5 Tips to distinguish genuine Canon batteries and fakes

Bringing a digital camera to work or for just a hobby of taking pictures of course you will make sure that the battery is fully charged before use, the goal is not to run out of battery during activities or shooting. Some photographers usually carry spare camera batteries as well as complete with a charger. However, if the shooting activity is carried out outdoors and also out of the reach of electricity, then the charger definitely cannot be used. Therefore, it is important to carry a backup camera battery.

If you want to buy a camera backup battery, such as a backup battery from the canon brand, you need to pay attention to a few things, so that later you are not deceived and buy KW goods or fakes. Currently there are a lot of fake batteries on the market, to distinguish them is also quite difficult for ordinary people who do not understand much about how to determine genuine and fake canon batteries. using the original battery will undoubtedly make your digital camera more durable (not easily damaged), whereas if you use a fake battery the risk of damaging the camera is higher. Therefore, here are 5 tips to distinguish genuine and fake canon batteries as follows:

Battery Price

The first tip to distinguish genuine and fake canon batteries is the price, the selling price of canon original batteries is usually sold at a price of 4-5 times more than fake or non-original batteries. As an example of the original battery price is priced at around Rp 900,000 an. While non-original priced at a cheaper price of Rp 150,000-Rp 250,000 an only. If you are careful with the market's selling price, you can find out only from the price, because the original canon battery price will not be sold at Rp 150,000 – 250,000 an only.

Physical Differences Front Canon Battery

The second difference that you can notice is the physical difference in the front of the canon battery, the original and fake canon batteries both have the words "Canon “however, the writing” Canon" on the ori battery is usually smoother and deeper embossed letters, as well as the basic letter texture is rougher and not shiny. Not only that, the letter “C” on the inscription “Canon” the angle is not too pointed compared to fake batteries.

Physical Differences Behind Canon Batteries

Sample picture: canon original battery

Sample image: canon fake battery

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The third difference is the physical difference behind the original and fake canon batteries. As in gabar above:

  1. in the blue circle in the picture : explains that the original battery has a gold-colored connector, while the fake battery is silver and made of tin plate. It can be seen in the drawing that the connector hole on the original battery is more tightly.
  2. Explanation on the red circle: on the original battery the curve or angle is almost perfect (precision) and there are no manufacturing defects
  3. Explanation on the green circle: on the original battery there is writing and the writing is embossed deeper, and the print is neater and not belepotan
  4. The yellow rim explains that there is a noticeable difference in the position of the original and fake canon batt.

Cove Section On Battery

Sample picture: canon original battery

Sample image: canon fake battery

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The next difference is that in the black circle of the photo above, that the original battery has a dot written in Japanese, while the fake battery does not exist. Furthermore, on the gray box, that the original battery there are traces of mold patterned embossed, but smooth while the fake battery does not exist.

Digit code found on canon Battery Info

The last tip is that there are 7-9 character combinations of numbers and letters on the original battery, but this last tip cannot be ascertained, because the original canon battery with the latest series and new production will certainly change.

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