Find great deals for Leica SF 24D Shoe Mount Flash for Leica. Shop with confidence on eBay!. I bought a SF24D, to extend my flash work to having a small, light TTL flash for easy and quick fill flash or the usual needed fill, when going out. For this demonstration, I limited my gear to just the Leica M10 and the Leica SF24D (which is a simple flash). It’s not as if I were in a position to.

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The number of flashes may probably be increased if you always use automatic mode. I am a bit puzzled by your posting. Few sign of use. Subscribe my posts Leave This Blank: The flash is not defective, everything works, as it should I suppose.

The M7 did not need it, so why does the M9? Please enable JavaScript in your browser for the full Leica Camera experience.

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Product registration Register your Leica product and receive exclusive offers. The lowest-priced item that has been used or worn previously. For now, it’s a very, very expensive, little used compact, direct flash basically an Nikon SB with integrated controls for triple the price and missing movable head. But these lithium batteries are more expensive and not commonly found in stores such as supermarkets.

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In that case it sounds like a defective flash, and the way to check that would be to try another one known to be working properly. I bought a SF24D, to extend my flash work to having a small, light TTL flash for easy and quick fill flash or the usual needed fill, when going out of light.


Share this post Link to post Lejca on other sites. Try setting the flash 3 stops under if you think it’s too bright and you just want to even out the shadows.

Thus flash exposure with wide-angle lenses down to 24 mm and telephoto lenses up to mm focal length are made possible. In this test, the exposure was set at aperture priority mode.

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Everything is much clearer now. I have been expecting a firmware upgrade for the SFD, since mine was one of the first ones in the UK, to improve exposure, particularly on TTL but nothing has been forthcoming. I’m not sure if this is your problem, but using the SF24D for fill flash has also given me over exposure.

I have generally found the M8 to be more accurate on flash exposures than my M9 with the SF SF24D Flash The compact system flash. The item s24d have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended.

I have hoped that rechargeable batteries may work but later on I found that they are not compatible. Check here to Subscribe to notifications for new posts.

Notify me of new posts by email. The illumination angle corresponds to a focal length range of 35 to 85 mm, and can be extended with the two supplied reflectors. I can take the SF24D off, take a SB instead in A or M mode, dial in exactly the same exposure, fill with the flash, and everything works beautifully.

If you read the old postings, a good number of people find the flash better on the A or M setting. You don’t see it of course unless the shutter is tensioned. I use on-camera flash nearly exclusively for filll flash which works very well. There is a minimum light output below which the flash will not go.


A couple of checks you can do now: I am completely lost – don’t know, where to start at all. Any Condition Any Condition. Why is the flash over exposing severely, all the time, when shooting in dark environments?

That should mean the flash duration is longer than the minimum allowing the electronics to quench the flash when the correct exposure has been reached. You simply can’t turn down the flash enough for fill, when not shooting from f5.

I had looked inside the boxes but it was some time ago, other than with the shutter open for sensor cleaning. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. I can balance ambient with flash. Not checking the flash ready signal is pretty well the only mistake you can make in TTL mode. Ratings and Reviews Write a review.

This is really designed by an engineer for true two hands operation. For example, the range of automatic apertures has been enhanced. After having had a good night sleep, I worked the thread through and had a 2 Leica M battery long flash test session this morning. Dealer Location Find your nearest Leica Dealer.

Leica Newsletter With the Leica Newsletters, you can sf24s the first to read all about the latest products, Leica services and events. I will pack the thing, grab the camera without flash and go shooting – darn it! Sign in Already have an account? We’ll ignore Manual for now.