Question about Sunpak Cameras

Open Question

What is the sunpak auto 140 trigger voltage - Sunpak Cameras

Posted by Anonymous on

3 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
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.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

  • 4 Answers

SOURCE: Sunpak Auto zoom 3000 thyristor

r-sensor to plug in accessory remote sensor for use instead of the fixed one on the front. This allows flash to mount to the side with the remote sensor on the hotshoe. The other socket that has the interlock with the power switch is for a high voltage input (500V input!) from a special mains powered adapter for continuous power and faster refresh instead of using the batteries.

Posted on Oct 26, 2008

  • 302 Answers

SOURCE: Will my sunpak PZ4000 flash trigger voltage harm

The Sunpak PZ 4000 and 5000 were made for film cameras. I have one for my EOS film cameras. It works just fine. I know this series of flashes was not made for the digital cameras. It likely will not harm your camera if the flash is designed for your camera brand. But some functions will not work.
For example, do not use a flash for Minolta on a Nikon.
You risk damaging your cameras electronics or frying the flash.
Get their PZ 20, PZ 30, PZ40 or PZ 42X for your digital camera.

Posted on Oct 20, 2009

Testimonial: "Thanks for info.Sorry I could not get back sooner but I lost my Wife recently.Thanks Cecil"

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I have Sunpak 622 Super Pro Handle Mount TTL Flash. Would it be compatible with a Pentax K50?


Before you attach it to your camera you must check the trigger voltage first, never use an old flash unit until you check the trigger voltage with a multimeter, most old flash units have a huge trigger voltage that will damage your camera.
Very simple to check the voltage on that Sunpak 622, turn on your volt meter and set it to about 200 volts DC, turn on your Sunpak flash and apply the RED lead to the bottom contact, apply the Black lead to the side of the hot shoe and look for the ground, usually a small metal piece on the side. Now look at the meter, if it shows a voltage of 6 volts or less then it is safe to use on your camera, if voltage is higher, say 12 volts or more, don't use it. A high trigger voltage will certainly mess up your camera in the long run. Even if it has a safe voltage of 6 volts or less, you will only be able to use that flash in Manual Mode, the newer cameras will not sync or recognize an old flash unit.
I have an old Vivitar flash unit that I can safely use on my Canon XTI because the old vivitar has a trigger voltage of 5 volts, safe for all newer digital cameras.

Mar 04, 2015 | Pentax Cameras

2 Answers

Will sunpak 622 flash work with Nikon 5200?


You will need a "Hot shoe to PC connection adapter" to connect the PC sync cord to your camera

Dot Line Nikon Hot Shoe to PC Connection Adapter

Jan 29, 2014 | Sunpak 622 Super Pro TTL Flash

1 Answer

Is it compatible the Sunpak auto Zoom 344 D THYRISTOR with the Nikon D60


Yes. The trigger voltage on this Sunpak is well within the safe limits for a digital camera.

Oct 04, 2012 | Cameras

1 Answer

Can I use the Sunpak auto 221d dedicated for minolta on a canon dslr?


No. The flash's trigger voltage is much too high. You could use something like this to isolate the units, however you won't get any of the automatic functions.

Jul 27, 2012 | Sunpak Auto 221d Flash - For Canon Film...

1 Answer

Can i use sunpak auto 30 DX thyristor to nikon d7000?


According to this list the 30DX's trigger voltage is borderline for use with digital cameras. You may be able to use it with no ill effects, or it may fry your camera. It depends on the particular unit.

May 12, 2012 | Sunpak Nikon Auto 30dx Thyristor Shoe...

1 Answer

Is the Sunpak auto 144 D compatable with my Canon T2i Camera?


This is a yes and no answer. I personally would not use his flash on any of my digital cameras due to not knowing the "Trigger Voltage" one shot out of this could fry the flash circuit board of my camera.
The flash will not TTL or i-TTL with the new flash systems nor will it synchronize properly. However yes you can use this flash as a slave (using a electronic photo cell as a trigger) it will fuse a full burst power and you need to adjust it near or away from the subject to adjust the amount of light. It can prove a real pain but it will flash just not from the camera unless you use a special WEIN accessory to restrict the trigger voltage BUT the WEIN is over $100.00 so why not just get a flash that work with the camera. You would need a Canon EX type flash something like the Canon 420 EX II will be fully compatible with the new T2i.

Jan 19, 2011 | Sunpak Auto 144PC Flash

1 Answer

I have a sunpak 622


Sunpak does not offer dedicated (TTL) module to any digital cameras. The flash can only be used in auto mode, while the camera is set to full manual. The lens has to be stopped down according the working aperture on the flash, correct exposure will be maintained by the built-in sensor of the flash. Fire the flash using a simple hotshoe-to-PC cube if your camera doesn't sport a PC connector. Trigger voltage of the 622 is safe.

Jan 31, 2009 | Sunpak 622 Super Pro TTL Flash

1 Answer

D40 compatability with Sunpak auto 144D flash


the voltage on the flash hot shoe contacts (center pin and rail connector) can be as high as 140V DC and this voltage is backfed into the camera through its hotshoe connector. There are adapters that can be bought that isolate this voltage that go between the flash and the camera, but different camera makers have different ratings for the flash voltage. My Vivitar 220 has 122 volts across the contacts from 4 AA batteries! Canon recommends nothing over 6v but Fuji says 60v and others dont say anything. SLR's used a mechanical trigger, modern digi cams use an electronic trigger. Also Digcams use electronic metering for exposure so they dont take into consideration the addition of another flash unless they do a preflash, TTL metering and the flash unit is capable of recharging in about 1/10th second. YOu may have to do some post processing or set the camera on manual to adjust the exposure.

Jun 08, 2008 | Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm...

5 Answers

Sunpak Auto zoom 3000 thyristor


You can use the Sunpak on a bracket with a "slave trigger" and fire the slave with the Nikon's pop-up flash. I do the same with a SunPak 3600 Auto Zoom. Just remember not to have the red-eye feature operating. Those little slave triggers are only a couple of dollars and I already had few brackets.

Jun 03, 2008 | Cameras

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cameras Logo

Related Topics:

40 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Sunpak Cameras Experts

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

Doberman

Level 2 Expert

254 Answers

teddyboy

Level 2 Expert

442 Answers

Are you a Sunpak Camera Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...