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Battery for DMC-FZ20

Discussion in 'Panasonic Chat' started by NeilM73, Jan 13, 2015.

  1. NeilM73

    NeilM73 New Member

    Having more time to take the camera out, now I've retired, I was looking for a replacement for the two swollen original batteries I got with the FZ20. Found lots of offers online. It didn't appear on the Panasonic website and, having read this thread - http://www.amateurphotographer.co.u...sonic-DMC-FZ7-Battery-Contacts&highlight=FZ20 - I now know why. However, most of the online offerings seem to be from China, which makes me very wary (paranoid?)

    I'd be grateful for opinions on some substitutes, including the Duracell one mentioned in that thread, since - on Duracell Direct - it seems to be about twice the price of most others to be found online. If it is actually worth it, I don't mind :)

  2. Sejanus.Aelianus

    Sejanus.Aelianus In the Stop Bath

    A very large proportion of original equipment batteries now come from China, as do the cameras into which they fit. In my experience, the majority of ebay Chinese sellers are very good and, on the whole, you get more than your money's worth.
  3. NeilM73

    NeilM73 New Member

    While appreciating your response to my query, I am a little concerned that you may be following the advice of your signature :D

    Thank you anyway.
  4. Olderbutnotwiser

    Olderbutnotwiser Well-Known Member

    I've bought goods (although not batteries) from Chinese sellers with no problems.
  5. Sejanus.Aelianus

    Sejanus.Aelianus In the Stop Bath

    That is always possible, of course. :D
  6. Roy5051

    Roy5051 Well-Known Member

    Try Premier Ink I have used their Blumax batteries with no problems
  7. brumtog

    brumtog Member

    Is there not some confusion whether they are Chinese sellers or Chinese products sold by UK (or other) sellers? :confused:

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