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Metz mecablitz 45 ct 1 and Nikon D-90

Need to cross the two so the flash will mate with the camera. The Metz is "older" and doesn't have the electronics to go with the Nikon.

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The trigger voltage of the 45CL-1 is about 12V, so it should be safe to connect directly to the hot shoe with an adaptor, or to the pc soclet, if the D90 has one. If the D90 is anything like my Canon 40D, which can stand about 30V on the hot shoe, then all the 45CL series will be ok, as they have trigger voltages between 9V and 12V. The 45CT-5 has a trigger voltage of 15V and works well on the 40D. I use 3 different Metz 45 models with my 40D and all work well on automatic, where the flash sensor itself controls the light output.

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Nikon Hotshoe to PC Adapter.

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Posted on Jun 23, 2009

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