Olympus flash guns

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David P G New Member • Posts: 8
Olympus flash guns

While I still have the chance, I'm considering getting an external flash gun for my OMD EM-10 mk ii.  I have a memory of seeing a flash gun that was able to draw power from the camera rather than needing its own batteries.

I'm aware of the load that places on the camera battery, but that's a non-issue for me, I bought a 3d printed "dummy battery" that attaches to an external battery pack.  It's 2 serial Li-ion, so it gives the same 8.4v fully charged, down to about 6.5v discharged as a BLS-50, but it has about eight times the mAh.  For the insanely curious, it's based around a six pack of high capacity Panasonic 18650s.

I cannot for the life of me find any reference to it anywhere.  Does such a thing exist, if so, is it made by Olympus or someone else, and is it even worth getting?  If it has a low GN, it's probably not worth my time since I have the built in flash.

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Olympus OM-D E-M10 II Olympus 14-150 F4-5.6 II
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