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canon 580 ex ii flash

I have a Canon 580 EX II flash and when it is not attached to a camera when I test the flash it kinda acts like a strobe and hangs a bit.  Once attached to the camera it functions properly.  Any idea what is going on?  Does it need to be sent in for repair?  HELP

 

It was not in strobe mode -

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I have a Canon 580 EX II flash and when it is not attached to a camera when I test the flash it kinda acts like a strobe and hangs a bit.  Once attached to the camera it functions properly.  Any idea what is going on?  Does it need to be sent in for repair?  HELP

 

It was not in strobe mode -


Check the Custom Function settings on the flash itself, sounds like it is set to fire the 'Modeling Light'. 

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That was it.  Thanks

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