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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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Can't make Godox X1T-N + TT350-N combo working!

Just bought a Godox X1T-N + TT350-N combo to work with my Nikon D610 as an off-camera flash but X1T-N doesn't seem to be firing TT350-N at all. Is there any other setting I need to take care of to ...
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How to best mix Godox Strobes with legacy Bowens Strobe?

I recently co-rented a studio which has an assortment of studio strobes (Bowens Gemini GM500R, Bowens GM750+). However I usually use my Godox AD600BM and 2 AD200. Mixing the strobes From what I see, ...
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What are common issues with the Godox AD200 Pro not firing?

What are the most common issues with the Godox AD200 Pro not firing all the time? I set my channel higher as well as the ID#.
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Godox TT350n/Nikon D610 - How to fire my Godox flash "only" as a rear curtain sync?

I want to use my Godox TT350n as a Rear-Curtain off-camera flash; and not fire my in-built flash at all. i.e. I want to take a 15" shot, and at the end of the shutter close, I want to fire my off-...
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Godox X Pro with Olympus FL-700WR

Does anyone know if you can use the Godox X Pro Trigger to fire the Olympus FL-700WR flash without having a receiver on it's foot? If so can you tell me how to set up the two units. Many thanks, Peter
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Shutter sync issue with Godox X2T-N and Nikon D5100

I just purchased a Godox X2T-N transmitter for my Nikon D5100, along with a Godox TT600 speedlite. Playing with it I noticed pictures were cut in half horizontally, the upper part being more ...
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Why can't I connect my Yongnuo trigger to my Godox speedlight?

I have a new trigger, a Yongnuo brand RF603N II and a flash, Godox brand V860 II. Both devices work well, but the trigger does not have any effect on the flash. Does anyone have any idea why or how I ...
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How can I make my speedlight, a Canon 430EX II work wirelessly with my Godox gear?

I have a Godox AD200 with an XPro-C transmitter and I would like to get my Canon 430EX II to fire with it, off camera. Do I need to attach an X1R or an X2T to the bottom of the 430EX II to make it ...
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Why doesn't the test button on my Godox SK400 work?

The test button is not firing the flash on my Godox sk400. It is new and the model lamp is working. Every other button is working and I have tried everything.
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How do I sync the Godox X2T trigger with a Godox V850 II speedlight?

I am a newbie when it comes to using off-camera flash, I'm unable to sync my Godox V850II with a Godox X2T. Please I need a step by step guide.
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Controller/Transmitter for Canon 580EXII + Godox AD200

Is there one transmitter like Godox XProC (for Canon 5D MarkIV) to control Canon 580EXII and Godox AD200? If not what is the best way to do it?
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Is the Godox X1T compatible with the Flashpoint Li-on X R2?

I'm stumped. I've used my X1T to manage both a V350 and a TT350 (same flash/different battery). I received a flashpoint Zoom Li-on X R2 (same as the Godox V1, I think). The X R2 works fine on camera ...
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Can a Godox XPro transmitter for one brand fire a legacy flash for a different brand + X1R in TTL?

I have recently moved from Canon to a Sony A7R IV and want to fire my Canon flash (600EX-RT) mounted on a X1R-C while using a XPro-S on camera. I can successfully use this combination in manual mode, ...
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Why did the AF Assist Beam on my Godox X1T-C stop working after a firmware update?

Recently I updated firmware of my Godox X1T-C remote trigger to be able to use it with Canon EOS400D which have trimmed down flashlight hotshoe (trigger pin is missing). Now the trigger is working and ...
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HSS and TTL not working with Fuji X-Pro2 and Godox system

I own a Fuji X-Pro2 camera. I recently bought a Godox XPro-F trigger and a Godox SK400ii strobe to try out some flash portrait photography. I can easily get everything working at normal shutter ...
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Can I use a Godox AD200 without a transmitter?

I wanted to know if I can use Godox AD 200 without the transmitter such as X1 T or Pro? The camera I would be using is Sony a7riii. If it's a required device then why doesn't it come with the flash ...
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Good way to make a standard camera strap attachable to Godox TT850 and clones?

The common TT850, their clones and related designs have no lugs to attach a strap directly, nor small lugs (like an old school Metz 45 has) where you could attach a key ring or other strap attachment. ...
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How do I set up a Godox X2Tc to control a Canon Speedlite 430 EXII

I have a Godox X2Tc and a Godox X1Rc. I want to control my Canon Speedlite 430 EXII. (I also have a Godox V1, which is a beautiful thing!) I have the Canon Speedlite attached to the Godox receiver, so ...
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How can I get my Canon RT speedlite to go off when using a Godox transmitter?

First, I am using my Canon Camera 6Dmark2. I have a two flashes: one is the Godox V860IIC and a Canon Flash 600 EX-RT. I also have a wireless trigger Godox XProC. I can easily trigger the Godox ...
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How can I set the power of a Canon 580ex ii with a Godox x1 trigger?

I have an x1 trigger and receiver set for Canon and a 580ex ii. I don't know how to control the power of the flash through the trigger. I also have a Godox v860ii and setting its power through the ...
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Why was my Canon Speedlite 600EX triggering other flashes?

Hi: I second shot a wedding reception last Saturday and my on-camera Canon Speedlite 600EX flash (on a Canon 5DM3) was triggering the lead photographer's two Godox off camera flashes (she had a Nikon ...
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How do I use a Godox X1T to remotely release the shutter and trigger an AD200?

Been trying to find a definitive answer but couldn't and hope someone can help me out. I need to use the AD200 off-camera and release the shutter away from the camera. Do I need two X1T ...
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My Godox flash won't fire off-camera. What should I check?

I have a Godox flash with a built-in radio trigger, and I honestly can't figure out what I'm doing wrong. I've checked that: All the batteries in everything are good and everything's turned on. The ...
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