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Electronic flash capacitors

Trying to find the capacity in microfarads & the operating voltage of capacitors for a metz flash an older version with a metz code of 502/108 (B1) A2 and a siemans cade or part numberB43405-SO317. Any help in identification would be of great assistance

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Re: electronic flash capacitors

Modern portable Metz flashes are 330V, while the CT60 series which is the succesor model to 502 model are 360V. Early potato masher flashes from Metz used 500V. It is possible the 502 was a 500V unit. Remove the old flash capacitor and connect a small 600V rated cap in its place and you can measure the voltage with a voltmeter when you switch on the inverter.

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Re: electronic flash capacitors

Maybe I can help.

Is it the main capacity?

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