fun with old gear

Discussion in 'Lighting Forum' started by glassblower, Jan 14, 2013.

  1. glassblower

    glassblower New to TalkEmount

    Jan 10, 2013
    Just outside of Calgary Alberta Canada
    Lou Delgado
    I was surprised that this old Minolta flash hooked up to DSC00204. the NEX6, now all I need are the bulbs.
  2. Bimjo

    Bimjo Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Oct 28, 2011
    Washington State
    Man, I haven't seen one of those in 30 years. :cool:
  3. michelb

    michelb TalkEmount Veteran

    Oct 27, 2013
    Greater Montreal area in Quebec, Canada
    Michel Brien
    May i suggest you do not connect this flash directly to your camera if it has a PC socket because these flashes were using 15 to 22,5V batteries and this current if sent directly to a modern camera's synch socket will burn your shutter.
    These were designed for mechanical shutters as in this pic
    View attachment 37607

    I will soon try in WL through a iShoot PT-04 to see if the trigger will survive
  4. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ
    Ya, I too would proceed with caution, but it is a great looking combo if it works.
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