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Sunpak PZ 4000AF for Canon EOS 35mm SLR body

I have a Sunpak 4000AF that I used with my Canon EOS 35mm SLR. Can I used it on a Canon EOS digital SLR camera?

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Canon digital uses E-TTL metering for best flash results, the older Sunpak unit isn't compatible with this, so it is not fully compatible. It may work in manual mode - but won't be as good as a more modern compatible digital flash like the Canon or Metz (eg 58AF1 Canon) versions.

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