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Metz 45CL-4 not firing consistently... Hi, Have a problem with a Metz 45CL-4 flashgun. I may have damaged the circuit by rapid charging from an external NiMh pack whilst trying to form the main capacitor. Have done this previously, with this and other Metz 45s and it's always been OK. I normally get a full charge in about 2.5 seconds only now I have a problem firing the flash. Have reverted to testing with 6 good alkaline AA batteries (reading 9.06v on pack) but problem persists. Symptoms: - Loo


Answers :

Hi Guys!
\015\012I have had the same problem on CT-1 s and CT-5s.
\015\012In both cases the flash cable (called PC synch cable) was to blame. If flash fires correctly with the test button on the handle, then cleaning the cable contacts with contact cleaner spray seems to be the best first step.
\015\012Regards,
\015\012Gerard
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