Nikon 8008s and Sunpak PF30X flash

Discussion in '35mm Cameras and Accessories' started by racerxnk, Feb 19, 2008.

  1. racerxnk

    racerxnk Member

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    Is the Sunpak PF30X compatible with the Nikon 8008s? I can't seem to get the flash to work on this camera.
     
  2. Dan Fromm

    Dan Fromm Member

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    Do you have the Nikon version?
     
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    Yes, and I have another flash for the camera (Sunpak 555) that works fine. I got the PF30 because I needed a smaller flash. I switched the flashes without changing the settings and the PF30 does not work. The camera is TTL, the PF30 is I-TTL, will that cause a problem?
     
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  4. PhotoJim

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    I-TTL is Nikon's digital TTL. The N8008s/F801s does not support I-TTL.

    Does the PF30 support non-I TTL? If not you'll need a new flash.

    Nikon's flashes are generally backward compatible with their older technology.
     
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    I'd return the PF30X and get a SB-30, which is a superb little flash.