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Olympus HLD-6

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Overall 10
10

OM-D + HLD-6 = A Very Good Start

LW, Crutchfield
23 July 2013
  • Summary: The HLD-6 is the ideal accessory for the OM-D as it facilitates holding/operating the camera while providing access to a reserve battery. After experiencing the convenience of using the OM System Winder 2 with my OM-1, I knew how important the HLD-6 would be for my enjoyment of the OM-D. I currently use only the grip portion of the unit as it is designed to be used with or without the battery storage compartment.
  • Pros: The HLD-6 is a well-designed accessory that will enhance the use and enjoyment of the OM-D.
  • Cons: The cost of the unit can be significant, especially if considered in combination with the purchase of the OM-D and/or additional lenses.
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Overall 8
8.0

nice but expensive

bindigrey, Crutchfield
1 January 2013
  • Summary: This grip is really great! It makes it easy to hold the camera at any angle and the buttons are a great help.
  • Pros: Well designed
  • Cons: Must remove grip to get at primary battery and is very expensive
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Overall 8
8.0

Olympus HLD-6

MattC, Crutchfield
26 November 2012
  • Summary: For several weeks I have been using the first part that extends the grip and adds an additional shutter button and sub dial. I use these all the time instead of the one on the camera. I think it makes the camera much more convenient and secure to hold. The grip has to be removed to change the battery, a mild inconvenience that takes only a few seconds, just spin the lock wheel and that's it. I will continue to use it full time going forward.
  • Pros: Works great. Makes the camera easier to hold, better feel.
  • Cons: Great addition other than the price is more than it should be. Price is only reason I did not give it 5 stars. 1/3rd the price of a replacement body is too much.
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Overall 10
10

An Excellent Battery Grip

mavrick, WEX
12 January 2013
  • Summary: the olympus HLD-6 battery grip is perfect on olympus the OMD EM-5 and makes handling the camera a lot more enjoyable when using the 75mm 1.8 lens and the 35-100 panasonic lens,also it has the advantage of having a spare battery to hand which you have to purchase seperatly. It helps to keep the camera really steady and you can take photos at really slow speeds and still have clear and sharp pics.
  • Pros: Durable, Easy To Use, Improves Product Function, Lightweight
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Overall 10
10

Get a Grip!

Alec [@], WEX
6 November 2012
  • Summary: The HLD-6 offers great value for money and great flexibility too. Being in two parts, I find I use the 'first' section the most - it gives a little extra grip and is ideal to hold when out and about doing street photography.It doesn't add too much bulk either, and the unit has been very well made.
  • Pros: Durable, Easy To Use, Improves Product Function, Lightweight
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Overall 10
10

Perfect for the Olympus OMD EM5

Roy, WEX
19 October 2012
  • Summary: This grip really does add to the Olympus OMD experience.It makes the camera so much easier to handle with added portrait shooting dials and extra function buttons. I just keep one battery in the lower part its easier to change just the one.Its well made and fits together really well and doesnt add any extra weight. I initially thought it was pricey but it really is well worth it.
  • Pros: Durable, Easy To Use, Improves Product Function, Lightweight
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