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02-23-2017, 08:59 AM   #1
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I there anyway to get a slave flash to work with my Pentax mx-1?

I like to use my Pentax af-360fgz flash with Pentax mx-1. But I see no option for a slave flash on my mx-1




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QuoteOriginally posted by tootal2 Quote
I like to use my Pentax af-360fgz flash with Pentax mx-1. But I see no option for a slave flash on my mx-1
You'll need an optical slave that can ignore P-TTL preflashes. I don't think the Pentax branded flashes have that, as they don't generally need it. Cheap 3rd party flashes like Yonguo or Cactus should work, though.
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In the native optical slave mode, it won't ignore the preflash, but it's fast enough to fire for both the preflash and main flash. I found it works for the AF-360FGZii, not sure if it works for the AF-360FGZ.
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