Elinca FX 100 User Manual

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1. The mains switch (3) is ON ("I" position), but does not light up:
• Switch OFF the unit and change the mains fuse (2)

• Use only time-lag fuse (16 AT), corresponding to the Style FX model
2. The switch (3) is lit, the open flash ready is lighting up but does not function.
• The flashtube in the flashhead may be faulty

• You cannot change the flashtube by yourself! => please return the unit to an authorised

Elinchrom service.

3. The ON/OFF switch (3) is lit but the open flash signal (6) is not lit
• Temporary break for overheating, caused by fast flash sequences or ventilation

slots obturated

• Fan cooling defective => the unit turns off automatically and cannot be fired any

more. After a break for cooling, the flash is ready again for operation.

• If after several minutes of break for cooling the ready signal (6) is not lit, the cause

could be a component failure. However, high voltage may remain on the capacitor

circuits. => DO NOT ATTEMPT TO REPAIR THE UNIT. In this case please send the unit

to an authorised Elincrom station.

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