Flash power and recharging times


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Flash power and recharging times

It takes a good amount of power for your flash to fire off a burst of light, and as you know, after you fire your flash, it has to recharge before it can fire again. And you'll hear that whiny sound. After it fires you'll hear it go wreea and start to charge up again. How long it takes to charge varies depending on a, a number of different factors. First of all, how strong your battery is. If your batteries are dying its going to take longer to charge. But the kind of more critical thing to remember is that if you are using your flash on a lower power setting, if you have dialed in some negative flash exposure compensation.

Or if you are running in manual mode and running at lower power, your flash is going to recharge faster. In other words, it charges all the way up to full, but you may not always be using a full amount of charge. If you are only using a quarter power, you are going to be able to recycle much faster than if you had drained the flash completely. So if you are in a situation wher...

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