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Vivitar 285 Service Manual

Sorry to bother, but you said you had the Service manual for the Vivitar 285/285HV. I burned a transistor in the unit, that reads 603 05G. I don't know what that means. Can you email me the manual? or just tell me what kind of transistor is this?

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  • Sterculias Sep 09, 2008

    I am looking for a Vivitar 285 service manual (not owners manual) as I need to open up the flash to do some modifications for UV photography.



  • Jonathan willner Nov 30, 2008

    my flash willnot chrge the capacitor.need service manual

  • guyajr Apr 06, 2009

    Hi does anyone have a service manual for a vivitar 285hv?

  • Anonymous Apr 20, 2009

    need the service manual to dismantle my vivitar HV 285
    could anyone email me...
    any hel p would be very appreciated

  • hites Apr 30, 2009

    I just bought on ebay a 285HV and its dead. When I put fresh batteries in it there is no life not even a whine from the capaciter loading. Can I get a copy of a service manual? I started to take it apart and after taking out all the screws it was still solid. I am not willing to pry apart anything untill I know more. Any help would be appreciated.


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I did a search for a data sheet for that 603 05G and nothing shows up for transistors or SCRs . Are there any other numbers on the device?

A simple Google search such as "transistor data sheet for 603 05G" would normally bring up a full page of data sheet sites.


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What is your email?

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