Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

I recently bought a sunpak digiflash 2800 external flash for my canon T2i. I doesn't work. I see online that many other people have had the same situation. Is there a firmware update i could download to fix it?


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I believe these aren't really suitable to work with that camera, I know it says it will, but one only has to look at the amount of people that have one and have problems to see that it's simply NOT suitable and will NOT work 100%.\015\012
\015\012many people have taken theirs back, ans swapped it for a Named one, that's guaranteed to work with your exact unit.
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\015\012If it were me That's the option I would take. I would go back to the shop, and ask then to make it work, they will NOT be able to, and then you should be able to negotiate a refund and then get yourself a unit, A Canon, that's known to work 100%\015\012
\015\012so my advise to any other owners is to just pay for the canon one unless you know of another flash that works for you.\015\012
\015\012This happens due to the fact that the "Hotshoe" isn;t 100% compatible with the software in the camera, and often the camera will not "See" the Flash attached to the hotshoe, this is most likely because it is NOT a Canon one.. there is something in the canon ones that allows proper communication with each other, something that the "Others" simply don't have.\015\012
\015\012Morel of the story, Never Mix up brands...
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