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• When an external flash is mounted, the weight prevents the lens portion from becoming steady. We
recommend supporting the lens portion with your left hand or using a tripod for recording.
• You cannot have an external flash and the built-in flash strobe at the same time.
• If you shoot with two or more external flashes connected to the advanced accessory shoe, note that the
camera may not be able to function properly, or that may cause a malfunction.
• When the proper white balance is not set using an external flash, set the flash mode to
(Forced flash with red-eye reduction),
reduction), then set the white balance using the
Using the Sony Flash
You can mount the following Sony flashes on the advanced accessory shoe of your camera.
HVL-F32X (equipped with automatic flash level adjustment and AF fill light shooting
1 Mount the external flash on the advanced accessory shoe.
2 Plug the flash into the ACC (accessory) jack.
When using the HVL-F32X, skip Step 2.
3 Turn on the external flash.
4 Shoot the image.
• Check that [Flash] is set to [Int.] in the
• When ISO is set to [800], [1600] or [3200], you cannot use the AUTO "B" mode of the HVL-F32X.
• When using the "B" mode of the HVL-F1000/F32X, the flash level (page 63) is set to the following two
When [Flash Level] is between +0.3EV and +2.0EV: Strong
When [Flash Level] is between –0.3EV and –2.0EV: Weak
• When using the flash in a wider angle than a focal length of 35 mm, peripheral area may be darkened. We
recommend that you use a wide panel.
(Slow synchro) or
(Setup) menu (page 74).
(Slow synchro with red-eye
(One push SET) (page 55).
(Forced flash),


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