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WatsonNP-FV100 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 3600mAh)
 
4.5

(based on 32 reviews)

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (16)
  • Highly compatible (16)
  • Durable (11)
  • Lightweight (10)
  • Long lasting (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Shooting outdoors (16)
  • HD shooting (15)
  • Shooting indoors (15)
  • Documentaries (11)
  • Travel (11)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Film professional (7), Tech savvy (7), Aspiring film maker (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great Battery!

Works fine in my new Sony CX900 - 6 hour and still going strong! (time also shows correctly in the camera.

Works fine in my new Sony CX900 - 6 hour and still going strong! (time also shows correctly in the camera.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

high capacity battery for Sony camcorder

The battery is almost as big and heavy as the camcorder itself

The battery is almost as big and heavy as the camcorder itself

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4.0

Big Battery lots of juice

By RP

from Guilford, CT

Verified Buyer

Comments about Watson NP-FV100 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 3600mAh):

Bought this as "backup" for the OEM sony AX 100 battery. This thing is twice the size but packs twice the charge so instead of "2hrs" you get around "4hrs". I don't see any issues and for about 1/2 the price of the Sony battery it's certainly worth it. We have always had good luck with Watson batteries which retain the equipment's original functionality.

We're going to make this the "main" battery with the Sony as the backup.

Well worth the price.

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5.0

FANTASTIC PRODUCT JOHNAVATAR.com

By JOHNAVATAR.com

from 90402

Comments about Watson NP-FV100 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 3600mAh):

I bought to use with my Sony AX100 and it works perfectly. The battery that comes with my camera (I also bought the Sony AX100 from B&H, a great company) gives me over two hours of record time at 4K 30P, but with thus battery I get over 4 hours!

I highly recommend this battery.

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4.0

Decent and affordable

By SnarfyG

from Buffalo, NY

About Me Film Professional

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy To Use
  • Highly Compatible

Cons

  • Not As Long Lasting

Best Uses

  • Backup

Comments about Watson NP-FV100 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 3600mAh):

Not as long lasting as the Sony battery, but not bad either.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

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5.0

Long lasting, a must have for timelapse and extended use

By cnj3000

from Princeton, NJ

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy To Use
  • Highly Compatible
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Documentaries
    • HD Shooting
    • Shooting Indoors
    • Shooting Outdoors

    Comments about Watson NP-FV100 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 3600mAh):

    High capacity, Sony compatible alternative for camcorder. Works well with the Sony FDR AX 53. For long recording/time lapse, etc. this battery does the job.

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    4.0

    Always ready to go

    By ButchM

    from Central PA

    About Me Film Professional

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy To Use
    • Highly Compatible
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Action Sports
      • HD Shooting
      • Journalism
      • Shooting Indoors
      • Shooting Outdoors
      • Travel

      Comments about Watson NP-FV100 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 3600mAh):

      Love Watson batteries for my Sony camcorders. They are a great option when comparing cost vs performance and lifespan. Very pleased.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      Excellent

      By Retired Teacher

      from Knoxville, TN

      About Me Serious amateur

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Accurate Readings
      • Great value
      • Long Life

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All Types Of Shooting

        Comments about Watson NP-FV100 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 3600mAh):

        Got this as an extra battery for my Sony X70. It lasts over twice as long as the stock battery, cost half of the Sony extra capacity battery, and also lasts much longer than another third party battery I tried.

        Excellent buy, and Watson also makes an great dual battery charger that I use this with.

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        • No

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        1.0

        It takes ages to charge and it doesn't do it completely.

        By Jose

        from NY

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Watson NP-FV100 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 3600mAh):

        Very, very, very slow charging.

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        2.0

        high capacity battery for Sony camcorder

        By jack

        from paris

        About Me Aspiring Film Maker

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Watson NP-FV100 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 3600mAh):

        The battery is almost as big and heavy as the camcorder itself

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        • No

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        5.0

        Great Battery!

        By Film Art by Fox

        from Seattle, WA

        About Me Film Professional

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Watson NP-FV100 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 3600mAh):

        Works fine in my new Sony CX900 - 6 hour and still going strong! (time also shows correctly in the camera.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        All great!!!

        By Gerard L

        from Miami FL

        About Me Technically Challenged

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Use
        • Highly Compatible
        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • Nothing

        Best Uses

        • Documentaries
        • HD Shooting
        • Home Movies
        • Shooting Indoors
        • Shooting Outdoors
        • Travel

        Comments about Watson NP-FV100 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 3600mAh):

        Just what i need for my outside films...
        now i can record more longer whith no worry..

        Thank you!

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        5.0

        Long Lasting

        By scottaginn

        from Ohio

        About Me Professional Videographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Use
        • Highly Compatible
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Documentaries
          • HD Shooting
          • Shooting Indoors
          • Shooting Outdoors
          • Travel

          Comments about Watson NP-FV100 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 3600mAh):

          I used this battery on my Sony CX900. After about 5 hours it still had power. Most of the shooting was wide. Did not use zoom too much...Still, that's a power pack. I see myself getting another one for the really long days...

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          5.0

          Very Powerful!

          By R.H. Consulting

          from Lexington, KY

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Watson NP-FV100 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 3600mAh):

          Lasts as long as it is supposed to.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Geat for extened Battery

          By Dale in FL

          from FL

          About Me Tech Savvy

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Documentaries
            • HD Shooting
            • Home Movies
            • Shooting Indoors
            • Shooting Outdoors
            • Travel

            Comments about Watson NP-FV100 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 3600mAh):

            I shoot video for football teams and use this of an extended battery that will get at least two football games in one day. Great for extended battery use.

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            • No

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            3.0

            OK I guess

            By Pez

            from Brooklyn, ny

            About Me Technically Challenged

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Shooting Outdoors

              Comments about Watson NP-FV100 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 3600mAh):

              Just so I have power during critical moments.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Seems to last forever on video shoots

              By Tom

              from Concord, NH

              About Me Film Professional

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Use
              • Highly Compatible
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Documentaries
                • HD Shooting
                • Shooting Indoors
                • Shooting Outdoors

                Comments about Watson NP-FV100 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 3600mAh):

                Outstanding battery that equals or surpasses Sony... and for a lotless money. Excellent performance and endurance.

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                • No

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                4.0

                Great battery at a nice price

                By TDTrey

                from Orange County, CA

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy To Use
                • Highly Compatible

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Documentaries
                  • HD Shooting

                  Comments about Watson NP-FV100 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 3600mAh):

                  Nice power solution for my PXW-X70

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Nice additional battery or reasonable cost

                  By Tiru

                  from New Jersey

                  About Me Tech Savvy

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Highly Compatible

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • HD Shooting
                    • Home Movies
                    • Shooting Indoors
                    • Shooting Outdoors
                    • Travel

                    Comments about Watson NP-FV100 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 3600mAh):

                    Use this to record for programs which need more than one battery.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    NP-FV100 Battery

                    By Paul

                    from San Francisco, CA

                    About Me Aspiring Film Maker

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Highly Compatible

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Documentaries
                      • HD Shooting
                      • Home Movies
                      • Shooting Indoors
                      • Shooting Outdoors

                      Comments about Watson NP-FV100 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 3600mAh):

                      Great charge! Very long-life as described

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Great Battery!

                      By Rich

                      from New Jersey

                      Verified Buyer

                      Comments about Watson NP-FV100 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 3600mAh):

                      I use this battery on my Sony PXW-X70 camera. The battery life is great even though the camera is a bit of a power hog. It is a bit larger than the standard battery but doesn't get in the way and actually helps balance the front heavy camera.

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Great capacity

                      By Viscon

                      from Honolulu, HI

                      About Me Film Professional

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Highly Compatible

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Documentaries
                        • HD Shooting
                        • Home Movies
                        • Shooting Indoors
                        • Shooting Outdoors
                        • Travel

                        Comments about Watson NP-FV100 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 3600mAh):

                        I bought this battery so I wouldn't run out of power or have to change batteries in the middle of a shoot. Little larger and heavier but can adjust the balance on my tripod by sliding the camera a little more forward.

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                        • No

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