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Olympus FL-50R Flash

Olympus FL-50R Flash

Olympus FL-50R Flash

B&H # OLFL50R MFR # 260116
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Product Highlights

  • Compatible with Olympus TTL
  • Guide Number: 164' at ISO 100 and 42mm
  • Zoom Range: 12-42mm (8mm with Panel)
  • Tilts from -7 to 90°
  • Rotates Right 90° & Left 180°
  • Wireless Master/Slave TTL Functionality
  • Recycle Time: 1.3-6 Seconds
  • High-Speed,1st & 2nd Curtain Sync
  • Runs on 4 AA Batteries
  • Optional External Power Supply
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Overview
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The Olympus FL-50R Flash is a fully-featured and powerful shoe mount flash that also offers wireless flash operation. Control is possible directly from the camera without the need for cables. This flash unit is the ideal accompaniment to the Olympus E-3, which features a newly-developed RC Data Transfer System that transmits data optically. This significantly reduces the power consumption of the built-in flash when being used as the system commander. Flash control is available in three groups, allowing flash mode and compensation settings to be set independently for each group - thus enabling ultra-precise illumination. Four remote control communication channels can be set by the user to avoid interference with other peripherals in the vicinity.

The FL-50R flash offers all the features a professional wants to produce professional-caliber results. Along with the standard bounce and swivel capability, power zoom and a full range of TTL Automatic, Automatic and Manual flash modes, the FL-50R offers the Super FP Mode. This allows for flash sync at speeds up to 1/4000th second so fill-flash can be used in the brightest of situations. This is achieved by the flash's ability to fire before the shutter opens and stay illuminated until after the shutter closes. Designed specifically for digital photography, the FL-50R flash also has more even illumination with less corner fall-off than traditional film flashes.

Super FP Mode
The Super FP Mode allows for flash sync at speeds up to 1/4000th second so fill-flash can be used in the brightest of situations.
AF Illuminator
Automatically emits light in low illumination when connected to the camera with communications capabilities to assist the autofocus system of the camera in low light.
Illuminated LCD Display
The illuminated Flash Control LCD makes it easy to see what the flash settings are in a low light environment
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Specifications
Mount Shoe
Guide No. 164.04' (50 m) ISO100 at 42 mm position
Angle of Coverage 21° - 61° Vertical
28° - 78° Horizontal
Wide-Angle Adapter: 83° Vertical
Wide-Angle Adapter: 101° Horizontal
Vari-Power 1/1 - 1/128
Bounce Head -7° to +90°
Swivel Head 270°
Coverage 16 mm - 85 mm (Full frame)
Zoom Head Full frame: 24 mm - 85 mm
Off Camera Terminal None
Recycle Time Approximately 1.3 - 6 seconds
Flash Duration 1/500 - 1/20000 sec
Flash-ready Indicator Yes
Compensation -3 EV to +3 EV (in 1/3 EV steps)
Wireless Operation Method: Optical pulse
Distance: Up to 32.81' / 10 m
Power Source 4x AA Alkaline, Lithium, NiCad, Rechargeable NiMH Batteries
Dimensions (WxHxD) 3.1 x 5.6 x 4.2" / 78.0 x 141.0 x 107.0 mm
Weight 13.58 oz / 385 g without batteries
Packaging Info
Package Weight 1.45 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.0 x 5.0 x 3.4"

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