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Re: Should I upgrade to E_M1 Mk II?

With regard to battery consumption, yesterday I went on a camera club visit to a raptor centre near Bedford with the main intention of practicing my panning and BIF technique and seeing how long the camera would keep in focus. So I was intending to keep the finger in and get a lot of images.

I took about 450 images mainly with mechanical shutter on stationary posed birds, and 2850-odd on L silent at 10fps, mostly with the 40-150 Pro but around 10% with the 300, and the second battery had just gone red during the last flying display.

That is good but, to be fair, I have regularly got 1200-1400 images from a battery in similar usage with the mki and 40-150/1.4 & mechanical shutter during sporting events at around 5 - 8fps. That's motorsport, rugby, canoeing and such like.
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