K5 flash & triggers


Link Posted 22/06/2013 - 18:46
Hi all, is it ok to use a sigma 610 dg st flash gun with cactus v5 triggers with my K5 if so are there any pro's and con's.
cheers phil.


Link Posted 22/06/2013 - 21:33
With radio triggers you can use just about any flash. The Cactus V5's work OK with Pentax cameras as far as I know, you'll need to get a handle on totally manual operation to get the best from it all though..
Peter E Smith

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Link Posted 23/06/2013 - 11:23
Yep you can use pretty much any flash, but make sure it has manual power settings. You can use most types of triggers too. AFAIK none support PTTL. I went for the ultra cheap Chinese ones off ebay. I use Minolta 4000AF flashes which are dirt cheap and have 5 power settings.

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