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09-19-2015, 10:48 AM   #1
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K3II with Wireless flash?

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I just purchased the AF540FGZ II to accompany my K3II. I am new to speedlites in general, but am getting the hang of it, slowly. One thing I am confused about is having the speedlite fire off camera wirelessly. It would appear that it is possible, but I can't seem to figure it out. I am able to adjust the settings on the flash to "P-TTL wireless" but I am unable to figure out the settings on the K3II to pick up the same channel, etc. ny help would be appreciated!

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09-19-2015, 10:59 AM   #2
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It requires another P-TTL flash mounted on the camera that supports master/controller. Sadly that means an AF360fgz (v1 or 2) or AF540fgz (v1 or v2). Alternately you can buy wireless triggers like the cactus v6.

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This is confusing because both optical and radio are wireless. Optical is what the af540/360fgz series uses natively. On a k50 or k3 you can control these via the onboard flash.

Radio is how add on flash triggers tend to work.
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QuoteOriginally posted by jbriginshawphotograp Quote
Hi everyone,

I just purchased the AF540FGZ II to accompany my K3II. I am new to speedlites in general, but am getting the hang of it, slowly. One thing I am confused about is having the speedlite fire off camera wirelessly. It would appear that it is possible, but I can't seem to figure it out. I am able to adjust the settings on the flash to "P-TTL wireless" but I am unable to figure out the settings on the K3II to pick up the same channel, etc. ny help would be appreciated!

Thanks

Justin
Since the K-3 II doesn't have an on-board flash, it can't do wireless flash unless you mount another flash on the camera's hotshoe to act as the master/controller (i.e. a second AF 360 or AF 540).

The K-3 can do trigger flashes wirelessly using its on-board flash.

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09-19-2015, 02:21 PM   #4
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You should take a look at this thread: Acon R930 P-TTL Radio trigger.

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