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Old Sep 22, 2011, 1:40 AM   #11
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Thanks Jim and Phil for your help in answering my question. It's apparent at this point that a dedicated third-party flash for the HS20 doesn't exist.

Luckily the HS20 lets me save my most-used flash settings in 'C' (custom) mode, an option the HS10 offers as well. I leave the Sunpak 383 in the auto mode that matches the camera settings, so most of the time all I have to do is put the flash on the camera, set the camera's mode dial to 'C' and fire away. After using the combination for a few weeks, I've found the HS20 and the Sunpak compliment each other remarkably well. I'm not at all unhappy to keep the relationship going.

Thanks again. Your input is much appreciated.
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Old Oct 27, 2011, 12:37 AM   #12
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Hello from Russia.
I am also the owner of the camera and watched a lot of information on the flash unit to it.
Likely for Fuji fit flash from Nikon.
Because:
1. Previously, Fuji and Nikon cooperated in the production of flash.
2. Fuji uses a third-party manufacturers (Sunpak) for their production, and is likely to pay for Sunpak for development of a new protocol will not (easier use protocol of Nikon, fuji should have a right to it).

Most likely just changed the location of the pins on the connector.

To check, you need flash Nikon and HS20. If someone owns it, I can tell how to do it.
Unfortunately, I do not have flash Nikon.
Here is information about Nikon connector http://pinoutsguide.com/DigitalCameras/nikon_hotshoe_pinout.shtml

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Thanks Oleg

very useful information

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Old Mar 27, 2012, 8:00 AM   #14
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Thanks Oleg

very useful information

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Hello, the topic is a bit off.

no word on compatibility with HS20?

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Old Mar 27, 2012, 6:19 PM   #15
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Hello, the topic is a bit off.

no word on compatibility with HS20?

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Hello!
I'm buy Nikon Flash
Since the hotshoe is on the Nikon another, Flash of flexible wires connected.
To check more thoroughly and the wire is not flew, I made a connector to the hot shoe.
After that, the flash stopped working - was determined for 3 seconds and the icon on the display disappears.

Perhaps the reason for the resistance of wires or contacts. I was too lazy to investigate.

Now there are inexpensive flash Fuji EF-42 ($ 180) in the online stores.

It also ordered a wireless remote shutter release. For Fuji did not sell. Ordered for the other models, try to change, it is easier than the flash.
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Hello!
I'm buy Nikon Flash
Since the hotshoe is on the Nikon another, Flash of flexible wires connected.
To check more thoroughly and the wire is not flew, I made a connector to the hot shoe.
After that, the flash stopped working - was determined for 3 seconds and the icon on the display disappears.

Perhaps the reason for the resistance of wires or contacts. I was too lazy to investigate.

Now there are inexpensive flash Fuji EF-42 ($ 180) in the online stores.

It also ordered a wireless remote shutter release. For Fuji did not sell. Ordered for the other models, try to change, it is easier than the flash.

Wow, what a pity!

Actually the price is high and no alternative exit, only one solution: buy the EF-42.

Here in Brazil the price of the EF-42 is + - $ 416.00

I'm waiting for a friend to come to America and bring one for me (if he can find!).

Thank you!
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