Olympus FL-600R not working with XZ-1 [SOLVED]

Recently I tried using a nice Olympus FL600R flash on the hotshoe of my wife’s trusty XZ-1. Things were initially a no go, the camera would not fire the flash nor were any other commands/communication registered by the flash ๐Ÿ™ Thankfully I got my FL600R to work with by downloading the latest XZ-1 firmware version:

(link to OLYMPUS Digital Camera Updater)

This free Olympus software will let you update your XZ-1 firmware so it can utilize the FL-600R

This free Olympus software will let you update your XZ-1 firmware so it can utilize the FL-600R

Screenshots of the firmware update process NOTE: requires the XZ-1’s USB cable to be connected to your computer)

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