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Old May 7, 2007, 10:38 PM   #1
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I just picked up a 7D (EBAY, waiting to arrive) to use with my Maxxum 9000 AF lenses. Will my Maxxum 4000 AF External Flash from my Maxxum 9000 work properly with the 7D?


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Old May 8, 2007, 4:29 AM   #2
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If you want TTL controlled flash exposure you will need a digital compatible flash such as the Minolta 3600HS(D) or the 5600HS(D) or the Sony equivalenys, HVL-F36AM and HVL-F56AM.

The 4000AF will trigger but can only be used in manual mode. You will also need a shoe adapter.

A lower cost solution is to use a third-party, non-dedicated flash (the auto thyristor style). JimC has mentioned the exact SunPak models in a few threads in this forum.

Good luck!

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