If you frequently use rechargeable batteries in the field or while traveling and want an easy way to keep the freshly charged separated from the recently discharged, this clever and cheap hack is just the ticket.
Whether you’ve got extra batteries for your flash, your camera, or other electronics you’re traveling with, it’s a pain to lose track of which batteries are charged and which are dead. At DIY Photography they share a clever hack that involves a simple sticker/label and a DIY container. The orientation of the batteries in the holder gives you an instant peek at whether or not they are charged.
Hit up the link below to download the PDF template for the labels and see how they set up their holders.
The Ultimate Guide to Managing Batteries on Location [DIY Photography]
Jason Fitzpatrick is warranty-voiding DIYer and all around geek. When he's not documenting mods and hacks he's doing his best to make sure a generation of college students graduate knowing they should put their pants on one leg at a time and go on to greatness, just like Bruce Dickinson. You can follow him on Google+ if you'd like.
- Published 04/4/11