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On Mon, Feb 19, 2018 at 9:45 AM, Zos Xavius <zosxav...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I have an AF280T collecting dust. $30+shipping and its yours.
>
> On Sun, Feb 18, 2018 at 6:26 PM, P. J. Alling
> <webstertwenty...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> It seems that when I'm not actually breaking my equipment, it's breaking
>> itself.
>>
>> I was using the AF200T with my digital cameras, and been pretty happy with
>> the results.  Sure it's not P-TTL, but as far as it goes, having it's own
>> sensor, the fact that it actually sets the recommended f stop and shutter
>> speed when the camera is in program mode with an A class  or later lens, was
>> convenient.
>>
>> It also worked well with K/M lenses though it obviously loses even the small
>> amount of automation supported with modern digital interface cameras.
>>
>> Within it's limited parameters it gave good exposures, is compact, and now
>> it's broken.  It just stopped firing, either when mounted to the camera or
>> when the test button is pressed.  Based on that I'm pretty sure that I know
>> what's wrong, it has a blown secondary capacitor.
>>
>> It would probably be an easy fix, if I had a schematic, but finding the part
>> without one wouldn't be cost effective, let alone the effort involved, for a
>> flash I could probably replace for $10.   Worse it would probably cost more
>> than that to order the capacitor.
>>
>> Sometimes I miss Radio Shack.
>>
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