What is photoflash?

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Photoflash Battery
... A photoflash battery is a specialized zinc-carbon battery optimized to provide a high electric current output for a short duration of time, such as required to fire a flashbulb ... Photoflash cells were in production during the flashbulb era, and were slowly phased out as alkaline cells came into general usage ... The photoflash cell was produced as a 1.5 volt size D and size C cell ...
Photoflash Capacitor
... A photoflash capacitor is an electrolytic capacitor used in flash cameras, professional flashes, and also in solid-state laser power supplies ... tubes require very high current for a very short time to operate, photoflash capacitors are designed to supply high discharge current pulses without excessive internal heating ... usually used for power supply filtering at power frequency, a photoflash capacitor is designed to have lower ESR, ESL, and capacitance manufacturing tolerance, but does not need as high a working temperature ...