Question about Sunpak 383 Super Flash

1 Answer

Sunpack Compatibilty I have a Nikon FM2 film camera. I was wondering how universal the sunpak flash units are? Would a sp170 be compatible with a Nikon FM2 camera?

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Brigadier General:

    An expert that has over 10,000 points.

  • Master
  • 4,090 Answers

Ifyour nikon has a hotshoe it should work quite well. I use sunpak flash on both canon and olympus without any problems. Just connect to hotshoe and shoot.

Please rate my help++++Thanks for using FIXYA

Posted on Jun 03, 2010

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Where can i buy fm2 cameras in the philippines? thank you.


Welcome to Fixya.

This is where you can purchase a Nikon FM2 camera in the Philippines :

Nikon FM2 purchase

Thank you for using Fixya.

Jun 05, 2011 | Nikon F3 35mm Film Camera

1 Answer

Hi. Will a Vivitar 550FD flash unit work properly with a Nikon D5000 digital camera without doing damage to the camera? Thanks,Arty


The 550 FD came out before digitals. It is fully dedicated(FD) to a type of film camera. Usually this is noted on the back of the flash. CA or C for Canon, MI or MX for Minolta, Ne or NI for Nikon. If its the Nikon dedicated unit, it should not harm your camera, and will most likely work...as a manual flash. You will lose all the neat flash stuff that the D5000 can do.
I suggest you watch Ebay for a Sunpak PZ-30, PZ-40, or a Sigma 430 or 500. The Sigma EF 500 Super will do pretty much everything the top of the line Nikon Flash does, but you can buy it new for half the price of the Nikon unit. All flashes today are dedicated to a certain group of cameras by a certain manufacturer. For example: Canon EOS film cameras or Minolta manual focus cameras.
I suggest you get rid of the 550FD as it is designed for the pre-Autofocus cameras.
Avoid the Sunpak Auto 30DX, the 333, 383, 433, 444 and the PZ 4000/5000 as well as the MZ flashes. These were not designed for your new digital.
Metz also makes some very nice flashes, but they're kinda pricey.

Dec 30, 2009 | Cameras

1 Answer

Will my sunpak PZ4000 flash trigger voltage harm my nikon D50 circuitry?


The Sunpak PZ 4000 and 5000 were made for film cameras. I have one for my EOS film cameras. It works just fine. I know this series of flashes was not made for the digital cameras. It likely will not harm your camera if the flash is designed for your camera brand. But some functions will not work.
For example, do not use a flash for Minolta on a Nikon.
You risk damaging your cameras electronics or frying the flash.
Get their PZ 20, PZ 30, PZ40 or PZ 42X for your digital camera.

Oct 02, 2009 | Sunpak PZ 4000AF for Nikon TTL Flash

1 Answer

Can i use my sunpak 4000af with my canon rebel t1i?


The Sunpak PZ 4000 and 5000 were made for film cameras. I have one for my EOS film cameras. It works just fine. I know this series of flashes was not made for the digital cameras. It likely will not harm your camera if the flash is designed for your camera brand. But some functions will not work.
For example, do not use a flash for Minolta on a Nikon.
You risk damaging your cameras electronics or frying the flash.
Get their PZ 20, PZ 30, PZ40 or PZ 42X for your digital camera.

Sep 30, 2009 | Sunpak PZ 4000AF for Canon TTL Flash

1 Answer

Flash compatibility


According to what I read the sunpak dx-8r is, with the right module, compatable with digital SLRs. Check with B&H photo to get the right module.

Apr 21, 2009 | Sunpak DX-8R TTL Ring Light Flash

2 Answers

Sunpack pz40X II flash - compatible with Nikon D40?


hai i think u told only sometime....
may b ur settings are not rit in the cam.

Jan 07, 2009 | Sunpak PZ40X II TTL Flash

1 Answer

D40 compatability with Sunpak auto 144D flash


the voltage on the flash hot shoe contacts (center pin and rail connector) can be as high as 140V DC and this voltage is backfed into the camera through its hotshoe connector. There are adapters that can be bought that isolate this voltage that go between the flash and the camera, but different camera makers have different ratings for the flash voltage. My Vivitar 220 has 122 volts across the contacts from 4 AA batteries! Canon recommends nothing over 6v but Fuji says 60v and others dont say anything. SLR's used a mechanical trigger, modern digi cams use an electronic trigger. Also Digcams use electronic metering for exposure so they dont take into consideration the addition of another flash unless they do a preflash, TTL metering and the flash unit is capable of recharging in about 1/10th second. YOu may have to do some post processing or set the camera on manual to adjust the exposure.

Jun 08, 2008 | Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm...

1 Answer

Sunpak auto 144D flash compatability


Seems to work OK with my Nikon D80

Jun 08, 2008 | Sunpak Auto 144PC Flash

1 Answer

Sunpack DX-8R


You will need the proper module. Check with B&H photo for the module compatable with your Olympus camera body.

Nov 26, 2007 | Sunpak DX-8R TTL Ring Light Flash

Not finding what you are looking for?
Sunpak 383 Super Flash Logo

Related Topics:

267 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Sunpak Cameras Experts

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

Doberman

Level 2 Expert

254 Answers

teddyboy

Level 2 Expert

472 Answers

Are you a Sunpak Camera Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...