DSLR Buddy v2

DSLR Buddy v2 is a small device designed for astrophotographers in order to provide constant power supply to DSLR cameras. It also can power up a heater by varying the duty cycle of the DC voltage (PWM control). It is the definitely perfect buddy for your DSLR in the mountains and in any astrophotographic field.

With this dummy battery and the built in Dew Heater Output nothing can stop your camera working for the whole night long! A unique product for time-lapses and astro-photography (deep sky, star trails, etc).

Constant Power Supply to DSLR Camera

Plug the dummy battery to your DSLR and forget to replace the battery every time it drains of power.

Connect a 5- 13.8V power supply to the DSLR buddy and power on your camera with stable and constant voltage for the whole night long!

Either use the DC socket or the USB Micro socket. Use your Power Bank to step up voltage for your camera.

Automatic Voltage Selection

Device automatically and uninterruptibly selects the highest voltage input (DC IN vs USB Micro socket).

Built in Single Channel RCA Dew Heater Output

DSL Buddy has a built in Pulse Width Modulation duty cycle control output for Dew Heater or Flatbox. Able to provide more than 5A of current to your heaters.  . Get rid of the moisture on your lens which can ruin your night!

Dew Heater Output works only with DC 2.1mm socket 5-12V Input

Wide range of Battery Couplers

Bundle the DSLRBuddy with a battery coupler for your Sony, Fuji and Canon DSLR / Mirrorless model. Check below page for available battery couplers.

Simple rotary knob control

You can manually dim the Dew Heater output by using the knob at the side of the DSLR Buddy
A red light (PWM duty cycle indicator) change its brightness when you adjust the dew knob.

Reverse Polarity Protection

The device is designed to be protected from reverse voltage polarity. No worries if you accidentally reverse connect your power source.

2 Years warranty

Covers the DSLR Buddy Controller

Compact size

66 x 66 x 28 mm

Supply Voltage5-15V DC (Reverse Polarity Protected). 12V DC is preferred
Power Input Connector2.1mm Centre Positive Socket
USB Micro Socket
DSLR Output3.5mm Mono Jack (pin is positive), DC 8V
Dew Heater or Flat Output1 x RCA (5A max current)
Works only when device accepts power from 2.1mm DC Socket
Dimensions66 mm x 66 mm x 28 mm
  • DSLR Buddy Controller
  • Cigarette Lighter Plug 1.8m length (8A fuse)

*  We currently support the following Couplers

Sony Mirrorless Coupler Compatible With


FUJI Mirrorless Coupler NP-W126 Compatible With

HS30EXR HS33EXR HS50EXR X-A1 X-E1 X-E2 X-M1 X-Pro1 X-T1 X-T2

Nikon DSLR

EP-5A for ENEL14 Battery Coupler: Nikon D3100, D3200, D3300, D3400, D3500, D5100, D5200, D5300, D5500, D5600, Df DSLR

EP-5B for ENEL15 Battery Coupler: Nikon D7000, D7100, D7200, D850, D750, D7500, D810, D500, D800, D610, D600

DR-E17 Compatible with:

For Canon EOS M3 Mirrorless

DR-E18 Compatible with:

For Canon EOS Rebel T6s  / EOS Rebel T6i | 760D/750D

DR-E8 (Canon medium range cameras)

Compatible with Canon EOS 700D, Canon EOS 650D, Canon EOS 600D, Canon EOS 550D.

DR-E10 (Entry camera models)

Compatible with Canon EOS 1100D and 1200D.

DR-400 (Older camera models)

Compatible with Canon 5D, 50D, 40D, 30D, 20D, 10D, D60, D30