Even though we ARE Nikon lovers,we are NOT affiliated with Nikon Corp. in any way.

English German French

Sign up Login
Home Forums Articles Galleries Recent Photos Contest Help Search News Workshops Shop Upgrade Membership Recommended
members
All members Wiki Contests Vouchers Apps Newsletter THE NIKONIAN™ Magazines Podcasts Fundraising

What's with the 1/200 sec flash sync speed?

gpoole

Farmington Hills, US
4133 posts

Click to send email to this author Click to send private message to this author

"RE: What's with the 1/200 sec flash sync speed?"

gpoole Platinum Member Fellow Ribbon awarded for his excellent and frequent contributions and sharing his in-depth knowledge and experience with the community in the Nikonians spirit. Awarded for his very generous support to the Fundrasing Campaing 2014 Writer Ribbon awarded for his article contributions for the Articles library and the eZine Nikonian since 14th Feb 2004
Fri 14-Sep-12 03:20 AM

To get the same sync speed on FX as DX the shutter blades have to travel faster because of the 50% greater height of the FX sensor. That probably means a more expensive shutter. Nikon probably didn't want that cost increase for their target selling price of the D600.

Gary in SE Michigan, USA.
Nikonians membership - My most important photographic investment, after the camera.
D4, D810, D300 (720nm IR conversion), D90, F6, FM3a (black), FM2n (chrome)
YashicaMat 124, Graflex Speed Graphic 4x5
My Nikonians Gallery & Our Chapter Gallery

This is a hot, active topic! What's with the 1/200 sec flash sync speed? [View all] , BR , Thu 13-Sep-12 10:34 PM
Subject
ID
Reply message RE: What's with the 1/200 sec flash sync speed?
1
Reply message RE: What's with the 1/200 sec flash sync speed?
2
Reply message RE: What's with the 1/200 sec flash sync speed?
3
     Reply message RE: What's with the 1/200 sec flash sync speed?
4
     Reply message RE: What's with the 1/200 sec flash sync speed?
8
     Reply message RE: What's with the 1/200 sec flash sync speed?
5
          Reply message RE: What's with the 1/200 sec flash sync speed?
9
               Reply message RE: What's with the 1/200 sec flash sync speed?
10
                    Reply message RE: What's with the 1/200 sec flash sync speed?
11
Reply message RE: What's with the 1/200 sec flash sync speed?
6
Reply message RE: What's with the 1/200 sec flash sync speed?
7
     Reply message RE: What's with the 1/200 sec flash sync speed?
12
     Reply message RE: What's with the 1/200 sec flash sync speed?
13
          Reply message RE: What's with the 1/200 sec flash sync speed?
14
     Reply message RE: What's with the 1/200 sec flash sync speed?
16
          Reply message RE: What's with the 1/200 sec flash sync speed?
17
          Reply message RE: What's with the 1/200 sec flash sync speed?
19
          Reply message RE: What's with the 1/200 sec flash sync speed?
21
               Reply message RE: What's with the 1/200 sec flash sync speed?
26
                    Reply message RE: What's with the 1/200 sec flash sync speed?
27
Reply message RE: What's with the 1/200 sec flash sync speed?
15
Reply message RE: What's with the 1/200 sec flash sync speed?
18
     Reply message RE: What's with the 1/200 sec flash sync speed?
20
Reply message RE: What's with the 1/200 sec flash sync speed?
22
Reply message RE: What's with the 1/200 sec flash sync speed?
23
     Reply message RE: What's with the 1/200 sec flash sync speed?
24
     Reply message RE: What's with the 1/200 sec flash sync speed?
25
          Reply message RE: What's with the 1/200 sec flash sync speed?
28
               Reply message RE: What's with the 1/200 sec flash sync speed?
29
                    Reply message RE: What's with the 1/200 sec flash sync speed?
30
                         Reply message RE: What's with the 1/200 sec flash sync speed?
32
                         Reply message RE: What's with the 1/200 sec flash sync speed?
33
                              Reply message RE: What's with the 1/200 sec flash sync speed?
34
                                   Reply message RE: What's with the 1/200 sec flash sync speed?
35
                                        Reply message RE: What's with the 1/200 sec flash sync speed?
36
Reply message RE: What's with the 1/200 sec flash sync speed?
31