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Flash problem

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by JoJo, Oct 23, 2013.

  1. JoJo

    JoJo Mu-43 Regular

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    Mar 19, 2013
    Atlanta, GA
    JoJo
    I originally posted this on the lighting forum with zero response. I will try it here.

    Problem:

    I have three EM5s and three Fl600Rs. Really GREAT combos but there is a problem with one flash. When I turn the camera off, the flash turns off also as is designed and when I turn the camera back on, the flash turns on; however the flash will not fire until I use the flash on/off button to turn it off and back on again. Not so with the other two set ups.

    Any ideas? Operator error? Be kind, I am old.
     
  2. Mikefellh

    Mikefellh Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Jun 7, 2012
    Toronto, Canada
    Other than making sure the flash contacts are clean on both the flash and the camera, there's probably something wrong with that one flash.
     
  3. JoJo

    JoJo Mu-43 Regular

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    Mar 19, 2013
    Atlanta, GA
    JoJo
     
  4. HappyFish

    HappyFish Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Sep 8, 2012
    Chad
    I love the little FL-600 for small stuff but had one die quite quickly ?

    I use my Metz 50 also and nice med size flash :) might be a option in the future works fine since its for OLY so remote power and everything just no video light and non informative info on rear screen :)
     
  5. Clint

    Clint Mu-43 All-Pro

    Apr 22, 2013
    San Diego area, CA
    Clint
    If you want a specific answer - don't ask the question. ;-)

    Try a brand new set of batteries after cleaning the contacts.
     
  6. JoJo

    JoJo Mu-43 Regular

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    Mar 19, 2013
    Atlanta, GA
    JoJo
     
  7. Mikefellh

    Mikefellh Mu-43 Top Veteran

    939
    Jun 7, 2012
    Toronto, Canada
    Poster corrected issue of misquoting that I had pointed out.