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Nikon EN-EL18c Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery and BL-5 Cover Kit

BH #NIENEL18BC (B&H Kit)
Nikon EN-EL18c Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery and BL-5 Cover Kit
Key Features
  • EN-EL18c Li-Ion Battery
  • BL-5 Battery Chamber Cover
  • For D800/E, D810/A, D500 & D850 DSLRs
  • Adapts EN-EL18c for MB-D12/17/18 Grip
Extend your shooting time with the Nikon EN-EL18c Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery and BL-5 Cover Kit from B&H Photo. The BL-5 Battery Chamber Cover connects to the EN-EL18b pack and allows it to be inserted into the MB-D12, MB-D17, and MB-D18 battery grips for the D800, D800E, D810, D810A, D500, and D850 DSLR cameras. As the EN-EL18c is more powerful than the pack that is normally used in the grip, it will allow you to capture more images per charge.
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Nikon EN-EL18c Overview

Extend your shooting time with the Nikon EN-EL18c Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery and BL-5 Cover Kit from B&H Photo. The BL-5 Battery Chamber Cover connects to the EN-EL18b pack and allows it to be inserted into the MB-D12, MB-D17, and MB-D18 battery grips for the D800, D800E, D810, D810A, D500, and D850 DSLR cameras. As the EN-EL18c is more powerful than the pack that is normally used in the grip, it will allow you to capture more images per charge.

Nikon EN-EL 18c Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery (10.8V, 2500mAh)

The Nikon EN-EL 18c Rechargeable Battery has a capacity of 2500mAh, an output of 10.8V, and 27Wh. Also, the battery can charge within the MH-26a or MH-26aAK chargers, and it can be used as a replacement battery for the Nikon D5, D4S, and the D4.

Compatibility

Nikon: D5, D4S, and D4
UPC: 018208271962

Nikon BL-5 Battery Chamber Cover for MB-D12 Battery Pack

The BL-5 Battery Chamber Cover from Nikon is a battery chamber cover that's used with the MB-D12, MB-D17, and MB-D18 Battery Packs and enables the use of an EN-EL18 series rechargeable lithium-ion battery to power the camera.

Compatible Battery Packs

MB-D12 (D810A, D810, D800E, D800)
MB-D17 (D500)
MB-D18 (D850)
UPC: 018208270088

Nikon EN-EL 18c Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery (10.8V, 2500mAh) Specs

Battery Capacity2500 mAh / 27 Wh
ChemistryLithium-Ion
Output Voltage10.8 VDC
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.45 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)3.6 x 2.4 x 1.9"

Nikon BL-5 Battery Chamber Cover for MB-D12 Battery Pack Specs

Battery Type1 x Battery Pack (EN-EL18)
Tripod Mounting ThreadNone
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.21 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)6.2 x 3.3 x 2.05"

Nikon EN-EL18c Reviews

Works perfectly

By Robert L
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-05-19

It charged up right away and has powered my new D850 nicely.

Mega Power!

By David
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-04-07

This is the most powerful Camera Battery I've ever seen. Still going strong after extended use that would drain lesser Batteries. Charges in 4 hrs. or less & connects quickly to my D850 in the MB-D18 grip. Worth the investment.

Nikon quality

By Gary
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-03-29

I needed an extra battery and cover for my D850

Fantastic Nikon Power & Great B & H Service

By Robert
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-01-06

The new battery to replace my old model 18a was easy to find. B & H had many in stock. The ordering process was quick. Thanks for the free shipping, and even though it was sent by ground, it arrived in just 2 days. Plenty of time to charge it up and be ready for my next photo job. Always happy with Nikon quality products, and the excellent and precise service of B & H.

Great investment

By Mark
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-12-18

I use in D500 and D85o. Bumped D850 to 9 FPS and seems to help the focusing accuracy a little on both models. Lasts waaaay longer than the EN-EL15b using before.

Great battery, fast B&H Ship

By Bernard
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-12-16

This battery has long life, and it charges quickly. B&H shipped fast. Happy camper.

no surprises here

By Robert L
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-05-17

This battery charged up just as it should and works perfectly.

powering My D850

By Carl
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-04-25

It does what I expected. The extra frame rate on the D850 and the extended battery life extends the D850 making it a great backup to my Z9. Oh, and it can power the Z9 if the EN-EL18d gets too low.

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question

Will this add significant weight to the camera?
Asked by: Vladimir
This set up will add about another 5oz.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2019-08-02

D500 & D850 compatibility. Is the "c" version ...

D500 & D850 compatibility. Is the "c" version compatible? Neither are recognized and blink BP on both of my bodies but the camera still works. Do these bodies only work with the "b" version of this battery?
Asked by: Adamus
Yes the EN-EL18C is compatible with the D500 and D850 bodies.
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2022-03-25

How does one connect the BL-5 Battery Chamber ...

How does one connect the BL-5 Battery Chamber Cover to the EN-EL18c battery? If there is a diagram or modification schematic, it would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
Asked by: Joshua
Look at your battery and you will see two square tabs sticking out on one end. Now look at the BL-5, you will see two squared shaped slots. The two tabs on the battery insert into the slots on the BL-5. It will only fit one way, if it doesn't fit, turn the battery over. It's very simple. The green tab on the BL-5 is the release to separate the battery from the BL-5, just push the green tab in the direction the arrow indicates.
Answered by: Duane
Date published: 2020-04-10

Does the Nikon EN-EL 18c battery + the BL-5 ...

Does the Nikon EN-EL 18c battery + the BL-5 Battery Charger Cover for the MB-12 Battery Grip + D810 still only shoot 5 FPS?
Asked by: Joshua
If you are shooting full-frame with FX lenses, the maximum frame rate would be 5 frames per second. If you are shooting in DX Auto-Crop Mode, the standard maximum frame rate is 6 frames per second, but you can reach 7 frames per second when using the optional Nikon MB-D12 Battery Pack and the Nikon EN-EL18c Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery and Nikon BL-5 Cover.
Answered by: Manzell
Date published: 2018-12-03

Can you charge this battery on the Nikon MH-22 ...

Can you charge this battery on the Nikon MH-22 Charger?
Asked by: Kyle
No, you need the MH-26a charger (or third-party equivalent) to charge a EN-EL18c.
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2019-07-19

Is my Nikon MH-26a charger the correct one for ...

Is my Nikon MH-26a charger the correct one for the EN-EL18c battery? I can't get my new battery to charge the charger shows Calibration. I left it on overnight and no charge.
Asked by: John
Yes, the MH26A is the correct charger. Make sure the battery is seated properly in the charger.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2021-04-28

I am confuse with these a b c batteries...for ...

I am confuse with these a b c batteries...for D850 9 frames per second....nikon says Nikon EN-EL18b.....I notice B&H does not have that B battery....but is selling Nikon EN-EL18C.....will the Nikon EN-EL18C battery give me 9 frames per second with the VELLO D850 battery grip and BL-5 battery cover? I am planning to buy the Vello battery grip for D850, Nikon EN-EL18c, + BL-5 kit, and the Watson battery charger from B&H.....WILL THIS GIVE ME 9 frames per second on my D850? Thanks much
Asked by: MELORD
The 18C is the latest version of this battery, it replaces the 18b.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2020-03-19

Will my MH-26 battery charger (SN 120701455) that ...

Will my MH-26 battery charger (SN 120701455) that came with my D4 camera properly charge the newer EN-EL18C batteries? The EN-EL18 battery that came with the camera is an 10.8V/2Ah battery. The EN-EL-18C is rated for 10.8V/2.5Ah. The extra 500mAh would be nice but my current charger needs to be able to fully charge the battery.
Asked by: Darcy
Nikon MH-26 will charge EN-EL18 or EN-EL18C batterys
Answered by: vilson
Date published: 2021-01-12
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