On 5 Sep 98, at 16:03, Wayne Harridge wrote:
> The web page at http://www.mcs.net/~smp/photo/flash_310.htm shows the flash
> with "Remote Sensor", was this an original item supplied with the flash ?
> Where can I get one ?
I've never seen one, and assume they are NLA, since the 310 is quite old.
> Before I got this flash I assumed the Bounce Grip batteries just supplied 6V
> to the flash head, however when the BG is turned on it makes a sound like a
> flash itself. I presume the BG includes some sort of inverter ?
Yes, it provides high voltage to the flash, same as the external
power supplies, which is the cause of the noise.
> What is the procedure for using the BG power ? Should I remove the
> batteries from the flash head ? Are the batteries in the flash head
> depleted at all when using the BG power ?
I've used either flash, grip or both, depending on the subject and
recycle times needed, battery condition, etc.
> Does anyone have a manual for these items for which they could supply a
> photocopy ? Have the manuals been scanned and put on a web site ?
I have the original manual from mine, and could copy if you can't
find another source. I do plan to scan it for Greg's archives
sometime, but that may take a while. Have you called Olympus? If
you still need one, please contact me offline...
Shawn & Janis Wright
(Olympus List Archives)
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