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Small E5 compatible flash?

I want to set up a twin flash system for macro on my E5.

I have an FL50R, but it's a bit big and heavy - especially if I add another one. A pair of FL36Rs would probably also be too heavy.

Can anyone recommend a small RC flash that will work with an E5, please?

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Re: Small E5 compatible flash?

Hi Jim, I know you mentioned a 'small RC twin flash' system for the E5... would this fit the bill? https://www.amazon.co.uk/Flexible-Sa...ead+ring+flash

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Re: Small E5 compatible flash?

I assume you want RC for the high speed shutter? Just bear in mind that for macro and high f stops it's the speed of the spark that is the effective shutter speed. So being limited to 1\250th in reality is no problem. Bearing that in mind, the new STF-8 is perfect, lightweight and just magic to use.

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Re: Small E5 compatible flash?

The little FL-20 has worked fine with my E-series

its not for the inbuilt RC (but then I don't like the way the Oly system works as I usually want no front flash) and I use a cactus trigger instead

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Re: Small E5 compatible flash?

Thanks for all the replies.

I'm going for a pair of FL-20s.

I already have a Metz ring flash, but I want to try a twin flash set up.

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Re: Small E5 compatible flash?

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Bearing that in mind, the new STF-8 is perfect, lightweight and just magic to use.
....and so it should - it's got 450 good reasons to be!

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