Canon 5d Mark II + Speedlight 580II battery issue

Started May 13, 2012 | Discussions thread
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dirkluchtman
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Canon 5d Mark II + Speedlight 580II battery issue
May 13, 2012

Hello,

I was doing a photoshoot with this combo, but I noticed after 150 shots or so that the recycle time of the flash started to increase and then failed altogether, the batteries being the cause. I was surpised that I could get only 150 shots with 4 fully charged batteries. Is this normal? This was my first shoot with the combo.

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