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SonyBC-TRW W Series Battery Charger (Black)
 
4.8

(based on 122 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (101)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (20)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

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97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (69)
  • Lightweight (49)
  • Compact (46)
  • Durable (33)
  • Reliable (20)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Travel (29)
  • Everyday (18)
  • Home (8)
  • Studio (8)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (78)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Photo enthusiast (24), Enthusiast (14), Semi-pro photographer (10), Pro photographer (8), Professional (7)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Excellent accessory

While I would not pretend that Sony isn't a cheap outfit for not including a battery charger, even in their top-end A7R camera nor do I excuse Sony for making batteries that are only...Read complete review

While I would not pretend that Sony isn't a cheap outfit for not including a battery charger, even in their top-end A7R camera nor do I excuse Sony for making batteries that are only good for 200+/- shots and batteries that take three hours to charge, I will say that they make a very handy, compact, sturdy and effective battery charger. Well worth paying the price that is charged for this accessory. I give this battery charger five-stars but Sony only one star (though I give the A7R five solid stars!).

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Slow

I like it but it is really slow to charge the battery, I haven't measured the time exactly but at least 3 hours for a completely drained battery.

I like it but it is really slow to charge the battery, I haven't measured the time exactly but at least 3 hours for a completely drained battery.

Reviewed by 122 customers

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5.0

Good charger

By Andy

from Los angeles

Comments about Sony BC-TRW W Series Battery Charger (Black):

Reliable

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5.0

Why didn't I get this sooner?

By Italy Bound

from Birmingham, AL

Verified Buyer

Comments about Sony BC-TRW W Series Battery Charger (Black):

Compact and does the job quickly. Much better than charging the battery in the camera.

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4.0

Work well

By Jian

from Chestnut hill, ma

Comments about Sony BC-TRW W Series Battery Charger (Black):

You'll need to charge more frequently due to short battery life, so having a good charger is necessary. This charger does the work. I would be good though if there is charger for charging two battery simultaneously

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5.0

Nice lit charger

By Mkrueg

from Wi

Comments about Sony BC-TRW W Series Battery Charger (Black):

Works like you would expect it to.

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5.0

Nicely designed and not too big

By Russ

from Watchung, NJ

About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Lightweight
  • Reliable

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday use
    • Traveling

    Comments about Sony BC-TRW W Series Battery Charger (Black):

    Charge level lights are a nice touch

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    4.0

    It does what it's supposed to

    By TravieTrav

    from United States

    Comments about Sony BC-TRW W Series Battery Charger (Black):

    The charger is small and compact. It shows the charge levels as they rise.

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    5.0

    Does the Job

    By Lee

    from Florida

    About Me Professional

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight
    • Value Priced

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday use

      Comments about Sony BC-TRW W Series Battery Charger (Black):

      Charging both Sony and aftermarket NP-FW50 batteries.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      4.0

      Thumbs Up for the Sony Alpha Series.

      By Tone

      from Lacey Township

      Comments about Sony BC-TRW W Series Battery Charger (Black):

      It has it's ups and downs. But I think the Ups out weigh the downs.

      Let's start with the Downs

      - Not able to use with car charger for portability. (It has to be able to plug into wall.

      Work around is to get the outlet adapter to your car but that makes for a bulky sight.

      Up side is that you don't have lose your camera while charging the battery. Cause we all know that Sony cameras does not come with the external charger. And on top of all this as soon as the camera reads the USB slot that's it. You can no longer shoot the camera while it's charging.

      So this is a big upside to me. I just carry extra batteries for my grip usually 2 will last me the day but I have 3 just in case.

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      5.0

      Better than standard charger for A7RII

      By JoePhoto

      from Cary, NC

      About Me Semi-Professional

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Reliable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Traveling

        Comments about Sony BC-TRW W Series Battery Charger (Black):

        It holds the battery in securely and has 3 lights to show amount of power charge.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Love it

        By Paul

        from New York

        Comments about Sony BC-TRW W Series Battery Charger (Black):

        So much better than plugging my a6000 into the outlet. And it was cheap enough to justify the accessory. Works as intended and has some lights to let you know where the charging is at.

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        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Good charger but Sony should include it in the package

        By Mr Keyboard

        from Pittsburgh, PA.

        About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Sony BC-TRW W Series Battery Charger (Black):

        The charger is good, but Sony should include this in the package. I bet more than 90% of A7 users have more than one battery and uses external battery charger instead of the micro USB port on A7 body.

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        5.0

        Essential Gear for Travel

        By Bayguy

        from San Francisco, CA

        About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight
        • Reliable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday use

          Comments about Sony BC-TRW W Series Battery Charger (Black):

          For some reason Sony has elected not to include a charger with it's newer cameras. Since the A7 series is pretty much a battery eater, the external is essential, especially when traveling. It's compact size the retractable power plug make it extremely easy to pack, even in the smallest bag.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Better than in body charging

          By Texas Oak

          from College Station, TX

          About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight
          • Reliable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday use
            • Home
            • Studio
            • Traveling

            Comments about Sony BC-TRW W Series Battery Charger (Black):

            I got this to charge the batteries for my a6000 and a6300. Since Sony only sends a cable with their cameras to charge the better is in body, this is a must. It's much faster and you aren't tethered by a 30" power cable.

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            • No

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            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Works exactly as it should

            By Greg

            from Northwest Indiana

            About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy To Use
            • Reliable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday use

              Comments about Sony BC-TRW W Series Battery Charger (Black):

              Charges somewhat faster then the supplied power supply. I can charge one battery while using a spare. Works great. Lets you know when charged fully.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Reliable workhorse

              By JackyNg

              from Singapore

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight
              • Reliable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Sony BC-TRW W Series Battery Charger (Black):

                  Solid charger for NP-FW Series. I tried some other third party alternatives before and they are inferior in build quality and unreliable; some come in two parts that causes charging to cease midway. No such worry anymore with BC-TRW!

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                  5.0

                  Must have if you have extra batteries

                  By Matt

                  from Washington

                  About Me Semi-Professional

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Lightweight
                  • Reliable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Sony BC-TRW W Series Battery Charger (Black):

                      It is good to have so you can charge spare batteries while using the camera. It appears well made and holds the battery securely. It is easy to tell the charging status.

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      works well

                      By Elizabeth

                      from Virginia

                      Comments about Sony BC-TRW W Series Battery Charger (Black):

                      Small profile. Plug fold into charger when not in use. Works quickly in charging sony battery.

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                      5.0

                      Compact and necessary

                      By photoamerica.co

                      from Medellín, Colombia

                      About Me Professional

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Compact
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Reliable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Everyday use

                        Comments about Sony BC-TRW W Series Battery Charger (Black):

                        If you are working professionally then you will almost certainly need more than one charger, as the a7 batteries tend to drain faster than a soda pop in the desert and they do take quite a few hours to charge. I need two or three batteries if I am shooting all day at a regular pace, and I don't want to have to be waking-up all night to change batteries in the charger. This is more compact than the Sony charger shipped with my camera (no ref.), which makes it better for travel. However, if I'm on commission I would still travel with two chargers.

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Compact, light, good charger

                        By Photo hiker

                        from Seattle

                        About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Sony BC-TRW W Series Battery Charger (Black):

                            Charges the Sony batteries quickly and I prefer to charge them this way as opposed to in the camera via UsB cable.

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                            • No

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                            5.0

                            Great Charger!

                            By Cody

                            from Nevada

                            Comments about Sony BC-TRW W Series Battery Charger (Black):

                            I recently bought an A7ii and hated the fact that I had to charge my batteries in the camera...I wish Sony would include a wall charger when buying a $ camera but I guess they have to make their money somehow, right?Anyways, the charger works great with no issues.It's very compact and doesn't take up much space in my camera bag.The build quality is superb, there's no cheap feeling plastic on it.I'd recommend it and buy again!

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