Posted: 4. Januar 2020 at 10:06 CEST

By: Team

Can you charge a Nikon D3500 over USB?

No. The Nikon D3500 uses the EN-EL14a battery that can not be charged over USB while in the camera.

Nikon Akku EN-EL14A with Nikon D3500

To charge the battery, you have to take it out of the camera and put it into the supplied charger. The charger itself requires a wall outlet; it can not be powered over USB or with a power pack.

An alternative are third party chargers that can be supplied over USB, example:

Nikon EN-EL14a USB Charger

Available from Amazon

Using an adapter (we recommend the Amazon Basics USB Car Charger) this charger can also be used in the car powered from the cigarette lighter.

Nikon D5600 – Battery Life with EN-EL14a

Nikon states that a full battery will last for a over 1.500 photos. That may sound like a lot but keep in mind that video recording and playback and the Live View mode all consume a lot of juice. Plan for at least one extra, see next section.

EN-EL14a replacements and alternatives for Nikon D3500

The original EN-EL14a (almost $50 MSRP) can be replaced without issues with a cheap clone; a recommendation are the batteries distributed under the Wasabi brand, example.

Still undecided? See prices and rating for the Nikon D3500.

Further reading: Datasheet Nikon D3500

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