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CanonAC Adapter Kit ACK-E6
 
4.6

(based on 116 reviews)

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    (79)

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    (28)

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    (8)

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    (0)

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    (1)

99%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (76)
  • Reliable (71)
  • Solid construction (66)
  • Long-lasting (22)
  • Fast charge (4)

Cons

  • Heavy / bulky (11)
  • Doesn't fit camera well (4)
  • Price (3)

Best Uses

  • Digital photography (54)
  • Photography (30)
  • Portrait photography (23)
  • Back-up (20)
  • Travel (10)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Pro photographer (46), Semi-pro photographer (31), Photo enthusiast (24), Casual photographer (7)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (89)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Good Add On

This is a great idea if you need to have your camera ready to go for video. Video eats up tons of you battery. Even with extra batteries, I had to get these....Read complete review

This is a great idea if you need to have your camera ready to go for video. Video eats up tons of you battery. Even with extra batteries, I had to get these. Some studio and site shots kill my battery. That's why i chose to buy a couple of these for my cameras. The only down side to this is you should not leave your camera going for long periods of time without letting it cool down. The camera sensor gets warm and can alter footage. Nothing major but something to think about with purchasing this. In other words just know your equipment and this will be a great add on for the camera. The other thing is that you'll have a cord dangeling out of the camera, but it's out of the way of the tripod.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Works but Awkward

I purchased the AC adpater to explore, make camera settings and download media without discharging the battery. That it does but connecting it to the camera is awkward. The small rubber door to...Read complete review

I purchased the AC adpater to explore, make camera settings and download media without discharging the battery. That it does but connecting it to the camera is awkward. The small rubber door to fit the cord through to close the battery door is very stiff, once you locate it. If you are using a battery holder then you have to remove it to load the adapter in the battery well. More engineering needed on this one. But once installed, works as advertised.

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5.0

So Useful

By Dark Igloo

from Brooklyn, NY

About Me Pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Reliable

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Digital Photography
    • Digital Video

    Comments about Canon AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6:

    So great to not have to worry about replacing battery! Also battery does not overheat camera.

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    • No

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    4.0

    It works...

    By VideoEditorNJ

    from New Jersey

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Reliable

    Cons

    • Bulky

    Best Uses

    • Back Up
    • Photography
    • Video

    Comments about Canon AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6:

    It's a power cable adapter for the LPE6 battery cameras and it works. Really wish this would be included with the camera. It's a steep price for a power accessory, but the 3rd party ones have such mixed results and are unreliable.

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    • No

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    5.0

    ACK-E6 eliminates battery concerns

    By media276

    from Kingston, NY

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to Install
    • Reliable
    • Solid Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Canon AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6:

        When conducting long interviews or covering long events, this AC adapter works great for my Canon 5d MKII and 60D (fits other cameras also). The battery compartment is ingeniously designed to allow the cable to exit the battery compartment, no modification required. This accessory eliminates the worry of running out of batteries or having a battery die at a crucial point in a recording. Works perfectly. Don't mess with off brand products when dealing with your cameras power supply!

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        • No

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        5.0

        It works like it should!

        By Bryan

        from Goshen, IN

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Solid Construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Canon AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6:

            I'm not sure what to say about an AC Adapter... it works! I've used it with my 5d3 and everything worked as it should.

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            4.0

            Works great

            By Jerry

            from Manalapan, NJ

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Reliable

            Cons

            • Doesn't Fit Camera Well

            Best Uses

            • Studio Photography

            Comments about Canon AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6:

            I use my Canon 5DMII exclusively in the studio and the AC Adapter has eliminated the need to constantly change batteries. The only difficulty was closing the battery compartment door…took a few tries to tuck the wire in properly. Other than that, I am very happy.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Love it! Eases My Mind

            By Ludis

            from Minneapolis - St. Paul MN

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy to Install
            • Reliable
            • Solid Construction

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Digital Photography
              • Photography
              • Portrait Photography

              Comments about Canon AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6:

              This is the first adapter I've purchased for any of the 3 Canon SLRs I own. I needed this to power my 5D MkII, which I tether to my MacBook Pro. This adapter relieves my power concerns - batteries "run down" much quicker when shooting in "Live" mode. It's wonderful ... don't know why I waited so long to make this purchase.

              I is extremely easy to use ... inserting the battery adapter into the camera's battery compartment is a snap ... I had none of the problems described in the reviews I read.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Definitely worth the money

              By Ed V

              from East Windsor, NJ

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Good fit
              • Long cord
              • Reliable
              • Solid Construction

              Cons

              • Price

              Best Uses

              • Digital Photography
              • Live View
              • Portrait Photography

              Comments about Canon AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6:

              Did a large photoshoot of over 100 kids using live view tethered to my laptop. Was able to take my time and not worry about dead batteries. Form and fit is perfect and the cord is long enough so you dont have to really challenge yourself to find a closeby outlet. You do need to make sure you have the power cable tucked into the adapter and that you open the rubber housing to allow the cable to come out from the battery compartment correctly (EOS5D3 which is what I have). Yes its more expensive than you would expect for something so simple but you do get what you paid for and why take the chance of perhaps damaging your expensive camera? I had considered other options but this was the way to go for sure.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Worth the price but wish it cost less

              By Stuart Meade Photography

              from Goshen Indiana

              About Me Pro Photographer

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              Pros

              • Long-Lasting
              • Reliable
              • Solid Construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Canon AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6:

                  A solid product from Canon.
                  I first bought an after market adapter to save money. It worked some of the time but not always. I missed a lot of great lighting shots because I chose a cheap adapter. The Canon adapter has been working great. I just wish it didn't cost this much. I feel that Canon has a great product but sells it for as much as they can.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Exactly What I Needed

                  By Markos Berndt

                  from Muskego, Wisconsin

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy to Install
                  • Reliable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Back Up
                    • Digital Photography
                    • Photography

                    Comments about Canon AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6:

                    I have wanted this type of plug for other cameras of mine, but was never able to find what I needed. This allows me to shoot without worry of the battery going out. I want to connect this to a battery so I can have extra power in the field as well.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Why not sooner than later

                    By Diecastcars

                    from Portland, OR

                    About Me Pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy to Install
                    • Long-Lasting
                    • Reliable

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Digital Photography
                      • Photography
                      • Portrait Photography

                      Comments about Canon AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6:

                      Now work keeps going til all the pictures are taken. Before it was a battery in and out waiting for charge delay.

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Works great

                      By Danny James

                      from Vancouver, Washington

                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy to Install
                      • Reliable
                      • Solid Construction

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Digital Photography
                        • Portrait Photography

                        Comments about Canon AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6:

                        I bought this mainly for indoor use and I now can count on having an unlimited source of power for videos. I love this.

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Convenient to use for long shoots.

                        By ca storm

                        from cherry hill, nj

                        About Me Casual Photographer

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                              Comments about Canon AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6:

                              Works great.

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                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Very Convenient to Use!

                              By Maree

                              from Laredo,Tx

                              About Me Pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Easy to Install
                              • Reliable
                              • Solid Construction

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Digital Photography
                                • Portrait Photography

                                Comments about Canon AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6:

                                We use it in senior season and jobs on location.
                                I Love it!!

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                                • No

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                                4.0

                                Canon, just Canon

                                By Paul de Sagamie

                                from Chicoutimi, Québec, Canada

                                About Me Casual Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

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                                  Cons

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                                      Comments about Canon AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6:

                                      Expensive a lot fot simply power supply...
                                      But not choice! The non Canon device don't work... I've tested them....

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                                      5.0

                                      A studio must-have

                                      By B. W. H.

                                      from Louisville, Ky

                                      Comments about Canon AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6:

                                      Anyone doing studio work and needing reliable power to their camera, as in video work or time-lapse, needs an AC adapter; it's not an option.

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                                      5.0

                                      Indispensable for long term time lapse

                                      By Dick

                                      from Willow Street, PA

                                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

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

                                      Cons

                                      • Bulky

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Back Up
                                      • Digital Photography

                                      Comments about Canon AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6:

                                      For long term time-lapse photography, spread out over days or months, e.g. for a construction project, this device is indispensible - even if only for the peace of mind that comes from knowing the power supply won't run down before the photgraphy ia completed. The ACK-E6 part that connects to the camera (Canon EOS 60D, in my case)fits neatly and securely into the camera's battery compartment.

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                                      5.0

                                      Hidden Gem!!

                                      By Ben G

                                      from Grand Rapids MI

                                      About Me Pro Photographer

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Easy to Install
                                      • Reliable

                                      Cons

                                      • Bulky

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Video

                                      Comments about Canon AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6:

                                      I didn't know this existed and I use to burn through tons of batteries every day. I am so glad I found this. I love being able to plug my 5D Mk III in when I am filming.

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                                      5.0

                                      Nice Accessory!

                                      By Joe

                                      from Northeast US

                                      About Me Pro Photographer

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Easy to Install
                                      • Reliable
                                      • Solid Construction

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Video

                                        Comments about Canon AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6:

                                        Perfect fit, works as expected!

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                                        • No

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                                        5.0

                                        It works

                                        By Kepler the Photographer & P.A

                                        from Brooklyn Newyork

                                        About Me Pro Photographer

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Easy to Install

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Portrait Photography

                                          Comments about Canon AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6:

                                          I haven't had any problems with the product as of yet and its been a few weeks. I was hoping that it would be cheaper than what I paid for it . But it is what it is .

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                                          • No

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                                          4.0

                                          Hard to live without.

                                          By krzyzphoto

                                          from Kansas City

                                          About Me Pro Photographer

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Easy to Install
                                          • Reliable
                                          • Solid Construction

                                          Cons

                                          • Price

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Digital Photography
                                          • Photography

                                          Comments about Canon AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6:

                                          Do a bunch of tethered shooting, saves a ton of wear and tear on the batteries

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                                          • No

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