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NikonMB-D15 Multi Power Battery Pack for D7100
 
4.8

(based on 94 reviews)

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    (12)

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99%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (73)
  • Durable (71)
  • Reliable (60)
  • Lightweight (22)

Cons

  • Price (6)
  • Heavy / bulky (4)
  • Poor design (3)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (57)
  • Portraits (46)
  • Travel (43)
  • Landscape photography (33)
  • Studio (30)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (41), Semi-professional (32), Professional (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (80)

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

 

Upgrades and setbacks

I have a Nikon Battery pack for the D80 and now one for my D7100 so I will compare the two. This battery pack has upgraded how secure it locks to the camera ensuring...Read complete review

I have a Nikon Battery pack for the D80 and now one for my D7100 so I will compare the two. This battery pack has upgraded how secure it locks to the camera ensuring constant connection. They have better wheels and now a multifunction dial. Basically everything you need to actually operate the camera. Now the setbacks: in order to charge the battery in the camera the battery pack has to be removed. This battery pack is big enough to hold 2 batteries so either put both in there or give the option for a third battery. Otherwise I have to say buying the Nikon brand one of these is the way to go. Adds stability, makes your package look bigger and gives longer photo shoots. Made sturdy and finish matches body.

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5.0

Why didn't I do this sooner

By Gaz

from Canberra, Australia

About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy To Use
  • Reliable

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Food Photography

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

    Great product and great service from B and H. I'm just a little annoyed with the UPS delivery service to Australia Post. There was a glitch and it took an extra week for the grip to get to me. Not so much a problem with UPS but with the costs associated with Australia Post Parcel Collect.
    I've taken of late to photographing food vertically and the battery grip makes a world of difference.

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    • No

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    5.0

    Great price, service, wonderful product!

    By Photo Gifts by SS.com

    from Florence, Arizona

    About Me Professional

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy To Use
    • Reliable

    Cons

    • None

    Best Uses

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

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

    Fit and finish are superb meaning that when added to the D7100 it looks and feels natural, like it came from the factory that way. Usage confirms that the purchase was in your best interest and the camera works and feels complete. Yeah I know, lots of adjectives and adverbs. Well how else do you describe a product that should have been part and parcel of the D7100 from the start? Yes, the D7100 would be more expensive, but for me, my camera has arrived. Thanks Nikon for the innovative product making my camera a total professional in every way!

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    5.0

    you need this

    By stevem

    from hartford, ct

    About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Reliable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Macro Photography
      • Portraits
      • Studio

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

      double the battery life of the standard battery and adds to the ease of vertically framing your picture. plus, it looks cool!

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      5.0

      wish I wouldnt have waited

      By photo enthusiast

      from Howell, Michigan

      About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

      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:

        I was outshoot all weekend never had to replace the batteries. Easy to hold on to.

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        5.0

        great product

        By Mcfar

        from Kingston, Pa

        About Me Semi-Professional

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight
        • Reliable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Portraits
          • Studio
          • Traveling

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

          I use this battery grip when I have an extended shoot. It allows me to continue shooting without worrying about running down the battery.

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          5.0

          Get a grip!

          By NEFWM01

          from Washington UK

          About Me Semi-Professional

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Use
          • Genuine Nikon
          • Reliable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday use

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

            This grip matches perfectly with my D7100. With the additional optional battery it provides outstanding stamina and burst when you need it most. The build quality is excellent and the magnesium alloy body feels good in your hand. The extra shutter release and multi selector makes shooting in portrait much more comfortable and natural. The rubber cover from the camera body connector is conveniently stored in its own recess to prevent it being misplaced and you have the option of using different battery types. Yes it's expensive and there are cheaper third party grips on the market but this genuine accessory instils the confidence you expect from Nikon.

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            5.0

            Fit and finish is excellent

            By Stevo

            from Chicagoland

            About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy To Use
            • Reliable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday use
              • Portraits
              • Studio

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

              Perfect fit and finish. I found it better quality than the knock-offs.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Works as expected..

              By JohnSNC

              from Maryland

              About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Use
              • Reliable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Landscape Photography
                • Sports
                • Traveling

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

                Great battery backup for my D7100. It also acts as a good counterbalance when I have my 80 - 400 lens on the camera. While there are cheaper alternatives, I like keeping with the Nikon Brand.

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                5.0

                Great Battery Grip

                By JCasper

                from Virginia Beach, VA

                About Me Professional

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday use
                  • Portraits
                  • Traveling

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

                  The battery grip for the D7100 gives you a better grip when using the camera. Very durable.

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                  5.0

                  Buy Nikon if you want it to work and fit

                  By AL

                  from Virginia

                  About Me Professional

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Lightweight
                  • Reliable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Portraits
                    • Studio
                    • Traveling

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

                    The Nikon MB-D15 works and fits exactly the way it should, and the way only original equipment does. It just makes sense from a compatibility standpoint. I have tried 3rd party battery packs and they either don't fit properly or their performance is not up to speed. Nikon is a little pricey but the old saying you get what you pay for does matter in this case.

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                    5.0

                    Expensive but Solid

                    By Cape Cod Don

                    from South Yarmouth, MA

                    About Me Semi-Professional

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Lightweight
                    • Reliable

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Added Battery Life
                      • Traveling
                      • Vertical shooting

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

                      More expensive then related clones but well constructed. Holder features a solid metal base plate which contains the threaded tripod mount.
                      Mates solidly with camera, provides additional area to hold camera. A good match with camera cosmetically. All buttons and adjustment dials work well.

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                      5.0

                      No Nock-offs For Me

                      By Richard K.

                      from Muhlenberg Township, PA

                      About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • Durable
                      • Easy To Use

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Everyday use

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

                        I was really skeptical about purchasing a non-Nikon-brand grip even though the reviews were positive for the off-brand. I was afraid of messing up my thousand-dollar camera and possibly voiding the warranty. All I need is to short out the camera with an off-brand and make the camera worthless. I already gave one Nikon camera a burial at sea this year and I wouldn't want to send my new D7100 off to a watery grave to join its Coolpix cousin.

                        This grip has a nice tight fit and will be a permanent part of the camera. I removed the battery from the camera and will just run one battery from the grip.

                        The main reason for buying the grip is the grip. I now experience pain in my hands probably from the early stages of arthritis and this grip helps immensely. Shooting horizontally is more comfortable and, of course, vertically is a breeze. Sure it adds weight, but the grip balances the camera better making for a better shooting experience and I really don't notice the extra weight.

                        Call me paranoid but I did not want an off-brand plastic part on this beautiful camera. This camera is going to last me the rest of my life.

                        B & H's service was superb. I received the item the next day via UPS. There was a glitch on the site because it would not process or apply my gift card so I ended up calling the order in. No big deal.

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                        5.0

                        Very good quality & perfect handling

                        By Austriaco

                        from Vienna

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

                        The battery grip has excellent built quality & perfect handling. it's not cheap but worth it and B&H has the best price. one small drawback: you'll have to remove the grip to charge the camera battery. it comes with an extra tray for regular batteries and with a small case.

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                        5.0

                        Very good quality & perfect handling

                        By Austriaco

                        from Vienna

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

                        The battery grip has excellent built quality & perfect handling. it's not cheap but worth it and B&H has the best price. one small drawback: you'll have to remove the grip to charge the camera battery. it comes with an extra tray for regular batteries and with a small case.

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                        5.0

                        Solid Solid Solid

                        By Dave

                        from PA

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

                        This grip mates PERFECTLY with the D7100 with no wobbles or rattles. Battery management works as advertised. Balance is excellent and the AH-4 handgrip still works even with the added height. Highly recommended.

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                        5.0

                        Good feel, AWSOME quality

                        By Powell stinger

                        from Ohio

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

                        Feels like its part of the camera.
                        Don't have a problem with the battery configuration. Come on people, don't you take time to clean or dust off your stuff after a shoot? Charge the battery when it's apart. It's like your favorite hunting rifle.. Rite.
                        Turn your camera on its side and it is very comfortable.
                        Love it. Just ordered one for my wife's d 5100....cheaper than a new Brahman handbag!

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                        5.0

                        Perfect Fit

                        By Marcbert

                        from Chile

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

                        I tried an alternative, cheaper, brand and was a waste of money. The Nikon MB-D15 fits perfect with my D7100, it's like the continuation of the body and shooting verticals is much more comfortable.

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                        5.0

                        Worth the extra weight

                        By Nikon Shooter

                        from Midland, Tx

                        About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Durable
                        • Easy To Use
                        • Reliable

                        Cons

                        • Extra weight

                        Best Uses

                        • Everyday use
                        • Traveling

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

                        I use this battery pack for when I go out into the field. I work for the Oil industry and can find myself away from home for several days to weeks at a time. This used to be a problem for me when trying to get a recharge on my camera battery. Now I just throw a few packs of battries into my truck and swap them out when I need them.

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                        5.0

                        This grip rocks!

                        By Snakebite76

                        from Springfield, MA

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

                        Excellent addition to my D7100. Great to have when you are out for an extended period of time shooting everything under the sun. The grip also balances the weight of the camera and lens in a nice way, just feels better in your hands. Be sure to get the extra battery while your at it, I missed that detail at first.
                        Also, B&H got the grip to my doorstep super-fast! Always a pleasure working with these guys!!

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                        5.0

                        A must have piece of gear

                        By Mildot

                        from Indiana

                        About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Durable
                        • Easy To Use
                        • Lightweight
                        • Reliable

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Everyday use
                          • Portraits

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

                          I have had motor drives on my cameras since the 70's and they just don't feel right in my hand without one. This battery grip gives the same feel to the new digital cameras along with expanding your battery capacity. Typical Nikon quality, top notch. Don't waste your time with the knock off models out there, buy the real thing.

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