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Vello BG-S1 Battery Grip for Sony A77, A77 II & A99 II Camera

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Vello BG-S1 Battery Grip for Sony A77, A77 II & A99 II Camera
Key Features
  • Fits Sony A77, A77 II & A99 II Camera
  • Comfort & Control in Vertical Position
  • Vertical Position Shutter Release Button
  • Holds Up to Two NP-FM500H Batteries
The BG-S1 Battery Grip for Sony A77, A77 II & A99 II Digital Camera from Vello is a battery grip designed for use specifically with the Sony A77, A77 II, and A99 II (not original version) digital cameras, and accepts one or two NP-FM500H lithium-ion batteries. With two batteries installed, your shooting time is effectively doubled. Moreover, when one battery is drained, it can be removed and recharged while you continue shooting with the other battery.

The design of a battery grip offers a comfortable and secure way in which to hold your DSLR, especially in the vertical position. It will reduce wrist and hand fatigue when shooting vertically for extended periods of time. The BG-S1 has an alternate shutter release button designed for ergonomic access when shooting vertically and anti-slip rubber gripping to further improve handling. In addition, the BG-S1 has an alternate AF start button, smart teleconverter/focus magnifier, Fn/image rotation button, AEL/slow sync/image index button, AF/MF/enlarge button, exposure compensation buttons, a Multi selector and a main dial. It also features a tripod socket, a strap lug for attaching a hand strap to the camera and a convenient internal slot to fit the camera's battery door when the grip is attached. A battery tray is included to house the NP-FM500H batteries within the grip.

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Vello BG-S1 Overview

The BG-S1 Battery Grip for Sony A77, A77 II & A99 II Digital Camera from Vello is a battery grip designed for use specifically with the Sony A77, A77 II, and A99 II (not original version) digital cameras, and accepts one or two NP-FM500H lithium-ion batteries. With two batteries installed, your shooting time is effectively doubled. Moreover, when one battery is drained, it can be removed and recharged while you continue shooting with the other battery.

The design of a battery grip offers a comfortable and secure way in which to hold your DSLR, especially in the vertical position. It will reduce wrist and hand fatigue when shooting vertically for extended periods of time. The BG-S1 has an alternate shutter release button designed for ergonomic access when shooting vertically and anti-slip rubber gripping to further improve handling. In addition, the BG-S1 has an alternate AF start button, smart teleconverter/focus magnifier, Fn/image rotation button, AEL/slow sync/image index button, AF/MF/enlarge button, exposure compensation buttons, a Multi selector and a main dial. It also features a tripod socket, a strap lug for attaching a hand strap to the camera and a convenient internal slot to fit the camera's battery door when the grip is attached. A battery tray is included to house the NP-FM500H batteries within the grip.

Compatible with Sony Alpha A77, A77 II & A99 II DSLR Cameras
Comfortable and secure handling when shooting in the vertical position, including a secondary shutter release button, AF start button, smart teleconverter/focus magnifier, Fn/image rotation button, AEL/slow sync/image index, AF/MF/enlarge button, and exposure compensation buttons, a Multi selector, and a main dial.
Accepts up to 2 NP-FM500H Lithium-ion batteries to effectively double the camera's battery life
Anti-slip rubber gripping and a securely locking battery chamber door
Internal slot to fit the camera's battery chamber door when the grip is mounted
Metal strap lug to attach a hand strap to camera
Tripod screw mount socket
UPC: 847628560079

Vello BG-S1 Specs

Battery Type2 x Battery Pack (NP-FM500H))
Operating Temperature32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
Dimensions (L x W x H)5.6 x 5.0 x 3.5" / 14.2 x 12.7 x 8.8 cm
Weight9.4 oz / 266.4 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.85 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)6.2 x 5.8 x 3.6"

Vello BG-S1 Reviews

Muy bueno y barato

By Sergio
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-02-06

Muy bien todas sus funciones y a la cuarta parte del precio de SONY

Failed after 16 months

By Peaceloveandal
Rated 2 out of 5
Date: 2018-10-16

My grip stopped working at 16 months ... it worked well until the shutter button decided it wanted to stop firing -- same as if the unit was powered off. I contacted Vello and they offered no solutions or comment as to if it's a common problem. They offered me a new grip at 30% off. If you purchase this grip, definitely buy the extended warranty. $85 for 16 months isn't worth it.

EXCELLENT ACCESSORY

By Joseph Jr
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2018-01-23

Balances well with camera, I purchased the Sony/Zeiss 16-70 mm lens with the camera and it� holds/balances upright with the vertical/battery grip attached;Also holds two batteries;HIGHLY recommended accessory.

Top product,works a treat!

By Henry
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2017-11-13

Always wanted a grip for my A99II and this one is spot on.

Pleasantly Surprised

By Gary
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2017-05-13

I bought this so I don't have to keep switching my Sony grip from my a77ii to a99ii and didn't feel like spending a few hundred dollars on another so I reluctantly purchased this version. This is a great addition and works flawlessly. Fits exact, snug and feels the same as the Sony. Yes, the material is made of a cheaper plastic, probably from china, but unless your fixated on that.........you won't go wrong! In short, great product and I would highly recommend.

Worth it!

By profhamilton
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2017-05-10

It's a little stiff at times, but it's new so I will let that go. By stiff the battery tray doesn't insert very smoothly and the shutter release button feels a little different. ON THE OTHER HAND: It is an unbeatable value for approximately 1/3 of the official version.

OK so far, but wonder about future

By Richard
Rated 3 out of 5
Date: 2020-02-03

This battery grip is fine so far, and operates as expected. However, it's identical to the 'Vivitar PG-A77' grip which I bought with the A99 II camera two years ago. That one developed a fault where it drains the #1 battery within a day or two, whether or not the camera is used and whether or not the grip is switched on. I hope this one won't follow suit.

Well made product

By Gordon
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2018-12-12

I purchased the Vello BG-S1 Battery Grip for Sony A9911 looks and performs great at less than half the price of the Sony battery grip must also thank B&H for prompt delivery as I live in Australia wasnt expecting it to be that fast.

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Date published: 2021-01-18

question

My shutter release button won't fire. Batteries are fully charged. I've had this grip since May 2017 and never experienced this problem before. Any ideas?
Asked by: Peaceloveandal
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Does neewer battery grip of sony a77 work on sony a68 please tell me... And tell me is sony a68 compactible for using the battery grip..
Asked by: Anonymous
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Answered by: Jacob C.
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Is there a plastic cover for grip contacts?

Is there a plastic cover for grip contacts?
Asked by: George
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Date published: 2019-07-18

question

Will this kit work on the older Sony A77?
Asked by: Aaron D.
The battery and the grip will work on the A77 but the other parts like the LCD Screen protector and the wireless remote will not.
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Date published: 2018-08-26

question

Does it work with the A99 2
Asked by: Eric
The battery from the a99 II doesn't fit the VELO battery grip. Had to sense it back. Crappy Chinese junk. Warning: don't spend your money on it. Buy the more expensive Sony battery grip instead if you want a battery grip at all. Be sure and buy the batteries for the Sony grip and the Velo hand strap that is supposed to be as good as you can get ????
Answered by: Daniel K.
Date published: 2018-08-28
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