A&P Mixing Different mAh in Flash

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  1. DeeRock

    DeeRock New Member

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    I have an sb600. I have three Panasonic rechargable batteries with a 2100 mAh rating, and two Energizer's at 2500. Do I honestly face any real potential danger with mixing in one of the Energizer's with the rest of the Panasonics?

    I assume that the 3/1 split would be better than a 2/2 split between the two different types of batteries. What about charging them? Should I do it seperately, or is it ok to do it all at once.

    This is just a temporary thing, but I do need them tomorrow.
     
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    xpinchx hes got a nice cock, on the thin side but its stil

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    Why not just get 4 of the same batteries? :uh:
     
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    if you can charge one battery at a time in the charger - you should be fine
    if it requires 2 or more to charge - dont do it.
     
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    "This is just a temporary thing, but I do need them tomorrow."
     
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    I do that all the time.

    I also charge different rated batteries at the same time.

    My charger has 4 rails, and isn't stupid.


    The worst thing that you'll come across is that they won't last as long mixed. My 580ex hates that. If your flash recycle times get slow change the batteries. It's not good for the chopper circuit.
     
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    Sweet. Thanks for the info.
     

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