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05-17-2008, 07:18 PM   #1
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Pentax AF-540FGZ Locking Pin Survey

OK...we've read through the threads here about people having problems with the flash getting stuck on the shoe because the locking pin doesn't retract when it should.

Is there a chance that those that have the flash can tell us if they have had the problem?

Is it possibly due to people not making sure the flash is not fully installed on the shoe before locking it down and then consequently bending the arm the pin is attached to?

Or is this something that is in reality a relatively rare situation?

I know there are threads that discuss this problem but if the frequency can somehow be documented we would have a better chance of knowing whether others want to buy the flash or perhaps even getting Pentax to fixing the problem if it is indeed a common problem or on the other hand if it really isn't that common a problem that would keep people from purchasing alternative flashes.

Thanks for those that contribute..

05-18-2008, 04:06 AM   #2
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You've posted this in the Point & Shoot subforum.
I guess you made a mistake.

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05-18-2008, 04:41 AM   #3
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sorry about that...i've reposte this in the appropriate forum...

Can this one be deleted?
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