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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is there a radio flash control system for Olympus that allows setting flash power from the camera?

One of the main advantages of optical wireless flash control systems is that they don't require anything extra: at least with many cameras, they work with the built-in flash, and can often control (...
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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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What is the difference between this wireless flash trigger and wireless flash controller?

I am trying to work out what I need to trigger my flashes, which are Yongnuo YN-565EX (Nikon). I have found two options, but I am not sure if I need both. One is a "wireless flash controller" (...
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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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How do I stack different brand flash controllers on my Canon 5D Mark III and still have full TTL and power control?

I am trying to control two off-camera flashes with my Canon 5D Mark III. The first flash is a Profoto B1. The other flash is a YN600EX-RT speedlight mounted on a Yongnuo YN622C II transceiver unit. ...
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Are there any radio flash triggers capable of P-TTL?

All the popular radio TTL flash triggers, like PocketWizard or RadioPopper, seem to be only available in Nikon and Canon flavors. Are there any models capable of transmitting Pentax P-TTL data?
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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 ...
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Why Can't I Set My Flash Intensity with My Phottix Odin 2 in Manual Mode

I have two speedlites. A Phottix Mitros and a Sunpak PZ42X. I can control flash intensity in both of them in TTL mode. I can also control the zoom (for Mitros it works, a bit buggy with Sunpak; ...
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Are RF wireless triggers systems compatible with one another?

I'm trying to get into using a wireless setup instead of a wired setup for triggering my off-camera flash, and this seems to be wading into a lot of products with very little clarity. There are a lot ...
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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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What should I look for in a wireless flash trigger for a home studio?

I'm an amateur photographer looking for a wireless flash trigger. My gear is Canon 70D with Speedlight 380ex. My question is: what should I look for in a flash trigger? How important is the trigger ...
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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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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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“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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Can I trigger a Godox SK400 with Yongnuo triggers?

Can anyone tell me ... can I trigger a Godox SK400 strobe with a Yongnuo trigger/ transmitter? I use a Yongnuo speedlight and transmitter but I am about to buy a Godox SK400 strobe and would like make ...
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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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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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Yongnuo YN685 (Nikon) and YN622N-TX not triggering

I just received a YN685 (Nikon) and a YN622N-TX (For Nikon), serial numbers 69020032 and 02072849. The firmwares are 1.08 (YN622) and 1.3.4 (YN685). However I try I cannot seem to get wireless ...
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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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Will Yongnuo YN685 (Nikon) on-camera trigger with YN622C off-camera?

I accidentally ordered a Yongnuo YN-685 for Nikon and a YN-622N for my Canon camera. Are these Yongnuo YN-685-Nikon compatible with YN-622C? Or I should change all to Canon?
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Understanding IR / RF flash systems

I have had difficulty understanding how most flash systems work and was hoping someone could break it down. I'll use my current setup for a concrete example: Canon EOS 60D Nissin Di866 Mark II Flash ...
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How to understand flash distance scale when used with a wireless transmitter?

I am reading Bryan Peterson’s book, Understanding Flash Photography. In this book, Bryan mostly talks about using the flash in manual mode and not in ETTL mode. I own a Yongnuo 600-Ex-RT speedlight ...
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Can vintage strobes damage wireless receivers?

It is well documented that some old strobes can damage digital cameras. However, I couldn't find information about any potential damage from using a wireless transmitter on camera and receivers or ...
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Can I use any brand's non-TTL wireless trigger to trigger any brand's manual flash?

I am planning on buying a cheap manual flash for outdoor photoshoots. But, I am not sure if those cheap non-TTL flashes can be triggered by any brand's non-TTL wireless trigger, or whether they ...
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Why won't my FlashQ triggers fire an off-camera flash on Nikon?

I bought a pair of FLashQ wireless radio triggers for my Nikon D700 and SB-28. I can get the flash to fire by pressing the button on the receiver and the trigger connected to the SB-28. It will not ...
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Experience with Paul C Buff's Cyber Commander?

My studio is mostly comprised of Alien Bee flashes, so I'm looking to pick up the Cyber Commander from PCB. The device claims to be lightyears ahead of what other remote trigger solutions, so I'd ...
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Will a Godox 300 Ws strobe work for weddings?

I am planning to buy a Godox DE300 (300Ws) for wedding photography as a flash. Will it do the job if I place it at different distances in a hall and use it through wireless trigger? I am not so ...
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Why doesn't my flash fire from the hot shoe trigger?

I have a Yongnuo YN-560 III and a pair of RF-603II (C3) triggers. I have a Canon Rebel T5i. I put one trigger on the hot shoe. When this trigger is in TX mode I get a blue comm light and I can fire ...
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How to configure Canon EOS 550D for dumb strobe lights?

I got a pair of "no name" strobe lights with a simple hot-shoe trigger and trying to use it with EOS 550D. Although it seems to work at first glance (strobes fire when shutter is triggered) in fact ...
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Is there any wireless flash trigger compatible with the Sigma EF-610 DG ST flash and my Canon 1000D?

I am looking for a wireless flash trigger. I use a Canon 1000D camera and Sigma EF-610 DG ST flash. I checked that there are several problems when the flash is used with manual wireless triggers. ...