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Re: [OM] T-8 or T-10 conversions to FC-10 flash controller, anyone?

Subject: Re: [OM] T-8 or T-10 conversions to FC-10 flash controller, anyone?
From: Frank <wijsmuller@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 16 May 2017 21:02:01 +0200
Sounds interesting. I like the T-8.

A FC-01 is a bit hard to find, so I wondered if a somehow stripped fl-50
could do the same job? It looks like it shares its electronics, and there
are plenty around.

2017-05-16 20:03 GMT+02:00 Jan Steinman <Jan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:

> Olympus America can supply me with cable/plug assemblies, and I have a
> source of trigger transformers.
>
> The old OM-System T-Power Control only works manually on digital cameras,
> but only has two power settings that way, severely limiting the
> functionality of the OM-System T-8 and T-10 ringlights, which offer unique
> capabilities unmatched with modern digital ringlights, like a crossed
> polarizer for the T-10 and huge reflectors for the T-8.
>
> The FC-01 Flash Controller does full TTL automatic flash control with all
> Olympus digital cameras, to my knowledge, but does not do focus bracketing
> nor focus stacking on the newest ones.
>
> The latest Olympus macro flash offering has a hard-wired, non-removable
> flash head, and I have no interest in messing with that.
>
> If anyone is interested in converting their OM-System T-8 or T-10
> ringlight to work with the FC-01 flash controller, contact me privately and
> we can work out the details. I’m happy doing this for list members for
> $25/hr. Or I can walk you through it, if you’re handy with soldering and
> such.
>
> (If I do it “on speculation,” I’m going to set an exorbitant “only one in
> the universe” price on evilBay. :-)
>
> Jan
>
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