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Flash will not pop up

My flash will not pop up and when I get it to come up the flash will not work. Any suggestions?

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  • markscott Dec 18, 2007

    Read manual, tried many buttons, re-set all. but no matter what I do the flash unit will not pop up.



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If it is really old, the bulb could be busted...
other whise, if its digital, there must be something wrong with the setup..

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mcomijohns. WHAT ARE YOU SUGGESTING!!!! Stop.

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the person suggests using a fingernail. (s)he must have long fingernails. I had to use a piece of paper folded in half. Swipe the paper from back to front, as in, from the eyepiece side towards the lens side.
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