Optical Transmission Wireless Flash Shooting

This chapter describes how to use strobe shooting using the optical transmission wireless sender / receiver function.

See the system map () for the accessories required for optical transmission wireless flash shooting.


  • When the camera's shooting mode is set to a fully automatic mode or a Basic Zone mode, the operations in this chapter are not available. Set the camera's shooting mode to Flexible AE Program AE Shutter priority AE Aperture-priority AE Manual exposure bulb (Bulb) (Advanced shooting zone).


  • EL-1 is used as the sender unit and receiver unit in the descriptions.
  • The EL-1 attached to the camera is called a "sender unit" while the EL-1 controlled wirelessly is called a "receiver unit".