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I have a SB-600 press the flash button and it doesn't work. It will not flash.

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If after doing a battery test it still will not flash you could look inside the battery compartment to see if there is corrosion. If not call Nikon 1-800-645-6689

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Definately a settings problem. The camera will only syncronize on one specific speed. Youe best bet is to use auto. For manual, you'll have to set the shutter speed at the sync speed.

Flash Sync Speed
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  • up to 1/8000 FP High Speed Sync
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