Question about Canon Speedlite 430EX TTL Flash
I purchased this used flash without a manual for my son who lives in another state. I don't have a camera to try it on, I'm a Nikon user so I'm not familiar with Canon equipment. The ready light comes on and it test fires. My question is, does the flash have to be mounted on a camera in order to see if all of the functions work. The zoom setting is at 14mm, and nothing happens when I push the zoom button, also nothing changes when I push the + or - buttons. Any help would be appreciated.
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Posted on Dec 12, 2007
I have a 430ex and S5, I don't think the zoom head will move without being mounted on a camera.
If the flash test fires ok, then it should be fine.
Posted on Nov 30, 2007
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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