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Is it possible to trigger Nikon SB-600 with.. say any flash? If not, what speedlights are capable of this?

EDIT: what's the feature name for googling more details?

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trying googling: SB-600 optical slave –  Matt Grum Mar 7 '13 at 17:36
I mean wirelessly! Forgot to mention it –  thevangelist Mar 7 '13 at 17:37
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Take a look into triggering the Nikon SB-600 using the optical slave mode, or using it in conjunction with an optical slave trigger. It isn't exactly rock solid in the performance area but is very widely supported.

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I also really like the new Pocketwizard Plus X wireless solution if you don't mind spending a few dollars. –  dpollitt Mar 7 '13 at 17:39
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The SB-600 does not offer a 'dumb' optical slave trigger mode, only CLS/AWLS. So you'd be better off getting another flash that uses CLS unless you have reason not to. Don't forget that most Nikon bodies will act as a CLS master via the built in flash though.

You'd require a separate trigger as mentioned by dpollitt's answer.

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Yes, I have D7K but I wanted to know if I'm able to flash it say with my Samsung phone. –  thevangelist Mar 9 '13 at 9:48
Ah ok - in that case an optical trigger which sits on the foot of the flash would be the only way to go. –  James Snell Mar 10 '13 at 0:16
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