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Nikon MB-D12, Multi Battery Power Pack / Grip for D800 and D810 Digital Cameras

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About Nikon MB-D12

Nikon's MB-D12 Multi Power Battery Pack for D800 Camera is a grip that attaches to the Nikon D800 and D810 cameras. It provides extended battery power with the batteries (not included) in the grip, plus giving you a better, more secure and stable hold on the camera, making it easier to handhold at lower shutter speeds.

The battery pack is supplied with two battery trays - one that holds an EN-EL15 rechargeable battery, and one that holds 8 AA batteries. A holding case, contact cap and user's manual are also included. This power pack accepts 1.5V LR-6 (Alkaline), Lithium (FR6), Ni-MH (HR6) or Ni-Mn (ZR6) batteries.

The Nikon MB-D12 is commonly used for Everyday, Landscape photography, Portraits, Studio and more.The Nikon MB-D12 is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Enthusiast, Professional, Semi-professional among others.The Nikon MB-D12 is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Nikon MB-D12: Durable, Easy to use, Lightweight and Reliable

Nikon MB-D12 Features

  • For Nikon D800/D800E cameras
  • Two battery trays included: one for an EN-EL15 rechargeable battery, and one for8 AA batteries

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4

(based on 19 reviews)

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Exceptional Nikon Quality

The MB-D12 fit and finish caliber is top notch. The build quality is equally as high as Nikons uni-body cameras. Performs perfectly in all my pro usage.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Unreviewable

I had the d800 and the battery pack on order. But they only shipped the battery pack. Does that make sense to anyone? Why do they think I would want to pay for this when I don't have a camera to use it on? Would it have been too difficult to email me and say,"We have the battery pack, but not the camera. Do you want to pay for the battery pack now to look at until you get the d800 (and we have no idea when that will be,) or do you want us to hold onto it and we will ship when your came

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I had the d800 and the battery pack on order. But they only shipped the battery pack. Does that make sense to anyone? Why do they think I would want to pay for this when I don't have a camera to use it on? Would it have been too difficult to email me and say,"We have the battery pack, but not the camera. Do you want to pay for the battery pack now to look at until you get the d800 (and we have no idea when that will be,) or do you want us to hold onto it and we will ship when your camera becomes available?) But it was automatically shipped without the accompanying camera. Odd, isn't it?

Reviewed by 19 customers

 
5.0

Expensive but well built by Nikon

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Less expensive options out there but at least with Nikon you know it will work properly.

 
4.0

Solid, Pricey

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I give this: 5 stars for quality 2 stars for value 4 stars overall Not much to be said except it's Nikon quality, feels very solid, does what it's supposed to do. The vertical grip shutter release button is quite a bit firmer than the body's button, takes some getting used to. Maybe it will soften over time, I don't know. I wanted this to increase the battery life for my time-lapse projects. Had I known about DC couplers, I would have gotten that instead! I already think my D800E is bulky and heavy before I put this on it plus 8 Eneloop Pro batteries. But it does look very "pro," if you're into that. At the gray market price, 4 stars, but if it cost $200, this would be 5 stars overall. The US model I would give 3 stars overall.

 
5.0

Original Equip

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This is the alloy metal Nikon version. While the other plastic ones may work, I was concerned when using on a tripod and the pressure on the socket. I wanted the real thing. Although I understand the construction may cost more I believe Nikon has priced this rather high.

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4.0

Pricey but good

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At 1/10th the cost of the D810, and as a professional photographer,, I am not going to trust my reputation to no-name knockoff products. Nikon and their gear has served me well for 30 years, and this battery grip is built and backed by them.

 
5.0

Nice grip as always

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Every camera I own has a grip. Since I have big hands, and use the camera daily … I just like the way it feels when I walk with it in my hand. Adorama, has never let me down on any of the products I have purchased. I purchased this as a demo, but it is only a grip so I did not have any problems making the purchase. I use Really Right Stuff L plates so that is why I purchased the Nikon Grip.

 
4.0

made by Nikon

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Would be 5 stars, but the price is too much, otherwise better made than the generics out there.

 
5.0

Solid built!

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Finally bought the battery grip, due to high price point but after a long time of waiting and Nikon finally drop the prices but it was still expensive. In the end, if I think about the price too long and then I would wait another year. Have fun enjoy life and make something out of it!

 
5.0

Nikon Quality But over priced

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as always nikon provides the best quality but this grip is still over priced. But it is better be overcharged than pay for those plastice knock off grips

 
4.0

Pricy but worth every penny

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I have large hands this makes my D-800 fit perfectly! It seems very high quality and I have no worries concerning warranty or damage to camera. I did't give four stars only because of price. I would certainly recommend this grip.

 
4.0

Works great but too expensive

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When looking for a grip for my D800 the idea of spending less than $100 on a 3rd party item was appealing due to the high price of the Nikon piece. I bought the Nikon grip because I wanted to make sure that it would work and not damage the camera. The D800 is a $3k camera that if had its electronics messed up because I used a knock off grip I would have never forgiven myself.

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Shopper  When will this product be released?
RYAN P  Mine shipped yesterday. I ordered on feb 8th. Hope this helps. Wish I had the camera to go with it!
Shopper  How many rechargeable batteries do you need to by to fill the cartridge?
DALLAS A  8 AA
WILLIAM E J  Will this work with Eneloop batteries?
ERIK B  Eneloop batteries work very well with the MD-D12. I have two sets, so when one set is used up, I can switch over. One battery set lasts me a full day, several hundred pictures without using the camera flash.
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