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Smoke coming from the flash of my camera

Everytime i take a picture with flash, smoke comes from the flash. is it broken or what?
please if someone can help me i would appreciate it a lot.

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You've got a direct short within your flash unit and it should not be used until you get this repaired. The flash operates from a very strong current feed and could cause you harm.

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It kinda sounds like the capacitor that stores energy for the flash may be having issues....I would be very cautious in using the camera, it is a fire hazard.

Posted on Sep 29, 2009

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