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can't find the answer

JosephK

Seattle, WA, US
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"RE: can't find the answer"

JosephK Silver Member Fellow Ribbon awarded for his excellent and frequent contributions and sharing his in-depth knowledge and experience with the community in the Nikonians spirit. Nikonian since 17th Apr 2006
Fri 25-May-12 02:19 AM

>Yes, I'm running both flashes at 1/25, and like I said it
>starts off pretty quick with at least I know 20 or so shots,

25 x 1/25 = 25/25 = 100% drained.

>it seems to me that when I just
>shoot on continous not using the flash , this doesn't happen,
>at least not as quickly.

Sounds like it is related to the flash usage.

>How long does it take for the flash
>to recharge

5 "normal" batteries in my sb800 takes 2-5 seconds for a full recharge. Using just 4 batteries would take a little longer.

>would I still just get 2 flashes off before it
>stops all over again?

You should get another 25 out of it on a full recharge.

>I can go out of the room, put the dog
>out, come back to the camera, and maybe if I'm lucky get 5
>shots off then we start back to the 2 again..then wait.then 2,
>then wait..what a pain...I am using a sandisk 8 gb card that
>has a 4 on it. A hp 4gb card which I don't see any other
>number on it and a pny 4gb with a 4 on it..Does that help?
>The rechargeable batteries are energizers and they are brand
>new...

Something is not right there....

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Joseph K
Seattle, WA, USA

D700, D200, D70S, 24-70mm f/2.8, VR 70-200mm f/2.8 II, 50mm f/1.4 D,
17-55mm f/2.8 DX, 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 VR, 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5 DX

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