Is VR Destroying Your Battery Life – And Are You Wearing It Out?

Have you ever wondered if using Nikon’s Vibration Reduction was hurting your battery life – and by how much? This is of special concern for the Nikon Z series cameras since, when you have VR turned on, it runs anytime the viewfinder or rear LCD is active, so it’s critical to know! 

I did some timed tests for this four-minute video to determine how much of a draw VR is on your battery – and the results will surprise most viewers! In addition, I also address whether having VR on all the time puts you in danger of wearing the system out prematurely.

A must-see for every Nikon shooter – and I’m confident the guidance applies to most other brands. ๐Ÿ™‚

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aamir mughal
1 month ago

thanks, Steve always find your videos very helpful , have learned a lot form these thanks a lot

Mark Garfinkel
Mark Garfinkel
1 month ago

I agree, not an issue to leave VR on.

Bill Vanderford
Bill Vanderford
1 month ago

I never really thought about this, thanks for performing the tests and for the very useful info.