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Discussion in 'The Olympus Outlet' started by GirlonFire, Jul 1, 2019.

  1. wfloridadiver

    wfloridadiver Registered

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Florida
    According to Olympus- the TG6 is not compatible with The TG5 housing- need to use 059- the 058 did not line up correctly with the buttons on the TG6, so i contacted Olympus.
  2. Mike1967

    Mike1967 Contributor

    # of Dives: 100 - 199
    Location: Victoria, Australia
    Not according to Backscatter and several other reviews, of course Olympus would want everyone get the 059. Exactly what didn't line up?

  3. CodeS

    CodeS Registered

    # of Dives: 100 - 199
    Location: Sydney, Australia
    Copy that, my tg6 works just fine in the O58 housing. Wouldn't have sold the tg5 and bought a tg6 if it hadn't.
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  4. Amy B-G

    Amy B-G Registered

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: San Diego
  5. BoundForElsewhere

    BoundForElsewhere Waiting for the zombies ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 100 - 199
    Location: NYC
    Anybody want to donate or sell cheap their old TG-5 to me? I'm going to Duain in the fall and don't have a macro capable camera.
  6. Amy B-G

    Amy B-G Registered

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: San Diego
    Are you using the Kraken 2500 in addition to the strobe or just to focus? I have the same video light and have a ys-d2j strobe that I want to start practicing with so I'm curious what you have found works well for the "one video light, one strobe" set up. Did you find the need to add a second strobe? The battery life on the kraken at high power is not very long.
  7. mattleach

    mattleach Contributor

    # of Dives: 100 - 199
    Location: Spring Hill, FL
    Yes I am using it in addition to the strobe. I have a GoPro mounted on my rig most of the time and use the Kraken as a video light and the strobe as additional lighting for the TG-6.

    I have used the Kraken as a strobe as well in conjunction with the YS03 strobe with great results.
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  8. Amy B-G

    Amy B-G Registered

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: San Diego
    Thank you, this is really helpful! I have my GoPro on my rig all the time as well for easy wide angle

    BLACKCRUSADER Contributor

    # of Dives: I'm a Fish!
    Location: Taiwan

    You can also use landscape mode in the TG6 and setup white balance as well. :)

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