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08-30-2009, 12:34 AM   #1
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Need help with Metz 48 and K2000

Hi, I am trying to experience using wireless flash. I set the flash mode on my K2000 to wireless and it says CH.1. I turn on my Metz 48 AF-1 flash and try messing around with it while it is not attached to my camera, I can't seem to find a way for my Metz 48 to fire.

08-30-2009, 01:47 AM   #2
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You are at least half way there but it does not sound like you have familiarized yourself sufficiently with the Metz. Using the controls is not intuitive and you will have to read the manual a couple of times. Basically it involves pushing the (+) and (-) buttons at the same time to get to wireless (SLave) mode when "SL" appears in in the window with the word "OFF under it. Press the (+) button and it will turn "ON". When all the blinking stops after 10 sec or so, it will show the channel and #1 is the default. If not, follow the manual for initial channel setup and come back to the thread if that has a problem. I found it unfriendly to set up but once done it has worked flawlessly since.

Don't forget about the camera menu item to enable/disable on-board flash during wireless controll so you can have the on-board flash communicate to the Metz then shut down just before the shutter opens instead of flashing if you want.

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