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09-13-2020, 09:19 AM   #1
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Metz 58 AF-2 firmware version 5.0 used as Controller on Pentax K-1

I recently purchased a Metz 58 AF-2 flash and planned on using it as a Master/Controller to trigger a Metz 50 AF-1 flash wirelessly. I have updated the firmware on both flashes but I cannot get the slave flash to fire. If I use a Pentax AF-360 FGZ as the controller the 50 AF-1 fires and the system yields correct exposures. The lens is the Pentax D-FA 24-70 F 2.8 and the camera is set to full frame mode.

Is there something I am doing wrong? I researched on the Metz site prior to purchasing the 58 AF-2 manual said it could be used in master/controller mode to control off camera flashes.

Anyone have any similar experience?

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Are they using the same channel? Is the slave set to "SL" and able to optically "see" its master/controller?

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Thanks for posting the links to the older threads, they explain why the price was so low for a like new flash.


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