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Trigger voltage for external flash

\015 Recently bought a Canon DSLR Rebel XSi. Can I use the Vivitar Zoom Thyristor 3500 flash, that I used on my Nikon FE. The shoe does fit, but what about the trigger voltage. Is that compatible?\015

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