BG-N5 USER `S MANU AL
BG-N5
BATTERY GRIP
Designed For The Nikon D3100
SLR Camera
Introduction
Thank you for choosing Vello and congratulations
on your new BG-N5 battery grip purchase. Enjoy
the many benefits that a battery grip offers, such as
extended shooting time and more control and comfort
when shooting in a vertical (portrait) orientation.
The Vello BG-N5 is compatible with the Nikon D3100
DSLR camera. The BG-N5 accepts up to two Nikon
EN-EL14 rechargeable batteries. The BG-N5 is
equipped with an alternate shutter-release button that
triggers the camera via the included shutter release
cable for shooting in a vertical position.
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Please read through this
entire manual before using the
BG-N5 battery grip.
2.
Only use with batteries recommended in this
manual. The BG-N5 can not be used with other
battery holders.
3.
4.
Cover the power terminals with the contact cap
when the BG-N5 is not in use. This prevents
electrical shorts caused by metal objects touching
the power terminals.
If you notice smoke, an unusual smell or noise from
the battery pack, discontinue use immediately.
Remove the batteries and take the device to a
Vello authorized reseller.
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5.
The BG-N5 does not have a power switch.
Instead, use the camera power switch to turn the
power on or off.
6.
The battery level may not display properly if
batteries are inserted before mounting the grip.
7.
Remove batteries from the grip when not in use.
8.
Do not attempt to disassemble.
9.
Avoid water or extreme humidity and keep in a
dry and cool place.
INTRODUCTION
The BG-N5 should only be used with compatible
devices specified in this manual.
10. Keep out of reach of children.
ASSEMBLY
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OVERVIEW
Precautions
Overview
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5 Attachment Wheel
Secures the grip to the camera’s
tripod socket.
9 Battery Chamber Cover
Secures up to two Nikon EN-EL14
batteries.
2 Hand Strap Mount
Provides bottom mounting position
for the use of a hand strap.
6 Anti-Slip Rubber Grip
Provides secure and comfortable grip
when shooting vertically.
10 Cable Connecting Socket
Accepts sub mini connector of the
shutter release cable.
3 Shutter Release Button
Use as an alternate shutter release
button for shooting in vertical
(portrait) mode.
7 Contact Cap
Protects metal power contacts.
Keep this cap on when the grip is not
connected to the camera.
Camera Battery Door Holder
Stores the camera’s battery chamber
door when the grip is mounted.
Power Contacts
Slides into the camera’s battery
chamber and transmits power.
Power Source
Two Nikon EN-EL14 Rechargeable Batteries
Operating Temperature
32 – 104 °F (0 – 40 °C)
Dimensions
Approximately 126x80x100mm
Weight
Approximately 138 g (4.8 oz.) excluding batteries
12 Shutter Release Cable
Transmits shutter release signal from
battery grip to the camera.
OVERVIEW
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11 Mounting Screw
Connects to the camera’s tripod
socket.
Specifications and design are subject to change without notice.
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ASSEMBLY
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INTRODUCTION
1 Tripod Socket
Allows the camera to be mounted to
a tripod when the grip is mounted.
Attaching The Grip
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1.
Ensure that the power is
turned off on the camera.
2.
Turn the camera upside
down and open the
camera battery chamber.
Pull gently at a 35º angle
until the chamber door
comes loose.
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3.
Slide the camera battery
chamber door into the
BG-N5 chamber door
holder in order to avoid
loss.
Insert the BG-N5 grip
power contacts into the
camera’s battery chamber
as shown. Make sure to
align the camera’s tripod
socket with the BG-N5
mounting screw.
5.
Rotate the attachment
wheel in the direction
shown by the arrow until
it is firmly tightened.
Connect Shutter Release
Cable from the socket on the
end of the battery grip to the
remote release/GPS port on
the D3100 body.
7.
Turn the camera on and check
the battery level on the LCD
or viewfinder.
When removing the grip, turn the
camera power off, remove batteries,
and replace protective contact cap.
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INTRODUCTION
OVERVIEW
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ASSEMBLY
GPS
Warranty
Vello provides a limited warranty that this product is free from defects in materials and workmanship to the
original purchaser under normal use for a period of one (1) year from the original purchase date. Vello’s responsibility with respect to this limited warranty shall be limited solely to repair or replacement, at its option,
of any product which fails during normal consumer use. This warranty does not extend to damage or failure
which results from misuse, neglect, accident, alteration, abuse, improper installation or maintenance. To obtain
a replacement during the time of this warranty, please return the defective item with proof of purchase along
with an RMA number to the place of purchase. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also
have other rights which vary from state to state.
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