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Old Mar 31, 2008, 5:20 PM   #1
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I have a sony dsc-h9 it has a build in flash, which i find to be to overpowering. Is there anyway of connecting an external flash, so I can have more control?


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Old Mar 31, 2008, 6:42 PM   #2
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The only kind of additional flash would be an external slave flash like the Phoenix Model ZB(S-92Mi which I believe B&H carries. A slave flash needs the H-9's built-in flash to act a "trigger."

So what a slave will do is to give you bounce light of the ceiling, it will probably balance out you lighting more effectively. Here is a photo of the slave flash mounted on an H-9.

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Old Apr 1, 2008, 1:53 PM   #3
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Do you have a link for a place I could buy one of these? Is there any reviews?

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Old Apr 1, 2008, 2:40 PM   #4
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You can find the slave flash at B&H (www.bhphotovideo.com). I have not seen any reviews of this particular flash. I will charge up the battery on the H-9 and will take a sample photo for you this afternoon.

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I have read the reviews on that site, they point out the poor build quality. Have you had any problems with this?

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The slave flash has functioned perfectly for the 6 months that I have owned it. The battery compartment is pretty tight and the AA batteries are often hard to remove. But you just have to be patient.

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Here is the photo example that I promised with the slave flash.

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Thats for that, I am trying to find one in the uk.


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