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Can someone please tell me what I'm doing wrong! It has a second pin for some proprietary function, but it looks to be in a position that won't touch any of the proprietary pins on the G-series' hotshoe once on the camera.

To Panasonic's credit, the camera manual for the FZ20 states that "external flash units used other than Panasonic's should be designed for use on a digital camera and have a trigger voltage compliant with ISO less than 24 volts.

Anyhow, here is my "for what it's worth" entry to this forum. Air Force exchange in England. It's been years since the last time it was used. But it still appears to be operational, that is, it charges up and recharges in the stated time interval and fires OK, off the camera Now, how about this I consistently read 3.

Since this is the lowest reading I've seen reported anywhere for this model and have no way of knowing whether it's valid or not, I'm speculating that the unit may be defective owing to long periods of inactivity. Just measured my old Vivitar made in Japan with a digital multimeter and I get between 5.

Used a digital voltmeter and had our companies electrician verify the results. What I am interested is will those flash perform the following: Will power-zooming still functioning?

Will the flash emit focus-assist beam in the dark? If you have tried them on your G3 or G5. Please let me know. I already work with the TLA , but i'm not satisfied. I want to work with a Philips 38CT flash. Has anyone measured the volts? They stated that the d models are a low voltage model. And that the specific voltage of the d flash was 5 volts. I was hesitant to use it with the Digital Rebel fearing the high-voltage issue.

Well, yesterday I measured the voltage with two different Digital Voltmeters one is Wavetek, other was a cheap brand and measured the same voltage: I am an electrical engineer - you can be sure that I measured correctly. With this information I have begun to use with the d - and so far the results are very good! Thanks for putting this together. Novatron Pack - 7. I measured mine with a digital meter and the highest amount measured was only 7,6 volts. So I don't understand the differences with the measurements on your site.

Measured with an analogue voltmeter impedance ohm per V in the pc contact, it shows only two volts, and the polarity is positive in the outer shield of the contact and negative in the centered pin. Dear Mike, It is 6 volts dc. Most current production Sunpak flashes are 6, the exception is the J series at 12 volts dc.

Old Sunpak flashes, more than 20 years ago, would be about volts dc. Thank you, Marc H. The triggering voltage is 30 volts. I inserted new batteries and measured the voltage between the trigger pin and side contact.

Voltage between center pin and side contact fluctuated between 5. Fired it several times and got very consistent readings. Gonna try it with my Ricoh Caplio GX for fun. Comes out to 5. I would highly recommend the modification to anyone that cares to do it. I presume the second pin served some "dedicated" function for the Ricoh, but not sure what. You may include that in the excellent summary page.

I guess this puts it squarely in the "my call" category for use on my Digital Rebel. Has anyone in this board used flashes with around 11 Volts on a Rebel or D camera? Any practical experiences to share? A number of off-site links are 'ing, I know that's not your fault, but it would be so nice if the new locations could be found in at least some cases. I do not bother about the stop setting of the lens.

Being able to use the digital camera for evaluation of the light distribution and as exposure meter is a real blessing. So it's a definite No-No for digital cameras. Sorry I can't be any more precise, but the multimeter is analog. USA Thu, 30 Dec 04 at Tip for the electronic handyman To use this old flash as an external slave flash, I connected a BPX43 or equiv.

The Base connection is not used and cutted off The slave flash fires from a distance of ca. The current models of the HV made in China have a trigger voltage of approximately 6V.

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Very informative site for C owners My reading is volts. Thanks for a very informative website. There may be a timing issue with the digital but at least the voltage will be OK. I would like to add some more to your collection. All flash setting at Manual M mode and switch on continuously: Vivitar Pentax AFT 7.

A separate eMail was also sent ahead to this one making someone happy ;o Rino Tan "helloooasan yahoo. Used calibrated Radioshack DVM. I got V versus the V Alaistair got. I was using fresh Lithium photo batteries which may explain the higher voltage. My digicam Kodak DX is rated up to V for an external flash unit. Sounds impressive and safe but a Kodak technical paper does recommend using a voltage regulator to 'protect the cameras circuitry'.

Wonder if it's safe to use the Hanimex unregulated or not? Can anyone please help? It says Londa has anyone heard about this again? I measured the voltage with an electronic multimeter and it says V does it have any connection with the model name RX? Then I decided to test it with my new Olympus C So it should be ok. I pushed the shutter button, not without fear I must say, but everything went ok at the end!

I tested the synch voltage of the one I have from Japan with a voltimeter, and it reports 8. This is twice as high you currently have listed. Checked on Fluke DVM. The flash may or may not work. You may try it, and since the camera has a built in voltage regulator there should be no adverse effects if it does not work. Both flashes are quite old, from the 70's I presume. Well here are the results: I asked Olympus tech support about the trigger voltage for the C This is their reply: There is no trigger voltage from the camera ; it is whatever is generated by your flash The concern is the "Back EMF" generated in that circuit after the flash has fired.

The firing circuit is protected by reverse polarity so that the Back EMF is not a problem either.. Consumer Products Group 1 ext. Sunpak tech advised me the extra. Also when testing pc connections. Leave enough off the probe tip so you can make contact with center part of pc connection.

This will stop the probe tip from slipping off and causeing a short to the neg part of the pc connecton. It also works with hot shoe contacts. I've test my cheap Achiever flash trigger voltage and the result it's show 3 volt Only Thank's to u all I feel that I am not able to zoom in the same way like a Nikon 3. Any suggesions Will be greatly appreciated! Thanks Mike Mike A. Thanks for keeping me from frying things before the warranty even expired by hooking up an old Vivitar to the hotshoe.

Just got a Phoenix slave flash with the hopes of being able to use it with both digital and older 35mm cameras. From your site I was left with the impression that Canon Powershot models all used a pre-flash for the built-in flash.

This is a good thing because my G5 seems to operate with a pre-flash when set to "auto" mode but only fires a single flash in "program", "AV", "TV" or "manual" modes as best as I can determine.

Even my older Powershot A20 acts similarly: Is this in fact a commom trait with other models as well? I bought the unit used, without a manual, and I don't even know the guide number Is there a reasonable way to use a slave strobe with this A80?? Thanks for the feedback. Agfatronics CB Result: I phoned Olympus UK tech line and was told 6v to v yes v!! I was so gobsmacked I forgot to ask if this was because the camera has a built in safety device.

Does anybody else have any info on this camera? I had to fix it, though. When you tried to trigger the strobes it would just make a clicking sound and nothing would happen. So I started tracing through the circuit and found that one of the capacitors was not charging. So I kept looking around and located a 40A triac that looked like it wasn't functioning.

So I jumped the gate pin to one side and wala the charge light came on and it worked! So traced backwards and found an optocoupled phototransistor was bad. I couldn't see the number on top because it had worn away. So I went into my parts collection and picked up the first optocoupler that I found and figured what the heck I can't lose anything.

Good news is that it worked first time! I also measured the trigger voltage for this reference page. Good thing I read this page, I would never have known about Canon's low voltage requirement.

I am going to go ahead and build the isolator circuit listed on here as that should just take a few minutes and I have all the parts. Hmm if there are other people interested in this circuit I could build them for rather cheap.

Using the method described in this website too, i got only a small 1. I haven't measured the pc sync.. Using it with G3 or maybe another powershot series, i'm using manual mode on the camera ND filter off, flash white balance Bill McKelvie Fri, 30 Apr 04 at I hope this information helps and I would like to obtain confirmation from someone else I am using it without problems, but one never knows I was wondering if anyone could send me some information on the functions of this flash.

Any insight is greatly appreciated. Where do I get the latest version of the Canon Image Browser, may be that would help!? First the error 02 appeared after turning the camera off and on again the strobe works fine. Measured the voltage and the voltmeter said V Stop using it now. I've checked out the VM as a nice safe 6 volts, center positive.

Very nice write up, thank you very much for sharing these info! Working with Canon Powershot G5. It came with no instructions and although it was explained to me upon purchase i cannot recall how to use it properly.

What do the red and blue dots and the M do? How do I read the scale on the back? Thanks for the help. The 10D and lenses work wonderfully well - marvellous sensor, great quality prints - but I have no faith any more in Canon. A dreadful shame because when they are good they are very, very good - but my impression is they just don't care any more so any further investment is contraindicated This is one you didn't have in your chart.

Seven point Zero Six. I recorded my fix and posted it on this site. I hope it is helpful. I have been using a Vivitar connected to the hotshoe by cable with an ordinary not sync-safe adapter.

It worked fine for about a year. Recently, the seemed to develop a short circuit. I may have damaged the hotshoe circuit. The camera works fine as does the built in flash. If that is the case, is it worth fixing?

Can it be fixed. Will the Canon Speedlite transmitter trigger a peanut flash on a non-Canon unit? Any help much appreciated. Positive on single pin, negative on rail contact. Thanks for saving my digital camera! All positive voltages Thanks for all the great info and instruction. Trying to put my fears at ease after reading all the "should work" comments. I just purchased Canon G5. I currently shoot nikon F for film and want to eventually add Nikon digital slr to my setup.

Also I've been reading about options for off camera firing with digital cameras. Anyone have experience yet with the Wein digital smart slaves or the Ikelite lite-link.

Finally, the voltage stats for the SB are within range of the 6v powershot max. Would a wein safe sync take care of the proprietary pins and make taping them unnecessary? Could a standard hot shoe to hot shoe adapter take care of this since the voltage is within range? Sure appreciate any real world experience or suggestions. I have a Canon Powershot Pro70 camera I have a Albinar MDZ electronic flash.

I can't not get this to go "flash" on this camera.. I have learned that the left hand side "shoe -rail" has a " switch " ; built into along the show rail that needs to be depressed I can manually trigger the flash by shorting neg shoe rails to pos. So my final question here is Shouldn't I be able to connect the neg. I've put a wedge to push the switch contacts closed to simulate the flash shoe closing the switch when inserted into the slide rails ; then the pos. Please let me know any of any suggestions..

Oh by the way this is my 1st post here ; great site.. I have been reading ALL info I can about this camera.. Take care ; happy shooting and tinkering if you fix things relating to photography.

The Trigger-voltage is 5. They tell their customers in a hard to find support-page, http: We do supply a DG flash gun which will be compatible for Minolta fit, if you would like some info on this please contact us. Digital one showed higher voltage. I believe it is due to higher input impedance of digital multimeter so it is more accurate.

Konica Hexar HX Auro 5. Vivitar about 40 v. Wont be using this flash on my EOS! I also checked my tester and it tested ok, the v is accurate. Hope this info helps! I see it cycle down to 0v then back up to 5.

Its voltage is fantastic 3. Oto Durkovic Slovakia Tue, 14 Oct 03 at Do I have to add a plugin, if so where do I get it from. Any one tried the Vivitar DF remote slave with power level adjustment. I had just put brand new AA batteries in the flash. The tech guy didn't know and neither did his mentor, but he called the headquarters and talked to an engineer. The engineer had tried that flash and said it would work as is. However, he recommended, just to be safe, to get a safe sync capacitor.

Local photo stores don't sell one, but Wein supposedly makes one. As soon as I touch one lead of the multimeter to the hotshoe edge conector the flash fires! So I can't measure the voltage. With all the talk of trigger voltage concerns, I would like to be reassured that this particular flash is safe to use. The sales lady says the trigger voltage is 9V. However, there are other pins too. Is this safe to use on the digital camera?

I have just measured the strobe votage and it is 2 V. I bought this flash two days ago. You might want to update your web site. I have been performing various tests in my equipment. First of all, strobe built-in assist beam doesn't really work with G3. I'm not sure about a firmware update to improve this feature. I'll take a look. I've heard that firmware update can be dangarous.

You can halt your camera system completely if the update is not correct. Have you heard about this? E-TTL works fine in all modes except "M" mode. I think using manual mode must be very dificult, as soon as, you have to set the aperture for each exposure.

You have to check the object's distance and the strobe zoom, and know exactly each GN for each strobe zoom position. It must be tiresome. I will continue testing my equipment and I will inform you of each news. I still have a Wein safe sinc and I will test it with a non-dedicates Canon strobe.

It has given me a wealth of information. I just measured the trigger voltage on my Sunpak unkown vintage, I bought it used. It was measured on the hot shoe auto attachment. I used a friend's top of the line Micronita Radio Shack digital multimeter with fresh batteries.

The flash had new alkaline cells. At full charge, with the flash set at full power ratio, man. I think the theory about the varying quality of components is spot on. Flash voltages for older units. My older Sunpak reads 26 volts.

My older Vivitar reads at volts. I use both on my older mechanical Nikons and even on my new Fuji Sz digital. Fuji claims that you can use any automatic flash and they seem to be correct. Never had a problem and have used these flashes extensively. Aparently, Fuji incorporates an internal hot shoe based voltage reducer as part of their electronics. Excellent camera for a digital. They offer the first digital to have a built in hot shoe and have apparently taken the voltage problem into account.

I'll definitely be stopping by photorants again to learn more from you. Thanks for sharing all this great stuff with people. Trigger voltage on Britek AS strobe-1 5. Can it damage the camera? I must say whoever did the design should keep up the great work: I wanted to leave a tip for anyone setting up an off-camera studio strobe setup: Buy the cheapest strobe unit that you can safely mount on the hotshoe of your PowerShot. Use this as the trigger for the slaves on your external flashes.

To avoid flooding the scene with the light from your mounted flash, cover the business end with unexposed slide film that has been processed. This will block the visible light but still trigger your slaves. The internal resistance of my el'cheapo voltmeter is not high enough - when I measure at the 10 Volt scale it shows 2 Volt but on the Volt scale it gives roughly 50 Volt - so the actual trigger voltage might be even higher.

Eek, no more use of that one on my EOS camera: A Sunpak PZaf Flash unit to support any low light shooting. Any suggestions or comment is highly appreciated!!!!

I hope to hear from anybody's comment!!!! An amateur in love with the moment. My photographs express what i see through my own eyes. Havent you realized that each one of us has a special way of seeing things? Did you see this recent PhotoRant entry actually pre-dating your mail?

Fri, 11 Jul 03 at Focal Kmart brand Pro Professional automatic thyristor bounce electronic flash. Voltage that I measured was V. Pc socket hook up. Don't know who made it for K-mart. Love the bounce flash.

Just bought a used Canon A1. I was going to use the flash with the A1. I can't thank you enough for your Web Site. This site has reviews and buying guide for all digital cameras and accessories found online.

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We will be very grateful to you if you do so. This will benefit both of us in link popularity and enhance visitor's experience and traffic. If you are interested, you can also submit your link for inclusion on our site at http: I am finding out through forums that this is a fairly common problem in G1s but Canon says they know nothing about it.

Your site doesn't mention it. What's the truth in this matter? It's 6v, it is designed for and is therefore safe to use it in any modern cameras. It's not thyristor based. Voltage at the hot shoe contacts is 5. I am guessing that it's thyristor based cousin SC exhibits high contact voltage, although I didn't had the opportunity to test one.

I am basing this assumption on the fact that, when a thyristor is used, the gate triggering voltage comes from the anode of the thyristor which has high voltage. On such a cheap flash, most chances are that a special drive circuitry is not used and the anode voltage appears on the contacts. So, if you are afraid of frying your camera, measure the SC before buying. Otoh, PC is entirely safe for any type of modern camera.

They also said that the Wein-safe sync might help As I couldn't find a safe-sync here in Australia, I am now using my flash as a slave with the aid of a second-hand bracket and a Wein peanut slave.

With the G3 set on manual mode the flash will only fire once and the slave will fire correctly. I think you can also set the flash manually in other modes, but I haven't tried it yet Works pretty well - and the bracket balances a lot better than a hot-shoe mounted flash, although it does get in the way of the flip out screen a bit. The on board flash at low settings fills ou the shadows in the bounce nicely, and if i don't want that , I just cover it with my hand - the slave is blu-taced to the front of the flash so it still see enough reflected light to fire.

Because of some unfortunate events I lost my Canon software cd. I manage to download some of the softwares but can somebody tell me where do I download Zoombrowser Ex. Been searching the web for it but all I can find are the updates Is this at all possible? Any information would be great! Just stick the camera in and open Image Capture or iPhoto and download the photos.

Works with both cameras on all my machines Powerbook G4, G4 and iMac. Such an error makes me wonder what else you might have got incorrect on your otherwise brilliant reviews. Thu, 12 Jun 03 at Can anybody help me!!! Has anyone actually fried the circuits in a G3 using a high voltage flash? I have heard a couple of woeful tales about worst-case strobes, however.

Tue, 10 Jun 03 at I have since found my other T32 and it gives a steady reading of My Olympus T32 that I bought in gave a reading of between 9. For some reason I got lower readings using new Duracell batteries than batteries from the same batch that were partly used!. Anyway, the voltages were not stable during measurement. I got a reading of volts! I have used the T32 on my Canon G3 and as I have not been having problems I will continue to risk it. I tried to use the Unomat, but it would not fire - probably just as well.

Maybe the G3 has a cut-off mechanism to detect higher voltages?. Thanks for providing information regarding this sort of thing. Trigger Voltage - 8.

No TTL capalbe hot-shoe on the F I measured volts with my Fluke multimeter. Hopefully using this times with my X didn't damage anything The white light from the G3 will be activated every time.

I will be using the G3 in studio. Instead of using the flash built into the camera, I want to use my Norman studio lights. Right now I use Kodak cameras that have PC synch cord outlets. Do you know where I can buy this adpater? I assume it's third-party because Canon told me their hot-shoe cord only connects to Canon strobes.

When my Kodak DC is too far for a synch cord, I just use the built in flash in the camera. Can I do that with the G3? Apparently there is a lag between their shutter and external flash and the light from the external flash never reaches the CCD.

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