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03-01-2014, 10:28 AM   #1
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Pentax flash with a Pentax K3

I would like to know if I can use the Pentax AF-500ftz with the Pentax K3? Any thing I need to be aware of or any settings I need to make for correct operation. Thanks so much.

03-01-2014, 04:55 PM   #2
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It is not compatible with the new P-TTL system. You will have to use it in manual mode. I sold mine for a song and bought an AF 540 FGZ for an opera.
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You can use it in manual. It's a nice flash, well made, even in manual it can use useful in many situations.
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Be aware that the FGZs are now on sale through tomorrow at BH Photo.

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