Flash with digital cameras

I have already mentioned a few restrictions when using flash with digital cameras. This is a summary of these points:

With modern digital cameras (DiMAGE 5, 7, 7i, 7hi, A1, A2, A200, Dynax/Maxxum 7D and 5D, Sony Alpha DSLRs) TTL-OTF metering is not possible. This has a number of consequences: