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Old March 22nd, 2013, 01:30 PM   #1
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Generic ACK-E6 power supply?


I was checking out the ACK-E6 power supply that allows you to work the MarkII (and others) hooked up to the power outlet and Iīve found A LOT of generic versions for around us$15 (the original one costs us$120!). Does anyone have any experience with these generic power supplies? I know that us$15 itīs extremely cheap, but lets face it that for what it does the original Canon ACK-E6 is more expensive than it should be. Is anyone working with these on a daily basis? I donīt want to burn a us$1.5k camera.
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Old April 28th, 2013, 01:13 AM   #2
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Re: Generic ACK-E6 power supply?

i would like to know if a $15 power supply will work fine for a few hours of use

what will you think to get just the cable?
Canon DR-E6 DC Coupler 3352B001 B&H Photo Video

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Old May 3rd, 2013, 03:35 AM   #3
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Re: Generic ACK-E6 power supply?

I have three of these from Hong Kong. One works fine, one of the others stopped working altogether and the third worked when I cut two adjoining plugs off and attached the wires directly.

So you pays your money and you takes your chance…

I also have one of the Canon ones. Always worked never a problem.
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