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Connecting E-volt 510,FL 50 flash,and FP 01flash grip

How to connect so the shutter release on the flash grip can be used

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SOURCE: Connect an FL-20, FL-36, FL-40 or FL-50 external flash

The FL-20, FL-36, FL-40 or FL-50 dedicated external flash can be attached directly to the hot shoe on the camera. To use the FL-20, FL-36, FL-40 or FL-50 flash off-camera, you will need a bracket and appropriate flash cable. Please use the following information as a reference: FL-BK01 Flash Bracket (item #200666) - used to mount an external flash to the C-5060 Wide Zoom. FL-CB02 Hot Shoe to TTL Cable (item #200663)- this cable is required for the dedicated FL-20, FL-36, FL-40, or FL-50 flash.

Posted on Sep 04, 2005

neta
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SOURCE: Connect a FL-20, FL-36, FL-40 or FL-50 dedicated external flash

The FL-20, FL-36, FL-40 or FL-50 dedicated external flash can be attached directly to the hot shoe on the camera. To use the FL-20, FL-36, FL-40 or FL-50 flash off-camera, you will need a bracket and appropriate flash cable. Please use the following information as a reference: FL-BK01 Flash Bracket - used to mount an external flash to the C-750 Zoom. FL-CB02 Hot Shoe to TTL Cable -this cable is required for the dedicated FL-20, FL-36, FL-40, or FL-50 flash.

Posted on Sep 04, 2005

neta
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SOURCE: Connect an FL-20, FL-36, FL-40 or FL-50 external flash

The FL-20, FL-36, FL-40 or FL-50 external flash can be attached directly to the hot shoe on the camera. You also can use the FL-BK01 Flash Bracket and the FL-CB02 Hot Shoe to TTL cable.

Posted on Sep 04, 2005

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SOURCE: Non-syncing Olympus FL-36

Hey I have an E510 and an fl 36 flash unit and no problems for a year now.
And no problems at all {knock wood]!
Have you checked to see if all the flash pins are making contact?
Normally I only turn my flash on after I put it on the camera and then turn the camera off and then on again to see if everything is ok. I remember the flash would not communicate with the camera on a shoot and after a while I realized that the flash was not all the way in the hot shoe. Fool around with the flash off the camera first and see the flash have modes that you have to set up if the mode is set in full manual that might be a problem. There is a button that you have to hold down for three seconds to get in the menu. My buttons are fine and have not faded any at all. I realize that the power button an the flash is hard to press on, I do hope I was of help .GOOD LUCK


From Chris

Posted on May 11, 2009

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SOURCE: FL-50 Repair

Here is the part that you need.
http://www.uscamera.com/cgi-bin/cart.pl

It will take some fiddling around with very small parts to get that installed.
Or you can send it in to Olympus- I know a couple of people that have been charged ~$50 for the repair and Olympus also reconditions everything as well.
Cheers.

Posted on Jun 02, 2009

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