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01-30-2012, 10:30 AM   #1
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Flash for K-x

I have been looking for a flash for my K-x and I am trying to decide between the Metz 50-AF-1 and the Pentax AF-360. I am not sure if the Metz will work off camera in P-ttl mode or as a slave with the camera's flash acting as the master. A guy at B-H said the flash would need an additional flash acting as the master mounted on the hot shoe in order for the flash to work in P-ttl mode with the K-x. He also told me the Metz had to be in line-of-sight in order to pick up the infrared signal from the K-x in order to fire, is this the same with the Pentax flash? I only want to buy one flash, does anyone have a recommendation between these two flash units? Pro's and con's??

01-30-2012, 01:28 PM   #2
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i have fe kx and the metz af-1, and the wireless p-ttl work perfect, the pop-up flsh work like a master (with u without aperer in the photo).
01-30-2012, 05:50 PM   #3
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Thanks for the information. The more I read up on these flashes, the more confusing it became. I like the fact that the Metz is more powerful and was leaning in that direction.
01-31-2012, 04:52 AM   #4
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the wirless system is the same for both flash anyway.
buy Metz

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