Nikon MB-D18 Multi Power Battery Pack
This Nikon MB-D18 Multi Power Battery Pack is made for use with the Nikon D850 DSLR Camera body. The MB-D18 Multi Battery Power Pack can be powered either by six AA batteries (Alkaline or Ni-MH or Lithium), EN-EL15 or EN-EL18b rechargeable Li-ion batteries.
The MB-D18 is equipped with a shutter-release button, AE/AF lock button, multi selector, and main- and sub-command dials for improved operation when taking photographs in portrait (tall) orientation. This provides added convenience to photographers when using this battery pack. The Nikon MB-D18 Multi Power Battery Pack also enables the D850 camera to operate with additional features, with the battery pack attached.
To use the MB-D18 with AA batteries, use the MS-D12 AA Battery Holder. When using EN-EL15 batteries to power the MB-D18, use the MS-D12EN Battery Holder. When using an EN-EL18b battery to power the MB-D18, use the BL-5 battery chamber cover. This MB-D18 Multi Power Battery Pack is specially made to fit the Nikon D850 camera body.
This accessory Nikon MB-D18 Multi Power Battery Pack is not required for using the D850 Camera body (which can operate on internal battery) however, if you are a professional photographer or an avid amateur, you already understand the value of having an added Multi Power Battery Pack for your pro-camera body, and the extra confidence this power source provides when doing critical photo work! Don't get caught with a drained battery in your camera when the work needs to get done now!