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07-01-2011, 11:29 AM   #1
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Olympus Ps200 Flash

I have come across a PS 200 Flash unit - I believe they were used on Olympus Trip cameras. Is it safe to use this flash on a Pentax K-X ?

07-01-2011, 11:43 AM   #2
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Is it this unit?



If so, why bother? Its GN is 14 (meters), about the same as the built-in flash.
07-01-2011, 02:30 PM   #3
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Thanks for that and the rest of the flash info. I was more interested whether the old 35mm camera flashes are safe to use. I also picked up a Sunblitz 116 which is a bit bigger. ASA goes from 24 - 400 DIN from 15 - 27 and has ranges of 12 mtrs - 36ft. I am new to DSLR's so I know pretty much "nothing".
07-01-2011, 02:51 PM   #4
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No!

Its trigger voltage appears to be 185V, but why not measure it and make sure for yourself?

I generally use the Botzilla website for this info:
Photo Strobe Trigger Voltages

Not that the Sunblitz is listed...

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