Wireless flash photography <with the remote unit> (HVL-F60RM)
You can specify another flash unit attached to the camera or the built-in flash of the camera as the controller unit, and then use the controller unit to trigger the flash operation of this flash unit placed away from the camera.
: Built-in flash
: Controller unit (CTRL)
: HVL-F60RM (RMT)
As the controller unit, you can use the built-in flash of an A-mount camera or another flash unit model (HVL-F20M, HVL-F32M, HVL-F43M, HVL-F45RM, HVL-F60M, etc.) available for a separate purchase.
Before you use the built-in flash of the camera as the controller unit, be sure to:
Attach this flash unit to the camera and turn on the power to the flash unit and the camera.
Select the wireless channel of your choice for [CH SET] on the MENU screen on this flash unit.
- Select the wireless (WL) flash mode on the camera.
For selecting the flash mode on the camera, refer to the operating instructions supplied with the camera.
- Remove this flash unit from the camera and attach the mini-stand to the flash unit.
- Release the built-in flash of the camera or attach another flash unit to the camera.
Make sure that [RMT] is displayed on the LCD panel of this flash unit. If [CTRL] is displayed, press the WL button and change the setting option to [RMT].
Make sure that the flash unit attached to the camera is specified as the controller unit. For details, refer to the operating instructions supplied with the attached flash unit.
- Place the camera and this flash unit.
- Make sure that the built-in flash of the camera (controller unit) and this flash unit are ready to fire.
When this flash unit is ready to fire, the TEST button on the back of the flash unit lights in orange. In addition, while [ON] is selected for [WL READY LAMP] on the MENU screen, the AF illuminator on the front of the remote unit blinks.
- Press the shutter button to take a photo.
For firing a test-flash with the camera flash, refer to the operating instructions supplied with the camera.
If this flash unit does not fire, change the locations of the camera, this flash unit, and the subject; or point the wireless control signal receiver of this flash unit toward the camera.