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What's with the 1/200 sec flash sync speed?

gpoole

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Fri 14-Sep-12 01:33 PM

I think the D40 may have used electronic shuttering to get 1/500 sync instead of moving the shutter blades that fast. I think the D70 did that to. That technique has not been used in higher end cameras though. There must be some downsides of that hybrid set up.

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