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Can I use my Vivitar 385 with my Pentax K200?

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There is a Vivitar 385. It is a handle mounted flash with a GN of 160. The picture shown is the 285HV, it is safest to use a Wein Safe Sync with older designed flashes. Then you are covered from a power surge frying your camera and you have a pc sync on the Wein.
http://www.weinproducts.com/safesyncs.htm

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Vivitar 285HV and not Vivitar 385 (no existence ) has safe voltage to mount on any digital camera.
Warning:if its original plastic hot shoe adapter is replaced by metal one it may touch the TTL pins so mask it with tape.

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Yes, you can use the flash if your camera has a PC connector.

Or, check the trigger voltage: under 7VDC = OK on hotshoe.


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