Summary: Wish I'd known about this product years ago! This adapter, even including the shipping charge, costs less than a single CRV3 battery, batteries that my Coolpix 3100 chews up and spits out like sunflower seeds. I do a lot of online selling using photos in my auction descriptions, so my camera is in a fixed location and I can keep it plugged in most of the time, saving me a small fortune. Used to go through a battery every week or two, Now, I may never buy a battery again!
Summary: This will make reviewing pictures and even taking pictures in the house a much easier and less expensive task. Batteries are so costly and you just don't get much life out of them. I am only sorry I didn't get one sooner.
Summary: This adapter is a must if you are constantly downloading pictures from your camera. Saves your battery life and your pocket too. Besides , ou dont get cut short while dowloading, by running out of battery. very convenient.
Summary: ...it's not the best way to go. If you want to download pics to your PC, you're better off owning a cheaper and more portable card reader, which just slips into any computer's USB port and accepts the memory card from the camera, using the PC's power to do the image transferring. I don't think this gadget makes sense unless you are planning on shooting while plugged into a wall socket or unless you are planning on running a slide show directly from your digicam to a...