Flash Diffuser

Started Dec 1, 2012 | Questions thread
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Fox96 New Member • Posts: 4
Flash Diffuser

Hi. The other day I ordered and received a parcel of accessories for my Canon EOS 550D (Kiss X4). In it was a flash diffuser mount that slides into the hot shoe of my camera, and the diffuser clips onto it. The only problem with it is when I slide it in all the way, the little sensor on the hot shoe gets depressed and the camera thinks that it has a proper flash on and it won't allow me to use the inbuilt flash from the camera. The only way that I can get the flash and the diffuser to work is if I only put the diffuser mount half way in, but then it tends to fall off every now and then. Is there a way where you can override this sensor, so that the diffuser sits all the way in the hot shoe and the flash of the camera still works?

Thankyou.

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS80 Canon EOS 550D Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II +2 more
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Canon EOS 550D (EOS Rebel T2i / EOS Kiss X4)
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