My X100 is supposed to arrive today. So I am thinking about backup batteries. For those already using the X100 are you using Fuji batteries or third party for backup? If third party are they working well? Any problems we should know about?
Yup, I bought a couple on eBay too and got a trickle charger with a flip out wall plug connector for "free". Both batteries are working fine. Hey, we all know how much the TSA folks hate loose batteries floating around in luggage and carry-on bags. Here's my very affordable solution - "pill pouches". 'Got these at the local Riate Aid, a common drugstore chain up in northern New England. The X100 batteries fit fine. 'Sorry for the iPhone photo quality.
. . . David
I have had 2 different Maximal power batteries. I charged properly and one didn't. Not sure what the difference was. If you can get it from somewhere that will give you a guarantee, I'd say for for it. If not, maybe save up for an OEM version. If you plan on keeping the camera a long time, it may be worth the extra dough to get one you know you can trust.