I finally got around making a prototype hot shoe optical trigger that fits my Sea & sea DX-G1 housing.
* A single 1ms flash pulse is provided by the camera in all modes - this means no eTTL. Only a single flash, no pre flashes. This is fine for me as I set the YS110 in "Manual2" and adjust power on the flash directly.
* On land, I got a hit rate of 10/10
I'll get back with more details as soon as I have verified results in water too.
The DX-G1 is painfully slow when handling raw-files, so I don't seem to shorten the time between shots. But the camera battery should last much longer, and I don't need to ducttape the housing to prevent back-scatter from the internal flash. It will be interesting to see if the hit rate of the YS110 gets better.
BenthichiMember Since 22 Aug 2010
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Aloha, I've been diving since 1994, and will hit 2,000 dives early next month. I've been hooked on diving, but honestly, am more hooked on diving while shooting uw photos!
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