DSLR Buddy
DSLR Buddy

Pegasus Astro

DSLR Buddy

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$ 101.28
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DSLR Buddy is a small device designed for astrophotographers to provide constant power supply to DSLR cameras. It also can power up a heater by varying the duty cycle of the DC voltage (PWM control). It is the definitely perfect buddy for your DSLR in the mountains or in any astrophotography field.

With the dummy battery and the built in Dew Heater Output nothing can stop your camera working for the whole night long! A unique product for time lapses and astrophotography (deep sky, star trails, etc).


Constant Power Supply to DSLR Camera

Plug the dummy battery to your DSLR and forget to replace the battery every time it drains of power. Connect a 9- 15V power supply to the DSLR buddy and power on your camera with stable and constant voltage for the whole night long!

Built in Single Channel RCA Dew Heater Output

DSL Buddy has a built in Pulse Width Modulation duty cycle control output for Dew Heater or Flatbox. Able to provide more than 5A of current to your heaters.  . Get rid of the moisture on your lens which can ruin your night!

Wide range of Battery Couplers

Bundle the DSLRBuddy with a battery coupler for your Sony, Fuji and Canon DSLR / Mirrorless model. Check the “Battery Couplers” tab for more information regarding the battery models.

Simple rotary knob control

You can manually dim the output using the knob on the top of the DSLR Buddy
A red light (PWM duty cycle indicator) change its brightness when you adjust the dew knob.

Reverse Polarity Protection

The device is designed to be protected from reverse voltage polarity. No worries if you accidentally reverse connect your power source.

2 Years warranty

Cover of the DSLR Buddy Controller

Compact size

66 x 66 x 28 mm


In the Box

  • DSLR Buddy Controller
  • Dummy battery plus 1 meter length right angled cable

    Technical Specifications

    Supply Voltage 9-15V DC (Reverse Polarity Protected). 12V DC is preferred
    Power Input Connector 2.1mm Centre Positive Socket
    DSLR Output 3.5mm Mono Jack (pin is positive), DC 8V
    Dew Heater or Flat Output 1 x RCA (5A max current)
    Supported Dummy Batteries (3 types of Batteries for Canon DSLRs – Nikon will also be supported in the nearest future) 1.      Canon Digital EOS Rebel XSi XS 450D 500D 1000D Kiss F X2 X3 T1i Camera


    2.      Canon Digital EOS T2i T3i T4i T5i 550D 600D 650D 700D X4 X5 X6

    3.      Canon ACK-E6 EOS 5D2 5D3 5DS R 5DSR 6D 7D 60D 60Da 70D DSLR Cameras

    Dimensions 66 mm x 66 mm x 28 mm

    Battery Couplers

    The Battery Coupler acts as a dummy battery. By replacing your original battery and connecting this Coupler to your AC mains adapter it will provide a more stable and consistent power source to let your camera operate all day and night long.

    We provide different types of dummy battery couplers. Please check below the model which is suitable for your camera.

    All of them include a cable to DC 2.1mm plug , suitable to connect the coupler to DSLRBuddy or Pocket Powerbox’s DSLR Output.

    Sony Mirrorless Coupler NP-FW50
    Compatible with: A7 A7R A7S A7II A7RII A7SII

    Sony Mirrorless Coupler NP-FZ100
    Compatible with: Sony A9, A7R III , A7 III Digital Camera.

    FUJI Mirrorless Coupler NP-W126
    Compatible with Fuji Cameras X-A1/X-A2/X-A3/X-E1/X-E2/X-M1/X-Pro/X-T1/X-T2/X-T10/HS33EXR/HS35EXR/HS50EXR


    Nikon EP-5A Nikon EP-5A for ENEL14 Battery Coupler:
    Compatible with: Nikon Coolpix P7000, P7100, P7700, P7800; for Nikon D3100, D3200, D3300, D5100, D5200, D5300, Df cameras.

    Nikon EP-5B Nikon EP-5B for ENEL15 Battery Coupler:
    Compatible with: Nikon D600, D610, D750, D800, D800E, D810, D7000, D7100, Nikon 1 V1 cameras.

    DR-E17 Canon DR-E17
    Compatible with: Canon EOS Rebel T6i T6s T7i SL2 SL3 RP 750D 760D 800D 77D 200D 250D Kiss 8000D X8i, but NOT Canon T6/1300D, T7, M3, M5, M6.

    DR-E18 Canon DR-E18
    Compatible with: Canon Rebel SL2 EOS 200D 750D 760D 800D 77D kiss 8000D X8i ( IMPORTANT TIPS: NOT for Canon T6 T7i and EOS M3, M5, M6 )

    DR-E5 Canon DR–E5 
    Compatible with:
    Canon EOS Rebel XSi
    Canon EOS Rebel XS
    Canon EOS 450D
    Canon EOS 500D
    Canon EOS 1000D
    Canon EOS Kiss F
    Canon EOS Kiss X2
    Canon EOS Kiss X3
    Canon EOS Rebel T1i

    DR-E6 Canon DR-E6 (Canon leadership cameras)
    Compatible with Canon EOS 5DS, 5DS R, 5D Mark II, 5D Mark III, 5D Mark IV, 60D, 60Da, 6D, 70D, 7D, 7D Mark II, 80D cameras.

    Canon DR-E8 (Canon medium range cameras)
    Compatible with Canon EOS 550D, 600D, 650D, 700D, Kiss X4, X5, X6, EOS Rebel T2i, T3i, T4i, T5i, DSLR Cameras, but NOT for Canon T3 or T5 cameras.

    Canon DR-E10 (Entry camera models)
    Compatible with Canon EOS EOS 1100D 1200D 1300D 1500D 3000D 4000D X50 Rebel T3 T5 T6 Camera

    Canon DR-E15
    Compatible with Canon EOS 100D
    DR-400 Canon DR-400 (Older camera models)
    Compatible with Canon ACK-E2 EOS 5D 10D 20D 20Da 30D 40D 50D D30 D60 


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