FL-50R Flash

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FL-50R Electronic Flash

FL-50R Electronic Flash

Olympus has developed an original wireless communication system called 'RC data transfer', which enables the use of advanced lighting effects*. When used together with a compatible digital camera, it can produce subtle lighting effects just the way you want. This flash comes with multiple channels to prevent interference with other users, multiple flash modes, and a slave function compatible with a large studio flash. Features that provide powerful support for professional photographers.


Guide number GN50 (ISO100/m) / GN70 (ISO200/m)
GN20 (ISO100/m) / GN28 (ISO200/m)*
  • Using the built-in wide panel
Firing angle Covers the angle of view of a 12 mm lens (35 mm equivalent focal length: 24 mm)
Covers the angle of view of a 8 mm lens (35 mm equivalent focal length: 16 mm)*
  • Using the built-in wide panel
Wireless (RC) function Flash mode: TTL-AUTO, AUTO, MANUAL, FP-TTL-AUTO, FP-MANUAL
No. of channels: 4 channels
No. of groups: Independently controlled 3 groups
Slave function AUTO, MANUAL
Bounce Up: 0 to 90 degrees, Down: 0 to 7 degrees, Right: 0 to 90 degrees, Left: 0 to 180 degrees
Custom setup AF Illuminator: on/off, Clip-on setting: on/off
Firing angle display: Four Thirds/35mm equivalent, Distance display: m/ft
Flash intensity control: on/off, Wide panel switch: on/off
ISO, F information in AUTO: on/off
Power supply (recommended batteries) 4 AA alkaline batteries / 4 AA NiMh batteries
4 AA lithium batteries / 4 AA Oxyride batteries
2 CR-V3 lithium battery packs / 4 AA NiCad batteries
Flash interval*1 Approx. 6 sec. (when using AA alkaline batteries) / Approx. 4 sec. (when using AA NiMh batteries)
Number of flashes*1(at full flash) Approx. 150 (when using AA alkaline batteries)  / Approx. 200 (when using AA NiMh batteries)
External power supply (sold separately) Flash High Voltage Pack SHV-1 (special NiMh battery)
Flash Power Grip FP-1 (C alkaline batteries)
Size (excludes protrusions) 78 mm (W) × 141 mm (H) × 107 mm (D)
Weight 385g (excludes batteries)
Accessories FLBA-1 Bounce Adapter, FLRA-1 Flash Reflector Adapter, FLST-1 Flash Stand, Soft Case
  • 1: According to in-house test conditions conducted using new or fully-charged batteries. Results may vary depending on your environment.
  • This cannot be used together with the hot shoe accessories.
  • Specifications are subject to change without notice.


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