Quantaray PZ-1 DSZ flash, and ext flashes in general?

Discussion in 'Photography' started by jerry, Dec 4, 2006.

  1. jerry

    jerry Guest

    Hi, all.

    First off, many many thanks to all the great posters here who are
    willing to contribute to people like me who don't always know where to
    turn for info -- it's *greatly* appreciated, and my coming out of
    lurking needs to have that statement at the very top.

    Now here's my story -- I'm finally making the move from my Kodak DC5000
    point and shoot, which has served me well and faithfully for over 4
    years and 13,000 shots in doing location scouting for TV. (Hey -- my
    previous digital was an Apple Quicktake 100. I'm a little slow... :)

    Anyway, I'm going to a Nikon D50, and I'm really excited, but there's
    so much I need to learn.

    Toward the top of my learning priorities list is dealing with a flash
    unit I 'inherited'. It's a Quantaray PZ-1 DSZ. I know little or nothing
    about it, and it came without any kind of user guide or owner's manual.

    It _looks_ like a capable external flash unit, but I'm not really
    understanding any of the buttons, controls or display on the back. Can
    anyone point me to a user guide or owners manual for this unit, a web
    site that explains it, or failing that, something that'll simply help
    me understand the basics of external flash usage?

    Like I said, there's a lot to learn, but I'm looking forward to it.
    Many thanks in advance,

    jerry, Dec 4, 2006
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  2. jerry

    joshua.ferry Guest


    A week or two ago a bought a camera at a garage sale and it came
    without the user manual, when i was searching around I founf this site


    its free to browse through and they have tons of manuals you can
    download and take a look at. I know they had a lot on their camera
    section so start your searching there, actually they even have a sub
    group with camera flashes


    Hope this helps!

    joshua.ferry, Dec 4, 2006
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