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430exII on oly EP3

Discussion in 'Accessories' started by cmk325i, Sep 26, 2011.

  1. cmk325i

    cmk325i Mu-43 Regular

    41
    Sep 19, 2011
    Just wondering if it's possible to use my canon 430exII with my new ep3.
     
  2. Jonathan F/2

    Jonathan F/2 Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Aug 10, 2011
    Los Angeles, CA
    Not sure about the Canon flash, but my Nikon SB-900 works in Auto mode. I just have to dial in the focal length and aperture. Exposure is handled by the flash.
     
  3. kundalini

    kundalini Mu-43 Regular

    84
    Aug 20, 2011
    I use PCB Cybersync triggers and the transmitter works with no issues on the E-P3's hotshoe to fire my Nikon SB units or PCB White Lightning monolights. When using OCF flash though, I go in Manual mode, both camera and flash. Couldn't comment on TTL.
     
  4. lannes

    lannes Mu-43 Regular

    49
    Jul 15, 2011
    Perth, Australia
    My 430exII works with the panny GH2 in TTL mode and manual zoom, it just slips on the hotshoe and locks in place

    It's a bit underexposed but a bit of flash compensation fixes it.

    Not sure about the oly compatibility though
     
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  5. kimnkk

    kimnkk Mu-43 Rookie

    21
    Sep 25, 2011
    Me!bourne, Australia
    It works great, i just tried my 580EX on my E-PL2. Not sure if ETTL works i just put it on manual mode.
     
  6. PSimmons

    PSimmons Mu-43 Veteran

    218
    Mar 24, 2010
    Central Florida
    used my EPL2 and 430EX for the first time over the weekend in manual mode. Worked fine!
     
  7. bobbywise

    bobbywise Mu-43 Regular

    130
    Aug 23, 2011
    Nantes, France
    Anyone know if the 430ex works on the Panasonic G3 ?
    I'd like to get this to use on both my 550D and G3 :smile: