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Old Jul 23, 2004, 12:37 AM   #1
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Hi guys and gals,
I was wondering if anyone could help me out here.

I'm needed to buy an external flash for my Olympus C750 and my Nikon F65, but can't work out which generic flashes are or arent compatible.

I found this one, which is within my budget, and I was hoping it would be compatible with both my cameras, being as it's generic.
http://www.dealtime.com/xPF-Sunpak_1600A

ANy help would be greatly appreciated!
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Old Jul 23, 2004, 2:35 AM   #2
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The Sunpak 1600A is UNSAFE for use with digital cameras due to its high trigger voltage, 46 volts. Nothing above 6 volts is recommended for digital cameras.
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Old Jul 23, 2004, 3:59 AM   #3
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Thanks for the info - but do you think it would be ok for my Nikon?
Also mate, can you recommend a flash that will work with both?
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Old Jul 23, 2004, 11:13 AM   #4
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nickbrickett wrote:
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... do you think it would be ok for my Nikon?
I would not use it with the Nikon :|

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There are some Vivitar , Sunpak models which are very good choices . The 1600A is probably a too cheap one, I am surprised that they made a flash with such high trigger voltage at that price ( I saw around 40$ on net).

You can look for flash having 3 or 4 auto settings (F stop settings in auto mode) and also several manual power ratio control ( full, ¼, 1/16 etc …)

Another thing is: You can also get a third party flash, but dedicated to Nikon . So with your Nikon camera, you can have TTL , auto, and manual modes, and with your Olympus (or any other camera) , auto and manual modes.



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Many thanks
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