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12-26-2009, 03:10 PM   #1
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Can you help me with my flash?

I got this flash for Christmas. It is a CPC 280 and has three contact points and I want to use it on my SuperProgram. What setting do I use for it to sync automatically with my camera? Any info is appreciated.

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12-26-2009, 05:12 PM   #2
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Looks like it may be Pentax dedicated, though I don't see a TTL setting.

Set it to either blue or red auto Thyristor setting, and the lens on the SuperProgram to either f/5.6 (red) or f/8 (blue) for ASA 400 film, as indicated in your pic. If there's enough dedication the SuperProgram will set its shutter speed to flash sync or slower and have the flash indicator in the view finder.
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The flash symbol only shows up with my non-A-Series lenses. Why is that? The A-series lenses has no symbol and doesn't sync in either AUTO or MANUAL mode on the lens or body.

Edit: The flash sync now works with the A-Series lens. I don't know why it is so off/on with working though.

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