ADVANCED OPERATION
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Using a PENTAX
Dedicated External
Flash
Using the TTL Auto Flash
Compatible flash units are AF540FGZ, AF360FGZ, AF500FTZ,
AF400FTZ, AF330FTZ, AF240FT, AF280T, AF200T and AF220T.
* To use above flash units, an optional hot shoe grip 672 is required.
Attach the hot shoe grip 672 to the camera.
Remove the black cover (hot shoe cover Fc) on the upper part.
Attach a Pentax dedicated flash unit to the hot shoe grip 672.
Connect the cord to the camera’s 5P-sync terminal.
To attach a hot shoe grip 672 to the camera, refer to the operating manual of hot
shoe grip 672.
In the Aperture-Priority AE Mode or when the shutter speed is set in the range of 1/
30 to 1/1000 of a second, the flash sync speed of 1/30 of a second is set when the
flash is fully charged.
When the shutter release button is depressed halfway down, s appears in the
viewfinder and on the LCD panel when the flash is fully charged.
In the Aperture-Priority AE Mode, when the flash is fully charged, the Metered
Manual Mode is automatically set. The bar graph indicates the exposure value for
the background. See page 51 for the bar graph.
For more details, read the flash’s operating manual.
Power the flash after connecting the cord.
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