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NikonMB-D15 Multi Power Battery Pack for D7100
 
4.8

(based on 121 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (101)

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    (16)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

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99%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (94)
  • Durable (88)
  • Reliable (75)
  • Lightweight (30)

Cons

  • Price (7)
  • Heavy / bulky (5)
  • Poor design (4)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (71)
  • Portraits (60)
  • Travel (58)
  • Landscape photography (45)
  • Studio (36)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (53), Semi-professional (40), Professional (9)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (102)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

A must for travelling photographers.

I can only say great things about it. It just gives me comfort and balanced while I shoot anything. It provides me perfect stability and rigidity which allows me to focus comfortably and eliminate...Read complete review

I can only say great things about it. It just gives me comfort and balanced while I shoot anything. It provides me perfect stability and rigidity which allows me to focus comfortably and eliminate the shaking of my hands-achieves a excellent handheld grip! The best part when u can switch the compartment to AA Batteries. Good for travelling to the beach, desert, the mountains, when your rechargeable Li-ion battery ran out of power.And AA batteries are cheaper to use and economical and still takes good pictures. [*]

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Good concept, but...

I tried this out when my friend bought it and really wanted to like it. I ended up not...The grip feels solid and very comfy to use, and the controls add a...Read complete review

I tried this out when my friend bought it and really wanted to like it. I ended up not...The grip feels solid and very comfy to use, and the controls add a lot of functionality..especially for vertical shots. And of course, having a backup battery ready to go is a no-brainer.Now, for the missing two stars in my rating:1) There's only room for ONE battery in here...wat??-To be fair, the MB-D10 holder that I used with my previous D300 only held on as well, but it could hold the higher capacity EL4a battery (I had the optional "chamber", which was almost like having two batteries...2) If the D15 battery dies, I can keep shooting with the in-camera battery. But, since I can't put upgraded batteries in here, and I have to take out and recharge the one in the D15 anyway...where is the real benefit when it comes to the "extra battery"? When I shoot, I always keep spares handy, and swap out/recharge when I get to about 50/60%. I don't shoot the Winter Olympics...so it's not like I don't have a minute to do so during the event.Plus, I'm not fiddling around with mounting screws..so it's easier/faster to just swap out batteries than to use this grip.Again, good concept, and not so bad implementation. But compared to the MB-D10 design, this one falls short of the mark in just the right (or wrong...) places.

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5.0

Worth the Price!

By PhotoACE

from Daly City, CA.

About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy To Use
  • Reliable

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday use
    • Home
    • Landscape Photography
    • Macro Photography
    • Portraits
    • Traveling

    Comments about Nikon MB-D15 Multi Power Battery Pack for D7100:

    I bought mainly for a better grip on the D7100 when holding the camera, especially with a zoom lense. The package arrived when it was supposed to and wrapped very well. I take a lot of pictures and the extra battery pack guarantees me of not missing a shot. Thanks B&H!

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    • No

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    5.0

    Added power and more

    By thphxaz

    from Phoenix, AZ

    Comments about Nikon MB-D15 Multi Power Battery Pack for D7100:

    I bought this to extend the shooting time without changing batteries and gained more balance when shooting handheld with a heavy lens.

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    5.0

    Great Item. Too Pricey

    By Don

    from Lake in the Hills, IL

    About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use

    Cons

    • Expensive

    Best Uses

    • Everyday use
    • Portraits

    Comments about Nikon MB-D15 Multi Power Battery Pack for D7100:

    Very nice product, but too expensive. Nikon could sell it cheaper

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    • No

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    4.0

    Great product

    By Carlos

    from Ri

    Comments about Nikon MB-D15 Multi Power Battery Pack for D7100:

    Easy to install and very easy to use. Makes my D7100 look like a beast.

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    5.0

    I AM NIKON - Excellent!

    By Julian Rodriguez Photography

    from North Carolina

    About Me Semi-Professional

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight
    • Reliable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday use
      • Home
      • Landscape Photography
      • Macro Photography
      • Portraits
      • Studio
      • Traveling

      Comments about Nikon MB-D15 Multi Power Battery Pack for D7100:

      Really Useful, this give to you extra time and better grip in vertical position.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Everyone should have one

      By Dee

      from Santa Barbara, CA

      About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday use
        • Home
        • Landscape Photography
        • Macro Photography
        • Portraits
        • Studio
        • Traveling

        Comments about Nikon MB-D15 Multi Power Battery Pack for D7100:

        Getting the battery pack is great investment, anyone who is thinking about getting one, to you I say go for it!

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        • No

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        4.0

        Great grip and great increase in battery

        By sparky3780007

        from Minneapolis, MN

        About Me Semi-Professional

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Use
        • Reliable

        Cons

        • Bulky

        Best Uses

        • Home
        • Portraits
        • Traveling

        Comments about Nikon MB-D15 Multi Power Battery Pack for D7100:

        Prosumer usage

        The increase in stability of the grip is substantial and the increase in battery power is welcome.

        The ability to use EITHER AA batteries or the dedicated NIKON battery is very useful.

        The only downside to the MB-D15 is the price....it is EXPENSIVE

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        • No

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        5.0

        D7100 Battery Pack Review

        By Gorman

        from Centre Hall, PA

        About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Traveling

          Comments about Nikon MB-D15 Multi Power Battery Pack for D7100:

          Easy of useMakes portrait photos so much easierGreat for sports photography

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

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          5.0

          Beautiful addition to my d7100

          By cole

          from Dalton Ga.

          About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Use
          • Reliable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday use
            • Home
            • Landscape Photography
            • Macro Photography
            • Portraits
            • Studio
            • Traveling

            Comments about Nikon MB-D15 Multi Power Battery Pack for D7100:

            I have a medium to large hand and this battery pack makes the d7100 a perfect fit. It also makes shooting vertical a breeze, nice grip and shutter button right on top.Worth every penny.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Great product

            By Gary Wayne

            from Fl

            Comments about Nikon MB-D15 Multi Power Battery Pack for D7100:

            Well designed. Very comfortable. Glad I purchased.

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            3.0

            Good concept, but...

            By Srini

            from Los Angeles

            About Me Semi-Professional

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight
            • Reliable

            Cons

            • Can't Use Other Batteries
            • Only Room For One Battery
            • Poor Design

            Best Uses

            • Landscape Photography
            • Portraits

            Comments about Nikon MB-D15 Multi Power Battery Pack for D7100:

            I tried this out when my friend bought it and really wanted to like it. I ended up not...The grip feels solid and very comfy to use, and the controls add a lot of functionality..especially for vertical shots. And of course, having a backup battery ready to go is a no-brainer.Now, for the missing two stars in my rating:1) There's only room for ONE battery in here...wat??-To be fair, the MB-D10 holder that I used with my previous D300 only held on as well, but it could hold the higher capacity EL4a battery (I had the optional "chamber", which was almost like having two batteries...2) If the D15 battery dies, I can keep shooting with the in-camera battery. But, since I can't put upgraded batteries in here, and I have to take out and recharge the one in the D15 anyway...where is the real benefit when it comes to the "extra battery"? When I shoot, I always keep spares handy, and swap out/recharge when I get to about 50/60%. I don't shoot the Winter Olympics...so it's not like I don't have a minute to do so during the event.Plus, I'm not fiddling around with mounting screws..so it's easier/faster to just swap out batteries than to use this grip.Again, good concept, and not so bad implementation. But compared to the MB-D10 design, this one falls short of the mark in just the right (or wrong...) places.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Lightening Fast

            By Lee Photography

            from Warrenton, VA

            About Me Semi-Professional

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight
            • Reliable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday use
              • Home
              • Landscape Photography
              • Macro Photography
              • Portraits
              • Studio
              • Traveling

              Comments about Nikon MB-D15 Multi Power Battery Pack for D7100:

              So I bought this battery pack along with a new Nikon D7100 camera for use in high school and other sports photography I do. This is a great component to add if you need that shutter to hum when capturing action events. My second MB Battery Pack and have always been happy with the quality and performance. This one is no exception.

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              5.0

              A MUST HAVE FOR THE D7100

              By THEKUDE

              from BOISE, ID

              About Me Professional

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Portraits

                  Comments about Nikon MB-D15 Multi Power Battery Pack for D7100:

                  YOU NEED THIS FOR THE UNLIMITED BATTERY POWER AVAILABLE WITH TWO BATTERIES.

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                  • No

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                  4.0

                  Got to have

                  By Ray

                  from Daytona Beach, Fl

                  About Me Semi-Professional

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                  • Doesn't Feel As Solid As

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday use

                  Comments about Nikon MB-D15 Multi Power Battery Pack for D7100:

                  I by a camera body and a battery grip, put it on the first day, and not take it off until I sell the body. A camera feels strange with out the battery grip. I shoot travel, landscape, drag racing, and shooting sports.I like that I rarely have to switch batteries, the camera feels more solid.The best feature is when I shoot vertical, I have all the controls in the perfect place. The down side as it doesn't lock on as well as as the pack for my D300's.i

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  helpful access

                  By Mark the traveler

                  from Chandler AZ

                  About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Lightweight
                  • Reliable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Landscape Photography
                    • Traveling

                    Comments about Nikon MB-D15 Multi Power Battery Pack for D7100:

                    Helps to hold the camera more steady. I have large hands and any camera I have tried using the battery grip makes the camera easier to hold. All of my film and digital SLR's have battery grips

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    MB-D15 Multi Power Battery Pack for D710

                    By Drarp

                    from Bellbrook, OH

                    About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Easy To Use

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Nikon MB-D15 Multi Power Battery Pack for D7100:

                        Fits the Nikon D7100 perfectly. Gives it good balance and handles nicely for portraiture. Not that heavy, either. Quality product.

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Perfect

                        By Rescovedo

                        from Norwegian Jewel

                        About Me Professional

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Durable
                        • Lightweight
                        • Quality

                        Cons

                        • Price

                        Best Uses

                        • Everyday use
                        • Portraits
                        • Traveling

                        Comments about Nikon MB-D15 Multi Power Battery Pack for D7100:

                        The grip feels great, the quality is amazing and the sealing also. Could not expect more less than a original Nikon product.

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Super easy assembly

                        By Ken

                        from Northern Virginia

                        About Me Semi-Professional

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Lightweight
                        • Reliable

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Landscape Photography
                          • Portraits
                          • Traveling

                          Comments about Nikon MB-D15 Multi Power Battery Pack for D7100:

                          This was a snap to put on, I attached it to my D7100 in 2 minutes. I've had third party battery packs that were difficult,and poorly fitted but this was a flawless fit. Works great and the switch from Lithium ion battery to standard battery or the back-up lithium ion battery has worked great, the two times I've had to use it. The side shutter switch is a plus when you are shooing in portrait position, it eliminates the fumbling.

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                          5.0

                          I would buy this battery pack again and

                          By Mario

                          from Florida

                          About Me Professional

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Easy To Use
                          • Reliable

                          Cons

                          • A Little Too Heavy

                          Best Uses

                          • Everyday use
                          • Home
                          • Landscape Photography
                          • Macro Photography
                          • Portraits
                          • Studio
                          • Traveling

                          Comments about Nikon MB-D15 Multi Power Battery Pack for D7100:

                          Have enough power in my camera to shoot, shoot and shoot. I use it in a Nikon 7100 and I love the way that my camera look and feel.

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Great product

                          By RonG

                          from San Diego CA.

                          Comments about Nikon MB-D15 Multi Power Battery Pack for D7100:

                          I'm writing this review on the Nikon MB- D15 multi power battery pack for the D 7100 because it is a great product, I have a large hands and the addition of this battery grip makes the camera so much easier to handle.
                          Purchased a third-party battery grip for my Nikon D 3200 and you get cheap plastic, but with the purchase of the OE from Nikon the battery grip is made from the same materials as the camerawith the magnesium body makes handling superb, it cost more but it's worth more.
                          I highly recommend the original equipment from Nikon battery pack for anyone thinking of purchasing the grip, and also recommend that you purchase this product from B&H Photo and audio because they have the best price.

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