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Sir I have a nikon D60 Camera and I want to use my METZ 45CL-1 Flash with a wireless flash trigger,I am a wedding photographer does it work fast,is it safe fore the camera,please let ,me know which wi

I have a NIKON D60 CAMERA do METZ 45CL-1 WORK WITH A wireless flash trigger,which wireless flash trigger,how to connect it

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Using a remote trigger designed for digital cameras makes it safe to use with your D60 as the trigger unit applaied to D60 will be a low voltage.
Most remote triggers should withstand the Metz trigger voltage, although there might be some that wont. You could always add a safety adapter between flash and trigger, but it is unlikely to be needed to protect the trigger.

Directly off your camera the voltage from the Flash is higher than that allowed by Canon, so it could damage your D60 unless you add a safety adapter in between. The adapters are available from wein and other vendors.

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Yes it works , and the speed is adjustable , as for safe contact canon and metz for safety information...

Posted on Mar 29, 2014

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SOURCE: mating Metz 60CT4 to Nikon D80 camera

The 60CT-4 was not made for digital cameras.
It does TTL on film not on CMOS or CCD sensor.

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Posted on Dec 14, 2007

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SOURCE: Metz 45CL-4 Service Manual wanted..

Hi !

Here is a link to the Metz manufacturer:

http://www.metz.de/en/photo-electronics/instruction-manuals/mecablitz.html

I hope it will be to some help.

Regards Lars

Posted on Feb 27, 2009

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SOURCE: Metz 58 AF with Nikon d90 wont flash

Hi, Bad news for you.

Try this.

  1. put new batteries in flash.
  2. turn flash on off camera.
  3. listen for capacitor to squeal (high pitched whistle). If you hear it it is charging. If not capacitor is bad.
  4. Also should see flash ready light come on. If it does not same as #3 above.
  5. If you pass #3 & 4# above press manual flash/check/test button on flash. No flash means bulb is out. It can be replaced.
Hope this fixed ya. Please rate. Good Luck! Comment back if you need further assistance.

Posted on Mar 14, 2009

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SOURCE: Metz mecablitz 45 ct 1 and Nikon D-90

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.

Posted on Aug 20, 2009

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SOURCE: Metz 45 CL Flash to use with Nikon D90

Metz in Germany advises Models CT45-1 with Serial No's 53400 or less have High Voltage triggers and must not be used on NIKON Digital Cameras Models D70 ,D80, D90 etc.and will damage Flash and even Cameras. according to a email received today. 21/09/2009 Models CT45-4 and 45CL -4 ore ok.
Michael T

Posted on Sep 21, 2009

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The answer to your question is "possibly": but you asked if it can be used safely so the answer must be a firm "no".

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