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11-20-2009, 06:37 AM   #1
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What flash is best for Pentax P3N / P30N ? (solved)

Hello from Maine,

As titled, I wonder what flash unit is ideal for the Pentax P3N ?

Thank you

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11-20-2009, 02:56 PM   #2
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Well, according to the cameras listing on this site, your camera doesn't support TTL so pretty much any manual flash should work. Get one that tilts and swivels so you can bounce off surfaces and soften/diffuse the light a little.

The Vivitar flashes of the 70s and 80s were popular amongst professionals and there seem to be tons of them around for cheap.
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The P3n does not support TTL, but it's not completely brainless either. You should download the manual from Most of the flash info is on pages 27-29.
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If you don't need bounce the AF200T offers lots of nice features in a compact package.


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Thanks fellas

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