Pop up Flash on A65

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enemjii
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Pop up Flash on A65
4 months ago

Recently I took some pictures in the night using the cameras pop up flash and realized that often times after quick consecutive shots the flash would not fire. It would strobe, but not allow to take a picture. Is it because it is still recycling or is it trying to cool down?

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Re: Pop up Flash on A65
In reply to enemjii, 4 months ago

It's because it's recycling. If you're using full power the flash has to build the charge back up before it can flash at full power again. If you trigger the flash before it's had a chance to fully recharge it will go off with whatever charge it had built up (less than full power). However, if you are using a lower flash power setting you can probably do a few back to back before it needs to fully recharge.
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Re: Pop up Flash on A65
In reply to thebustos, 4 months ago

thebustos wrote:

It's because it's recycling. If you're using full power the flash has to build the charge back up before it can flash at full power again. If you trigger the flash before it's had a chance to fully recharge it will go off with whatever charge it had built up (less than full power). However, if you are using a lower flash power setting you can probably do a few back to back before it needs to fully recharge.
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Yup...

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