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Sakar flash I have had this flash for quite awhile. Used it with film Canon cameras. Now have digital Canon XT and flash is not being recognized, not in sync. What can i do?besides clean contacts or buy another. already aware of those options.thank youCindy

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None of old/generic flashes will do. The XT camera is designed to recognize brand flashes and give a "Trought the Lens" light measurement in order to adjust flash output. It is possible to shot in manual mode if you are acquaint with this mode. Another issue is that generic flashes triggers in a higher voltage than the "designed for digital" what is potencially dangerous to the camera circuit.

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