What battery does the 60D use?

The 60D officially takes a Canon LP-E6 battery. DSLR batteries are rated for the total amount of capacity by milliam- hours which is abbreviated as mAh. Canon’s 60D battery is rated at 1865 mAh.

How much does a battery grip help with the battery life?

Having a battery grip on your camera allows you to keep an extra battery with you at all times – one that the camera will automatically use when your camera’s battery dies. This means you’ve got twice the battery life, without needing to stop and change batteries in the middle of a shoot.

How many batteries does a battery grip have?

two batteries
Battery grips have a tray or “magazine” that holds the two batteries. Instead of the single battery being inserted from the bottom, the magazine is now inserted from one side of the battery grip. This allows the batteries to be replaced while the camera is upright.

How long does Canon 60D battery last?

Battery life is listed as about 1100 shots using a CIPA standard – the 60D can also accept a BG-E9 battery grip that allows the use of a second LP-E6 battery and approximately doubles the life; AAs may be substituted for the LP-E6 batteries and provide a life of about 470 shots.

Is 60D waterproof?

Basically no. Canon offers varying degrees of weather sealing on their cameras and the 60D has some sealing, but I would not use it in rain, beyond a light mist. They do make bags you can put around your camera and lens if absolutely necessary.

Is a camera grip worth it?

Also, if caught in a pinch, the battery grip allows you to use AA batteries to power your camera too. So, the pros are that it allows easier, steadier camera use in portrait orientation, balances the camera well, and gives you longer shooting time with an additional battery.

What is the function of battery grip?

Battery grips hold extra batteries beneath DSLR or mirrorless cameras. In addition to extending the battery life of the camera, some grips have an extra shutter release, which is great for portrait photography.