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Flash i have a canon digital rebel xti, everything was working properly until i connected a additional lamp, after disconnecting my built in flash lamp would not pop up. how can i fix this problem?

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  • tebry80 Jan 25, 2008

    it still doesn't work. Even when i open it myself the flash is not working.

  • renpia Dec 12, 2008

    I have the same problem. I bought a Sunpack flash and have decent success with it. When I took it off, I noticed the built-in flash no longer works. I did as you did and popped up the flash manually and the flash itself does not work.

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I found the answer and fixed my flash. Look on http://photo.net/bboard/q-and-a-fetch-msg?msg_id=00ODWf

This will describe how, if you have been using a speedlite alot, than the little tab under the shutter release side of the hot shoe can get bent down thus constantly pressing down (toward the bottom of the camera) the small button which deactivates the pop-upflash - 1.gif flash even when the speedlite is not attached. Just bend the tab up a little with a jewler's screwdriver, turn the camera off and on and voila!! Fixed!!! Dan describes pushing the tab down, but on the xti, the tab needs to be bent up to release the flash deactivation switch and fix the problem. Thanks to Dan D on photonet for saving me a service call.

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Hi , there are two push button beside the flash push it and will pop up.

Posted on Jan 25, 2008

  • leo2 Jan 27, 2008

    hI, the flash bulb was busted need to replace .

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