Having problems with your Konica Minolta DiMAGE A1 Digital Camera ?
Does the DiMAGE A1 support any external flash including studio light?
Yes, it does. It is usable with any external flash using sync cord to sync terminal. (sync voltage: below 400V, correspond to antipolarity)
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