The XA and flash would have to have a TTL circuit built in, that is a 3rd
flash contact through which the camera could contact the flash and cut it
off when proper exposure had been achieved.
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----- Original Message -----
From: "*- DORIS FANG -*" <sfsttj@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, November 09, 2000 12:21 AM
Subject: Re: [OM] Re: XA flash shoe
| On Thu, 9 Nov 2000 wayneharridge@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
| > So even if the ambient light required an exposure of 5 sec., the
exposure actually ends when the flash is quenched. (not considering various
electonic & mechanical delays inherent in the system).
| > What do you think ?
| IMO, nothing flash-wise that can be done with an XA (or most
| non, Matrix Nikon D-type flash or Canon EX) that relies
| on reflected light --- including OTF exposure --- can be nearly
| as accurate as properly used manual flash.
| *= Doris Fang =*
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