Introduction: Making an Extended Life (EXTERNAL) Battery System for Canon and Nikon DSLRs

MATERIALS ARE LISTED BELOW!

Today, is different! We teach you how to make an external battery system for the new breed of Canon DSLR cameras.

AND as stated in the video, I did the research - this will work with the Nikon Cameras too. They use a 7.4 volt battery as well. Just substitute the appropriate AC adapter for your camera.

Canon 2ti AC adapter (if you have a different camera, order the right one): http://amzn.com/B003UNRHF0

XT60 Connectors (you need two sets): http://amzn.com/B005I0II1K

Shrink Tubing (multipack here): http://amzn.com/B0014C5ROM

Helping Hands (this is the exact one in the video): http://amzn.com/B000RB38X8

Soldering gun (get a high wattage gun - more heat means less time in contact with components... Less chance of burning or melting things): http://amzn.com/B004QO9M46

Solder (This has the flux built into it, so for instructions on how to use it to tin the tips, etc. look online): http://amzn.com/B0068AF25Y

Battery Pack (This pack is bigger than mine, but also has a higher mAh rating, so will last longer): http://amzn.com/B0006N6XAM

Charger (Not the same one I showed, but this should do the trick... you will, however, have to wire a connector to it.): http://amzn.com/B004W47NIM

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Gadget93 (author)2015-08-13

This doesn't have instructions.

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