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Random firing the SB-600 i'm using in my D70s is behaving extremely strangely in that everything is registering completely normal on the flash and in the camera but the flash is only actually firing every 3-10 shots and it's completly random, sometimes it pops and sometimes it doesn't....any suggestiongs? i'm so incredibly frusterated at this point, i've tried different cameras, new batteries, everything.

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Maybe try cleaning the contacts? Check that the contacts on the flash aren't damaged.

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