Troubleshooting: The Speedlite does not fire.

Article ID: ART121085 | Date published: 05/12/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015


Troubleshooting: The Speedlite does not fire.


The Speedlite does not fire
The batteries are installed in the wrong orientation Install the batteries in the correct orientation
The Speedlite's batteries are exhausted If the flash recycling time takes 30 sec. or longer, replace the batteries.

Install the Speedlite's batteries even when you use an external power source

The Speedlite is not attached securely to the camera Attach the Speedlite's mounting foot securely to the camera
The electrical contact of the Speedlite and the camera are dirty Clean the contact with a clean dry cloth
If the Pilot light is red and is then pushed in and the Speedlite does not fire possibly The flash needs to be serviced



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