Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/06/08

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Subject: [Leica] Flash Sync Question
From: max_weisenfeld at (Max Weisenfeld)
Date: Wed Jun 8 08:07:41 2005
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Thanks, Jeff and Brian.

Trust the LUG to answer every question, and shame on me for sloppy writing 
after the long thread on style we just had.  Of course, I meant to say 
"slower than 1/50th," but the heat here in New Jersey just addled my brain! 


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Brian Reid" <>
To: "Leica Users Group" <>
Sent: Wednesday, June 08, 2005 10:36 AM
Subject: Re: [Leica] Flash Sync Question

> If by "less than 1/50" you mean "slower than 1/50", then, yes, I've done 
> it a lot.
> If you mean "faster than 1/50", then it depends on the specific camera. My 
> IIIf can sync strobe at 1/60, but no faster. At slower shutter speeds, the 
> entire shutter is open for quite a while, so flash sync is not an issue.
>>   Has anyone actually ever tried to use flash sync at less than 1/50 in a 
>> pre M6?  I know in theory it would work, but does it?  Any pitfalls?
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