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06-21-2016, 11:42 PM   #1
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645Z not firing hotshoe or body PC connector - HELP

Hi All

I'm a bit worried. Can't get any activity out of either the hotshoe or PC connector on body side to fire anything (even single pin transmitters or flashes). I can get the PC connector on an LS lens to go, but this isn't camera derived.

1) Has anyone struck this before?

2) Are there any settings that could turn these off that I'm not aware of? Seems unlikely but hoping!

I am really hoping there is a simple explanation to this that I'm unaware of? Thanks in advance.

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Rob

---------- Post added 06-22-16 at 06:59 AM ----------

Ok - false alarm.

So one learning and one reminder for me

1) fastest normal flash sync in only 1/125 - I knew this, but In my mind I had 1/180, but that's my Canon 5 series back up to my Canon 1 series (which is 1/250). Mix up
2) what I didn't realise was that 645z locks out any flash firing if you use manual 1/180th or greater. Hmm, not struck that before. Normally on other slr's you'll still get a firing, but a 2nd curtain line in frame.

Well that wasted my time, and yours.

As a bonus, and thanks, you might like to check out this unique shot I took in Antarctica with the 645Z and 25mm I shot Gareth Morgan for you by Rob Suisted, well known New Zealand natural stock photographer, for NZ Geographic Magazine.

Regards
Rob


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That's quite a shot- thanks for sharing! And about the flash sync speed, yup it's a little bit slower for that huge shutter.

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That's quite a shot- thanks for sharing! And about the flash sync speed, yup it's a little bit slower for that huge shutter.
That is an amazing shot!
Great job in capturing the man and the message.
Thanks for sharing it.
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whoa, love the shot!!

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Yeah great work!
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