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Old Aug 30, 2005, 3:23 PM   #1
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Will the above flash work with the shoe on the Pentax ist DS?
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Old Aug 30, 2005, 5:32 PM   #2
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Good chance it does work, as generic flash: manual and auto modes depending what's the flash feature, no ttl of course. The triggervoltage is low, only possible issue is polarity IMO.
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Old Aug 30, 2005, 5:33 PM   #3
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Would it cause any damage to camera?
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Old Aug 30, 2005, 5:38 PM   #4
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Would it cause any damage to camera?
because of wrong polarity ? I don't think so, the voltage is under 2v

http://www.botzilla.com/photo/strobeVolts.html

But I won't guaranty anything ok
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Old Aug 30, 2005, 5:43 PM   #5
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Just for illustration purpose, when you connect an "innocent" ohmmeter (even a digital) to check the hotshoe contact for example, you just put 3v on it, and you have 50% of chance that it's at wrong polarity :G
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Old Aug 30, 2005, 6:34 PM   #6
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Thanks, I will try to figure it out.
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