old camera - new flash.

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  1. zandman

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    i have a nikon f2a camera and an sb-800 flash.
    question, is there any way i can use the sb-800 in my f2a as an off camera flash or mounted?

    thanks.
     
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    It should work mounted. Off camera, you'd probably have to use a pc cable.

    My SB-600 works with my FE, although i've only played with it just now to see if it would. I've only used the SB-10 with it when film's inside.

    But uhh.. Since you have both.. why don't you test it?
     
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    Does the sb 800 have it's own meter? If not, you'll have to go manual mode.
     
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    i saw that adaptor at helix, the guy there showed me two sizes and they both don't fit on my f2a.

    is there a chord like one goes in the hole at the camera and the other on the bottom of the flash? kinda like an adaptor too but with chord.
     
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    i dont think it has, i'm not at home and can't check it right now.
     

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