Photo Enthusiast

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Back-Up

                                  Comments about Nikon BL-4 Battery Chamber Cover:

                                  You'd think with a $4k+ camera you get a spare but what can you do. This is great to have around for a couple of reasons. It makes changing batteries a snap. Also, if the one that came with your camera breaks, it's nice to have if having the camera work is important to you. DONT LEAVE HOME WITHOUT IT!

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                                  5.0

                                  Don't leave home without it!

                                  By JedM

                                  from Novato,CA

                                  About Me Pro Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Back-up item

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Back-Up
                                    • Professional Cameras
                                    • Travel

                                    Comments about Nikon BL-4 Battery Chamber Cover:

                                    This is something anyone with a D3 should own. It not only makes exchanging batteries easier (by keeping it attached to your spare battery), but it the original cover ever broke your D3 would be unusable without one.

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                                    5.0

                                    Well Designed

                                    By Glen

                                    from Twin Cities, MN

                                    About Me Pro Photographer

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Professional Cameras

                                        Comments about Nikon BL-4 Battery Chamber Cover:

                                        A necessity if using extra batteries with Nikon D3. Saves time swapping covers. Well designed, sturdy, easy to use.

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