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Old Oct 20, 2010, 9:46 PM   #1
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Does this flash work with Pentax K-X? Anyone know anything about it?

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Old Oct 20, 2010, 10:04 PM   #2
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yes they have a pentax version and it will work well. Just not as powerful as the metz 48, and a little less features like a 180 swivel head
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Old Oct 20, 2010, 10:33 PM   #3
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If you compare this with Sigma EF-530 DG ST. Which one would you recommend?
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Old Oct 20, 2010, 10:48 PM   #4
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the sigma is more powerful. And form the pentax forum it is a good flash. But I am just very skeptical with sig flashes. They a bad track record with compatibility as they do not pay the lic free to the other brands, and just reverse engineer them. Some flashes in the past had to be rechipped and some did not even qualified for it.

While metz pays the lic fee, and have not had compatibility issues.
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Old Oct 21, 2010, 1:23 AM   #5
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Ok, I am ordering now. But I can't find any diffuser for it. Any idea?
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Old Oct 21, 2010, 1:35 AM   #6
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The sig does have the swivel head. So if bouncing is something you want to get deeper into I would look at the metz 48 over the 36. the 48 is more powerful, and sto fen does make a diffuser for it.
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I just order the Sigma, will update all of you once I get it.
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Old Oct 27, 2010, 2:03 AM   #8
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Yeap, I just receive the Sigma EF-530 DG ST. This thing is bright. In my room, I had to turn down the EV to -2.
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