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F828 32x Flash conx probs

Seems my new 32x flash is having conx probs with my sony. On the camera body flash mount there are 5 very small silver metal conx points. Well for of these 5 points has a small plaque/dirty build up on em. Now I have tried to scrub em clean with a soft tissue and a proper camera lens cleaning cloth to remove this build up. I am now leaving it to your smart people to recommend another way of cleaning it. My prbs is that when I screw on the 32x and switch it on it says on the display ' connect' even though it is in place. Yes the camer'flash has worked before with no probs.

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Do you have the camera set for flash? If it were set for no flash (diagonal bar thru lighting bolt) the F32X and the camera do not communicate.

Posted on Sep 12, 2005

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