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ikelite d80 playing up

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#1 Dan swain

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 07:12 AM

Hi im on koh tao and my ikelite housing or strobe if playing up every time i connect the strobe the camera wont take a pic or fire the strobe. I put a post up a week or so ago but its gone and i carnt find it which is a shame because it had some really helpful links on which i haven't been able to use.


if any one can help i would be so thankful =] 


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#2 Cerianthus


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Posted 21 February 2013 - 08:14 AM

i kindof remember reading it. Maybe it was the link for sync cord wiring  http://www.ikelite.c...syncwiring.html ?  if you block the TTL leads you can still use manual.


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#3 ChrigelKarrer


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Posted 21 February 2013 - 08:17 AM

Dan Swain,

did you checked the dip switch settings inside the housing (if you have them)?


Try to contact Ikelite trough their website or on the manufacturer forum in ScubaBoard.
ScubaBoard probably works better as the social pressure on the manufacturers are higher....


BTW: What camera in what housing?





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to trigger a optical strobe leaded me to abandon Ikelite housings for my D7000 and my D800. 

Edited by ChrigelKarrer, 21 February 2013 - 08:17 AM.

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#4 Dan swain

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 08:43 AM

Block the ttl leads ??

Its a d80 yeh the switch is fine carnt figure out why it wont fire.



Edited by Dan swain, 21 February 2013 - 08:45 AM.