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Thursday, March 26, 2009

Compatibility with Panasonic DMC-FX40/DMW-MCFX40

INON INC. has confirmed existing products compatibility with Panasonic "LUMIX DMC-FX40" / "DMW-MCFX40" (*1) as below.

External strobe compatibility with Panasonic "LUMIX DMC-FX40" / "DMW-MCFX40"(*1)
    Following Optical D Cable / external strobe support Panasonic "LUMIX DMC-FX40" / "DMW-MCFX40". When using with Inon wireless connection compatible strobe like "S-2000" together with Inon "Shoe Base Set" / "Grip Base D4", wireless connection operation is supported. Basically performance/operational limitation and usable strobe arm are same as when using with "LUMIX DMC-FX35" / "DMW-MCFX35".

    Necessary base set products
  • "Grip Base D4 Set"
    --available in the market

  • "Shoe Base Set"
    --available in the market

  • Compatible fiber optics product
  • "Optical D Cable/Cap W35 Set with Clear Photo System Film"
    --available in the market

  • "Optical D Cable SS/Cap W35 Set with Clear Photo System Film"(dedicated fiber optics kit for [Shoe Base Set])
    --available in the market ・Usable external strobe

  • [S-TTL auto strobe]
    • "Z-240"
    • "D-2000"
    • "S-2000"
    • "D-2000S" E.O.L
    • "D-2000W"E.O.L
    • "D-2000Wn" E.O.L

    (*1)
    Contact Panasonic Corporation for detail of camera/marine case. INON Inc. confirms product compatibility based on a camera/housing available in Japan.


Attachment lens compatibility with Panasonic "LUMIX DMC-FX40" / "DMW-MCFX40"(*1)
    Following mount base/attachment lens are compatible as same as previous model "LUMIX DMC-FX37"(*1). Basically performance/operational limitation and usable strobe arm is same as when using with previous model "LUMIX DMC-FX35" / "DMW-MCFX35"(*4).

    Necessary 28AD Mount Base
  • "28AD Mount Base MCFS5/FX35/FX40"(*2)
  • --Same product as existing "28AD Mount Base MCFS5/MCFX35".
  • The product name has been changed from March 30th, 2009 shipment.

  • Compatible attachment lens
  • AD series attachment lens "UCL-165AD Close-up Lens" (*4)
  • --available in the market
    (*2)
    As same as previous model "DMC-FX37", the "DMC-FX40" has 25mm focal length at wide end and the combination with "DMW-MCFX40" / "28AD Mount Base・MCFS5/FX35/FX40" will have vignetting on land at wide end setting without an attachment lens (No vignetting underwater). Please use zoom middle range towards to telephoto side on land.

    (*3)
    Compatible lens is AD mount series "UCL-165AD Close-up Lens"only (*4). The "UWL-100 28AD" is NOT compatible.

    (*4)
    Only supported in zoom range from middle to telephoto end underwater. On land or wide setting underwater will have vignetting.


"LUMIX DMC-FX40" / "DMW-MCFX40"set-up example(*1)

[Wireless Connection]

  • Panasonic "LUMIX DMC-FX40" + Panasonic "DMW-MCFX40"
  • "28AD Mount Base MCFS5/FX35/FX40"
  • "UCL-165AD" (*4)
  • "S-2000"
  • "-0.5 White Diffuser for S-2000"(supplied with the "S-2000")

[Optical D Cable Connection]

  • Panasonic "LUMIX DMC-FX40" + Panasonic "DMW-MCFX40"
  • "28AD Mount Base MCFS5/FX35/FX40"
  • "UCL-165AD" (*4)
  • "S-2000"
  • "-0.5 White Diffuser for S-2000" (supplied with the"S-2000")
  • "Optical D Cable/Cap W35 Set with Clear Photo System Film"
  • "Grip Base D4"
  • "Direct Arm Z Set"
  • "Clamp"
  • "Float Arm S"
  • "AD Lens Holder" + "UCL-165AD"

Relative information


March 26th, 2009
INON Inc.

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