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Olympus FL-300R question

Discussion in 'Accessories' started by Art, Dec 7, 2011.

  1. Art

    Art Mu-43 All-Pro

    Mar 13, 2011
    San Francisco, CA
    I received this flash today and been playing with it whole evening. It works great, perfect exposure, WB, can bounce, macro mode, very small, stylish (cleverly folds for storage), surprisingly powerful. However, I can't make it to work wirelessly (RC mode). I can only fire it in slave mode, simultaneously with E-PL2's built-in flash. Of course, the result is all white, overexposed frame. Am I missing something? Nothing of relevance is in the manual...

     
  2. starlabs

    starlabs Mu-43 Top Veteran

    856
    Sep 30, 2010
    Los Angeles
    Make sure you turn on RC mode on the camera, then select bank A (or B) on the flash (in other words, both have to be in RC mode to work)
     
  3. playak47

    playak47 Mu-43 Veteran

    297
    Nov 4, 2010
    how does it compare to nissin di466?
     
  4. Art

    Art Mu-43 All-Pro

    Mar 13, 2011
    San Francisco, CA
  5. xdayv

    xdayv Color Blind

    Aug 26, 2011
    Tacloban City, Philippines
    Dave
    OT: does the FL-300 tilt upwards more than the normal position?
     
  6. Art

    Art Mu-43 All-Pro

    Mar 13, 2011
    San Francisco, CA
    Yes it does, for bouncing
     
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