Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/08/29

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Subject: Re: [Leica] New M6 with TTL
From: Donal Philby <>
Date: Sat, 29 Aug 1998 11:44:10 -0700

Bryan Willman wrote:
> The thing that might really make more
> sense would be for Leica to make
> available a "mutli-sync" flash.
> By this I mean a flash that fires
> fast enough to sync with the various
> parts of the traveling focal plane shutter.

Nikon has this too, to 1/4000.  The problem is that it is very weak and
also completely manual.  Not even thyristor.  A friend tried it for
skate boarding shots in daylight, but almost impossible to get good
exposures with trany film of moving subjects.  

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Donal Philby
San Diego