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07-28-2015, 06:57 PM   #1
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Can't set Pop-up flash on K-5IIs

When I try to set the pop-up flash on my K-5IIs to -1,-2, +1 etc. it fires full blast on all the settings. I don't see any difference between light output at any of the settings ?

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interested....as I have changed mine as well and don't really notice much
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I think I know what the problem is, the flash-settings do not work when using a manual lens. I had a Takumar lens mounted on the camera, but when I removed it and mounted a DA lens, the flash-settings worked perfectly. Oh well...

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QuoteOriginally posted by hjoseph7 Quote
I think I know what the problem is, the flash-settings do not work when using a manual lens. I had a Takumar lens mounted on the camera, but when I removed it and mounted a DA lens, the flash-settings worked perfectly. Oh well...
They added manual flash discharge in the K-3 and K-S2 FYI


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QuoteOriginally posted by hjoseph7 Quote
I think I know what the problem is, the flash-settings do not work when using a manual lens. I had a Takumar lens mounted on the camera, but when I removed it and mounted a DA lens, the flash-settings worked perfectly. Oh well...
Yep...the flash exposure comp is a feature of P-TTL. When a lens lacking the "A" contacts is mounted, the flash defaults to manual mode.


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QuoteOriginally posted by Adam Quote
They added manual flash discharge in the K-3 and K-S2 FYI
K-S1 has this too. :-)
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