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09-21-2014, 03:09 PM   #1
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Flash for two

I took a tumble, while I'm ok my Sunpak 611 looks like spagetti on a stick. I need a new flash that I can use with my existing cameras, Pentax LX & Yashica mat124g. As well as the Pentax 645n II I'm buying soon.

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I'd pick a Pentax AF-280T. They are reasonably easy to find. Otherwise a Pentax AF-500FTZ.

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Are you confident using a manual flash. Godox V850 which is manual provides plenty of bang for buck. A review was posted a few months ago on the forum. Mine have just been posted from Hong Kong.
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thank you I'll look into both.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Roguephotographer Quote
thank you I'll look into both.
This is the link to the place I got my flash - has not arrived so I can't say what they are like.

2 x Godox VING V850 Wireless Starter Flash with FT-16S Trigger Kit F959

Dzone 2 also sells them on their own
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QuoteOriginally posted by seventhdr Quote
I'd pick a Pentax AF-280T.
1+ on the AF-280T. It provides full support for the TTL flash metering on your LX as well as auto-thyristor and full manual operation at two levels. It is not immediately obvious, but it will also work with a high degree of automation on current model Pentax dSLRs. The new cameras have legacy support the so-called program auto-exposure features of the AF-280T. The one thing that it does not offer that you might need is support for a PC sync cable for your Yashica. It is hotshoe only.


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QuoteOriginally posted by Roguephotographer Quote
thank you I'll look into both.
the Godox looks very impressive and expensive. I'll start with the Pentax shoe mounted on my LX, bracket mounted on my Yashica mat and save for the Godox again thank you both.
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