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How can I tell if a Godox flash or trigger is compatible with my gear?

I'm looking for a flash trigger for my Canon M50 Mark II that I can connect to a Godox AD600 Pro. I checked some triggers, but the descriptions do not mention if they fit or not. Someone recommended ...
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Can the Godox XPro work with strobes from Elinchrom

I am planning on visiting a studio that is equipped with Elinchrom D-Lite One RX heads and I was wondering if the Godox XPro transmitter (Sony) that I current own is able to fire them off (manual mode)...
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Why can't I trigger my Visico strobe and AD600 together with a Godox XPro-C and X1R receiver?

I am using the Godox XPro-C transmitter and can trigger my AD600BM without any problems. But when I want to trigger my second stribe, a Visico head, cabled to a Godox X1R receiver, there's a problem. ...
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Is Neewer flash gear just rebranded Godox gear? Are they compatible with each other?

I've read that Neewer and Godox are the same thing, and that a lot of Chinese flash gear is rebranded. The Neewer Q3 looks like it's the same as an AD200 Pro. I'm curious: is this just the same stuff? ...
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Why won't both my Godox SK300ii trigger from my XPro transmitter?

I use two Godox SK300 II strobes. When I use them I have tried putting them on separate groups with the Xpro transmitter but one fires and the other does not. Even if I switch off the one that fires, ...
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What is the deal with the Godox flash/transmitter hotshoe breaking all the time? How do I fix it?

I've had the hotshoe on my Godox flash for my Sony camera break multiple times now, and I'm getting sick of having to continually replace the foot assembly. What is up with this and how do I get a ...
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How do I fix an Err 70/freezing with my Canon EOS R-mount camera and Godox flash gear?

I've got a newer Canon R body that has the new multifunction hotshoe on it, with the edge contacts: It's supposed to be backwards-compatible with Canon eTTL-II gear that doesn't have the edge ...
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Canon SL3 and Godox V1

I have searched to find an answer for one of my students and need help. Will the Godox V1 and Godox trigger work with the Canon SL3. Nikon is
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Flash and camera shutter not in time

I’ve searched far and wide but cannot find an answer. I recently purchased godox ct-16 to trigger my flash off the camera (canon a1). It worked perfectly on my digital camera and I copied the manual ...
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How can the focusing distance manually set on a lens influence the firing of a flash?

Situation: I use a Canon R6 Mark II with Godox flashes (TT350c or TT685c) for macro photography, flash monted directly on camera. Problem: when the focusing distance on the lens is less than a ...
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Why can't I control my Godox V860 II-N in TTL with my pop up flash (Nikon CLS system)?

I am using a Nikon D800 to trigger the Godox V860 II N with the pop up flash.  The flash is triggered and fires without problems, but using the same settings I get completely different exposures if I ...
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How do I trigger TCM (TTL convert to Manual) on a Godox XPro II?

I've owned a Godox XPro transmitter before, but now I've upgraded to the newer XPro II. And it doesn't have a TCM button. The specs say it does TCM and there's a TCM C.Fn for setting the type of light ...
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Godox X1T-C & TT350C & Canon M3 [duplicate]

I have a Canon M3 with Godox X1T-C and TT350-C. It seems the two Godox units are working with each other but my Canon M3 isn't. When I press the test button on the X1T, the TT350C flashes. It even ...
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How do I interpret a Godox error code?

My Godox flash is giving me a cryptic error code on the LCD, but I can't figure out what it means. Is there a table or something that tells me how to interpret the error code?
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How do I fix loading the wrong firmware image onto a Godox flash?

By mistake, I updated my Godox TT685 II-C flash with the v1.3 firmware for the V860. Is there a way to fix this? Where can I get the correct Godox TT685 II-C firmware image?
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Godox X1T(F) + V850ii on Fuji XE-3: does TTL mode work?

I've borrowed a Godox X1T for Fuji cameras, and a Godox V850ii flash. I'm trying to use that stuff with a Fuji XE-3. I'd like to be able to do this in a "TTL" auto-flash setup, which I think ...
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How do I switch the power display on an Godox monolight (e.g., SK400 II) from ratios (1/1) to decimal (10.0)?

So, on all the specs I've noticed that with an SK400 II (and most of the other Godox AC-powered manual monolights) that you can set the power not to use ratio settings (1/4, 1/16), but decimal (10.0, ...
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Why is my Godox V860 III-S showing a weird WL/circle symbol?

I've put a V860 III-S on my Sony camera, but when I try to use it in transmitter mode, I'm getting this weird icon on the LCD: What does this mean?
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Why would my flash be firing when attaching to hotshoe, but then not afterwards?

Odd one. I've got 3 X Canon 580 EX IIs. They all seem to work fine on my camera hotshoe. When I attach each one to the hotshoe, it does not fire during the attachment process. It then all works as ...
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Mixing ambient with flash and how to calculate this?

I have a question I hope someone can shine a light on for me. I usually shoot with flash only or ambient only. I need to do a small shoot on location where I must balance ambient with flash. Its a ...
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Can I still use my YN-600EX-RT with a Godox X1R-C/X1T-C triggers if I switch from Canon to Sony?

I'm switching from a Canon camera to a new Sony α6400. I would like to know if I have to change the flash that I have or just the triggers? And also if you recommend any special trigger to work with ...
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Godox X Pro Flash Trigger Using Center Pin only does not fire Godox TT600 flash

Godox Xpro (C) mounted on Canon 5D Mark III hotshoe with single pin adapter between hotshoe and trigger will not fire Godox TT600 speedlites. Without the adapter between hotshoe and trigger I can ...
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Why doesn't my RT-16 trigger fire my Godox TT520 ii flash off-camera?

I’m using the Canon 5D Mark III and the (Godox RT-16) trigger that comes with the TT520 II flash. The flash works perfectly on the camera, but off the camera it won’t because the trigger won’t ...
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Godox AD200 Pro will not fire with wireless trigger

I have several Godox flashes, 2 AD400, and I've just added a third AD200 Pro. I've setup the wireless channel to match the XPro, and ensured the selected AD200 group is active on the transmitter. I'...
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Do power supplies exist for Godox speedlights?

I am using several Godox speedlights with my Nikon D500 for studio work. Is there a power supply that works with the flashes whether they are AA-powered or using a Godox VB18 li-ion battery?
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How do I set the ID on a Godox X1R receiver?

I've learned about Godox ID codes acting as a digital filter on top of the analog radio channels to stop someone else nearby on the same channel from firing my lights. I know how to set an ID on my ...
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Why is live view so dark when I'm shooting with strobes?

We are having a setup where we use two strobes to photograph. When I switch to live view the image is incredibly dark due to the camera settings and the amount of ambient light. Since I want to use a ...
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Godox Umbrella Octa Softbox witgh speedlite bracket

I’m investing in my first off-camera lighting setup/softbox and wanted to check that the setup I have will all be together. Already owned - Yongnuo YN560-IV Speedlite - Trigger for the Yongnuo ...
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controlling flash power on a 580EX using Godox x2t-c and x1r-c

I am able to pair and trigger my canon 580EX without an issue using the camera shutter and the test button, but for the life of me the power on the flash will not change if i change it on my x2t-c. ...
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How do I sync my Canon mirrorless camera with a Godox manual AC strobe?

I’ve just bought the Godox SK400 II strobe and I have a Canon EOS M50 camera. I bought a cable to connect them but I still can’t seem to sync them? Do you have any tips on how to sync this strobe with ...
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Compatibility between Godox 2,4 Ghz and Hähnel Viper?

Is the Godox XPro flash trigger compatible with the Hahnel Viper flash system?
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Can I use my Yongnuo YN-E3-RT II speedlight Transmitter with a Godox AD200?

I'm looking to buy some speedlights/strobes but I really do not want to buy all new transmitters and receivers when I have the Yongnuo set. Will any strobes/speedlights from the Godox series be ...
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Godox TT685-N Solid blank green light on information screen

My Godox TT685-N is showing a blank solid green light on information screen. How do I resolve this problem? Thank you
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Would a strobe or a CoB LED video light be better for product photography with a phone camera?

I am about to buy lighting but my budget is low. This will be for small product photography (perfume bottles). I thought of using a Godox SK400II (strobe) and this Godox SL150 (CoB LED video light) ...
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Will Godox X series triggers fire from the center pin?

Can I fire a Godox X-series trigger from a generic hotshoe with only a center pin? For example, if I have a Nikon compatible Godox X2 trigger mounted on a Pentax K1000 hot shoe, will the trigger still ...
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Why can't I fire my Canon RT speedlite with a Godox transmitter?

I have set my Godox X2T-C transmitter to Group A and channel 7 and have set my Canon 430EX III-RT with the same group and channel as a slave (by radio signal) and I am using a Canon R6 camera. The ...
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Godox TT685 N is not firing off camera [duplicate]

I was using the TT685 with the XPro trigger but I cannot get it to work again. It is set to Slave Mode and I have checked the Group and Channel, and the ID on the trigger is set to OFF. I tried the ...
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Why would a photographer use a single head 1200 W∙s flash?

I comprehend Godox produces a 1200 W∙s single-head flash (AD1200). But I don't have any idea why a photographer would use it. I have a 1000 W∙s Dynalite pack, but it also takes one, two, three, or ...
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The flip-card in my Godox 685 fell out; what to do?

I was shooting some runway stuff last week and the built-in bounce flip-card came out completely. I tried re-inserting it during the show but it only crimped at the edges. Do I need to take the flash ...
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What is the Godox SHOOT setting for?

I was going through my Godox transmitter settings, and there's this cryptic one called SHOOT: What do those three settings mean? And when would I want to use them? The Godox user manual isn't very ...
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Connecting my Godox SK400 II with my Godox X1R-C Receiver

Okay, so I finally want to delve into flash photography. But I'm having the hardest time connecting my Godox SK400 II with the X1R-C Receiver. According to the product features, the SK400 II has a ...
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How can I pair my Godox AD200 with my two Godox TT685s speed lights using a X2Ts godox trigger?

I did my research and found out in order to get my TT685 flashes to work with my trigger I had to not only set the channel and group but also set them on an "ID" located in the menus. They ...
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Do I need a Godox master flash to use a TT685-N off-camera?

I'm planning to buy a Godox TT685-N. But I want to use it only as a slave flash. I'm trying to understand if I need another Godox flash to be the master or if my current Nikon SB-900 will trigger it. ...
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GODOX AD200 not firing from Panasonic GX7 [duplicate]

I have a Godox AD200 and an XPro(O) trigger and trying to use it with a GX7. The flash is not firing when I take a photo. If I use the test button on the trigger the flash fires. I think the trigger ...
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Godox X1R-c connectivity [duplicate]

In the past I was using my Canon 430EXII and Godox AD200 with Godox X2T-C Trigger and it was working fine. Recently, my trigger broke and needed to buy a new one. Now I have Godox XProC, unfortunately,...
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Godox AD200 is not triggering at some outdoor locations

Gear Nikon Z6 Godox XPro N Godox AD200 Pro Settings TTL/HSS Channel 2 Group A Issue I was able to trigger the flash light by directly pressing the flash button on the Godox XPro N, However when I ...
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Godox x1r x1t and canon speedlite 430exii [duplicate]

I was waiting for your kind reply on how to synchronise the godox x1r x1t & canon speedlite 430exii.. Thank you
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Synch eos rp and flash speedlite 430exII, godox x1t 2.4g

I have canon eos rp and flash speedlite 430exII, ive purchased godox x1t 2.4g but not able to synchronise the flashing, pls help.. can anybody help me to sort it out pls
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Why can't I connect my Godox trigger to my Yongnuo speedlight?

I have a new trigger, a Godox brand X2T and a flash,Yongnuo brand YN685. Both devices work well, but the trigger does not have any effect on the flash. Does anyone have any idea why or how I can ...
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Why is my flash underexposing only when using a wireless trigger?

I have a Flashpoint R2 Pro II transmitter, a TT350 flash, and a Fuji X-H1. When I use the flash at its least powerful setting (1/16, under HSS) on the camera at 1/2000, f/4.5, and iso 100, it works ...
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