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Starblitz Flash with Canon Rebel "S" Film Camera

I came across a Starblitz 3600 DTZ flash gun with tilt head, and already own a Canon Rebel "S" film camera...

The flash works great... however as I might suspect, the camera and flash do not talk to each other...

There are many labelled switches on the back which I have no idea of their purpose, but I have tried every position and the camera doesn't seem to read it...

Also, on the front of the flash seems to be a small sensor for becoming a slave flash, but again, in every position of the switches while firing the on-camera flash, the camera isn't making the flash gun go off when directly in front of or off to the side of the camera... is it even able to be a slave, which would be my preference over an on-camera flash mount...

Thanks in advance...


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  • Anonymous Jan 11, 2009

    I have canon 400d and I got starbliz 3600dtz from my father. However camera and flash seem not to talk to each other.

  • asjapulk Jan 11, 2009

    Canon 400d and starbliz 36000dtz seem not to communicate between them. Flash has different settings however I dont have a manual to search their meanings.


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