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07-04-2010, 01:45 AM   #1
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AF500FTZ Flash & the istD and istDS

Has anyone used the AF500FTZ with the istD or istDS? I am wondering if this flash will work properly with these cameras since they do support TTL and the AF500FTZ won't support the PTTL of the newer cameras. Thank you.

07-04-2010, 05:39 AM   #2
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It works great

The camera automaitcally switches to ttl mode when this flash is attached

Used mine yesterday as a matter of fact

Note that while I have not measured the flash duration yet, the impression I have is that at max power it is shorter duration than the AF540FGZ. You need to remember this flash was used with the PZ1 which had a 1/250 sync speed
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Thanks for the answer Lowell. i am considering picking up one of the used AF500's on keh to partner with my 645N and istDS.

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