External ﬂ ash units designated for use with this camera
With this camera, you can use one of the separately sold external ﬂ ash units to
achieve a ﬂ ash suited to your needs. The external ﬂ ashes communicate with the
camera, allowing you to control the camera’s ﬂ ash modes with various available ﬂ ash
control modes, such as TTL-AUTO and Super FP ﬂ ash. An external ﬂ ash unit speciﬁ ed
for use with this camera can be mounted on the camera by attaching it to the camera’s
hot shoe. You can also attach the ﬂ ash to the ﬂ ash bracket on the camera using the
bracket cable (optional). Refer to the documentation provided with the external ﬂ ash
units as well.
The upper limit of the shutter speed is 1/200 sec. when using a ﬂ ash.
Functions available with external ﬂ ash units
Optional ﬂ ash Flash control mode GN (Guide number) (ISO100) RC mode
FL-600R TTL-AUTO, AUTO, MANUAL,
FP TTL AUTO, FP MANUAL GN36 (85 mm*1) GN20 (24 mm*1)
FL-300R TTL-AUTO, MANUAL GN20 (28 mm*1)
FL-14 TTL-AUTO, AUTO, MANUAL GN14 (28 mm*1) –
RF-11 TTL-AUTO, MANUAL GN11 –
TF-22 GN22 –
*1 The focal length of the lens that can be used (Calculated based on 35 mm ﬁ lm camera).
Wireless remote control ﬂ ash photography
External ﬂ ash units that are designated for use with this camera and have a remote
control mode can be used for wireless ﬂ ash photography. The camera can separately
control each of three groups of remote ﬂ ash units, and the internal ﬂ ash. See the
instruction manuals provided with the external ﬂ ash units for details.
Set the remote ﬂ ash units to RC mode and place them as desired.
• Turn the external ﬂ ash units on, press the MODE button, and select RC mode.
• Select a channel and group for each external ﬂ ash unit.
Select [On] for [# RC Mode] in X Shooting Menu 2 (P. 73 ).
• The LV super control panel switches to RC mode.
• You can choose an LV super control panel display by repeatedly pressing the INFO
• Select a ﬂ ash mode (note that red-eye reduction is not available in RC mode).