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Is it normal for "modeling flash" to cause taser sounds in Nikon D80 with its built in flash?

I turned on the modeling flash option in my Nikon D80 It makes my built in flash into a temporary flashlight when I hold down the Depth OF Field button. Both the aperture stops down and the flash is ...
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What is the point of setting modeling lights to dim when the flash fires if, in fact, they take too long to dim?

I have these studio flashes by Mettle - One of the switches on the back lets you dim the modeling light when the flash fires. I typically use this setting (ie. dim when flash fires). I recently got ...
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How (electrically speaking) do flashes dim modeling lights

Most modeling lights allow lighting with variable intensity. What technology do they use for that? Is it voltage reduction, some kind of AC throttling?
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What do I look for when replacing modeling light bulbs?

What characteristics have to be taken into consideration when replacing modeling light bulbs? For instance, can a 240V standard light bulb be plugged into a 90V modeling light bulb socket? How would ...