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Pentax AF-540 FGZ

Guide Number 178 at ISO 100/ft (54 at ISO 100/m) Auto-zoom f Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Pentax AF-540 FGZ

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Overall 4

Plastic Foot Ruins This Flash

Jp Dowling, IngotImaging, B&H Photo
13 February 2013
  • Excerpt: I've used this flash for a couple of years, and today I ordered a Canon 580exII to replace it, for one reason: The plastic hotshoe foot. I've snapped two off of this flash by knocking short light stands over (Its companion 580exII has suffered the same fate multiple times without issue due to the metal foot.) Replacing the hotshoe assembly is $, and after a couple of times it becomes not worth it.
  • Pros: Lightweight, Versatile
  • Cons: plastic hot shoe
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Overall 3

User Review

26 June 2010
  • Excerpt: I've had this flash for about 2 years and in all other respects, apart from the flimsy battery door, it has served me well. I particularly like how easy it is to change settings & to use wireless mode, etc.
  • Pros: Easy access to settings, wireless mode, HSS etc
  • Cons: Cheap and nasty battery door cover
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Overall 4

User Review

Christopher M.W.T, pentaxforums.com
13 September 2009
  • Excerpt: I purchased my 540 about a year ago online and I do regret purchasing this flash and not spending the money on a Metz.
  • Pros: HSS, Wireless off camera, powerful, easy to use interface
  • Cons: Lousy build quality, flimsy battery door, noisy, expensive, no WR, doesnt save settings when powered down, unreliable
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Overall 4

вот теперь взамен надо, но уже не такую

александр, MagaZilla
5 April 2011
  • Excerpt: крякнула после месяца серьёзной работы, а запчасти только специальные просто транзисторов не найти в Россию не возят
  • Pros: всё есть
  • Cons: сложная много лишнего и потому дорогая
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Overall 4

teurer Blitz mit deutlichen Schwächen

k.d. "k.d.", Amazon
16 April 2007
  • Summary: Kaufargument war für mich, ich wollte ein Blitzgerät haben das auf meine Pentax istDs abgestimmt ist, so daß ich keine besonderen Einstellungen vornehmen muß um gute Ergebnisse zu erhalten. Leider gibt es kein passendes Stabblitzgerät von Pentax und ein Fremdhersteller wollte ich aus oben genannten Grund nicht nehmen. Seit einem halben Jahr habe ich nun das Blitzgerät und bin leider enttäuscht worden.
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