Flash-Ratio Control varying the intensity of individual flash When using two or more flash units, it is possible to provide a flash intensity of 1 and 2 or 2 and 1 respectively. Select the major item with the mode button. Press the + or — button to select 4. Custom settings may be used to change the time of auto power off, or to disable auto power off p. Increase the separation between the equipment and the receiver. Flash UnitsUse the following flash units for off-camera flash photography by cable.
Wide angle diffuser type None Bounce card and reflector plate Optional accessory Bounce positions 45°, 60°, 75°, 90°. A separate bounce attachment is available. The former will not work on Sony Alpha models, but the latter is fully compatible. Wireless high-speed sync photography cannot be used. Use of the built-in wide-angle adapter p. If I have more questions, I will post them. It looked powerful and well made, and had it not had the above-mentioned Minolta weird hotshoe, I might have bought it.
A distance range of 1. The mini-stand has a tripod configuration with a threaded hole to attach the flash unit. I am practicing with it now. Press the select button repeatedly until blinking stops. Press the + or button to select the number of flashes.
It cannot be attached to other Minolta cameras. Use of the built-in wide-angleadapter p. High-speed sync cannot be used. This flash is a superb budget alternative to the Minolta alternatives but is only suitable for their film cameras. This period is extended if the flash is used during this time. Up to four flash units can be connect- ed.
Select the P mode on the camera. Fill flash is used when a photo is taken while the manual fill-flash button on the camera is pressed. There is normally no need to manually adjust zoom coverage. The off-camera flash will not operate if the shutter speed is greater than the sync speed. Select the M mode on the camera. See the camera manual for details. Manual flash provides a fixed flash intensity irrespective of the brightness of the subject and the camera setting.
A distance range of 1. We'll explain how it works, how to set it up and what to watch out for. Always photograph within the indicated flash range. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: 1 This device may not cause harmful interference, and 2 this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. The functions are selected with the following basic procedure. Use two off-camera flash units to provide a light intensity ratio of 1:2 or 2:1. Press the shutter-release but- ton partway down.
If the situation calls for the flash to only use a little light, it only puts out a little amount of light. Press the shutter-release button partway down to display the automatic zoom coverage on the data panel. This is particularly convenient for checking shadows when the flash is sep- arated from the camera such as in wireless flash. I don't know what camera you are using? If the functionality is limited to manual only, then it's really not worthwhile buying an adapter for those old Minolta 'crazy-foot' flashes. . A distance range of 1.
They have two amazing capabilities that combine to make for a portable lighting system of unparalleled flexibility. Press the + or button to select the flash frequency. It is recommended that photos be taken in bright locations. The ability to take photographs without the need to consider positioning of the flash units provides for considerable freedom to create a variety of shadow effects on the subject. Proper exposure is obtained at less than 1. The flash may be set to the following angles. Robert Paul: I am so glad you answered my post because I am so confused and frustrated, and it is difficult to find someone who has or knows about Minoltas! The Auto zoom, 24mm, 28mm, 35mm, 50mm, 70mm, 85mm flash range is also displayed.
Yes there are a few such devices. I was trying to find the relevant information in the flash manual. Press the mode button to dis- play or on the data panel. If you rotate the flashtube using bounce-flash function p. Contact with water, sand, dust, or salt content may result in a malfunction.