Metz 45 and Nimhs

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Nick Zentena, Feb 14, 2006.

  1. Nick Zentena

    Nick Zentena Member

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    FWIW it seems Metz has released a new battery holder for Nihms. Metz NiMH Akku 45-56. I guess it's fairly new. No idea how/if it differs from the normal AA holder. Just did a quick search and only found it offered by one shop in Germany. Anybody know what Akku means?
     
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    "Akku" is short for "Akkumulator", meaning rechargeable battery.
     
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    But does the new NIMH holder work with the older flashes? Not that it matters much. It likely costs more then my flash did-)
     
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    The rechargable cluster (NiCad or NiMH) has the contact at different place to let the flash work more effective at lower voltage.