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Old Mar 19, 2007, 10:46 AM   #1
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I just bought a BG-E3 grip for my Rebel XTi....

Since this has additional battery capacity, and I purchased 820mh battery packs for it.... will it improve my Internal Flash Recycles times?
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Old Mar 19, 2007, 2:20 PM   #2
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It might increase the flash recycle time of the built-in flash. If one battery is low and the flash fires the battery might not be able to handle the load of the flash recharging. Having the extra battery could help - note that, I said "could" because I don't really know. Just thinking out loud.

But in normal usage, I don't believe it will help. You'll get more flashes becuase you've got more available power. But they won't occure any faster most of the time.

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Old Apr 27, 2007, 3:04 AM   #3
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No it won't make it any faster than a "fresh battery" cycle time, but it will help it from getting longer for longer due to battery drain than a single battery.
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