Article ID : 00021318 / Last Modified : 05/29/2015

Can I use a flash unit from another manufacturer and attach it to the Multi Interface Shoe?

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Using third-party flash units is not guaranteed to work with the Sony® camera.

IMPORTANT: Do not use a commercially available flash unit with high-voltage synchronization terminals or with reverse polarity with the camera as this will cause a malfunction.