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Other brand hotshoe that DOESN"T align with Nikon terminals?

ZoneV

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ZoneV Silver Member Nikonian since 08th Jan 2005
Wed 17-Apr-13 01:47 AM | edited Wed 17-Apr-13 01:48 AM by ZoneV

I know this is an odd question, but I'm wondering if there is a specific camera brand (looking back at older film SLRs) that has a dedicated hotshoe with entirely different terminal positions (except for the central terminal) than Nikon. In other words, a DEDICATED flash unit of another brand that would be safe to use on a Nikon because only the center terminal would line up. I hope my question makes sense!

Anyone know about Olympus flash units for the OM-series of film SLRs in particular? I couldn't tell from pics online.

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