F43M overheating on my a77ii

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F43M overheating on my a77ii
Jul 25, 2014

Brand-new Sony F43M flash on my brand-new a 77m2. At a wedding rehearsal taking a few flash photos. For example wedding party coming down the aisle fairly slow procession.single shot mode. Flash overheats. Very disappointed. This is the reason I bought this flash instead of the more expensive one. F60

Shooting ISO 400-800, TTL, bouncing off the church wall. Or just using the white bounce card on the flash.

This was not fast flash photography. Much slower than when using my old 5600hs.

Any suggestions to prevent overheating during the wedding tomorrow?

This is my first use of this flash.

(Posted from my phone, sorry for typos)

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