G1 and external flash?

Started May 24, 2001 | Discussions thread
OP a l b e r t Senior Member • Posts: 1,608
Re: G1 and external flash?

Others "in the know" caution to avoid 3rd party flashes with high voltage across the flash shoe. Here is a good link to start: http://www.botzilla.com/photo/G1strobe.html

You need to verify that the flash you are considering has low
voltage (
damage your G1.

Thanks for the link. I had an old National (Panasonic) flash that I used for my Nikon SLR. I measured the voltage, and is about 8.5V. So I guess it is safe to be used on the G1.

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