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How could a hot shoe adapter with a single contact possibly work?

Jan Steinman was right. His answer encouraged me to get the product and there was indeed a contact to the camera ground hidden under the flange. Here is a picture of it:
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How could a hot shoe adapter with a single contact possibly work?

Although you can't tell from the image, I suspect that there is a springy bit of metal that supplies the ground, between the flange and the knurled knob. If you have a voltmeter, set it to ohms or ...
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Is there an adapter to get a 3rd-party flash to work on my Canon 4000D (T100)?

Yes. Kind of. Sandwiching either the Godox X1T-C (firmware updated to v27 or later for T7/T100 compatibility) or X2T-C transmitter between the camera and the flash, gives you the ability to fire the ...
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Is there an adapter to get a 3rd-party flash to work on my Canon 4000D (T100)?

No, you will need a flash specifically designed to work with Canon's E-TTL system; that does include some, but definitely not all, third party flashes. Whoever sold you this combination was frankly a ...
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How can I tell which 3rd party flashes are compatible with Canon's SL3 missing pin hot shoe mount?

Obviously, checking for actual compatibility with a 250D either in online reportage, or by actually buying and trying yourself would probably be best. Asking the seller directly before purchasing ...
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