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01-17-2012, 09:59 PM - 1 Like   #31
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QuoteOriginally posted by tweet25 Quote
wow good thing that I didn't read this first. I have an old AF400FTZ flash that I have been using on my K-r. It has not fried the camera (yet) , so am I foolish to think it won't. Is it still possible that it might? I do notice that it works only when it wants too. (takes forever to recharge) but it has been so many years since I used it last, I don't remember what it used to work like.
Check for corrosion or crud on the battery contacts. Often that is the problem with old flashes taking forever to charge up; the electricity has trouble making it through a couple decades worth of crud.

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