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Old 02-29-2008   #1
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Hello All,

Excuse me if there is a thread that explains this already, but what is the difference between Mono-lights, Strobes and Contstant lights? What are the pros-n-cons of each type of lighting and which is preferrable for traveling and mobility?

If someone knows where this basics thread is, please let me know.

Thank you,
NJ

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Mono lights have the power unit built in and can be considered strobes. Strobes can also be configured in a way that has a battery pack with lights that plug in. Constant lights or "hot lights" are just that, they are constantly on and do not flash.

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And this board's search function may do wonders for you too, nikonjedi
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Fellas, thank you very much. That helps a whole lot.

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