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Old September 27th, 2007, 07:36 AM   #1
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I plan on purchasing a gold-mount adapter and 2 or 3 Hytron 50 batteries for my XL2. But the chargers are super expensive! AB's CHEAPEST charger is $500! Maybe that's not a lot in the pro world, but it does seem a little high to me when the batteries themselves only cost $250. Anyway, my question is this: would some other charger such as this one work?
I'm sure AB's chargers are expensive for a reason - are the cheaper Varizoom chargers worth their cost?


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Old September 27th, 2007, 12:43 PM   #2
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The reason the AB charger is so expensive is 1) you're paying for the name and 2) more importantly-depending on which charger you buy it will not only charge but also condition the batteries thus giving longer life to them. I'm a confirmed AB guy and have never ever ever had a problem with any of their stuff.

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