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Hello Pentax Lovers,
Here is what I received today from official Pentax-Support!
Thank you for your enquiry.
The maximum safe trigger voltage is 30Volts for our digital SLR cameras.
I hope that your question has been answered to your satisfaction.
Should you have further questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact us again.
When replying, please make sure this email is included.
With kind regards,
Wim van Kleef
Pentax Digital Camera Support Team
I want to know 100% exactly the maximum Trigger Voltage possible for an a externally flash. As I own a collection of 7 ones.
Thanks so much for your information!
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And there you have it.
Thanks for the posting Alex. `Safe sync` is the answer for older flash guns .
Nikon D200 is safe up to 250v. It's in the manual folks...
Hi Mike Otley,
You post >Nikon D200 is safe up to 250v. It's in the manual folks...<
Seriously I'm NOT so sure...that the hot shoe can handle such high trigger voltage...yes...the front "Hammer" type strobe as a Metz Ct/Cl 4 series among others also a Sunpak 522 that also I own...with the provider "Sync-Cord" YES...it's possible...for so check reading again slowly this specific trigger voltage page, maximum ON the hot show above the viewfinder...I can assure you 500% that such HIGH trigger voltage...NO!!!.
Quote: Seriously I'm NOT so sure...that the hot shoe can handle such high trigger voltage
I should imagine Mike is correct and why not, I`ve got an E1 the can handle the same 250V.
Alex. If Nikon state 250v in their manual...
(I use a 20yr-old 45 CT-3 with it - regularly.) BTW - search our Forums. This has been 'done to death'
Seriously...I don't own a Nikon D-200...trough the PC Sync-Cord...(If i recall well at the front!), it's possible my KM Dynax 7D trough this PC Sync-Cord...can handle till 400 volts!!! It's wrote inside the Owner Manual...but with the "Hot Shoe" NONE!!! much less!
Films cameras bodies...allow such high trigger voltages.
But...as I asked specifically about Pentax brand...they reply me 100% exactly what I as them!
No worries Alex. You're input is highly valued - by Pentax owners.
My input was just to 'add to the mix' because this subject can become 'emotional' when it really needs to be factual.
Between our respective input here, I hope we have helped people to a) be careful and b) read their camera manuals for the details of what is considered 'safe' on their respective dSLR's.
Wim van Kleef?
Was he the bad one or the ugly one?
he was a good guy, jut ugly
Quote: jut ugly
Boy! THAT's ugly!
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