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I cannot remove my promaster 7500EDF flash from my olympus

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I cannot remove my promaster 7500EDF flash from my olympus e-620 camera
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Camera and Video
Expert:  Pete replied 8 months ago.

Hi Jim,

Even if it is seems stuck, gently push only at the base of the flash (near the hot shoe) with your thumb until it pops out.

If it seems to be stuck fast, try gently levering it with a fine screwdriver.

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Gently levering? Should I also try moving the thumbwheel again?
Expert:  Pete replied 8 months ago.

You don't need to move the thumbwheel, however if the flash appears stuck fast and will not slide off when pushed with your thumb, try carefully wedging a fine screwdriver at the front of the hot show to help slide it out.

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
thumbwheel also is stuck
Expert:  Pete replied 8 months ago.

Ok, is that a separate unrelated issue?