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10-20-2015, 12:38 PM   #1
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K3 and Transmitters

My k3 does not seem to want to fire my studio lights and I am unsure if the fault lies in the camera, the transmitter or the operator, lol.

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Just wondering if anyone has any advice on using transmitters such as pocket wizards.

10-20-2015, 12:43 PM   #2
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You might get more help in the appropriate subforum:
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Follow the chain.

Do the lights work?
Does the transmitter work off the camera (in test mode perhaps)?
Is the camera in a mode capable of firing the flash?

Make sure the shutter speed is 1/180 or less. Pentax cameras will not fire a flash if the speed is faster than 1/180.

Transmitters do work fine, I use Cactus v5s almost every day.
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QuoteOriginally posted by TRBG Quote
K3 and Transmitters
Welcome to the forum, with that thread title you make it sound like a solo singer with a backing group.

Seriously it sounds like a setup issue somewhere.


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