Excerpt: I purchased this DMW-FL580L flash along with a Lumix DMC-LX100. The flash worked great for a few sessions . . . but then it died! The "Auto Check" and "Test/Charge" lights are both flashing along with the "temperature warning" which stays lit.
Excerpt: Basically, a slightly larger and more powerful version of their much less costly model, the 360L. Given this flash's price point, I think it should have been constructed with a metal hot shoe. In which case, I would have awarded it 5 stars instead.
Excerpt: A $, top of Panasonic's line flash with a PLASTIC mount? Come on Panasonic, why did you cheap out on this very important aspect? Similarly priced flashes from other manufacturers are properly fitted with a metal foot.Everything else about this flash works well.
Excerpt: I buy this flash as replacement for my Olympus FL-600R. The Olympus did not get enough power compare to my Canon 600ex. But this one is perfect and it work perfectly whit my OM-D MK II
The back of the flash is the same as the FL-600R. It is fully compatible with my Olympus camera.
Excerpt: Relatively light and compact flash that works well with my GX7. Packs a decent punch without being excessively top heavy. It's not as powerful as my Vivitar 285HV (about a stop and a half difference at full power) but the much lighter weight, smaller size, occasional convenience of TTL, as well as...
Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easy To Use, Fast Recycling, Lightweight, Powerful Output, Versatile