Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/04/24

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Other TTL flash system with R8, was: Nikon SB28forM6TTL
From: "Tom Schofield" <>
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2001 10:32:25 -0700
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There is a Vivitar adapter that allows other TTL flashes to be used with the
F3.  I have one somewhere if anyone is interested in buying it.  I
understand that they do not work well with earlier F3's, so maybe there wa a
circuitry difference somewhere during the production run.


> Well as I said the F3 TTL system is completely different from the rest of
> the Nikon (and others) line. For instance the flash SB16 came in two
> different forms to, not only accommodate the different mounting foot, but,
> also different circuitry. If you are mounting the SB28 with mounting shoe
> adapter AS-4 or AS-7, there is no provision for the TTL circuitry, just
> flash ready signal:

In reply to: Message from John Collier <> (Re: [Leica] Other TTL flash system with R8, was: Nikon SB28 forM6TTL)