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
66 x 66 x 28 mm
In the Box
- DSLR Buddy Controller
- Dummy battery plus 1 meter length right angled cable
- Cigarette Lighter Plug 1.8m length (8A fuse)
|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|
* We currently support the following Couplers
Sony Mirrorless Coupler Compatible With
A7 A7R A7S A7II A7RII A7SII
FUJI Mirrorless Coupler NP-W126 Compatible With
HS30EXR HS33EXR HS50EXR X-A1 X-E1 X-E2 X-M1 X-Pro1 X-T1 X-T2
EP-5A for ENEL14 Battery Coupler: Nikon D5100 D5200 D5300 D5500 DF P7000 P7100 P7200 P7700 P7800 D3500
EP-5B for ENEL15 Battery Coupler: Nikon D800 D800E D610 D700 D7200 D7000
DR-E17 Compatible with:
For Canon EOS M3 Mirrorless
DR-E18 Compatible with:
For Canon EOS Rebel T6s / EOS Rebel T6i | 760D/750D
DR–E5 Compatible with:
DR-E6 (Canon leadership cameras)
DR-E8 (Canon medium range cameras)
DR-E10 (Entry camera models)
Compatible with Canon EOS 1100D and 1200D.
DR-400 (Older camera models)