Maintenance, Temperature – Sony HVL-MT24AM User Manual

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 The flash unit may be used over a temperature range of 0 °C to 40 °C.

 Do not expose the flash unit to extremely high temperatures (e.g. in direct

sunlight inside a vehicle) or high humidity.

 To prevent condensation forming on the flash, place it in a sealed plastic bag

when bringing it from a cold environment into a warm environment. Allow it to

reach room temperature before removing it from the bag.

 Battery capacity decreases at colder temperatures. Keep your camera and spare

batteries in a warm inside pocket when shooting in cold weather.


may light on even when there is some power left in the batteries in cold weather.

Batteries will regain some of their capacity when warmed to normal operating


 This flash unit is not waterproof. Be careful not to bring it into contact with

water or sand when using it at the seashore, for example. Contact with water,

sand, dust, or salt may result in a malfunction.


Remove this unit from the camera. Clean the flash with a dry soft cloth. If the

flash has been in contact with sand, wiping will damage the surface, and it should

therefore be cleaned gently using a blower. In the event of stubborn stains, use a

cloth lightly dampened with a mild detergent solution, and then wipe the unit clean

with a dry soft cloth. Never use strong solvents, such as thinner or benzene, as

these damage the surface finish.