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hort4266 Silver Member Nikonian since 24th Mar 2010Sun 21-Apr-13 06:35 PM
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"skyport will not fire Elinchrom flash on my D800"


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I have been using this system for over a year now and all of a sudden the skyport transmitter will not fire my flash when mounted on the D800. Does anyone on here have any suggestions as to what the problem might be. The skyport works fine when not on camera. I have changed batteries and made sure I was in the right mode. I hope someone has some suggestions.

Thank you

Deta

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MEMcD Moderator In depth knowledge in various areas Nikonian since 24th Dec 2007Sun 21-Apr-13 06:49 PM
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#1. "RE: skyport will not fire Elinchrom flash on my D800"
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Hi Deta,

Did you try cleaning the electrical contacts on the Skyport and the hotshoe?
Is the transmitter set to the same channel as the recievers?

Best Regards,
Marty

  

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hort4266 Silver Member Nikonian since 24th Mar 2010Mon 22-Apr-13 12:34 AM
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#2. "RE: skyport will not fire Elinchrom flash on my D800"
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No I did not clean, what do u clean them with?

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MEMcD Moderator In depth knowledge in various areas Nikonian since 24th Dec 2007Mon 22-Apr-13 01:21 AM
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#3. "RE: skyport will not fire Elinchrom flash on my D800"
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Hi Deta,

DeOxit. It is available at Radio Shack.
Put a drop on a Q-Tip and use it to clean the electrical contacts.

Best Regards,
Marty

  

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jherrel Silver Member Donor Ribbon awarded for his support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Nikonian since 08th Apr 2007Mon 22-Apr-13 01:43 AM
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I had the same problem and solved it by holding down the "test" button on the Skyport for about 5-10 seconds. It seems to reset the Skyport. I haven't had the problem since doing that.


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