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Old 6th June 2011
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3rd party flashguns giving you TTL

Perhaps it would be a good idea to list flashguns that can give you TTL with an E-series camera.

I'll start with Metz models. Provided you get the Olympus/Panasonic versions, the Metz flashguns giving you TTL are:

System flashes (inc. items no longer sold marked as *)

24 AF-1 digital, 36 AF-4 digital, 36 AF-5 digital, 44 AF-1 digital, 48 AF-1 digital *, 50 AF-1 digital, 58 AF-1 digital *, 58 AF-2 digital.

SCA flashes (universal flash with hotshoe specific adapter, SCA 3202 for Olympus E)

44 MZ-2 digital *, 45 CL-4 digital, 54 MZ-4i digital *, 76 MZ-5 digital.


15 MS-1 digital.
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Re: 3rd party flashguns giving you TTL

Hi, I was just about to post this.. Ive been using a Vivitar DF 383 oLY which retails for about 99 on Ebay but I bough tit from the US for much much cheaper!! ANyway, The flashgun is awesome. It worked rocksteady till about 3 months ago when it went kaput!! I've sent it back to vivitar who are sending me a brand new one!!
But as I have a gig this weekend, I needed a flash. Found

Which is actually a rebranded Vivitar 383, and is sold by a UK company. I would say the flash is somehwere between FL 36 and FL50, though closer to the the FL50 . Ive just recieved this (a day after I ordered it) and I think for 74.99 its a CRACKING deal for a full auto TTL flash for Oly. It has manual mode, slave and optical triggering as well. Works fine with radio triggers and has the all important Red light assisst!
E-520, E-30, 14-54Mk2, Sigma 30mm f1.4, 14-42, 40-150mm f3.5-4.5, 18-180mm f3.5-6.3, OM 50mm f1.8, OM 135mm f2.8, Vivitar DF 383, 3xYong Nuo YN460 MK2
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