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Sunpak 20sr What is the sync voltage of this unit? I want to use it with an Olympus OM-D E-M1 which cannot accept more than 6.5V.

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You are able to use your old OM lenses with a new Olympus digital SLR camera. You will need to purchase an MF-OM 1 lens adapter to be able to connect these lenses to the digital SLR camera. Also when using these lenses you will only be able to use the camera in manual focus mode as these lenses are not capable to shhot with an auto focus mode.

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http://butkus.org/chinon/olympus/olympus_om-1/olympus_om-1.htm

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