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Digipower - RF-VTC-500C Refuel Battery Charger for select Canon Camcorders - Black-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.3 out of 5 stars with 71 reviews

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  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Unable to test

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    TechnoEcho
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    I think conceptually this is a fantastic product, but unfortunately the one I bought and took home didn't have the 1 adapter that would have fit my camera. I'm giving it 3 stars instead of 5 because I had no way of testing it and had to return it for a refund as my need for it was time sensitive. I ended up buying a different product from Amazon, but really wish this one had worked. It is designed to work with 4 different models of cameras, so design wise, it is a homerun. I'm sad it didn't have my adapter and that was the entire reason for my purchase.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Saved the weekend

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    mkmpdx
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    We recently went out of town to watch my son's lacrosse team. We video all the games for the coaches and team, so you can imagine my panic when I realized the battery charger had been left at home 3 hours away. Instead of going to Best Buy first, I went to a "Battery" store which sold me a charger. After trying not one, but two, and neither worked, I ended up at Best Buy. The charger works great, and with multiple types of batteries I can charge by switch the plates, this will be a backup that will always remain in the car. I should have gone to Best Buy first!!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    DO NOT BUY THIS

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    PeteSanJose
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    Read the packaging to see if it would accommodate the battery of a video camera I just bought. It said yes it would! Got it home, put the adapter together to use. Plugged in the battery, no power light!? Put the battery back into the camera, no power! The adapter that the product says to use, destroyed one of the little brass contacts on the battery. Replacement batteries are $108.00 online (Best Buy doesnt carry these common Canon batteries). I had to wait about 12 days for Canon to ship a replacement. Took this piece of dung back to get a refund.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Quick charge.

    Posted
    Shini02
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    I needed to charge a Canon camcorder from a few years ago. We were going to a soccer tournament in another state and couldn't find the charger last minute. Best Buy had the biggest selection for universal chargers for the batteries. They didn't have the direct charge cable but had the battery pack charger. Salesman recommended this and it was a life saver. Easy to use and quick to charge. Even came with a few other adapter plates for a few other battery types that the base can charge.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Look Twice,befre buying

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    RickD
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    Bought this charger on the recommendation of a Best Buy employee. Took it home and it did NOT work with my Canon camcorder at all. A few days later, I found my original charger (it was lost for a long time ) and it did not resemble this one at all. (Which I had argued ,but still told it was compatible ) .Luckily,this charger does work with a totally different camera. So, please look hard before you buy.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great universal charger

    Posted
    SkrillaNova
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    I needed a quick replacement charger for my video camera because I was going out of town and couldn't find my original. This charger surpassed my expectations. Originally bought it for 1 camera, but because it comes with different attachments, I was able to use it for multiple camera battery sizes. Saved me some space and weight by not needing to pack other chargers for my other cameras while traveling. I would definitely recommend this charger.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent charger

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    Pooks
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    Works perfectly as a replacement or backup charger. I had lost my original charger and needed my camcorder battery charged for an event. It was perfect as a travel charger as there are no cords to mess with, just plug the battery in the charger and plug the charger in the wall outlet. A light will let you know when the battery is fully charged.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Not what we thought

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    nubi
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    Can't really review this fairly. Had to return it because it was not compatible with the actual battery pack that comes with my camera. Both the store representative and I misread the compatibility label which could mean it's not clear or we were just not careful in our reading. I can't evaluate it other than to say it's a good concept if compatible.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent battery charger for Canon Camcorders

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    GeorgeInGeorgia
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    This is a great, less expensive, camera charger for your Canon camcorder. Check the box to make sure it will fit your battery, but it is great to have a spare battery always charged. I use a second genuine Canon battery and always have it charged for those unexpected times when you have to run and go...

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent to recharge different batteries

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    drlepervanche
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    I bought this charger years ago but I lost the adapter I need. I bough it again as it is very useful to recharge different batteries. I lost the cable of my video camera and this charger was the solution to be able to recharge the battery.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Convenient, portable, fast!

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    Queen
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    I purchased this item to enable dual charging (my camera and unit). Most camcorders don't come with a separate charging unit, making it inconvenient to charge on the go. This unit fits easily in my camera bag, charges quickly and enables me to charge in my car, on a plane and while shooting.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Has all the adaptors you may ever need

    Posted
    Schmitty65
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    Lost my charger for my camera's battery and needed something in a hurry. Picked this up at Best Buy and they even made sure that it had the adaptor I needed by opening up the package and testing it :-) Now that's customer service

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Charges as expected

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    Grex
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    Lost the power supply to the camera and decided to get a battery charger instead of replace the power supply. Works just fine. Not sure how long it takes to charge the battery because I did it overnight. In any event, charger works just great.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Handy and effective.

    Posted
    Nick
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    I needed another recharger for a second battery I had, and this little device came in very handy. However, it takes a little longer than an hour to get a full charge out of it but not nearly as it would take if you charged it through your camcorder.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Handy.

    Posted
    Nick

    I like this little product because it frees me up from having to charge it through my camcorder. I just wish that I didn't have to purchase it as a whole set piece with other chargers that I don't need. What a waste.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great variety charger pack to suit your needs

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    JBBond0077
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    I bought this because of the variety of choices the charging pack offers. Since I use different types of technology, all with different battery types, this one was the best purchase to make. It's been great so far!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    good replacement

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    psquared
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    I needed a replacement charger as the one that came with out camcorder was flooded. This one fit the bill and did the job. And it will also charge other devices - 'tho I don't currently have any of the others it will charge.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Flexible Charger

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    TKDFamily
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    Unfortunately, what I purchased is not what I thought I was buying. Needed a replacement battery and wound up with just the charger. Looks good, but seems to only work with same brand of battery, which wasn't carried by BB.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Works as intended

    Posted
    Bill
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    I bought a used videocamera and needed a charger. This one performed great. I was able to record my National Video in Des Moines, Iowa without a hitch.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Lifesaver

    Posted
    Jesse
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    I lost my Canon battery charger and needed a replacement last mibute. Found these in BestBuy and they came in handy! Easy to use, simple design, does what is necessary with no issues.

    I would recommend this to a friend