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11-11-2006, 09:51 AM   #1
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Hotshoe flash trigger.

I`m trying to use a studio flash with my K100D, but are unable to trigger it with a regular hotshoe trigger..
No problem with my ME Supers and other cameras.

Known issue or do I need a trigger made especially for Pentax digital?

11-11-2006, 11:14 AM   #2
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Could the hot shoe be defect? Have you tried to fire a flash attached directly to the hot shoe?
11-23-2006, 01:15 PM   #3
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Problem solved!

K100D sold!

Thanks for answering Ole

When I reversed the polarity on my flash cable it finally worked.
So it seems it`s sensitive about the polarity, while my other cameras doesn`t care about + and - , they all still work with the reversed cable.

Btw, got K10D today
11-25-2006, 07:13 PM   #4
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problem solved

Thanks Amund for your post.
K10d is the same. Need to reverse polarity! I have been tearing my hair out before this.


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