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Sigma 500 Super makes whining clicking noises HELP me out please

 
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Apr 22, 2007 20:41 |  #1

Have you ever noticed the flash sometimes will make a whining/clicking like noise that sounds like the motor inside I can not blast off any flashes and have to turn it off then on. also when I do a few burst the flash will start having the number 28mm flash it seems to be worse when I am zooming back and forth with it and it will not fire as well does anyone have any suggestions? is my flash faulty? it is secure to the shoe also. I am shooting it ins ETTL mode as well.
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Apr 22, 2007 21:50 |  #2

Flashes do make sound when the motor inside is zooming. Don't know why not firing


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Apr 22, 2007 22:13 |  #3

no no it is not when it is zooming I know that sound this is different


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Apr 23, 2007 08:18 |  #4

if its not sound from the motor zooming, or sound from the bulb recharging? that classic 'flash recharge' sound... then there is something wrong.

also, how much burst are we talking? any burst should only be done on LOW power (<1/16) as full power bursts of just a few frames can fry your flash for good.


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