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PearstonePS-BLS1 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1100mAh)
 
4.7

(based on 39 reviews)

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Pros

  • Good value (20)
  • Reliable (20)
  • Long-lasting (16)
  • Fast charge (15)
  • Easy to install (14)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Back-up (22)
    • Travel (14)
    • Digital photography (9)
    • Primary battery (7)
    • Photography (6)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Photo enthusiast (19), Casual photographer (8), Semi-pro photographer (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (34)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Came in handy

    Went for a week long missionary trip to Honduras. Need to make sure I had enough batteries for the job. I took over (1000 3 mg each) pictures a day. This battery...Read complete review

    Went for a week long missionary trip to Honduras. Need to make sure I had enough batteries for the job. I took over (1000 3 mg each) pictures a day. This battery lasted a whole day. Loved the speed of service by B&H. I ordered it Wed, got it Friday (without additional rush service) and left for Honduras Sat!

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    Cheap battery

    Replaces th original Olympus

    Replaces th original Olympus

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    5.0

    It is reliable

    By Sue

    from New York

    About Me Casual Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Back Up
      • Digital Photography
      • Photography
      • Portrait Photography
      • Travel

      Comments about Pearstone PS-BLS1 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1100mAh):

      I purchased the PS-BLS1 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1100mAh)by Pearstone at beginning of this month. So far it worked great. It is reliable and no difference with the original brand one. The price is almost half of the brand name one. I like it very much.

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      5.0

      "I would buy this product again"

      By 5anchors

      from New York,NY

      About Me Casual Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fast Recharge
      • Reliable
      • Solid Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Photography

        Comments about Pearstone PS-BLS1 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1100mAh):

        No different to original battery from Olympus, great price and service!

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        5.0

        Does what batteries do

        By Andy

        from New York

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy to Install
        • Reliable
        • Solid Construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Digital Photography

          Comments about Pearstone PS-BLS1 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1100mAh):

          What's to say? It's a rechargeable battery: it recharges and, when charged, powers the camera (in this case, an Olympus EP L3.

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          4.0

          Works great

          By Bronxdoc

          from New York, NY

          About Me Casual Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Fast Recharge
          • Reliable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Back Up
            • Digital Photography
            • Travel

            Comments about Pearstone PS-BLS1 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1100mAh):

            Bought one before my trip to Alaska so I would never be without power for my camera. Switched it out every other day with the battery that came with the camera and charged the one I wasn't using. Worked perfectly. Have only used it for a few weeks so can't comment on how long it will last, that's why I am only giving it 4 stars.

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            5.0

            Olympus battery replacement

            By Frank

            from Kansas City

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy to Install
            • Fast Recharge
            • Solid Construction

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Back Up
              • Digital Photography

              Comments about Pearstone PS-BLS1 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1100mAh):

              Charges. Fits. Works
              Good price

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              5.0

              Good Spare Battery

              By Izzy

              from Shelbyville, IN

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy to Install

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Pearstone PS-BLS1 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1100mAh):

                  I bought two of these for my olympus E-600. they fit great and work well.

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                  5.0

                  Comparable to original equipment

                  By edp

                  from Raleigh, nc

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                  • Have Not Found One Yet

                  Best Uses

                  • Digital Photography
                  • Photography
                  • Portrait Photography

                  Comments about Pearstone PS-BLS1 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1100mAh):

                  I have used knock-off batteries before and they are not worth what you pay.
                  These are half the price of the mfgr batteries and work as well so they are well worth the money.
                  I am impressed...

                  Have not found a drawback to them yet....

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                  5.0

                  Just as good but half the price...

                  By Lewis Hein

                  from Casper, Wy

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Back Up
                    • Digital Photography
                    • Photography
                    • Travel

                    Comments about Pearstone PS-BLS1 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1100mAh):

                    I got this as sa spare battery for my E-420. It runsthe camera just as long as the Olympus battery, but I spent about $15 less for it.

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                    4.0

                    While not perfect, great value!

                    By JohnF

                    from Oberstedten, Germany

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Fast Recharge
                    • Reliable
                    • Solid Construction

                    Cons

                    • Loses Charge Quickly

                    Best Uses

                    • Back Up
                    • Digital Photography
                    • Travel

                    Comments about Pearstone PS-BLS1 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1100mAh):

                    Used in my pen cameras, EP1 and EPL1, they are a decent additional battery for when you need more than one. The only reason for 4 stars instead of 5 is that they tend to run out of steam just slightly faster than the original Olympus batteries, but given the fact that they are only a fraction of the price, you can get a slew. :-)

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                    4.0

                    It works just like the stock battery

                    By MikeR

                    from Pennsylvania

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Travel

                        Comments about Pearstone PS-BLS1 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1100mAh):

                        It's always nice to save money but not sacrifice usefulness.

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                        5.0

                        great extra battery

                        By saelrosa

                        from washington dc

                        About Me Photography Student

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Reliable
                        • Solid Construction

                        Cons

                        • Slow Recharge

                        Best Uses

                        • Digital Photography
                        • Photography
                        • Portrait Photography
                        • Travel

                        Comments about Pearstone PS-BLS1 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1100mAh):

                        It's a great battery, i use two of them when i'm out for a long time so i don't run out of power unexpectedly, so i can e prepared. Two batterys will be enough power for long trips, tourism or long photo shootings. It doesnt recharge that fast, you can re harge it at night at it would be enough time for it to charge. It wont damage easily.

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                        5.0

                        Excellent

                        By Vivijo

                        from Kansas City, Mo

                        About Me Casual Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy to Install
                        • Fast charge
                        • Long-Lasting
                        • Reliable

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Back-up and travel

                          Comments about Pearstone PS-BLS1 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1100mAh):

                          This product is excellent and several dollars less then most companys sell the PS-BLS1 for. It's a good penny wise purchase!

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                          5.0

                          Great Battery

                          By kazuki

                          from Valparaíso, Chile

                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

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

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Digital Photography
                            • Photography

                            Comments about Pearstone PS-BLS1 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1100mAh):

                            Great battery, replaces perfectly the original Olympus. It came pre charged and last several shots just using it from the box.

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                            5.0

                            Works as expected

                            By Radhal

                            from Boston, MA

                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Charges Quickly
                            • Easy To Install
                            • Good Value
                            • Lightweight
                            • Long-Lasting

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Back-Up

                              Comments about Pearstone PS-BLS1 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1100mAh):

                              bought as an extra battery for Olympus EPL-3. Works just as well as the supplied Oly battery, at a much more affordable price.

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                              5.0

                              great battery

                              By Eduvil

                              from Pamplona (Spain)

                              About Me Photo Enthusiast

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Good Value
                              • Long-Lasting

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Primary Battery
                                • Travel

                                Comments about Pearstone PS-BLS1 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1100mAh):

                                Half price than the original y more long-lasting.
                                Simply great. A very good adquisition for my holidays in NY.

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                                5.0

                                Works great

                                By CameraToronto

                                from Toronto

                                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Good Value

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Pearstone PS-BLS1 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1100mAh):

                                    I purchased two for the price of one Olympus and so far they work great.

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                                    5.0

                                    Came in handy

                                    By Amal

                                    from Telford, PA

                                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Good Value
                                    • Long-Lasting
                                    • Reliable

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Back-Up
                                      • Travel

                                      Comments about Pearstone PS-BLS1 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1100mAh):

                                      Went for a week long missionary trip to Honduras. Need to make sure I had enough batteries for the job. I took over (1000 3 mg each) pictures a day. This battery lasted a whole day. Loved the speed of service by B&H. I ordered it Wed, got it Friday (without additional rush service) and left for Honduras Sat!

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                                      • No

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                                      4.0

                                      Back Up Battery

                                      By Mahalo

                                      from Colorado

                                      About Me Casual Photographer

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Good Value

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Back-Up

                                        Comments about Pearstone PS-BLS1 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1100mAh):

                                        Just got it and don't know it's performance. But it is a cheaper alternative as a back up battery. I trust B&H knows what it sells to call itself "the professional source" and wouldn't sell it if it gets complains.

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                                        5.0

                                        Works great

                                        By Sue MB

                                        from Miami Beach, Florida

                                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Easy To Install
                                        • Good Value
                                        • Lightweight
                                        • Reliable

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Back-Up
                                          • Travel

                                          Comments about Pearstone PS-BLS1 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1100mAh):

                                          Fit perfectly in my new Olympus Pen E-P3 and charged it in the Olympus charger. Just as many shots as the Olympus battery.

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                                          5.0

                                          Works as good as original

                                          By jakshak

                                          from ILM

                                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Charges Quickly
                                          • Easy To Install
                                          • Good Value
                                          • Lightweight
                                          • Long-Lasting
                                          • Reliable

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Back-Up
                                            • Primary Battery
                                            • Professional Cameras
                                            • Travel

                                            Comments about Pearstone PS-BLS1 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1100mAh):

                                            I take many photos & videos the PS-BLS1 like the original has plenty of power left on a single charge after extensive use the only difference I see so far is better value.

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