Professionals in the dynamic fields of photography and filmmaking are always looking for dependable power sources that can keep up with their inventiveness. As hot selling at Moman PhotoGears Sore, Moman Power 99 and Power 99 Pro Type C rechargeable batteries have been making people find difficult to choose.

In this review blog, we will make a detailed comparison of their differences and similarities for you to make a better decision.

  • How do the Type C rechargeable batteries work?
  • What Moman rechargeable batteries have a USB-C port?
  • Three similarities between the two 99Wh USB C rechargeable batteries?
  • Four differences between Type C rechargeable batteries Moman Power 99 and 99 Pro?
  • Final Decision: Which one is more suitable for you?

      How do the Type C rechargeable batteries work?

      Moman Power 99 and Moman Power 99 Pro both are external battery packs with Type-C charging methods. They belong to the rechargeable lithium-ion type and have several kinds of output on the surface including USB-C, BP, D-tap, and USB-A slots. Thanks to the inbuilt Grade A 18650 cells and Battery Management System, they both have a stable core and high capacity for charging in diverse applications via USB-C port.

      What Moman rechargeable batteries have a USB-C port?

      Except for the Moman Power 95 and Power 420, the rest of the six rechargeable v-mount batteries for sale at the Moman PhotoGears Store all feature one USB-C port for output or input. Here’s the comparison table:

      Moman

      Power 99

      Power 99 Pro

      Power 99S

      Power 70

      Power 140

      Power 210

      Type-C Output

      (Max)

      65W

      65W

      45W

      35W

      45W

      /

      Type-C Input

      (Max)

      65W

      65W

      Nearly 40W

      65W

      65W

      65W

      Three similarities between the two 99Wh USB C rechargeable batteries

      Though they have differences, Moman Power 99 and Power 99 Pro share similarities in three ways as well, including the output/input types, capacity, and durability.

      1. Output and input types: The lithium-ion USB-C rechargeable batteries both have D-tap, BP, and USB-A ports

      Moman Power 99 and Power 99 Pro both have four various output ports D-tap, BP, USB-A, and USB-C slots. As external power sources, they are widely compatible with diverse photography and videography equipment and can charge a whole camera setup at the same time. They can work with DSLRs, mirrorless cameras, BMPCCs, and camera series from Sony, Canon, Panasonic, etc. Ranging from high-end video LED lighting to small monitors, they perfectly meet your needs on the power supply. Power 99 and Power 99 Pro support D-tap and USB Type-C input powering, able to be fully replenished in a short time.

      2. High-capacity: They both have 99Wh capacity for continuous filming and are available to carry on plane

      As the "99" in the product name suggests, the two Type C lithium batteries have a capacity of 99Wh, 6875mAh, which can enable a digital camera to run for hours. Thanks to the top brand battery core and high energy density, they have over 1000 times recharge cycle while other v-mounts in the same size on the market offer 500 times. Moman Power 99 and Power 99 Pro each equals to four pieces of Canon LP-E6. They can power up to 200 watts and support current up to max. 15A. Here are some specific references:

      • For Pocket Cinema Camera 4K: About 10 hours
      • For COLBOR CL60 video light: About 1.5 hours
      • For iPad Pro 11”: About 3 times
      • For MacBook Pro 14”: About 1.3 times

      As to the FAA regulations, lithium-ion rechargeable batteries under 100Wh can be brought on the flights. So they are travel-friendly power supplies for those who need to fly a lot for shooting activities.

      3. Sturdy construction: They both have robust body and an inbuilt Battery Management System for safe charging

      The two rechargeable batteries for camera with USB-C are equipped with a solid body built of Aluminum Alloy. They have a certain bearing capacity for wear and drop and are not easily damaged. What’s more, they feature a stable core and intelligent BMS(Battery Management System) inside for cell balancing provided by the Texas Instrument. Moman Power 99 and Power 99 Pro can guarantee safe and stable charging for multiple devices.

      Moman Power 99 is a 99Wh v mount battery with USB-C output and input for photography rig.

      Four differences between Type C rechargeable batteries Moman Power 99 and 99 Pro

      We conclude four differences between Moman Power 99 and Power 99 Pro in output interfaces, monitoring method, weight, and price. First of all, we can see the comparison table below to have an overview of the two.

      Comparison table of Moman Power 99 and Power 99 Pro

       

      Moman Power 99

      Moman Power 99 Pro

      Price(USD)

      $149

      $169.00

      Regular price$179.99

      Type

      Lithium-ion Rechargeable

      Lithium-ion Rechargeable

      Capacity

      99Wh, 6875mAh

      99Wh, 6875mAh

      Voltage

      14.4V

      14.4V

      Outputs

      5

      D-tap*2, USB-C, USB-A, BP

      4

      D-tap, USB-C, USB-A, BP

      Inputs

      D-tap & USB-C

      D-tap & USB-C

      Indicator

      5-level LED lights

      OLED screen display

      Recharge Cycle

      1000 times

      1000 times

      Battery Management System

      Carry on Plane

      Size and Weight

             73*55*100mm

      560g

      73*55*100mm

      540g

      Package List

      Battery and USB-C charging cable

      Battery and USB-C charging cable

      Moman Power 99 Pro Type C rechargeable battery can power up high-end cameras, camcorders, and video lights for filming.

      1. Outputs quantity: Power 99 has one more D-tap output port than Power 99 Pro

      The upgraded version Moman Power 99 v mount battery with USB C has now added a new USB Type-C port for charging cameras, phones, tablets, and laptops. Also, it can be charged via the USB-C slot. Now, Moman Power 99 has five output ports, which include dual D-taps, a USB-C, a USB-A, and a BP electrode interface. Power 99 Pro is one less D-tap port. 

      2. Monitor method: Power 99 Pro features an OLED screen display while Power 99 has 5-level LED lights

      Having real-time checking on the battery status makes your filmmaking process more secure and thorough. The two power supplies have two different methods for monitoring:

      On one hand, Moman Power 99 Pro Type-C rechargeable battery has an OLED screen on the side for visualized monitoring. The clear display shows the real-time voltage, current, the remaining time of charge or discharge, and the percentage of residual electricity of the battery. On the other hand, Power 99 uses the five-level LED lights to indicate the left power.

      The screen display is more direct, precise, and convenient for use, while the tiny LEDs may reduce power consumption. It’s all up to your choice.

      Moman Power 99 Pro USB-C lithium battery features an OLED screen display for showing real-time voltage, current, and the remaining time.

      3. Size and weight: Power 99 Pro Type C portable battery is slightly more lightweight than Power 99

      They are both compact and lightweight Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K USB-C battery pack, being palm-sized to be easy to carry during outdoor shooting. Moman Power 99 Pro measures 73*55*100mm and weighs 540g while Power 99 is in the same dimensions but weighs 560g. When you hold these two on your hands, you will not find this tiny edge. They can easily be mounted on your camera, camcorder, or photography rig and not cause too much burden.

      4. Price: Power 99 best budget rechargeable battery is US$20 cheaper than Power 99 Pro

      Moman Power 99 is for sale at US$149, and Power 99 Pro is at the price of US$169 after an 11-dollar discount. The former is cheaper than the latter. However, as versatile and powerful battery packs, they are both budget-friendly for photographer beginners and worth your long-term investment. Now they have the fixed promotions of “Buy More Save More”, and a budget bundle of Type C rechargeable batteries and chargers to buy with D-tap Charger. You can follow up on the special sale activity at the Moman PhotoGears Store as well, such as the late Moman Christmas Sale for up to $100 OFF.

      Moman Power 99 has five charging ports for output, including USB-C, USB-A, BP, and two D-tap slots.

      Final Decision: Which one is more suitable for you?

      Undoubtedly, Moman Power 99 and Power 99 Pro Type C rechargeable batteries are dependable options as the need for portable and effective power solutions in the film industry grows. To sum up, here are two suggestions for your selection:

      • If you have lots of devices to charge at once, then you can choose the Moman Power 99. It has five charging ports for powering up more equipment.
      • If you want to monitor the battery status more conveniently, then you can choose the Moman Power 99 Pro. Its OLED screen can help you get the information during shooting at a glance.

      However, the two Moman 14.4 v rechargeable batteries perform likewise. If you have enough budget, you can purchase the two and buy a dual battery mounting plate for use. Make smart investments in the power supply, maximize your potential, and allow your creative ideas to materialize with unparalleled talents.

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