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Old Jun 12, 2005, 6:37 AM   #1
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I've been on the look out for an external flash for my A200and when used 5600HS(D) showed up for $200, I jumped on the deal. The flash manual indicates thatthere is a built in AF assistlamp, which should engage in low light situations. Asit was discussed in many forums,A200is great camera with only one drawback - focusing in dim light. So, I was certainly looking forward to improving AF situation. However, the lamp on the flash does not engage. I am suspecting that logic to turn on AF assist lamp is usually built into a camera, not in a flash. Since A200 does not have a built in light, it would not support turning on anexternal light either.Am IentirelySOL with the flash AF lamp?
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Old Jun 13, 2005, 2:59 AM   #2
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The A200 (more generally the Ax series), as the manual say, does not support AF assist lamp.
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