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Yes you can use the CT45 flash, with a flash sycnh cord or with a pentax dedicated hotshoe SCA adapter if you want it to operate in TTL mode! kinda expensive
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U cant use that :((...

Refer to one of the links :)

http://photo.net/medium-format-photography-forum/00RXN2


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Posted on Jan 06, 2009

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The trigger voltage of Metz 45-CT1 Ser No above 534 000 are under7V, that is absolutely safe. But below this Ser No that can be anywhere around 200. This not necessarily means the flash will damage the camera, but consult the user's manual.
If you were intended to ask how to connect the flash to the K20 D, then you can use a hotshoe-to-PC adapter.

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