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Does not work atall

Hi, I just bought a 283 for my nikon f55. But nothing works. I've allready replaced the batteries and all but no light go on or anything. Can someone help me? thanks

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    I have the same problem - a Vivitar 283 flash that does not work. Fortunately, it didn't cost much. Has anyone come up with any suggestions as to repairs.?

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  • Anonymous Feb 20, 2008

    I bought a used Vivitar 283 flash and it does not work. Fortunately, it didn't cost much. I installed new batteries. What to do next?



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Clean the battery terminals the little lip parts that stick up. the battrys only touch this hair sized circle. I cleaned my 283 twice before i relized this. then it worked great.

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