Flash Gun Question?

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  1. TommiP

    TommiP TPF Noob!

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    I have a Nikon D50 DSLR and i am looking for a flash gun unit for it.
    The question i have is are all hot shoes the same and universal fit for all cameras, i am really looking at spending under £200, does anyone have any ideas of whether any flash gun can be used and if so which are good.

    Many thanks.
     
  2. fmw

    fmw No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Given your budget the decision is an easy one. Get a Nikon SB600 or SB800. There is no marriage between a flash unit and a D50 like these.
     
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    mysteryscribe TPF Noob!

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    I said the same thing but somehow mine got lost.... I haven't heard a strobe called a flash GUN before. I think of those as the old bulb type flashes
     
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    TommiP TPF Noob!

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    Thanks for the advice i am looking into them now.
    Flash Gun-Flash Unit is the same thing to me. Sorry if i confused anyone.

    Once again thanks for the comments.
     
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    Flash Harry TPF Noob!

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    Its common to call a strobe/flash unit a flash gun in the UK, we use strobes for adjusting the ignition timing on a car or sometimes in discos n concerts.:band:
     

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