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Batteries for Flash
« on: April 04, 2010, 04:05:01 PM »
mga sirs inquiry lang, im planning to buy a 580exII and i don't know w/c battery to buy. please advice naman po kung anu mganda batteries na bilhin. Thanks

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Re: Batteries for Flash
« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2010, 04:06:00 PM »
mga sirs inquiry lang, im planning to buy a 580exII and i don't know w/c battery to buy. please advice naman po kung anu mganda batteries na bilhin. Thanks

Try eneloop batteries..  ;)

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Re: Batteries for Flash
« Reply #2 on: April 04, 2010, 04:30:58 PM »
look for low self discharge batts

eneloops are popular and more common nowadays... 2000mah

if you can still find hybrios i find that these last longer ( just a little lang naman ) 2100mah kasi ( i use these )

medions are ok din daw tho i havent used these personally
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Re: Batteries for Flash
« Reply #3 on: April 04, 2010, 09:17:00 PM »
i have the same flash and i use eneloops. I think meron sa cdr-king. Not sure kung meron sila nung me ksamang charger.

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Re: Batteries for Flash
« Reply #4 on: April 04, 2010, 10:21:53 PM »
salamat po mga sirs. ;D

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Re: Batteries for Flash
« Reply #5 on: April 04, 2010, 10:50:22 PM »
when i bought my 430 EX II last dec, i paired it up with Ansmann 2500mAh batteries and included charger..so far so good..it never got fully discharged when im using it in events..i think 400++ ETTL flashes and its up and running pa rin :D
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Re: Batteries for Flash
« Reply #6 on: April 05, 2010, 01:03:11 PM »
use sanyo eneloops sir.
ok na ok yun.

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Re: Batteries for Flash
« Reply #7 on: April 05, 2010, 05:41:31 PM »
i have the same flash and i use eneloops. I think meron sa cdr-king. Not sure kung meron sila nung me ksamang charger.

Eneloop the best talaga yan.

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Re: Batteries for Flash
« Reply #8 on: April 05, 2010, 07:20:24 PM »
Eneloops. Hands down. There simply is no other option. :)

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Re: Batteries for Flash
« Reply #9 on: April 06, 2010, 12:50:49 AM »
puwede na rin yung Energizer na alkaline as back-up for emergencies.

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Re: Batteries for Flash
« Reply #10 on: April 06, 2010, 01:00:45 AM »
Mahal kasi ang energizer. Whereas you can buy a pack of 4 eneloops for just 500, multiple uses pa because it's rechargeable.

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Re: Batteries for Flash
« Reply #11 on: April 06, 2010, 02:06:58 AM »
Eneloops are pretty much popular these days so you give that a shot. Plus it's not that expensive compared to buying energizer batteries.

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Re: Batteries for Flash
« Reply #12 on: April 13, 2010, 10:01:25 PM »
Eneloops here, kaso hirap maghanap, most cdrking branches wala silang stocks lalo na dito sa Cavite.
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Re: Batteries for Flash
« Reply #13 on: April 13, 2010, 10:19:22 PM »
used to have eveready (2000mAh, color green) and sanyo (2100mAh, color white and orange). yung eveready may kasamang slow charger. 3 years old na sila pareho.
used them sa sb600 ko alternately ngayon ginamit ko na rin sa yungnuo slave flash. napansin ko bilis na nila maubusan. baka kasi old na rin sila. so when i got an sb900, bought eneloops na rin with fast charger. ayus! hindi pumapalya kahit burst. pero siyempre maingat ako sa overheat..

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Re: Batteries for Flash
« Reply #14 on: April 13, 2010, 10:24:37 PM »
Sanyo Eneloops. Tried and tested...

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Re: Batteries for Flash
« Reply #15 on: April 13, 2010, 11:53:04 PM »
Eneloops are a good choice as they can hold their charge for long periods of time

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Re: Batteries for Flash
« Reply #16 on: April 14, 2010, 07:41:38 AM »
i guess hands down to eneloop.  ;)
Think out of the box.

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Re: Batteries for Flash
« Reply #17 on: April 14, 2010, 07:52:46 AM »
On another side, Powerex Imedion 2100 mAh also hold their charge for a long time. You can pair it up with Maha C204w (ata) with a refresh function help those batteries perform better after years of using it. Just my 2cents.  ;D

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Re: Batteries for Flash
« Reply #18 on: April 14, 2010, 08:11:42 AM »
I also have the Powerex Imedion (included with the Powerex charger).. had a chance to compare it with the eneloop batts in a shoot using 2 flashes and it ended up beating the eneloops with regards to recycling time.. settled for this because it also has the eneloop's ability to retain at least 80% of its charge (as advertised) after long periods of non-usage.  ;D
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Re: Batteries for Flash
« Reply #19 on: April 16, 2010, 02:00:39 AM »
I also have the Powerex Imedion (included with the Powerex charger).. had a chance to compare it with the eneloop batts in a shoot using 2 flashes and it ended up beating the eneloops with regards to recycling time.. settled for this because it also has the eneloop's ability to retain at least 80% of its charge (as advertised) after long periods of non-usage.  ;D

Ah yeah. I noticed that with Eneloops. Pag medyo low na ang charge, mabagal na ang recycling time.

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