Canon BG-E8 Battery Grip

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  • Compatible with Canon 550D and 600D
  • Comfortable vertical shooting
  • Balance the camera if using heavy lenses
  • Uses 2 batteries
SKU: DI533   MPN: 4516B001  EAN: 4960999670409, 4960999670409

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The Canon BG-E8 Battery Grip is a battery/vertical control grip manufactured for Canon EOS 600D, 650D, 550D and 700D DSLR cameras. The grip makes it possible for two BP-E8 batteries to be put in place at the same time to allow much longer shooting times.

Canon BG-E8  Battery Grip

 Carries 6 AA batteries or 2 LP-E8 Li-ion batteries

Product features:

  • Holds up to two LP-E8 batteries simultaneously.
  • Compatible with Canon EOS 600D, 650D, 550D and 700D DSLR cameras..
  • Also works with 6 x AA batteries.
  • Easy to control when shooting in portrait mode.
  • Vertical grip operation switch.

The Canon BG-E8 Battery Grip gives you a far more comfortable grip while using thecamera in a vertical/portrait position, the most important controls like the shutter release button are also copied on to the grip to supply simpler use as soon as the camera is rotated via 90 degrees.

A battery grip will in addition take up to six AA batteries by means of the incorporated battery holder (Batteries not supplied).

By using a Canon BG-E8 Battery Grip you will soon notice a massive difference if your used to holding the camera by hand. It will remove a lot of unwanted camera shake as the bulk of the grip and extra weight make it easier to handle the camera.


Canon BG-E8  Battery Grip

A Canon BG-E8 Battery Grip battery grip provides much more comfortable vertical shooting

Also if you have big hands or rather long fingers this grip will provide you with more significant control when compared to using the camera without a grip connected.

Additional Info

Model 4516B001
Technical Details
Compatible products Canon EOS 550D
Colour Black

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