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10-04-2011, 01:49 AM   #1
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Polaroid Flash

I am looking for a flash for my Pentax K-r, I was just wondering if the unit below is any good, does anyone have any experience with it? It is cheaper than anything else available, and cheaper than i can pick up a second hand pentax unit for

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Polaroid-PL126PZ-Mount-Flashgun-Pentax/dp/B004LO3IQY...d=22XG0FWG1N8Y

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10-04-2011, 03:31 AM   #2
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Weird timing, I was looking at the same thing yesterday. As far as I can tell, it's p-ttl compatible but there's a distinct lack of reviews!
10-04-2011, 04:25 AM   #3
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My thought as well, lack of reviews, specs look better than the basic Metz 36 flash which is a little more expensive
10-08-2011, 06:37 PM   #4
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I was looking at the Polaroid as well as the Vivitar Series 1 DF-383-PEN flash for my K10d. The flashes are made by the same company and are identical. I went with the Vivitar one for the name. It felt silly to have a "polaroid" flash. I have been pleasantly surprised with the Vivitar, (as well as the K10d,) it has properly exposed every pic I've taken with it. I was also looking at the AF-360 but it didn't swivel. Over all its the best $92 I've spent!!!

Heres a few examples with the flash bounced using a Sto-fen.





10-11-2011, 01:13 PM   #5
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Thanks, I might give it a go then!
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