The DPS 8000 at 2 x 3 x 3/4" is slightly smaller than the DPS 4000 and easily packs 3-4 times the amount of battery power. It's about the same size as a large beeper and comes with a carrying case with a swiveling belt clip. Included is a 8-12 hour AC charger that has over-charge protection so it can be left plugged in indefinitely without harming the battery pack.
You'll also need to purchase one of the camera power cords ($8.90), there are four to choose from.
If you have a Fuji DX-10, MX-500, MX-600 ZOOM, MX-700, MX-1200, MX-1400, MX-1500,
MX-1700 ZOOM, MX-2700, MX-2900, MX-6900 then look at the
DPS-8100 4.8v battery pack instead.
Using it couldn't be simpler, just plug it in to your digicam and hang the battery pack on your belt or pocket or purse or whatever. No more worries about leaving the LCD display on too long ... go ahead, set that auto timeout value up to 5 or 10 minutes on your digicam.
One of the nice things about using an external battery pack like this is that you can leave the batteries out of your camera which makes it even lighter and easier to handle. Or leave the batteries in it and when you manage to run down the external pack just unplug it and continue on with the regular camera batteries.
I have absolutely nothing bad to say about this battery pack. It delivers
as advertised, which is much more runtime for your digicam. And the price is
certainly right, you'd spend that much on several sets of NiMH batteries
that have to be swapped in and out of the camera.
It's a nice, small, external battery pack that doesn't cost that much and gives you lots of picture taking power.
Get a Mizco DPS 8000 from Thomas Distributing for $40.90