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Oct 21, 2012 03:47 |  #1

can anyone confirm if the 600exrt is a power hungry device? i recently bought a couple and my rayovac lithium 4.0 and regular costo AA batteries couldnt even power the device consistently. the freshly charged rayovacs would give out in a couple of flash recycles and the regular AA would also shut off after awhile.

maybe im missing something here. perhaps the only battery to power it reliably is the sanyo eneloop XX? or does anyone have any suggestions thanks!




  
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Oct 21, 2012 04:43 |  #2

kaitanium wrote in post #15149033 (external link)
can anyone confirm if the 600exrt is a power hungry device? i recently bought a couple and my rayovac lithium 4.0 and regular costo AA batteries couldnt even power the device consistently. the freshly charged rayovacs would give out in a couple of flash recycles and the regular AA would also shut off after awhile.

maybe im missing something here. perhaps the only battery to power it reliably is the sanyo eneloop XX? or does anyone have any suggestions thanks!

you put lithium inside 600EX ?

a thread recently few days ago tells it was a disaster


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Oct 21, 2012 12:19 as a reply to  @ tongki's post |  #3

no, those batteries were just advertised as lithium and not really lithium. nimh
ill have to dig up that thread. i dont see it right now flipping throught the pages here




  
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Oct 22, 2012 22:28 |  #4

I been using eneloop batteries with all my 600s, no problem at all.


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Oct 23, 2012 08:14 |  #5

Same here with Powerex. No problems at all.




  
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Oct 23, 2012 20:30 |  #6

I also use the enelope batteries and find them doing an excellent job but also use CP-E4 battery pack along with my off-camera flash. Remember this is also sending out a radio signal that has the potential of using additional battery power.


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Oct 23, 2012 21:12 |  #7

you guys using regular eneloops or the XX?




  
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Oct 23, 2012 21:17 |  #8

Use Powerex... you'll be firing all day!


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Oct 24, 2012 06:33 |  #9

Powerx batteries.. Only ones I would ever use!!!


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Oct 24, 2012 12:05 |  #10

powerex imedion?
whats up with all the hype about eneloops then and why is the XX priced so much more! lol.




  
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Oct 25, 2012 13:08 |  #11

siddr20 wrote in post #15162430 (external link)
Powerx batteries.. Only ones I would ever use!!!

Eneloops are very good, but I'd agree that Powerex is even better.


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