Flash Voltage on GF1

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Flash Voltage on GF1
Apr 16, 2011

Does anyone know the "safe" voltage range for an external flash on the GF1? I just bought an old Olympus T32 flash (to be used in manual mode). The terminal measures about 11.5V, which is higher than the 6V limit I've seen quoted for various digital cameras, but much less than the 50V-100V various web sites/pages warn about. The GF1 manual only makes a vague mention of "high voltage" flashes. I took a couple shots without incident, but it'd be nice to confirm that I'm not burning out the electronics. Thanks!

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