Before you start, Installing the batteries, Before you – Canon 220 EX User Manual
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Installing the Batteries
Install one of the following types
(1) Four size-AA alkaline batter-
(2) Four size-AA nickel-hydride
Slide the battery compart-
ment cover as shown by
the arrow and flip it up.
Insert the batteries with
the contacts oriented as
shown in the battery com-
Use four new batteries of
the same type.
To prevent faulty connections,
make sure the battery contacts
Battery Life and Recycling Time
Size-AA alkaline batteries
0.1 to 4.5 sec.
No. of Flashes
250 to 1700
• The above specifications are based on Canon's testing standards.
• Using size-AA nickel-hydride batteries will yield only about 70 to 80 percent of
the flashes (1550 mAh at full output) obtainable with size-AA alkaline batteries.
The recycling time will also be about half the time with size-AA alkaline batteries.
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