I don't understand how the Multi-Interface shoe is "Industry Standard"

Started Feb 3, 2013 | Questions thread
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franzel
franzel Contributing Member • Posts: 797
Re: I don't understand how the Multi-Interface shoe is "Industry Standard"

Photozopia wrote:

If Minolta's "Auto-Lock" shoe were not proprietary and were widely adapted by all other manufacturers, there would be no doubt which one would be preferable. But compatibility trumps slight technical advantage.

+1

Saved me saying anything extra.

That, and the ISO shoe is mechanically stronger .

TTL flash control is proprietary technology; each manufacturer has its own .

It's in the camera, not the mount, stupid ...

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