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Peter Connan

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Speedlight on cable
« on: March 10, 2016, 18:42:12 »
Can anybody tell me if a D800 or D4 can control the exposure of a Nikon speedlight connected to the camera by flash cable?

Bjørn Rørslett

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Re: Speedlight on cable
« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2016, 19:26:10 »
Depends on the cable. If it is the "PC" type, no, otherwise yes.

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Re: Speedlight on cable
« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2016, 21:07:49 »
With the D800E I could change the flash exposure of a wired SB400 with the flash exposure button and dials ment to control the built-in flash, a huge improvement over the D3s which didn't have this capability and neither did the SB400 itself. If I'm not mistaken Nikon corrected this design fault with the D4.
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Re: Speedlight on cable
« Reply #3 on: March 11, 2016, 02:05:32 »
yes. i am using the one with the coil wire  :o :o :o

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Re: Speedlight on cable
« Reply #4 on: March 11, 2016, 05:26:02 »
Thanks Gentlemen