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Flash wont sync with 60d (tried several at dealer) Problem is the flash - not the camera

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Try mounting the flash on your camera, turn both on and reset your camera to factory default settings through your camera menu settings. It might work for you as it has for me in the past.

Posted on Sep 07, 2014

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SOURCE: 420 ex does not sync with the shutter, pre flash only

I have the same issue with a speedlite 380EX and a EOS50D. what did you finally do ?

Posted on Feb 15, 2010

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Bruce,
Try these steps:
1. Set camera to manual2. Set shutter to 1/60
3. Set aperture to F5.6
4. ASA/ISO 200
5. 550EX on hotshoe
6. Do not set on slave or master
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