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Vivitar 285Hv Battery Question

 
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Aug 19, 2008 17:16 |  #1

When I am not using the Flash/Camera in between shooting say it's down for 1/2 and hour to a hour the Camera powers down but the flash keeps blinking Green Red should I turn the flash off or am ok and not running down the batteries ?

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Aug 19, 2008 17:48 |  #2

It uses batteries to keep the capacitors charged, how much i'm not sure. Turn it off if you can, if you can't don't worry about it.


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Aug 19, 2008 18:01 |  #3

Thank you tim * Turns around to switch flash off * :oops:


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