Flash Unit for SP 1000


cedricd

Link Posted 28/08/2011 - 18:42
Hi everyone

Now that I have the SP with lenses and film the item missing is a flash mount and flashgun with cable.

I would welcome some help with a suitable one please.

Cedric
Enjoy life

Dangermouse

Link Posted 28/08/2011 - 20:31
Pentax offered a clip-on "cold shoe" which fits on top of the camera in the normal location, add a PC socket to hotshoe adapter and you could use any Pentax flash. For a period piece though see if you can find a working Super-Lite II, these had a PC lead supplied in a small compartment in the flashgun to connect to non-hotshoe cameras.
Matt

Shooting the Welsh Wilderness with K-m, KX, MX, ME Super and assorted lenses.

gartmore

Link Posted 02/09/2011 - 17:33
Both Womble and I have Super-Lite IIs and there are pictures of them, I think, in the Pentax equipment section. Fully manual though but they certainly look the part, are powerful and cover 24mm lenses.
Ken
“We must avoid however, snapping away, shooting quickly and without thought, overloading ourselves with unnecessary images that clutter our memory and diminish the clarity of the whole.” - Henri Cartier-Bresson -

Boyo2406

Link Posted 05/09/2011 - 21:38
I use a vivitar 283 on my SP 500, has never let me down.
Digital

K-30, GX-10, DA 16-45, DA 18-55 and DAL 55 - 300

Film

ME Super, 2 x MX, SP 500 and SP F

and lense or 2
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