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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 don't my radio triggers work even when I've set the flash to slave mode?

Hello hope someone can help. Any clue why my Godox CT16 triggers don’t seem to be working? The sales description say it’s compatible with my camera. I'm using new batteries. The triggers communicate ...
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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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Setting up Canon 430EX III-RT and Yongnuo YN622C-TX?

Cannot wrap my head around setting up my Canon 430EX III-RT speedlite with this Yongnuo YN622C-TX trigger: whatever I try, the flash LINK light remains red, i.e. it is not connected to the trigger. ...
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Why won't my Commlite T320 triggers work as a shutter release for a second camera?

Today I got a Commlite T320 remote trigger system which I want to use to trigger my second camera that will be positioned behind a goal in football matches… I have never used a remote camera trigger ...
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How do I set up the PocketWizard Mini TT1 and Flex TT5 with a Buff monolight?

I recently purchased a Paul Buff AlienBee B800 studio monolight through eBay. It came with a PocketWizard Mini TT1 and Flex TT5. I was wondering how I’d be able to set it up to work with my Canon 5D ...
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JJC JF-U wireless trigger does not trigger flash at the right moment

I am trying to take a photo with my camera and trigger an off camera flash all wirelessly with the following setup: A Nikon D5600 and a Metz B520-AF flash which I'm trying to use with a JJC wireless ...
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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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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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Yongnuo YN560IV not firing intermittently with modifier

I have a Yongnuo YN560IV with RF603CII trigger. I have the weirdest problem. Flash fires fine without anything attached to the head, or with my Gary Fong lightsphere or another cheapie mini softbox ...
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How do I use a Yongnuo YN200 with a Nikon speedlight?

I plan to buy a Yongnuo YN200 2.4 GHz 200 Ws TTL flash. But I also have a Nikon D7100 and a Nikon sB700 flash. I want to use and the YN200 and SB700 together. If I buy a Yongnuo YN560-TX II ...
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Triggering issue with Yongnuo 600ex-rt speedlight

I have had a Yongnuo 600EX-RT speedlight (knock-off of Canon 600EX-RT) for some time, and recently purchased a Yongnuo YN-E3-RT wireless trigger (knock-off of Canon SN-E3-RT) to give me off-camera ...
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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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Buying wireless flash trigger vs. cheap flash to use as master

I currently shoot a Nikon D500 for which I have a Godox V860II speedlight. I'm looking to get more into simple studio portrait photography, partially because that is about the only thing I can shoot ...
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Need compatible strobe trigger for Elinchrom Ranger AS with Nikon D7200 - fast?

I am hoping someone can help me pretty quickly as I just landed a job on Monday and my old Skyport system is dead. I have an Elinchrom Ranger AS with location battery (kit) and a Nikon D7200. I just ...
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Setting a SB-700 as off-camera flash for D850

I have currently a Nikon D850 along with a SB-700 flash, whose main purpose is to shoot cosplays in events. I'm happy that using it on the hotshoe would get better photos than without it, but still I'...
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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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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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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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Canon 6D with yongnuo yn622c-tx - Camera does not capture flash

I have a Canon 6D with a yongnuo yn622c-tx. My Canon Speedlite 430 II is installed on top of the yn622c receiver. This setup worked just fine for weeks, and now it doesn't. I don't know if its due to ...
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Can I control the power and group on a single-pin flash using a manual trigger?

So I have: YN 560 IV which has both a transmitter and a receiver built in. Neewer TT560 Manual flash Yongnuo RF 603 II C3 I can have the YN on top of my camera and have the Neweer on a light stand ...
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ISO and aperture not syncing with flash over wireless triggers

I’m using Nikon d3200 and Neewer VK750II Flash, off camera, with neewer fc16 trigger and receiver. In TTL mode, the flash fires correctly with the shutter speed but it doesn’t sync ISO or angle (...
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Yongnuo YN560-TX II

I watched a Kelby One lesson and per course purchased a Yongnuo YN560-TX manual controller to trigger my Nikon SB900 off camera with a softbox. Do I need to purchase something else to make this work (...
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How long is the range of Canon ST-E2 speedlite transmitter in practice?

I just ordered a used but working Canon ST-E2 speedlite transmitter because it was so cheap that it cost practically nothing. However, the ST-E2 hasn't arrived yet. My flash has support for ST-E3-RT ...
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Which flash trigger to buy for Canon?

There's a ton of options out there. I already bought the Altura trigger set, but I realized it only works when the transmitter/receiver are put side-by-side, very inconsistent results, will only work ...
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Can I use Godox V860ii C on Sony a6500?

I am using Sony a6500 but I have Godox V860 ii C and Godox X1T C trigger. Can I use this flash and trigger on my Sony camera for high-speed sync? Will it work? If yes, how to do it?
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Universal wireless radio transmitter that can trigger Elinchrom studio strobes, Yongnuo speedlites and Godox flash

I have a pair of Elinchrom D-Lite-2 IT 200Ws studio strobes. The strobes have built-In Skyport wireless receivers and the set came with a Elinchrom Skyport ECO transmitter. This transmitter broke ...
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Can a Yongnuo YN-560 III wireless flash be used with a Hahnel Combi TF (both for Nikon)?

Can a Yongnuo YN-560 III wireless flash speedlite for a Nikon DSLR be used with a Hahnel Combi TF for Nikon?
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Why can't I trigger my Yongnuo flash with my Yongnuo transmitter?

I have a YN600EX RT II flash and a Yongnuo RF603II wireless transmitter, and I'm using a Canon 700D. If I am right from the research I have done, I don't have to use both transmitters to make my flash ...
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Is my Nikon Wireless Speedlight Commander SU-800 a goner?

I really hope you guys can help me solve this. I've had a Nikon Commander SU-800 for just about three years. In the later part of December of 2017, I headed out to a photoshoot with the hope of ...
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External Flash triggered by camera's internal trigger

I am stuck. I am starting to understand and try Flash photography with my Canon 750D. I have ordered a yongnuo 560 iv just yesterday. Now as I am tight on the budget, I have not ordered a trigger ...
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"Photographs cannot be taken" with manual lens and wireless triggers with off-camera flash

Good evening, The equipment combination I am trying to use is: Nikon D3400 Tokina 100mm Pro-D 2.8 lens* Neewer NW860iin Speedlite** Neewer N1Tn wireless hotshoe transmitter** Neewer N1Rn wireless ...
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Can I use a cheap DSLR's built-in flash as a secondary flash triggered by my main camera's built-in flash?

Due to the fact that I do not have a flash unit, and I would like to improve lighting conditions and photographic techniques, I thought maybe I can use the flashes of two cheap DSLR cameras as flashes ...
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Does Yongnuo YN622C TX/RX accept rechargeable NiMh AA batteries?

I just bought a controller and a pair of slave units. According to the specs, every unit accepts two AA batteries. I thought of using eneloops, but I'm finding reviews that say they don't work with ...
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What Yongnuo controller will let me use my YN-568EX II with TTL and HSS?

I have two Yongnuo YN-568EX-II speedlites. I can use them as radio/receivers between the two, but I want to use a controller on camera to be able to use the speedlights off camera without losing E-TTL ...
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Can I use a Yongnuo 622C trigger and sync cable to get high-speed sync with my Godox SK400 strobe?

I have a Godox strobe, the SK400 (and an SK300) and a Yongnuo YN-622C trigger. If I use a Yongnuo LS-PC635 (PC to 3.5mm) sync cable between the receiver and the strobe, can I shoot in high speed ...
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Why do I have to power cycle my wireless flash controller when using a YN560 IV?

I have Nikon D750 and just recently bought 3 yn560iv and yn controller tx. I was able to set them up and they all fire, but the flashes only fires once. In order for them to fire again I have to ...
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The combination of transmitters to fire AND control Canon 430EX III-RT and Yongnuo YN-560 IV

I'm having a hard time figuring out how to expand my flash system which is currently very modest - it only consists of Canon 430EX III-RT flash. I'm planning to buy 2 Yongnuo YN-560 IV flashes and ...
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Why won't my Streaklight 360 (Godox AD360 II) optically trigger my Canon 580EXII?

I've just purchased the Flashpoint Streaklight 360 Ws for Canon (aka Godox AD360 II, which I can trigger with the R2 integrated wireless system (I trigger the flash with a transmitter that came with ...
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Can I trigger a Canon RT flash with a PocketWizard?

I have set the Canon 430EX III-RT to wireless slave and both devices to the same channel, but the PW will not link and the link light stays on red. I have tried a PW Plus X and a PW Plus II but no ...
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Is yongnuo HSS trigger work with simpex speedlight flash?

I have Simpex VT-531 speedlight flash, and currently using yongnuo RF-603 trigger. I like to upgrade to a new yongnuo HSS trigger. Is YN622N suitable for my Simpex flash?
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What is the difference between the YN560Tx and the YN-E3-RT?

I know that the Yongnuo YN560-TX Manual Flash Controller is to control multiple flash units, and that the Yongnuo YN-E3-RT Speedlite Transmitter is also to control multiple flash units. My ...
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Can several YONGNUO YN560Tx Flash controllers trigger the same flash units?

I recently was at a Canon Experience weekend, to learn specifically about multi-flash setups. The demonstrator showed how he used three standard camera flash units, controlled by an equal amount of ...
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Will wireless triggers work with old flashes from the 1980s?

I want to buy a 4-channel remote wireless trigger to fire these flashes. Will this work with my Nikon D5200? They work in the camera shoe but will they work wirelessly?
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How do I use a remote shutter trigger and radio flash triggers simultaneously?

I would like to shoot my Fuji X-T2 with Flashpoint remote shutter release and off-camera Yongnuo flashes and radio transmitters (622 series). I also have a YN600EX-RT I could link in. All components ...
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Do any third party transceivers work on any flash?

I have a Shanny 600 flash for Nikon. If I buy two Yongnuo RF-605N wireless transceiver units, can I use one of them as a trigger and one as a receiver for my Shanny flash?
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Can not wake Yongnuo flash with triggers after flash LCD panel sleeps

I have a YN-622C II trigger on top of a Canon 6D and another YN-622C II with a YN-565EX flash (off camera flash). After I turn everything on, and for the 15 seconds that the LCD panel of the flash is ...
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Is it possible to trigger a camera from a flash, which is triggered by another flash?

I have a wifi ad-hoc connection to a Canon 6D, that I trigger from my laptop. The Canon is physically connected via sync cable to an Impact brand monolight. The monolight triggers another monolight ...