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02-05-2012, 04:19 AM   #1
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K-01 wireless flash compatibility?

Hi guys, a simple question if u dont mind. Does the K-01 support wireless flash? It is not stated in the spec sheet.......

I like the K-01 a lot and will buy it once it arrives here in Oz.

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02-05-2012, 11:06 PM   #2
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The manual does state so. However, I guess it may work using the built-in one to optically trigger it. Some other more experienced member may be able to answer it better than I can. I was looking at the same thing also. -Kai
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It should work, but I'm not 100% sure either.

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The manual? Is there a link to this manual?

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Yes please post link to the manual. Time to do some homework before I press the buy button :-)
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Opps, I meant Specifications. Sorry, guys! I did not find another manual for download either. Here is a spec.
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Wireless Flash NOT supported by K-01

Just to answer my own questions here....

The K-01 does not support wireless flash according to Pentax's official FAQ.

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Scroll down to "Shooting Camera Operation" and "How Can Wireless Shooting". The answer shows "To shoot wireless sync is not supported".

Well, not too big a drama I guess, as we can always use remote triggers and stuff. But it will be good if Pentax included this as the standard feature.
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Let's hope a firmware update will include that feature. Meanwhile i'm triggering my wireless flash using the K-01 popup flash by setting the remote into slavemode and diverting the internal flash's light up in the sky using a thick peace of paper. Not perfect, but it works.

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The manual? Is there a link to this manual?
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Pentax will almost certainly skip on that -- its a product differentiation for the K-7/5/etc I think. Does the K-30 or K-r do wireless sync for example?
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Edit : mistake.
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