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    Default What to look out for when buying Second hand flashes?

    Im looking at getting a 2nd hand 580ex2. What are the flaws and things to check for?

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    Default Re: What to look out for when buying Second hand flashes?

    Quote Originally Posted by Khairi Noorazha View Post
    Im looking at getting a 2nd hand 580ex2. What are the flaws and things to check for?
    read the tips given here,

    http://mybroadband.co.za/vb/showthre...-before-buying

    many of them are quite valid, like check the lens over the flash unit is not yellowed
    I am not a photographer, just someone who happened to have a couple of cameras.
    My lousy shots

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    Default Re: What to look out for when buying Second hand flashes?

    flash must minimally fire using pilot button.

    able to iterate through all stated flash steps

    able to ttl meter if such feature provided.
    compatible with stated triggers and fires in command

    physical check for drop marks and smell for burned plastic smell.
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