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04-24-2018, 09:11 AM   #1
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Looking for a "cheap" upgrade

Need suggestions on a cheap upgrade over AF201FG. Looking to by used at B&H or Adorama. I don't need a $400 flash at this point, is there like something intermediate? i.e. swivel head , more power, bigger in size but not too big.

Possible choices:

Pentax AF-540FGZ II Dedicated Shoe Mount Zoom Flash, Guide Number 177 at ISO 100
Yongnuo YN560EX Manual Speedlite Flash / TTL Slave Flash for Canon, Nikon, Olympus and Pentax DSLR Cameras
Metz 48 AF-1 Shoe Mount Flash for for Pentax & Samsung TTL Digital Cameras, Guide Number 158'
Used Pentax AF-540 FGZ P-TTL Shoe Mount Flash 30425 B&H Photo
Used Metz mecablitz 44 AF-1 digital Flash for Pentax MZ 44317PS

Any advice, thanks.

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Have a look at the Yongno 585, itís actually a p-ttl flash. Iíve been using one for about a year now and I quite like it.
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I have the Yongno 585 and it works well and the price was very affordable
04-24-2018, 11:16 AM   #4
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The 585 at only $80 is within my price range but.....

Actually it looks about right for what I need it for. Just purchased it.

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04-25-2018, 12:46 AM   #5
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Great! Let us know how you get on with it.

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QuoteOriginally posted by AndrewN Quote
Have a look at the Yongno 585, it’s actually a p-ttl flash.
The other options are Shanny and, if you want a little more features and quality, the Metz 52 AF-1.
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QuoteOriginally posted by AndrewN Quote
Have a look at the Yongno 585, itís actually a p-ttl flash.
The other options are Shanny and, if you want a little more features and quality, the Metz 52 AF-1.
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