How to Power a Camera With a USB Battery

Posted by: on Sep 14, 2021

How to Power a Camera With a USB Battery

It doesn’t matter if you’re shooting stills or video, when you see the battery power indicator flashing on your camera beads of sweat start to form on your brow. And stopping to change camera batteries isn’t the preferred solution. Thankfully there’s a better way! With the ONsite Relay A Camera Power System you can skip purchasing additional (and expensive) proprietary camera batteries and instead power your camera with any external USB-C battery pack.

How ONsite Relay A Works

With ONsite Relay A, you’ll never run out of power and never need to stress about forgetting extra camera batteries. Case Relay’s internal uninterruptible power system (UPS) battery will keep your camera powered while you swap out your USB-C battery back.

ONsite Relay A Infographic

Simply insert the Relay Camera Coupler directly into the camera battery port, attach it to the ONsite Relay A power your camera with any 5V USB power bank with a 2.1A+ output. Because Relay also has its own secondary internal 1200 mAh battery, if your external battery runs low you can easily hot swap the external battery and not lose power to the camera.

Using a USB-C Battery Pack

Tether Tools ONsite USB-C 87W 26,800 mAh PD Battery Pack boasts high capacity Power Delivery (PD) that is required for USB-C charging laptops like the MacBook Pro, MacBook Air and other devices. Need more power? Hot swap in another power bank and continue shooting while never losing power to your camera.

ONSite Relay A is compatible with Canon, Nikon, Sony, Panasonic, Fujifilm, and Olympus cameras and many Sony NP-F L-Series video monitors and lights. Find your compatible ONsite Relay A Camera Power Bundle now on the product page here.

What’s Included with the ONsite Relay A Camera System Power Bundle: