Updating firmware on nikon sb 900
You really need to get a grip on how different battery technologies work. Your life will be better-much, much better, and so will your flash performance! Get it from Thomas Distributing (if you're in the US, or perhaps elsewhere as well).Your rechargeable batteries, however, will work no better than the charger you use. (They have the worst web site in the world and also the best customer service in the world.)Other chargers from Maha are OK, too, .Ok, so I purchased a new SB-900 Speedlight and now I think I regret it. I bought myself a set of 8 Coppertops Rayovac batteries because I've heard that with recheargable batteries the SB900 overheats. And to think I spent almost 0 dollars in a thing that won't last me a night of shooting.. -- through MY lens I see MY world wrote: Ok, so I purchased a new SB-900 Speedlight and now I think I regret it. I bought myself a set of 8 Coppertops Rayovac batteries because I've heard that with recheargable batteries the SB900 overheats. Additionally, use higher sensitivity setting on camera to reduce illumination requirements.To my surprise after about 70 pictures the flash started overheating, I pull out the first 4 and they burned my hand (nothing major, but it hurted a little bit) and placed 4 cold new batteries. Charlie Davis Nikon 5700, Sony R1, Nikon D50, Nikon D300 Home Page: ever a time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand in need of its experienced patriots to prevent its ruin." -Samuel Adams, 1776 ISO 800, f/2.8 (70-200mm vr lens), speed: 1/25TTL BL and M (1/32)About 55-65 the second time It stopped working!-- Russ Mac Donald I've used several types of rechargeables in my SB900 and the flash overheats the fastest with Ray Ovacs.I've actually had good success with Energizers with a high m Ah rating.It went "beep beep beep" and on the screen a thermometer appeared. I was using the diffusion dome, does that makes any difference?Isn't there something out there as good as the Sb900 that doesn't overheats? or is it for "special ocassions" The Nikon SB-900 is the most advanced flash-unit that Nikon has released to date.
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There are other very good rechargeables, but for you, start with the Eneloops.