Question about Vivitar 850AF for Nikon TTL Flash
I would like to know if it is possible to use an old Vivitar 4600 Auto Thyristor Flash gun on my Nikon D80. When I refer to the manual for the camera it warns be against using any other unit than a Nikon one.
That particular unit is probably not a good choice for the D80 because the trigger voltage (the electricity which flows from the flash through the camera circuits to fire the flash) is 19.5 volts, according to http://www.botzilla.com/photo/strobeVolts.html - this could possibly damage your camera electronics.
You don't have to stick with Nikon brand Speedlights, but get a modern flash which says it is I-TTL compatible for Nikon.
Posted on Mar 08, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Nov 04, 2013 | Nikon Cameras
May 13, 2013 | Nikon D3100 Digital Camera
Feb 27, 2013 | Sakar Dedicated Ittl Flash For Nikon D60...
Sep 23, 2011 | Cameras
May 08, 2011 | Cameras
Dec 14, 2010 | Nikon Cameras
Nov 27, 2009 | Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm...
Oct 05, 2009 | Nikon D90 Digital Camera with 18-105mm...
Nov 28, 2007 | Nikon D40x Digital Camera
Jan 16, 2017 | Kodak Cameras
1,243 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: