Olympus HLD-6

Olympus HLD-6

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    • Olympus HLD-6 Battery Grip Holder (V3281300G000)

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    • $246.77
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    • Olympus HLD-6 Power Battery Holder for OM-D E-M5 - HLD6 (OHLD6)

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    • $249.00
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    • Olympus HLD-6 Power Battery Holder (V3281300G000)

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    • $249.00
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    • Olympus Power Battery Holder HLD-6 for OM-D ( V3281300G000 )

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    • $268.00
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    • Olympus Power Battery Holder HLD-6

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    • $269.00
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    • Olympus HLD-6 Battery Grip for OM-D E-M5 (V3281300G000)

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    • $278.00
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    • Olympus HLD-6 Battery Grip for OM-D E-M5 (OHLD6TW)

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    • $288.00
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    • Olympus Battery Grip HLD-6 for E-M5 (Grip only)

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    • $289.00
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    • Olympus HLD-6 Battery Grip Holder (V3281300G000)

    • $299.00
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    • Olympus HLD-6 Power Battery Holder for E-M5

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    • $299.95
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    • Olympus HLD-6 Power Battery Grip For E-M5

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    • $334.15
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    • Olympus HLD-6 Power Grip For E-M5 (BGPOL00001)

    • $396.70
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  • Shopbot Review
  • 4.25 / 5
    • The good:
      Ergonomically designed excellent grip; Good control placements; Sturdy and durable
    • The bad:
      Highly expensive for a battery grip; Might be too bulky for some tastes

    The Olympus HLD-6 is one of the more popular products in the category of camera accessories. It is a battery grip which is crucial to the functioning of a camera. This camera accessory by Olympus is used for taking various forms of photos with the same camera device and is especially useful for professional photographers. Every pro photographer as well as photography enthusiast definitely have a battery grip in their kit and this particular one by Olympus is one of the best in its category.

     

    The Olympus HLD-6 is a battery grip which is compatible for Olympus OM-D camera. The package contains the Olympus HLD-6 power battery holder and GS-4 grips. The battery holder is capable of carrying extra battery for greater battery life whereas the grip helps in taking better quality portrait and landscape shots. The structure of this accessory is designed on the basis of the portrait grip accessories available for various DSLRs available in the market. The panels of the grips duplicate the control buttons for further ease of the user.

     

    Its grips are a two piece set which could be easily customized as per the needs and comfort of the user. The Olympus OM-D camera has a slim structure and, consequently, the grips make more room for a better holding of the device. The horizontal grip provides substantial holding area for the user and at the same time has duplicate front wheel and a shutter button for ease of usage. The second grip latches onto the first horizontal one to give sufficient holding space for portrait photos. The second grip also contains a battery compartment for accommodating one extra lithium – ion battery which not only boosts the battery life, and also ensures long lasting sessions without interruption. Furthermore, this grip also contains control wheels along with an extra set of programmable buttons. The extra battery that is used in the portrait compartment has to be the same BLN-1 type used in the camera model. This feature extra battery boosts the battery life to approx. 660 shots from the otherwise 330 shots supported by single battery.

     

    The horizontal grip is metallic in structure and has suede-like cover while the second one is made of plastic however both have a sturdy built and is weatherproof. The grips have a single screw mechanism in order to attach them with the camera. The screws have a strong and secure grip for stress free shooting experience. Moreover the vertical grip also minimizes the chance pressing of the shutter button while taking landscape shots due to the lower profile of the duplicate shutter button with respect to the horizontal shutter. The Olympus HLD-6 battery grip is ergonomically designed for comfortable, easy and accident proof usage. The rubber thumb rest and locking switch ensures no accidental activation of vertical grips when the camera is being used in horizontal orientation mode. The small details like small plug opening for an AC adapter for charging the device makes this accessories even more desirable.