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Old May 4, 2011, 10:03 AM   #1
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I am on a strict budget and need a fully auto flash. I have narrowed it down to the following. Sigma DG530 ST and Sigma DG610 ST. Those are in my price of $165.00. What are your thoughts on this. They will be used with a new Nikon D90 and Sigma 18-250 VR.
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For that price the Sigma EF-610 DG ST is probably the most bang for the $
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For that price the Sigma EF-610 DG ST probably offer the most bang for the $
Thanks, that is what I ordered a little while ago, I feel it will give me most functions and with a trigger or remote flash chord the ability to work off camera. I am not to sure what kind of trigger I would need for full auto off camera.
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... I am not to sure what kind of trigger I would need for full auto off camera.
In that case you're better off with the EF-610 DG Super over the ST:
http://www.sigmaphoto.com/EF_610_DG_SUPER

as the Super supports the Nikon's wireless system whereas the ST does not
-> Is the price difference worth any extra triggering accessories(i.e. non-auto) that would allow this?

As for remote chord, I've found this 1.5m Nissin SC-01 to work on both Nikon (and Canon's) TTL flashes:

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In that case you're better off with the EF-610 DG Super over the ST:
http://www.sigmaphoto.com/EF_610_DG_SUPER

as the Super supports the Nikon's wireless system whereas the ST does not
-> Is the price difference worth any extra triggering accessories(i.e. non-auto) that would allow this?

As for remote chord, I've found this 1.5m Nissin SC-01 to work on both Nikon (and Canon's) TTL flashes:

My budget will allow for the chord not the upgraded flash, so the chord is in and the flash out.
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