Experience using the Sigma macro ring flash on the NEX 7 ??

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Experience using the Sigma macro ring flash on the NEX 7 ??

Unread postby twm47099 » Sat Oct 06, 2012 6:03 pm

Does anyone have experience using the Sigma macro ring flash (a-mount model) on the NEX 7?

If so is it compatible?

Thanks
Tom

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Re: Experience using the Sigma macro ring flash on the NEX 7

Unread postby Mark K » Sun Dec 16, 2012 7:26 am

Not directly answering your question but my experience of using old Minolta ring or Canon ones are not happy....and it turns out that I need everything to set manually so..there is no reason why Sigma is not working/ is working with Nex 7.

I have colleague to use Nissin's ring flash successfully with his D3s, instead of the original Nikon ring flash he also has.

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Re: Experience using the Sigma macro ring flash on the NEX 7

Unread postby twm47099 » Mon Aug 12, 2013 5:45 pm

twm47099 wrote:Does anyone have experience using the Sigma macro ring flash (a-mount model) on the NEX 7?

If so is it compatible?

Thanks
Tom


I just bought a used NEX-7 to use with my Minolta manual focus macro equipment. My concern above was if Sony had changed any flash protocols that would make my Sigma macro ring flash not work correctly. I know that my Minolta old AF ring flash only fires at full power on all the a-mount, and wanted to know in advance if the Sigma, which works well on my A700, also would work on the NEX-7.

To answer my own question - The Sigma Macro Ring Flash (A-mount version) does work well in P-TTL mode (the standard Sony a-mount preflash TTL mode) with my Minolta MD lenses.

Tom

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Re: Experience using the Sigma macro ring flash on the NEX 7

Unread postby Birma » Mon Aug 12, 2013 10:04 pm

Hi Tom - glad to know it worked out :)
Nex 5, Nex 6, A99 and a bunch of lenses.


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