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ok so i just got a nice new Sony alpha a7ii dslr and thought i would get a battery grip but there seems to be

loads  of different ones? so which one do i go for ? VG-C3EM Meike MK-A7II Pro Vertical Battery Grip,  Sony VG-C2EM Battery Grip,  Sony VG-C1EM Battery Grip, Sony ILCE-7RM2

Neewer Vertical Battery Grip Replacement, Compatible with Sony VG-C2EM and Sony VG-C4EM Vertical Battery Grip

so which one is best? which one do i go for any help would be great thanks

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I don’t think the C1EM is compatible with the a7RM2

the C2EM is the Sony model that work, see this link https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1159878-REG/sony_a7r_mark_ii_digital.html/accessories

The Meike looks like a great deal, though I wonder about the build quality... did you try searching for some video reviews?

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8 hours ago, Tazkb said:

so which one is best?

The main question is: which one is compatible at all.

According to the SONY ACCESSORY SYSTEM CHART the VG-C2EM is the only Sony-supplied grip for your camera.

The Meike one claims full compatibility and same functionality as the Sony VG-C2EM, at around a third of its price.

If you're on a tight budget, I'd rather go for a pre-owned Sony in good working condition, than for a brand-new surrogate.

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