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03-30-2016, 07:27 AM   #1
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AF360FGZ Wireless with K-S2?

The K-S2 manual lists "wireless sync" as one of its features with external flash, but it doesn't appear to have a "wireless" flash setting. Does it work wirelessly with the AF360FGZ?


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QuoteOriginally posted by Wolfeye Quote
The K-S2 manual lists "wireless sync" as one of its features with external flash, but it doesn't appear to have a "wireless" flash setting. Does it work wirelessly with the AF360FGZ?
The pop-up flash on the K-S2 can not act as a controller flash so it can not do wireless P-TTL with only one speedlight. It requires a second external P-TTL capable flash, one on camera to act as master/controller and the other off camera to receive the instructions.
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I figured it out. It means "we don't let the built-in flash control an external flash wirelessly, but if you buy TWO of our flashes you can use one to control the other one wirelessly, Seriously, if you WANT wireless flash you shoulda bought the K-3. It's really nice and only XX$$ more!"
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The AF360 can be set to optical slave mode for remote use.
Refer to AF360 manual pages 47 and 49.

It is "slave mode 2"

The AF360 can then be placed in the best position away from the camera, on a mini tripod etc.
It will fire when the on-camera flash fires. So the on-camera pre-flash modes ( red-eye, p-ttl etc ) can't be used.

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The popup flash will always be able to trigger your AF360 in M mode though.

You just lose P-TTL and HSS.
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