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Flash does not work on D 80 Nikon

I recently purchased a Nikon D80 kit. I already owned the sunpak 4000af flash unit. I was told by the salesman if it worked on my N65 Nikon it should work on my D 80. It works in the manual modes but does not work in auto mode. Do I have to set something in the cameras menu to let it communicate with the flash. I ve read the book, talked to the place I bought the camera with no help, I need someone to tell me if it will work on this camera or if I have to upgrade to a newer flash. Thanks Kevin

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You will need to upgrade your flash. The salesman was incorrect. Here is Nikon's answer on external strobes: NikonUSA

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