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I'm a real noob so please forgive any errors i make.

i just got given my first flash, a vivitar 283, and i am very nervous to stick it on my xti.
i have read alot about peoples cameras being fried by flashes and i just wondered if anyone knew how i could check if it is going to work or just fry my baby:cry:.

the guy who gave it to me used without any problems, and he also has a xti but i am still nervous.
and what actually happens whene the flash fries your camera? does it just not work anymore or what??

thanks a lot in advance

P.S heres a pic of the flash

IMAGE: http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41YQ5C0V19L._SL500_AA280_.jpg

Post #1, Aug 25, 2008 04:24:46


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and it says its made in china... if that helps...

Post #2, Aug 25, 2008 04:43:16


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