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Hi everyone

Does anyone know where I can buy spare end caps (to protect the terminals) for Olympus BLS-5 batteries? One or two have gone 'walkabout' & I've searched the web until I'm going cap-blind

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Re: Anyone know where I can get battery end caps?

Only ones I've ever seen are those that came with the camera when new. I tend to put mine in little plastic bags pinched from the kitchen.
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Re: Anyone know where I can get battery end caps?

A while back there was a forum member who had made some battery end caps and had attempted to sell them here on the forum. Might be worth putting a request post to this effect with a warning sign to highlight the request.

In the mean-time, some bubble wrap and selotape to make small bags could get by short-term.
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Re: Anyone know where I can get battery end caps?

Welcome aboard, Sue. There was a thread about this only last month:

http://e-group.uk.net/forum/showthread.php?t=48348

There might be some leads in there worth following.

Wally mentioned a forum member who made some. It was Beagletorque, he 3-D printed some to fit the BLN-1 which was the battery for the Mark I E-M5 and E-M1. I think his motivation may have been that they came without caps or cases - and maybe that he wanted to find something useful to do with a 3-D printer I ordered some and they are very good, but I very much doubt that they would fit any other battery.

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Re: Anyone know where I can get battery end caps?

I just use small zip lock bags. Keeps the dirt and dust off them and keeps the terminals separate.
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Re: Anyone know where I can get battery end caps?

I use little Olympus leather pouches which I found on Evil Bay. I mentioned it in a previous posting.

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Re: Anyone know where I can get battery end caps?

Thanks folks - replies & leads much appreciated
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Re: Anyone know where I can get battery end caps?

Something like this can hold two batteries on ebay. I have something similar (in black, not pink!).
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Re: Anyone know where I can get battery end caps?

beware - -they do not ship to the UK
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Re: Anyone know where I can get battery end caps?

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Something like this can hold two batteries on ebay. I have something similar (in black, not pink!).
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beware - -they do not ship to the UK
Yes, I only gave that as an example so just copy & paste the description into your own area ebay(UK) & it should show up from various suppliers.
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