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Camera does not fire external flash
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\015 I have a speedlite 580ex II flash and a canon rebel xt camera. When I fire the camera, it communicates with the flash but the flash does not fire. The reason I know that it is communicating with the flash is because when I press the shutter button, it not only wakes up the flash, but sends out the pre-lighting. However, the flash will not fire. What could be the problem?\015
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