BG-N14 USER`S MANU AL
BG-N14
BATTERY GRIP
Designed for the Nikon Df
DSLR Camera
Introduction
Thank you for choosing the Vello BG-N14 battery
grip. This camera accessory offers users the ability to
extend shooting time by housing an additional battery
for your device. The grip’s ergonomic design enhances
the comfort of vertical (portrait) shooting with the
vertical-shooting shutter release button, which triggers
your camera via the included shutter-release cable.
Compatible with the Nikon Df DSLR camera, the Vello
BG-N14 accepts up to two Nikon EN-EL14 or ENEL14A rechargeable batteries.
Please read through this
entire manual before using the
BG-N14 battery grip.
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2. Only
use with batteries recommended in this
manual.
3.
Cover the power terminals with the contact cap
when the BG-N14 is not in use. This prevents
electrical shorts caused by metal objects touching
the power terminals.
4. 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-N14 does not have a power switch.
Instead, use the camera’s 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.
OVERVIEW
The BG-N14 should only be used with compatible
devices specified in this manual.
10.Keep out of reach of children.
ASSEMBLY
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INTRODUCTION
Precautions
Overview
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Power Contacts
Slides into the camera’s battery
chamber and transmits power.
Anti-Slip Rubber Grip
Provides secure and comfortable grip
when shooting vertically.
Camera Battery Door Holder
Stores the camera’s battery chamber
door when the grip is mounted.
Attachment Wheel
Secures the grip to the camera’s
tripod socket.
Battery Tray
Secures up to two Nikon EN-EL14 or
EN-EL14A batteries.
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Power Source
Two Nikon EN-EL14 or EN-EL14A Rechargeable Batteries
Operating Temperature
32°F–104°F (0°C–40°C)
Dimensions
3.9" × 2.9" × 5.7" (10.1 × 7.4 × 14.6 cm)
Weight (without batteries)
6.6 oz. (187 g)
Specifications and design are subject to change without notice.
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10 Cable Connecting Socket
Accepts sub mini connector of the
shutter release cable.
INTRODUCTION
2 Shutter Release Button
Use as an alternate shutter release
button for shooting in vertical
(portrait) mode.
9 AC Power Supply Socket
Nikon EP-5A Power Supply Connector
port (connector not included).
11 Mounting Screw
Connects to the camera’s tripod
socket.
12 Shutter Release Cable
Transmits shutter release signal from
battery grip to the camera.
OVERVIEW
5 Contact Cap
Protects metal power contacts.
(Keep this cap on when the grip is not
connected to the camera.)
ASSEMBLY
1 Tripod Socket
Allows the camera to be mounted to a
tripod when the grip is mounted.
Attaching The Grip
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. Remove the
battery from the chamber
before proceeding.
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3.
Insert the battery chamber
door into the door
receptacle on the top
surface of the grip. Place
the door in the receptacle
at an angle as shown. Turn
the locking ring clockwise
to secure.
INTRODUCTION
5.
Rotate the attachment
wheel in the direction
shown by the arrow until it
is firmly tightened.
When removing the grip, turn the
camera power off, remove batteries,
and replace protective contact cap.
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6. To
insert your batteries into
the camera grip, remove the
battery tray from the grip by
turning the battery tray latch
counterclockwise and remove
it from the unit.
OVERVIEW
the BG-N14 grip
power contacts into the
camera’s battery chamber
as shown. Make sure to
align the camera’s tripod
socket with the BG-N14
mounting screw.
ASSEMBLY
4. Insert
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Insert your batteries into
the battery tray as shown.
Once installed, reinstall the
tray into the grip. Turn the
battery tray latch clockwise
to secure.
Note: The camera can operate with
just one battery in the grip.
8. Connect
the shutter release
cable from the socket on the
end of the battery grip to the
remote release/GPS port on
the Df body.
Note: You must remove the battery
grip to insert or swap out your
camera’s memory card.
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This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC
Rules. Operation is subject to the following two
conditions:
2. This device must accept any interference received,
including interference that may cause undesired
operation.
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OVERVIEW
This device may not cause harmful interference,
and
ASSEMBLY
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INTRODUCTION
FCC Compliance
One-Year Limited Warranty
This VELLO product is warranted to the original
purchaser to be free from defects in materials and
workmanship under normal consumer use for a period
of one (1) year from the original purchase date or thirty
(30) days after replacement, whichever occurs later.
The warranty provider’s responsibility with respect to
this limited warranty shall be limited solely to repair or
replacement, at the provider’s discretion, of any product
that fails during normal use of this product in its intended
manner and in its intended environment. Inoperability
of the product or part(s) shall be determined by the
warranty provider. If the product has been discontinued,
the warranty provider reserves the right to replace it
with a model of equivalent quality and function.
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This warranty does not cover damage or defect
caused by misuse, neglect, accident, alteration, abuse,
improper installation or maintenance. EXCEPT AS
PROVIDED HEREIN, THE WARRANTY PROVIDER
MAKES NEITHER ANY EXPRESS WARRANTIES
NOR ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING
BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY
OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A
PARTICULAR PURPOSE. This warranty provides
you with specific legal rights, and you may also have
additional rights that vary from state to state.
To obtain warranty coverage, contact the Vello
Customer Service Department to obtain a return
merchandise authorization (“RMA”) number, and
return the defective product to Vello along with the
RMA number and proof of purchase. Shipment of the
defective product is at the purchaser’s own risk and
expense.
For more information or to arrange service, visit www.
vellogear.com or call Customer Service at 212-594-2353.
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Product warranty provided by the Gradus Group.
www.gradusgroup.com
VELLO is a registered trademark of the Gradus Group.
© 2014 Gradus Group LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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© Copyright 2014 Gradus Group LLC.
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