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Hi am in the processiong of purchasing a Nikon D5000 and still have some left over kit from my days with film SLR's. One item is a Sunpak Autozoom 3400 flashgun.
Will this work with my new camera?
21-12-10, 11:36 AM
hi . It depends on the age of the flash. The trigger voltage on the flash could damage the camera. Before you do anything i would contact nikon... graham
Hi good advice this is correct it could well cause damage.
Thanks Guys, I also asked Nikon. They only support their own kit (understably) and confirm same. Me thinks risk is to high.
I will say that Nikon's response was fast.
22-12-10, 12:39 PM
You could use if off-camera without damaging your SLR. The lighting will look better too. :)
20-04-11, 10:44 AM
Hi Stevie, like you I had my flashgun from my film days and even though it went on my Nikon D300 ok I never was tempted to use it because of the huge potential for damage. Instead I bought a Mecablitz 58AF and am so impressed with it's performance that I would recommend one to anybody. All the best.
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