Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2003/01/22

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Subject: RE: [Leica] Got my SF-20 flash...
From: "Austin Franklin" <>
Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2003 10:56:07 -0500

Hi Don,

> I just got a SF-20 too. The screw down feature is not much different than
> other flashes.
> If you look at the Contax TLA360 it has a similar mechanism.

I have the TLA-360, and it doesn't maul the top of the camera!

> When I mounted the SF-20 on the M7 the connection was very tight, enough
> that
> tightening the screw down would only be necessary to keep the thing from
> being
> inadvertently knocked off. And even then you should never need to
> tighten it
> so much as
> to effect the finish on the camera.

I think any contact with the top plate will mar the you are
turning it.

> I have a question about using the flash off the camera. If you use the
> Contax TLA100 extension cord does it provide the TTL function or
> do you have
> switch to Auto?

I have no idea.



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