Sunpak auto322 flash w/ yashica matt problem

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  1. Tony Sipes

    Tony Sipes Member

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    I,m using a sunpac auto 322 with a yashica matt 124 and have tried multiple exposure settings and different settings on the flash but always come up with a negative that is completley clear with no image at all. The flash seems to be working fine at different settings. Any ideas?

    Thanks
    Tony
     
  2. Nick Zentena

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    Blank negative means no exposure. I'm assuming the camera works fine normally?

    Any chance the camera is not set to X Sync?

    If it's set to X Sync. Mount the flash open the back of the camera. While looking from the back fire the shutter. Do you see the flash?
     
  3. Tony Sipes

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    I don't think I had the the lever down quite far enough or something was sticking a bit . I tried looking through it with the back open as you advised and tried it then played with the x sync lever a bit then tried again.Huge difference.I'm sure that was the problem. I will post another reply as soon as I process another roll tonight or tomorrow. Thanks a bunch Nick.

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    I've had both of my Y-Mats' switches held to "X" with gaffer tape for a long, long, time.