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- July 14, 2013 at 7:12 AM #68853
I just bought a Canon XA20 and was disappointed it didn't come with a stand alone battery charger. I'm looking to purchase one, but can't find any listings for them. In B&H and Amazon when I search keywords "Canon XA20 battery charger" I get several listings (Pearstone and Watson brands), but nothing from Canon.
Further, when I search for "Canon XA20" on those pages that come up, those words don't exist. I suspect that those chargers would work for Canon batteries, but their description doesn't say so explicitly.
Surely Canon makes a stand alone battery charger for its new camera. Anyone have any light to shed on this? Thanks in advance.
- July 14, 2013 at 1:43 PM #208249BruceMolParticipant
If you have theCanon – BP-820 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (1780mAh)this may be the charger…
- July 14, 2013 at 3:36 PM #208251
- July 14, 2013 at 3:47 PM #208252BruceMolParticipant
I must say that your predicament remined me of an excellent video done by Google Analytics in the UK. You were looking for a charger for your camera battery, you should have looked for the charger for your battery.
Watch this video and I'm sure you'll have a laugh.
- July 15, 2013 at 5:52 AM #208263
(forehead slappage) Exactly. Thanks for that.
- July 21, 2013 at 12:18 PM #208327Jumbo777Participant
A better solution if you want to charge 2 batteries at the same time. A must if you are a heavy user:
I would also suggest the larger capacity BP-828 battery which is comaptible with the XA20
- September 28, 2013 at 9:09 AM #email@example.comParticipant
great comments here and helpful. My dilemma is cost. Shooting at trade shows an on the road you need two batteries and to charge quickly. As a look at prices, it's a huge disparity, from a Canon branded battery, say BP 820 at around $110 and a BP 820 compatable on http://www.bestbatt.com for $30! I've had mixed results at Best Batt.http://www.bestbatt.com/Canon-BP-820-Battery-p/bbbp820.htm I bought a power pack for Canon ViXia HF 20 that didn't work after a week, It cost about $15 – anyone have thoughts on this huge price disparity or experience with Best Batt?
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