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Flash doesn't fire properly at regular position

Hi, I've just bought a Metz 60CT-4. I was testing bouncing its head at several positions and I noticed that at normal position (90 degrees) it doesn't fire regularly. The pictures get too dark. When I bounce it for any side, the pictures come out right. I really appreciate any help.

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Did you buy this used or new?

If used: neck has broken/shorted wires.
Try fires with the Test Button in A mode with hand blocking sensor and then without. Move head around.

If I can help.
atdlee@netzero.com

Posted on Dec 30, 2007

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