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Tocad the Sunpak distributor in the US does still distribute one of the 622 series,so you might be able to get them repaired or get spare parts. Be aware the voltages and energies available in the flash capacitors are dangerous, so you have to have electronics knowledge/skills to work on them safely. There was an ebay seller who used to sell a scanned vewrsion of the service manual for the 622.
According to the list at http://www.botzilla.com/photo/strobeVolts.html , it's your call. The flash's trigger voltage is right on the border. Depending on the individual camera and flash, it may or may not be safe. Personally, I wouldn't risk it without something like the Wein Safe-Sync in between to buffer the current.
Sunpak TR-Pak II a NiCad flash battery pack with charger and Quantam battery both has cords for 622. Personally I have taken out wire pair from removable battery pack of 622 and connected to 4 cells of Nicd type D battery pack made at home.(I placed that in my belt bag). want more details ,feel free to email at email@example.com
I had the same problem - 10-11 secs on 240VAC. My solution was to get the Quantum Turbo SC for $450. It yields ~3sec recycle times. This pack for $150 should play nicely as well: http://www.adorama.com/JTMBPN.html?searchinfo=jtl+lancer+battery+pck It was out of stock at the time. The Sunpak TR2000 is $250, but it's Ni-Cd while the others are NiMH. There are other HV packs capable of powering the 622 w/ the fitting cable like Lumedyne IIRC. The AD-26 is still useful for non-action photography. The fastest time I saw posted is 1.5 secs, but it's a DIY job (search 'sunpak 622' on flickr). HTH, Szilard
Sunpak does not offer dedicated (TTL) module to any digital cameras. The flash can only be used in auto mode, while the camera is set to full manual. The lens has to be stopped down according the working aperture on the flash, correct exposure will be maintained by the built-in sensor of the flash. Fire the flash using a simple hotshoe-to-PC cube if your camera doesn't sport a PC connector. Trigger voltage of the 622 is safe.