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How to Charge Metz Dryfit Batteries

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Metz manufactures a wide range of photographic equipment designed for the consumer and the professional. Many of their products can be used with different kinds of batteries, depending on the photographer's needs. One type is the Dryfit battery which

Metz manufactures a wide range of photographic equipment designed for the consumer and the professional. Many of their products can be used with different kinds of batteries, depending on the photographer's needs. One type is the Dryfit battery which has a long life but requires a slightly different charging process than other battery types. Using the proper technique, you can charge a Metz Dryfit battery and help maximise use of your Metz photographic accessories.

Skill level:Easy

Things you need

Metz dryfit batteryMetz battery charger

Instructions

1 Set the switch on the Metz Dryfit battery to "Off." The white area of the battery will be exposed in this setting.

2 Set the battery type switch on the charger to "Dryfit."

3 Plug the battery into the charging unit.

4 Plug the charging unit into a wall outlet.

5 Avoid disturbing the unit during the charging process. The red and green lights on the battery will remain on until it reaches 80% of its maximum charge, then the red light will shut off. The battery will take approximately 6 hours to reach 80% charge and another 6 hours to reach maximum charge.

Tips and warnings

If the red charging light remains on after more than 6 hours of charging, the battery is dead and ready to be replaced.

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