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By Adorama News Writer

March 30, 2007

European manufacturer Ansmann, known here primarily for its battery chargers and testers, has just announced the Battery Grip N-80 and N-40, which Ansmann says suplements Nikon D40, D40x, and D80 DSLRs with enough power for up to 5,000 shots on one charge. This comes on the heels of the Powergrip C-400, which adds power to the Canon Digital Rebel cameras. The Ansmann Battery Grips will be available in late April.

For details, read the Ansmann press release:

PRESS RELEASE: Ansmann Battery Grip N-80 Pro And N-40 For Nikon D80 And D40 / D40x "5000 Pictures for each recharge"

Assamstadt, 27.03.2007 - ANSMANN ENERGY supply even more power for your digital camera! After the huge success of the Powergrip C-400 for the Canon digital cameras EOS 350 D and EOS 400 D, ANSMANN now offers two new battery grips for Nikon users. Designed for the digital cameras Nikon D 80 and Nikon D 40/D 40 X Ansmann now offer the new Battery Grips N-80 pro and N-40 power that gives; "power nearly without end" for Nikon fans.

The Battery Grip N-80 pro is the ideal power partner for the Nikon D 80. Up to 5000 shots with one charge (battery capacity approx. 3600mAh) is now possible! The handling of the camera is improved, in particular for users with large hands and for portrait style photography the handle is equipped with an additional shutter release, function wheels and memory key. It is deal for globetrotters as a car DC input plug is also supplied (along with the AC mains adaptor) to charge the pack whilst on the move.

The Battery Grip N-40 is perfectly adapted to the housing of the Nikon D 40/D 40 X. With the integrated, extremely light Li-Polymer rechargeable pack (battery capacity approx. 2200mAh) it is possible to take up to 2000 pictures between charges. Designed for the volume user groups that need the most attractive price the Battery Grip N-40 will be delivered without the portrait format shutter release and the car DC charging cable.

Both Battery Grips can be used with the power supply also as a direct current supply for the cameras. Both grips are available end of April 2007.

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