Watson BLS-5 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1100mAh)

Watson BLS-5 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1100mAh)

Watson BLS-5 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1100mAh)

B&H # WABLS5 MFR # B-3509
Watson BLS-5 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1100mAh)

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  • Replacement for Olympus BLS-5 Battery
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The Watson BLS-5 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack works with the same cameras as the Olympus BLS-5. This replacement battery pack features a capacity of 1100mAh, 7.2V of output power and 7.9 watt-hours. Small and lightweight, lithium-ion batteries can be charged or discharged at any time without developing memory effect.

Compatible Cameras
    Olympus:
  • E-PL2
  • E-PL5
  • E-PM2
UPC: 847628543577
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Watson BLS-5 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1100mAh)
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Watson BLS-5 specs

    Battery
    Capacity (Wh) 7.9 Wh
    Amp-Hours 1100.00 mAh
    Chemistry Lithium-Ion
    Output Voltage 7.2 VDC
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 2.1 x 1.4 x 0.5" / 5.5 x 3.6 x 1.3 cm
    Weight 1.8 oz / 51 g
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.2 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 3.5 x 3.0 x 1.1"

    Watson BLS-5 reviews

    BLS-5 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1100mAh) is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 28.
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Worked fine for a year, then died At first, I had no complaints about this third party battery. It worked fine and held a charge almost as long as the Olympus version. However, I have had the battery almost exactly one year and it stopped holding a charge a few weeks ago. The original Olympus battery that came with my camera (purchased at the same time) still holds a charge just fine. Now, even after fully charging the Watson battery, it will only power the camera for a few minutes before the camera turns itself off. I would not repurchase this item.
    Date published: 2015-03-03
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Battery Life For most third party batteries, you expect the per charge span to be shorter than that of the original battery. I have not found this to be the case with this battery. It has a very long life and seems to perform just as well as the battery that came with my EPL-5.
    Date published: 2014-01-03
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Can't Tell the Difference I can't tell the difference in battery life or charging time between this and the Olympus battery. Great savings.
    Date published: 2014-03-27
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from high quality low cost alternative batter I bought it for my trip and it works great as an extra battery backup.
    Date published: 2013-06-25
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works Fine I purchased 2 WATSON batteries in June 14, for my STYLUS 1. I traveled for 3 weeks in South Africa on an African safari. They work as well as the Olympus OEM battery. I couldn't determine if they got the same number of photos as the OEM, but it's very close. ON 3 occasions I ran out of power with 2 batteries and had to put in the 3rd battery I shot over 900 photos on each of those days. I didn't use the Olympus OEM charger. I used the Hahnel uni+. Charges almost every 7+ volt Li battery and AA-AAA batteries.
    Date published: 2015-05-09
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Replacement for BLS-5 I bought this battery to be a support to my EPL5. It arrived nicely at my front door within 3 days after I pay. It works pbeautifully as it says.
    Date published: 2014-01-14
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from To the point! Was in urgent need of an spare battery - got it and left the store within 15 mins including assistance and guidance.
    Date published: 2012-10-31
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cheaper than a Olympus battery Good extra battery for my PL-5 and cheaper than the Olympus.
    Date published: 2013-11-10
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