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Old Oct 7, 2005, 10:07 PM   #1
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I have a Konica Minolta Dimage A200 and a Minolta Macro 1200 AF Ring Flash unit.

The Ring Flash works fine on my Minolta 5 and Minolta 700si non-digital SLRs. The A200 seems to be working 100% although I have not had it for long enough to put it through its paces.

According to the A200 manual, this flash works with the A200.

However, when I use them together, the flash fires but does NOT cut out - similar behaviour to say my (A200-incompatible) 5400HS flash unit - and fully overexposes the image to white.

Am I doing something wrong?

Is the A200 manual wrong i.e. is the 1200 Ring Flash INCOMPATIBLE with the A200?

Is there any way round this problem?

Thanks in anticipation

Warren


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Old Oct 7, 2005, 11:33 PM   #2
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Warren:

It is my understanding that there may be more than one version of theMacro Ring Flash Controller MFC-1000 (and you may need the new one to get it to work with Digital)..

But, I don't know anyone that's tried it yet to see for sure.

You'll probably need to use it in Manual without the newer Controller.

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Old Oct 7, 2005, 11:39 PM   #3
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P.S.

You made this post in our Konica Minolta DSLR Forum which is for the Konica-Minolta DSLR models like the Maxxum 7D or 5D.

For questions about your DiMAGE A200, we have a different Konica Minolta Forum setup, where you may find other A200 owners that know more about this camera.

So, I'll move this thread there now.

BTW, Welcome to the Forums!
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