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harleygnuya Silver Member Nikonian since 11th Aug 2008Sat 17-Sep-11 02:00 PM
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"SB-900 Won't Unlock from D300"


Aurora, US
          

HELP! My SB-900 is stuck on my D300 and I can't remove it. It's acting like it won't unlock.

Any ideas how I can remove it?

Thanks!

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cliddell Silver Member Nikonian since 10th Oct 2006Sun 18-Sep-11 11:01 AM
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#1. "RE: SB-900 Won't Unlock from D300"
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Pietermaritzburg, ZA
          

Try gently turning the lock lever very slightly beyond its normal unlock position and simultaniously work the flash off the camera shoe.

This additional turning will move the locking pin further up by about 1/3 of a mm and should give you just enough to release the flash.

Hope that helps.

Regards,
Clive Liddell
Pietermaritzburg
South Africa

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pompeio Silver Member Nikonian since 09th Jan 2008Wed 21-Sep-11 06:13 PM
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#2. "RE: SB-900 Won't Unlock from D300"
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Lutz, US
          

I am unsure if the following suggestion will help but I had the opposite problem. The SB-900 fell out of the D300's hotshoe although it was in the locked position. I put the 900 back into the hotshoe and locked it and again it would slide back out. I took a pair of long nose pliers and ever so slightly bent the metal prongs down on the hotshoe. It worked and now the SB-900 properly locks/unlocks. Perhaps you can pry the prongs up a bit to let the 900 slide back out?

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