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a5000 spare battery & lens protector recommendations?

Discussion in 'Sony Alpha E-Mount Cameras' started by nighttrain, Dec 10, 2014.

  1. nighttrain

    nighttrain TalkEmount Regular

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    Dec 9, 2014
    I recently bought an a5000 and I'm looking for suggestions on accessories. Here's what I'm considering:

    3rd party battery and charger
    LCD protector that will help with glare (hood?)
    case or silicone armor

    Any recommendations would be appreciated!
     
  2. Schusskabob

    Schusskabob TalkEmount Regular

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    May 14, 2014
    Colorado, USA
    Bob
    I have a Digipower travel charger. It's rather bulky but works fine. For batteries, I bought Sony O.E.M. I've had third party batteries on other cameras that didn't seem to last very long. I have a Vello glass screen protector (plastic ones seem to scratch too easily). Works great but does nothing for glare.
     
  3. nighttrain

    nighttrain TalkEmount Regular

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    Dec 9, 2014
    Thanks for the suggestions, Schusskabob. I'm ok with a spare battery that lasts long enough for me to charge the OEM. Just looking for something reliable & cheaper than the Sony. I'll check out the Vello.
     
  4. SpaceManSpiff

    SpaceManSpiff TalkEmount Top Veteran

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    Dec 13, 2013
    Tucson, AZ
    Eric
    I have Wasabi Power's battery and charger --does the trick for me. I haven't noticed a performance difference between the OE Sony battery and the Wasabis.
     
  5. nighttrain

    nighttrain TalkEmount Regular

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    Dec 9, 2014
    Thanks for the tip, SpaceManSpiff.