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Canon SPEEDLITE 580EX TTL Flash Problem: Flash will not stay in ETTL mode

When I set my flash up for ETTL mode withe the high speed sync button on, the flash reverts to the ttl mode for no reason. Help?

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  • joetilllate Sep 10, 2008

    when i tilt the flash head on my new 580ex 2 then it lloks like it hasn't contacted propely switches on ttl insted stay on ettl

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U can use the H sync button only with the camera set in semiautomatic or manual modes, it dosent work in AUTOmatic modes

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What camera that you are having problem with those flashes?
Will switching the two have the same problems.
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Try shooting second current, this will save you the repair costs.

Your exposure compensation was set to zero, but was your flash compensation set at zero?

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Send it in to canon for service. This is not a simple problem that can be fixed in this forum.

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