Vello BG-C12 Battery Grip for Canon 7D Mark II

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Vello BG-C12 Battery Grip for Canon 7D Mark II
Key Features
  • Comfort and Control in Vertical Position
  • Holds 1 or 2 Canon LP-E6 Batteries
  • Second Battery Tray Holds 6 AA Batteries
  • Extends Shooting Time
Designed for the Canon 7D Mark II, the BG-C12 Battery Grip from Vello holds one or two LP-E6 batteries, effectively doubling your camera's shooting time. The grip also comes with a tray to hold six AA batteries (rechargeable batteries recommended).
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Vello BG-C12 Overview

Designed for the Canon 7D Mark II, the BG-C12 Battery Grip from Vello holds one or two LP-E6 batteries, effectively doubling your camera's shooting time. The grip also comes with a tray to hold six AA batteries (rechargeable batteries recommended).

The BG-C12 adds comfort and stability when shooting in the portrait orientation, and it provides an alternate shutter button, AF start, AF point selection, AE lock/FE lock, and multi-function buttons. A multi-controller and a main dial are also located on the grip, adding convenience when shooting vertically. It is designed with an anti-slip rubber grip and firm curvature to further improve handling. The grip screws into the camera's tripod mount, and it has another tripod mount on its bottom for attaching to a camera support.

A control-lock switch can deactivate all of the grip's controls when they aren't needed.
A metal mount allows you to attach a camera strap to the BG-C12.
The BG-C12 is compatible with the Canon ACK-E6 AC Adapter Kit, allowing the camera to be powered for long periods of time as needed when shooting star trails or time-lapse photography.
A compartment on the grip stores your camera's battery door to prevent loss.
UPC: 847628587687

Vello BG-C12 Specs

Operating Temperature32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
Dimensions (L x W x H)5.9 x 4.5 x 3.4" / 14.9 x 11.4 x 8.6 cm
Weight12 oz / 340.1 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.9 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)6.3 x 5.1 x 3.5"
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Do you have to use both batteries in it or can you just use one battery?
Asked by: Brandon
Yes, you can use this with just one battery.
Answered by: Moe
Date published: 2021-04-13

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I've seen this on Vello's website for months with a photo, item# and price yet still not released. When will this be released what's the hold up?
Asked by: David G.
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Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-26

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About the material of this grip does it feel the same with the body (leather/rubber) and are the color the same?
Asked by: Frelian Peter B.
The grip is textured to feel exactly like the body but has a very slight difference in feel. You have to be thinking about it to notice though.
Answered by: Stephen C.
Date published: 2018-08-26

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would this work for a Canon 6D?
Asked by: Alexis M.
No, this was designed for use with the Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Answered by: Moe
Date published: 2021-04-13

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Do you happen to know whether its weather-sealed? Especially around the insert section of battery compartment? Thanks
Asked by: Marek Z.
It's not "weather sealed", but I've used mine in rain more than once over the past several years with no issues whatsoever. If the rain is very heavy, I use plastic covers over the camera/lens. In light rain and drizzle I don't usually use the covers and never had any trouble.
Answered by: Michael
Date published: 2019-12-12

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DO both batteries slide into the bottom of the grip? Doesn't show this very clearly.
Asked by: Anonymous
You can click on the " " symbol for the product photo and the seventh image shows the battery tray. It holds both batteries and slides into the grip from the end, just like the Canon grip for the 7D Mark II does.
Answered by: Michael
Date published: 2019-12-12

I am making an assumption here, but the Canon ...

I am making an assumption here, but the Canon grip has a magnesium alloy body, the Vello cost is a quarter the price of Canon's, is it all plastic?
Asked by: Mark
Yes, the Vello grip is polycarbonate.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2021-02-02

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Can the batteries be changed while the camera is operating with the intervelometer for extended shooting (star trails)?
Asked by: Anonymous
No. Removing the battery tray cuts all the power for the camera. Both batteries snap into the tray and the tray is inserted into the grip and locked in place.
Answered by: Joel C.
Date published: 2018-08-26
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