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Old Nov 30, 2006, 4:57 AM   #1
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hey im new to the world of photography and i just got a kodak p850

i want to buy an external flash but i have absolute no knowledge about the basics to buying one. i read a few posts and stuff so far all i know is that my p850 takes external flashes to a max of 500v well i think anyway lol.

i just wanted to know if i find a flash that is less then 500v it will work with my camera??

ive been looking at a couple on ebay

a sunpak 888 afz flash gun

and a cobra 770 apz - n

would they work with my cam??

i dont wanna spend alotta cash on it i just want something to mess with till i get the hang of it then ill go break the bank on something good

cheers!
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Old Nov 30, 2006, 8:48 AM   #2
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Any digicam is very voltage sensitive. Usually the trip circuit voltage should not exceed 6 volts. The best external flash for the kodak P-850 is the Kodak P-20 flash because the use of the P-20 will give you full TTL flash capability.

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Old Nov 30, 2006, 4:01 PM   #3
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the p20 is way to expensive

im lookin at something in the third party range for now



the sunpak is 5.2 V i think
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That is really shooting yourself in the foot! I bought mine on e-bay for $75 and it really works great! Take a look over on e-bay, won't you please.

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