I'm trying to figure out if I can get HSS with my Fuji X-E3 and Godox flash gear, but my camera body doesn't appear on the much-repeated-about-the-interwebz compatibility charts:

compatible camera models feature support breakdown table

Is there any easy way to tell if I can get HSS with either body with Godox's 2.4GHz gear?


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Fuji HSS

There's an easy way to tell if your Fuji camera does HSS.

Unlike all the other camera brands supported by the Godox X system, Fuji's HSS setting is controlled by the camera, not by the transmitters. If you have a camera menu selection to set AUTO FP(HSS) on an external shoe-mount flash's SYNC. setting, then you can do HSS. If you don't, you can't.

HSS was added as a feature to the Fuji X flash system in late 2016 with the arrival of the EF‑X500 speedlight. So, generally, only the higher-end bodies made in 2016 or later can perform it (with the exception of the X-T1, which can have its firmware updated to v5.0 or later to include this menu command). However, post-2016 production is no guarantee, as the lower-end 2018 models, the X‑T100 and X‑A5, both lack HSS support.

So, the other easy way to check is to go to the Fuji website's flash X System compatibility chart and look at the EF-X500 column. If your camera model is footnoted with a 1, it cannot do HSS. If it's footnoted with a 2, it can, but with newer-than original firmware. And if it's footnoted with a 3, it can do HSS.

At the time of this posting, the Fuji bodies that can do HSS with Godox gear are:

  • GFX 50S
  • GFX 50R
  • X-Pro2
  • X100F
  • X-H1
  • X-T1 (firmware updated to v5.0 or later)
  • X-T2
  • X-T3
  • X-T20
  • X-T30
  • X-E3

See also:

Godox HSS with Fuji

If the Godox gear you're using has built-in 2.4 GHz radio triggers and performs TTL, and is for Fuji you can have HSS with an HSS-capable Fuji body.

If the light is not for Fuji, then it must also have up-to-date firmware that can understand the Fuji signalling (see: How do I tell if my Godox trigger or flash needs a firmware update?).

If it's a non-F version of the TT350/V350, it may or may not work in TTL/HSS fully or partially, depending on which "flavor" it is. And the X1R receivers don't do cross-brand TTL/HSS at all.

And, with the following gear, there are additional caveats:

  • AD180, AD360 (Mark I) + XTR16 receiver
  • Mark I V850 and V860 + XTR16s receiver
  • TT600 / TT600S
  • V850 II

These lights/triggers will not do HSS with TTL or the XPro-F transmitter, only with the X1T-F or X2T-F transmitter with all groups in M:

  • For an X1T-F:
    • The X1T-F must have its firmware at v3 or later.
    • C.Fn-11 must be set to either 01 or 02 (reports vary on which one gets HSS to work with the XTR16/XTR16s). It must be set to 02 to work with the TT600/V850II.
  • For an X2T-F:
    • C.Fn SHUTTER must be set to LEAF to work with the XTR16 and XTR16s.

With the XTR16 and XTR16s add-on receivers, HSS must also be set directly on the flash itself.


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