Metz 36 AF-4 for GF1

Iansky

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I have read a couple of adverts for the above Metz flash where it says it works with Panasonic/Olympus four thirds, I called a retailer who sells them and he was not sure if I would get full TTL capability with the GF1.

Does anyone have any experience with this flash on the GF1? I do not want to spend 3 times the price of this unit for the FL36 if this will suffice for the odd occasion I may require more than my built in flash provides.

Thanks in advance for the feedback.:confused:
 

Ben

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I was given one of these for Christmas for my G1 and seems fine (although I confess I have not had much time with it). If there is a way to definitively check then I am happy to do so.

For what it's worth, there are absolutely no manual controls on the back and a manual pull in and out of the head to set focal range so it's definitely communicating with the camera!
 

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Thanks

Thanks Amin,

Not conclusive enough for me to make an informed decision so I may just wait and see if I can pick up a Panasonic/Olympus unit secondhand.
 

Elliot

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Working with Metz

I am using the larger Metz flash and it seems to work just fine on both my Olympus pen cameras and the GH1 and G1 Panasonics. I do more available light when I can, but the flash does seem to be accurate.

The only time I had a problem was being to close - which meant I had to underexpose the flash only. To close meant a few inches away.

Elliot
 

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