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WatsonNP-FM500H Lithium-ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 1500mAh)
 
4.4

(based on 45 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (31)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good value (16)
  • Reliable (13)
  • Easy to use (12)
  • Fast charge (12)
  • Easy to install (11)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Back-up (17)
    • Travel (11)
    • Professional cameras (9)
    • Primary battery (8)
    • Family photos (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Photo enthusiast (20), Semi-pro photographer (10), Pro photographer (6), Casual photographer (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (31)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    I would buy this product again and again

    I've just acquired a SONY 77 II and of course I'd recomend it to any one. I bought a spare battery to make sure I wouldn't be surprised while away from home. I'm still...Read complete review

    I've just acquired a SONY 77 II and of course I'd recomend it to any one. I bought a spare battery to make sure I wouldn't be surprised while away from home. I'm still getting used to its many many features, but what I've seen so far tells me that its simply a fantastic equipment. I'm moving from my previous camera, a SONY Alfa 100, and the difference is extraordinary. I'm sorry, but I don't know what else to say. I hope this can be useful for something.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Worthless

    When i bought these I expected a battery pack that would actually fit in my camera. When I have to use pliers to remove the battery pack from my camera I am not impressed...Read complete review

    When i bought these I expected a battery pack that would actually fit in my camera. When I have to use pliers to remove the battery pack from my camera I am not impressed with the quality. I own a @700 and the original battery pack fits like a glove. This pack need to hammered inn and pulled back out again. Sorry guys. This is not acceptable and it is not even worth the one star that I was forced to give it.

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    4.0

    Meets expectations

    By veggie man

    from SW Florida

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

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      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Watson NP-FM500H Lithium-ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 1500mAh):

          Just 4 stars ONLY because I have had it just 1 week. It appears to be working just as well as the Sony OEM battery

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          • No

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          5.0

          Great Value!

          By Karen

          from Central Indiana

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy to Use
          • Great Picture Quality

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Family Photos
            • Landscape/Scenery
            • Sports/Action
            • Travel
            • Underwater
            • Video
            • Weddings/Events
            • Wildlife Photos

            Comments about Watson NP-FM500H Lithium-ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 1500mAh):

            I purchased this battery as a backup for my Sony A-65 camera. The price was very reasonable and it works just as well as the OEM battery. I am very pleased with its performance.

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            • No

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            5.0

            So far good!

            By Shutterbugredneck

            from Graves County, Kentucky

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy to Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Landscape/Scenery
              • Travel

              Comments about Watson NP-FM500H Lithium-ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 1500mAh):

              I have been on only one trip with these batteries but so far, they have performed. No issues with charging, time of use or recharging.

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              • No

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              5.0

              I would buy this product again and again

              By No nickname.

              from Salvador - Bahia - Brazil

              About Me Pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy to Use
              • Great Picture Quality
              • I've Just Bought It
              • I Have To Get Used To It

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Family Photos
                • I Guess I'll Never Try
                • Landscape/Scenery
                • Landscape-fantastic
                • Not Tryed Yet
                • Underwater
                • Video
                • Wonderful

                Comments about Watson NP-FM500H Lithium-ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 1500mAh):

                I've just acquired a SONY 77 II and of course I'd recomend it to any one. I bought a spare battery to make sure I wouldn't be surprised while away from home. I'm still getting used to its many many features, but what I've seen so far tells me that its simply a fantastic equipment. I'm moving from my previous camera, a SONY Alfa 100, and the difference is extraordinary. I'm sorry, but I don't know what else to say. I hope this can be useful for something.

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                • No

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                5.0

                Work exactly as the Manufacturer's

                By Rizenphoenix

                from Ben Lomond, Ca

                About Me Pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy to Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Family Photos
                  • Landscape/Scenery
                  • Sports/Action
                  • Travel
                  • Underwater
                  • Video
                  • Weddings/Events
                  • Wildlife Photos

                  Comments about Watson NP-FM500H Lithium-ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 1500mAh):

                  The battery works exactly like the Manufacturers battery. No need for a special charger, works with the charger that came with the camera.

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                  5.0

                  A Spare At A Good Price

                  By Lyle Penn

                  from Dutch Neck, NJ

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

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                        Comments about Watson NP-FM500H Lithium-ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 1500mAh):

                        A spare I carry everyday. Period.

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                        5.0

                        great option

                        By pete

                        from salt lake city

                        Comments about Watson NP-FM500H Lithium-ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 1500mAh):

                        I have 2 of the batteries and 2 Sony batteries for my Sony SLTs. These work great and are an inexpensive alternative to the OEM battery.

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                        5.0

                        Must Have

                        By Leigh12

                        from Orlando, FL

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Compact
                        • Durable
                        • Easy to Use

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Watson NP-FM500H Lithium-ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 1500mAh):

                            A great must have product that is both inexpensive and works great. I use it as a backup battery for my Sony a77. No issues whatsoever.

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                            5.0

                            Great price for backup battery

                            By Rufus

                            from Conyers, GA

                            About Me Pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Compact
                            • Durable
                            • Easy to Use

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Backup Or Spare

                              Comments about Watson NP-FM500H Lithium-ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 1500mAh):

                              Not quite as many watts as the equivalent Sony battery, but, considering the price differential, an excellent choice for a spare/backup battery.

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                              • No

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                              5.0

                              It works for half the price.

                              By ClydeC

                              from Palmyra, NJ

                              About Me Photo Enthusiast

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Compact
                              • Durable
                              • Easy to Use

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Watson NP-FM500H Lithium-ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 1500mAh):

                                  There is not much to say about a battery. This one works fine and costs half as much as the Sony product. Some reviewers complained that it does not fit properly in their cameras. It fits just fine in my a65.

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                                  • No

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                                  5.0

                                  Works as expected

                                  By NTJP

                                  from Arkansas

                                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Easy to Use

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about Watson NP-FM500H Lithium-ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 1500mAh):

                                      Works just like the Sony battery.

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                                      • No

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                                      5.0

                                      Good value

                                      By Photo Dad

                                      from Kernersville, NC

                                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Durable

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                          Comments about Watson NP-FM500H Lithium-ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 1500mAh):

                                          I purchased this as a second battery for the Sony a65. I have notice no performance difference between this and the stock Sony battery, but the cost was less than 1/2 of the Sony.

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                                          • No

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                                          5.0

                                          Cheaper can be better

                                          By WB

                                          from Knoxville, TN

                                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Easy to Use

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                              Comments about Watson NP-FM500H Lithium-ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 1500mAh):

                                              Great price compared to equivalent Sony battery with no discernible difference

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                                              • No

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                                              5.0

                                              Great battery!!

                                              By Bob

                                              from Tennessee

                                              About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                              Verified Buyer

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                                                Cons

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                                                    Comments about Watson NP-FM500H Lithium-ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 1500mAh):

                                                    Used this with my Sony A77 and it works perfectly.
                                                    Holds a good charge and lasts as long as factory battery.

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                                                    • No

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                                                    4.0

                                                    Reliable

                                                    By gcubed

                                                    from North Dakota

                                                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                                    Verified Buyer

                                                    Pros

                                                    • Good price
                                                    • Reliable

                                                    Cons

                                                      Best Uses

                                                      • Back-up
                                                      • Travel

                                                      Comments about Watson NP-FM500H Lithium-ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 1500mAh):

                                                      It seems to work as well as my original Sony battery. I have not used it much yet but I feel it will serve the purpose I bought it for which is to back-up the Sony battery when I am on extended adventures away from power.

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                                                      5.0

                                                      Good Reliable Battery

                                                      By TrueRampancy

                                                      from Lenexa

                                                      Comments about Watson NP-FM500H Lithium-ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 1500mAh):

                                                      Nice to buy a battery that works well and only pay half the price!

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                                                      4.0

                                                      It works!

                                                      By Bob

                                                      from Rochester, NY

                                                      About Me Casual Photographer

                                                      Verified Buyer

                                                      Pros

                                                      • Compact
                                                      • Durable
                                                      • Easy to Use

                                                      Cons

                                                        Best Uses

                                                        • Family Photos

                                                        Comments about Watson NP-FM500H Lithium-ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 1500mAh):

                                                        Got this battery as a backup. It seems to work perfectly. For the price, it's a good deal.

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                                                        4.0

                                                        buy a bunch

                                                        By castrati10

                                                        from new york , ny

                                                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                                        Verified Buyer

                                                        Pros

                                                        • Compact
                                                        • Durable
                                                        • Easy to Use

                                                        Cons

                                                          Best Uses

                                                          • Sports/Action
                                                          • Video
                                                          • Weddings/Events

                                                          Comments about Watson NP-FM500H Lithium-ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 1500mAh):

                                                          these last long but are still great to have around for long days. charge pretty fast as well.

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                                                          • No

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                                                          5.0

                                                          Needed more power.

                                                          By Wheels

                                                          from Fargo, North Dakota

                                                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                                          Verified Buyer

                                                          Pros

                                                          • Easy to Use
                                                          • Great Picture Quality
                                                          • Lightweight

                                                          Cons

                                                          • No Con At This Time

                                                          Best Uses

                                                          • Family Photos
                                                          • Landscape/Scenery
                                                          • Sports/Action
                                                          • Weddings/Events

                                                          Comments about Watson NP-FM500H Lithium-ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 1500mAh):

                                                          was looking for a power supply that did not cost a lot but worked with the two cameras that we own. I could purchase this battery for half the price of the sony battery's and it works the same.

                                                          • Was this a gift?:
                                                          • Yes

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                                                          5.0

                                                          Fits just fine in A57

                                                          By cminnc

                                                          from NC

                                                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                                          Verified Buyer

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                                                            Cons

                                                              Best Uses

                                                                Comments about Watson NP-FM500H Lithium-ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 1500mAh):

                                                                Haven't used it to test life of charge, but it fit into my Sony charger and into my Sony A57 just fine. Should be fine as a backup battery.

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                                                                • No

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