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pwp

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Re: Batteries to speedlites
« Reply #15 on: February 18, 2013, 04:04:33 AM »
Use Quantum Turbo3 or SC.
quick recycle times & many flashes per charge...

+1 for Turbo3 and the SC. I have both. I had a pair of original Turbos that performed brilliantly for 12-13 years until the leather casings literally fell to pieces. Replaced cells at 7 years. True, there are less expensive options, but you get what you pay for...

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Re: Batteries to speedlites
« Reply #15 on: February 18, 2013, 04:04:33 AM »

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Re: Batteries to speedlites
« Reply #16 on: February 18, 2013, 04:25:53 AM »
I have just started using a Godox BP820. It was great at the last event. With ETTL exposures it appeared that there was 0 recycle -- which I know is not the case but it seemed so. I ordered a YongNuo battery pack that has a tray for 8 AAs. I knew at some events or shoots I'd need a second flash to be ready as quickly as the first and the YongNuo was less. We'll see it it's good enough. Hope so.

PWP, I used Quantums some years ago (late 80's) and they were good then but not perfect. Glad to hear they improved. In those days they were just an add-on pack for existing speedlites like Vivitar, others.

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Re: Batteries to speedlites
« Reply #17 on: February 18, 2013, 05:45:32 AM »
yah I had Battery 1 way back... it was good... I must have changed those powersonic batteries out like 3 times during the life of the pack and then I switched to the canon 8X AA packs...
they are good and light but finally gave in and got the Turbo3 and SC... yes pricy but it does the job.

VIVITAR! yah I still have my 285HV with the 3rd party metal foot! and its still working!

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Re: Batteries to speedlites
« Reply #17 on: February 18, 2013, 05:45:32 AM »