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10-11-2011, 12:22 PM   #1
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K-7 and Metz 58 AF-2

Can somebody please help me? Can't get the flash off the camera body, itsī stucked

Camera : Pentax K-7
Flash: Metz 58 AF-2

10-11-2011, 12:36 PM   #2
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Make sure the locking ring is turned completely to the 'unlock' position.

Then, gently try pushing the flash all the way into the camera as if you were going to put the flash on the camera initially. Also try gently wriggling it around.

There is a small locking rod (stupid design) that fits into a hole in the camera hotshoe. If you gently wiggle it around maybe it will spring loose.

Hope this helps.
10-11-2011, 03:51 PM   #3
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As mtansley said, you need to turn the locking ring to unlock.
The little locking pin is at the furthest (back) and to the left when looking at the LCD of the camera. The pin will protrude when the locking ring is wound closer to the camera, hence locking to the camera. As you wind it up the pin should retract.
If this isn't working something might be broken, and I suggest you hold it upside down and gently wiggle and you might be lucky enough for the pin to retract.

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