Having problems with your Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera with 18-55mm Lens ?

Speedlite 430ex My Sppedlite 430ex no longer recognizes the Rebel XTI ...will not set to ETTL (automatic setting) and does not fire. Could the flash shoe be burned out...caused by mounting the Speedlite to the camera while it was turned on?


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