MT-24EX : How to set and use High-Speed Sync (FP Flash).

Article ID: ART151514 | Date published: 05/22/2015 | Date last updated: 02/04/2016


How to set and use High-Speed Sync (FP Flash).


With high-speed sync (FP Flash), the MR-14EX can synchronize with the camera at all shutter speeds even those faster than the normal sync speed. When high-speed sync is set is displayed in the viewfinder
  • High-speed sync can be used in the ETTL or M flash modes
  • High-speed sync is especially effective for fill-flash in daylight, enabling you to:

1. Obtain better background blur with a larger aperture

2. Soften shadows

Select the camera's shooting mode and the MR-14EX's flash mode

Press the <+> and <-> buttons simultaneously to select

  • Each time you press the <+> and <-> buttons simultaneously, the settings changes in the following loop

Focus and take the picture

  • Check that the icon is displayed in the viewfinder before taking the picture
  • To cancel high-speed sync, press the <+> and <-> buttons simultaneously so that the high speed icon on the LCD panel turns off
  • If you want to use a large aperture (smaller f-number) set the Av or M mode
  • With high-speed sync, the MR-14EX's Guide No. changes depending on the shutter speed. The faster the shutter speed, the small the Guide No. will be
  • When high-speed sync is used in the manual flash mode, the flash output ranges from 1/1 to 1/64



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