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Does anyone know if I can use an Olympus T32 flash gun on the hot shoe of a Fujifilm S9500? If not how can I find out?
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There was a thread on here a while ago about using 'wrong' flashes on these cameras and I think the answer is no. It might damage the camera. Something to do with voltage (?)
I suggest a trawl through the 'cameras' forum looking under 'Fuji' before you try it!
Thanks for your reply. It's all to do with the trigger voltage being high or low. A bit of googling tells me the the T32 is around 12 volts but I dont know if thats considered to be high or low.
Sorry, can't help more than that but at least you now know there could be a potentially destructive problem!
There's some fairly confusing advice on there but it might just help.
Should be OK...
Take a look here - scroll down to 'Olympus' and the trigger voltages look to be fine. OK - 'The Pundits' say '6v' is the figure for digital but... my Sigma SD9, Nikon D70, Nikon D200 and D300 manuals ALL say 250v are OK.
>< 7 and 14v as reported on the link should be fine.
If in any doubt - get a Wien adapter.
Rule of thumb only, But most digital operate at 6 volts, Maybe less.
Safe option " If in doubt " don't try using it.
Or use a " Safe Sync " made by Wein, This goes between the camera & the flash, Basically soaks up any overvoltages.
That said the Wein Safe Sync is around £45 quid....For that you could buy a flash unit that will be safe to use....
Sure you could use it remotely to, But lets face it, The T32 is a fairly basic unit, No bounce, Sits close to the camera, Pin arrangement is Oly specific, I have one around here somewhere, No plans to park it on my digital cameras though....!!!
EDIT: Beaten by Mike.... But add to my comment, The T32 sits almost on top of the camera, You may have issues with the lens/body creating a shadow in the lower part of an image, Assuming it works that is..
EDIT 2: Mike is that Wein adapter the same as the safe sync, I wonder...???
Quote: But lets face it, The T32 is a fairly basic unit
It was 'Le boule de Chien' if you owned an 'Oly' back then!!!!
Thanks for your interest from what i've seen and read I think it looks OK.
Quote: No bounce,
It was 'Le boule de Chien' if you owned an 'Oly' back then
LOL...That would be me....Chuckle....
Absolutely agree though....Was a great unit so well made too, My old one is around here somewheres, Its in mint condition too..
Quote: Look again
Correct Mon Ami !
(What are we bid for a mint Oly T32 from Vince then... come along now - form a line! Get yer bid in 'ere!!!)
Quote: Look again
Stands corrected.... Was thinking of the T20....
Quote: (What are we bid for a mint Oly T32 from Vince then... come along now - form a line! Get yer bid in 'ere!!!)
LOL, Make that an orderly cue please....
But my OM2 & OM10 ( all black quartz ) would be very lonley with out it....
Google is my friend.
Thanks for your help
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