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04-26-2007, 03:07 PM   #1
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K100D flash sync speed

I know that Pentax says the maximum shutter speed that you can use with a flash is 1/180th of a second but I was wondering how much higer you can actually go than this? From what Ive found out, most of the manufactuers maximum x-sync speed is usally conservative. For example the d50 syncs at 1/500 but i know lots of people who shoot at 1/1000 with no problems what so ever. Is this the same with the Pentax? (not nessecarily 1/1000 but can it go any higher than 1/180)

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04-26-2007, 06:34 PM   #2
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04-27-2007, 12:08 PM   #3
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My old Nissin hot shoe auto thyristor flash doesn't fire if I set the shutter speed higher than 1/180s. It's like a brick wall, no way through. High speed sync is possible though with new Pentax flashes and the Sigma EF-500 Super.

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