Metz legacy flash on E-p1 and E-p3

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by Henry, Jan 28, 2013.

  1. Henry

    Henry Mu-43 Regular

    Apr 24, 2012
    Hello everyone,

    I recently tested a Metz 303 flash on my E-p1 worked fine but on my E-p3, as soon I click it in, the flash automatically shoots and the on light indicator goes off. And as soon as I take it off from the camera the on light indicator goes back on.

    I am new on using flash with my digital pen. Does anyone have an idea what is going on?

  2. elavon

    elavon Mu-43 All-Pro

    Sep 1, 2012
    Tel Aviv Israel
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    Beware of using old flash on new body. The trigger voltage on the old flashes is higher then today standard and can cause damage to your camera. You can use a few option for protection:
    Safe sync -

    cactus remote v5 - Cactus Wireless Flash Transceiver V5 Duo - Gadget Infinity

    The best option if you intend to use flash, is just get a new flash. Manual flash can be get for 50$ and third party TTL can be purchased from 80$.
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  3. Henry

    Henry Mu-43 Regular

    Apr 24, 2012
    Thank you. So I have some reading to do before putting this flash on my pens.