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Old Oct 31, 2006, 8:07 AM   #1
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Cameta Auctions sells two different ring lights, a Tiffen and a Cobra, that they advertise to work with the Pentax K100d, *st DL, etc. Has anyone tried one of these? I question if they actually are P-TTL flashes and, if they are not, how do they work with the more recent Pentax cameras? Does anyone have any experience with these products?




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Old Oct 31, 2006, 8:14 AM   #2
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Tiffen wording is suspicous. "Will MOUNT to any ect..."

Also the specs:

Exposure Modes:[/align]

Manual Full Power/ Manual (1/3 Power)/ Auto Sensor (NOTE: AUTO-SENSOR
not TTL ect)
No mention of TTL or P-TTL......

Cobra say nothing.....
Besides a Promaster ringflash (MAYBE p-TTL) I don't think that presently there are ANY p-ttl ringflashes (with the exception of Promaster, see below). But I'm not 100% on this..DL and k-100d cameras are out of luck.

PRO Master module for the DL ect..

Flash to go with it:



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Old Oct 31, 2006, 12:54 PM   #3
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you might want to think about regulas hot shoe flash off the camera. i think it gives better results as it adds some shadow detail. some ring flashs tho are able to turn off one side to do this.

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