Adorama have released the CB12, compact 12 AA powered external high voltage speedlight battery pack, under their Green Extreme house brand.
And provide approximately 1 second full power recycle times, and around 680 1/1 power shots with full sized speedlights.
The CB12’s removable battery cartridge is double sided, allowing 6 regular AA batteries to be loaded into the top, and another 6 in the bottom.
Rechargeable NiMH cells, or traditional non-rechargeable alkaline batteries can be used (though recycle times will be slower with alkaline).
GREEN EXTREME CB12 FEATURES
- Powered by 12 AA NiMH Rechargeable, or Alkaline Batteries
- Aprox. 650 – 680 Full Power Speedlite Shots
- Aprox. 1.0 Second Full Power Recycle
- LED Status and Battery Level Indicators
- Soft Case with Belt Clip Provided
- Canon, Nikon, Sony Versions Available.
Unlike most AA packs the P12 also provide a handy battery level indicator, comprised of 4 LED lights.
The CB12 pack provides a smooth clean outer surface, without a belt clip on the back.
Though a soft pouch is included for belt or light stand mounting.
And as with most regular AA packs, the power cord is permanently attached to the CB12, so there are separate CB12 pack versions available for Canon, Nikon, and Sony speedlites.
COMPATIBLE FLASH MODELS
CANAON – Speedlite 600EX-RT, 600EX II-RT, 580EX, 580EX II, 550EX, 540EZ, 430EZ, Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX, Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX
NIKON – Speedlight SB-910, SB-900, SB-5000
SONY – HVL-F58M, HVL-F60M
FLASHPOINT – Zoom R2 Flashes (all camera versions)
GODOX – TT685 (all camera versions)
NISSIN – Di700, Di866, Di866 Mark II, MG8000
YONGNUO – YN685 (all camera versions)
PRICE AND AVAILABILITY
The Green Extreme CB12 are available now from Adorama for $79.95 –
Green Extreme / Adorama – Website