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11-20-2010, 05:33 AM   #76
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no Dave i was clearly told about this one firmware release....

11-26-2010, 12:17 AM   #77
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TUMAX ringflash definately does not work properly with K5...(but OK with K10,K20 and K7).
As soon as mounted the flash starts "strobing"... I does fire when set to 1/1 output, but the P-TTL mode does not even fire when picture is taken.

(the tumax costs 1/4 compared to the pentax ringflash, and was used for the odd macroshot only)

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From what I'm seeing in this thread, the K-5 has nothing over the K-x when it comes to shooting with a good PTTL flash.

I get great results on the K-x with the AF-540FGZ and old primes and zooms in both manual and Aperture modes.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Staffan Quote
I also have the P-TTL error for external flashes. Both the Pentax AF-540 FGZ and the Metz 58 AF-1 suffer from this malfunction, according to my experience.!

Too early to market? Granted the two firmware fixes DID enhance the K-5, but to let a bug as big as overexposure on THEIR OWN flash brands is a biggie, IMO.


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