Olympus FL-LM3 Flash

BH #OLFLLM3 • MFR #V326150BW000
Olympus FL-LM3 Flash
Key Features
  • For OM-D E-M5 Mark II Camera
  • Compatible with Olympus TTL
  • Guide Number: 30' at ISO 100
  • Coverage: 12mm (Micro Four Thirds)
Designed specifically to accompany the OM-D E-M5 Mark II, this replacement FL-LM3 Flash from Olympus provides a compact, on-camera lighting option for the Micro Four Thirds camera. It is compatible with Olympus' TTL system for automatic exposure control and it has a guide number of 30' at ISO 100 as well as coverage for a 12mm lens, equivalent to 24mm in 35mm format. The unit can also tilt upward 90° and rotate left and right 180° for bounce capabilities and it has a dust and splashproof construction to match the camera body. Wireless control over other flash units is possible through the controls in the camera's menu. Additionally, it runs on camera power meaning it does not require its own batteries and it is compatible with slow, 1st, and 2nd curtain sync modes.
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Olympus FL-LM3 Overview

Designed specifically to accompany the OM-D E-M5 Mark II, this replacement FL-LM3 Flash from Olympus provides a compact, on-camera lighting option for the Micro Four Thirds camera. It is compatible with Olympus' TTL system for automatic exposure control and it has a guide number of 30' at ISO 100 as well as coverage for a 12mm lens, equivalent to 24mm in 35mm format. The unit can also tilt upward 90° and rotate left and right 180° for bounce capabilities and it has a dust and splashproof construction to match the camera body. Wireless control over other flash units is possible through the controls in the camera's menu. Additionally, it runs on camera power meaning it does not require its own batteries and it is compatible with slow, 1st, and 2nd curtain sync modes.

Olympus FL-LM3 Specs

Flash Head
Guide Number29.86' / 9.1 m at ISO 100
CoverageMicro Four Thirds
12 mm
Bounce Head0 to +90°
Swivel Head360°
Secondary IlluminationNone
Exposure Control
Exposure ControlFour Thirds TTL
Flash ModesSecond-Curtain Sync, Slow Sync
Power RangeNone
Wireless
Wireless OperationOptical Pulse (TTL/Manual)
Up to 22.97' / 7 m
Power
Internal PowerNone
External Power Pack CompatibleNo
General
MountShoe
Off-Camera TerminalNone
Dimensions (W x H x D)1.7 x 1.9 x 1.5" / 43.6 x 49.4 x 39 mm
Weight1.8 oz / 51 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.2 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)3.465 x 3.307 x 1.732"
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