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Flash not working

Nothing..............tried everything..batteries and remotes all fine.................... Is there a fuse

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Re: Flash not working

Here is the link to the user manual if you need it; Check page 62 and see if the reset will work; "Press the MODE and LIGHT buttons simultaneously for 2 or more seconds to reset the custom setups to the default settings." Also see if you get any change from cleaning the battery contacts carefully with a cotton bud/Q-tip with a little gin - sometimes a small amount of invisible dirt on these can stop the battery contacting. If you fancy opening the flash up, then if there is a fuse you will be able to see it - there is no easy to swap fuse that can be accessed from the outside. check if anything else inside is obviously burnt or broken - post back a photo if you can and we may see something to check. I think something fatal but probably replaceable has happened in the control electronics - possibly the screen has died. Check if the cable connecting the screen to the main board inside has come loose. Check the connections at the hinges - they can occasionally get damaged or pulled loose. If you don't wish to take it apart yourself; Technical Support (USA) 24/7 online automated help: Phone customer : Tel.1-800-260-1625 (Toll-free) from 8 am to 10 pm (Monday to Friday) ET E-Mail : See what they have to say. If you want us to try and find you a local repair facility - please post back with your general area. Hope this helps :)

Posted on Aug 04, 2007

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