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Compatible Flash Units

I have purchased a pentax digital SLR camers ist.


I hoped that the flash (sigma ef 500 st)) I used on the my pentax MZ50 would be able to be used on my digital but apparently not.


What flash will be compatible of the same caibre or better



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Re: Compatible Flash Units

Pentax istDL does not support TTL flash metering unlike most of the other pentax DSLRs. You need a flash that is P-TTL. How annoying hey? I was pretty bummed, but it made me learn to shoot fully manual...

i think that there is only one P-TTL flash on the market at present. (AF540 or something)

good luck...

Posted on Nov 05, 2007

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