Np-f570 Battery Charger

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Marshall Harrington

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Np-f570 Battery Charger

PostThu Sep 22, 2022 3:17 pm

I often work with larger batteries but I'm going to be working with a stripped down BMPCC 6KPro for a couple weeks so am looking into how I'll charge the BM Np-f570 Batteries.

I've got both a dual Watson, and a dual Sony charger. They work great from my office, but they're pretty big and I'm hoping to find something smaller. I also have one each of a Watson and Switronix compact/travel chargers which I've found do work but only charge one battery at a time and seem a little on the slow side.

Since I'll taking 5 batteries I'm hoping to find a 4 battery charger.

Any thoughts or suggestions appreciated. Thanks.
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Re: Np-f570 Battery Charger

PostThu Sep 22, 2022 10:13 pm

There are not many choices when it comes to 4 battery chargers.
I can recommend this one:
https://www.hawkwoods.co.uk/Cine/P/DV-MC4
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Re: Np-f570 Battery Charger

PostThu Sep 22, 2022 10:32 pm

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Re: Np-f570 Battery Charger

PostFri Sep 23, 2022 3:59 pm

Thanks Robert and Jamie. Having read your posts for years, I really value your recommendations. I know they come from lots of personal experience.

Like Matthew over at NewsShooter, the Hawkwoods is on the large size and a little pricey. Since I'll be on the road, size is a major consideration, otherwise I'd just take what I already have. I don't know why but the idea of having to wake up in the middle of the night to rotate batteries does not appeal to me if I can avoid it. The Zitak seems exactly what I was hoping for. Four batteries at a time, pretty small, and relatively inexpensive.

Thanks again to both of you for pointing me in the right direction.
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Re: Np-f570 Battery Charger

PostFri Sep 23, 2022 4:20 pm

These Powerextra is a rebrand of Kastar, which I used a lot of and are dependable. It's cheap and if you lose it during the travel or unfortunately forget to take it with you when you leave the hotel, it's not a big expense/lost.

https://www.amazon.com/Powerextra-4-Cha ... 306&sr=8-3
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