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10-24-2009, 12:01 PM   #1
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K20D flash sync socket problems

Has anyone else experienced problems using the X-flash sync socket on the K20D? I have an external flash unit and hooked it up via the sync socket. It works fine - for one shot. Then it won't fire again until I press the reset/test button on the flash unit. Is there some control within the camera that I have to adjust to successfully use an external flash? I tried the new flash with my old Pentax MX and it works flawlessly (grrr!).
Any help would be much appreciated.
Dan Keeler


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10-24-2009, 01:52 PM   #2
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Sometimes the polarity of the wire is wrong. Try reversing the wire if you can do it easily.
10-24-2009, 04:19 PM   #3
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Thanks for the suggestion - I'd be anxious to do that, though, especially as the flash works the first time.
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