Pentax AF 140c ring flash

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21 Jul '12 Sat Jul 21, 2012 05:28    
Smeggypants
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Post Re: Pentax AF 140c ring flash

The mounting assembly of the lens contacting the cameras mounting ring is the 0v or return path of the signal chain ( IIRC regardless of whether your tubes have 6 or 7 contacts - mine have 7 ) . Jessops tubes stupidly failed to observe this and adonised their tubes thus breaking the circuit. I had to get some emery cloth and make the circuit good.


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