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Canon Battery Grip Question

Canon BG-E5 Camera Battery Grip
I wonder if anyone knows if the grip will give the Rebel T1i a faster continuous shooting speed.

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BG-E5 battery grip

Canon makes no claim about the battery grip increasing the continuous shooting speed.

The design of the camera is the limiting factor.

If Canon says a particular camera has a continuous shooting speed of 6 shots per second, that is as good as it gets.


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Canon battery grip

I don't know about the faster continuous shooting speed but I just purchased a battery grip for my canon xs same as you would use for you T-1i from B&H Photo. It is a Zeikos and is half the price of the canon with all the same features. The cost was $45.95 plus $1.60 shipping for 3 day shipping. I recomend taking a look at this grip.

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Thank you

Great information, thank you!

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Battery grip

I don't find it useful for myself, hardly ever deplete the battery in one day (even when shooting hundreds of photos), and I usually carry a spare one in the bag. The battery grip makes the camera more bulky, but you may find it useful when traveling to places without electrical outlets to let you recharge your batteries easily. As others have mentioned, it does not let your camera shoot faster.

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