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PostPosted: Tue Jan 20, 2009 11:29 pm 
Hello
I'm planning to buy a Sigma EF-530 DG ST Electronic Flash. I read that it uses 1.5 volt batteries, but I got the 1.2 volt Sanyo Eneloop ones. So is it ok to use the flash with the 1.2 volt Eneloops?

Thanks in advance!


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 20, 2009 11:34 pm 
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I assume it takes AA size batteries. 1.5V is typical for single use types, but they can drop as low as 1V or less over their working life. Rechargeables (NiCd or NiMH) are nominally 1.2V but drop relatively slowly, so you can get a decent working life out of them too.

If it helps, I have the Sigma ringflash and it runs happily off a set of NiMH batteries.

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 21, 2009 1:13 am 
Thanks for the help Popo! Sorry that i forgot to mention that it uses AA batteries.


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