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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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I have Canon's 600EX-RT II, so shouldn't I add a YN600EX-RT II instead of a YN-E3-RT or ST-E3-RT?

I'm a n00b (in fact I have literally never used a flash before other than my phone's LED thing) but I have to shoot an indoor thing next week, where I'll need a remote flash (I mean, on a stand, ...
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What should I look for when choosing a speedlight to learn off-camera flash?

I am going to start learning flash photography for portraits (80% environmental portraits outdoors in bright daylight, and 20% indoor). I want to use flash mostly off-camera. I have a Nikon D5500 ...
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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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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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Does Yongnuo YN50 provide Auto Focus with Nikon D5600?

I want to buy Yongnuo YN50 prime lens for my Nikon D5600 camera. I have got 2 main questions regarding it: I am not to find information if it provides AF with Nikon D5600 body (for example, Nikon F/1....
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Cannot set up external Yongnuo flashes with Canon 5D Mark II

I use my Canon 5D Mark II with multiple YN-560 Mark IV flashes, triggered by a YN560-TX external flash control. I tried to set up the external flash control but I failed. It says flash is not ...
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Water damaged YN568EXii. Need help with parts

I recently washed one of my YN568EXii in sea water. It made a pop sound, gave some smoke and so I removed batteries. I opened it up after I reached home and i see that there's one capacitor blown up. ...
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How to fire an external flash in Liveview mode on a Canon 77D?

I've bought a non-TTL Yongnuo flash (YN-560 IV) for my Canon 77D and it works fine when shooting through the viewfinder. However switching to Liveview mode, I found out that it annoyingly stops ...
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Can manual non-TTL flashes be fired remotely without a remote trigger?

I am considering buying an off-brand Yongnuo flash for simple portraits in low-light conditions, but I am a bit confused by the terminology. As far as I understand, I can either use a hot shoe to use ...
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What TTL flashes will work with a Yongnuo 560IV?

I take my amateur photos with a manual Yongnuo 560 IV, and I am quite happy, but a lot of times a second speedlite could be very useful. I am considering to buy a TTL Flash to try it out. My only ...
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Can I use the Yongnuo YN-685N with my Fuji camera and a YN-622C-TX?

Does anyone know if a Yongnuo trigger YN622C-TX (Canon) will be able to trigger the YN685 (Nikon) Flash unit? I have a full kit for my Nikon but now have a Fuji system with seems to run the same mount ...
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Why is aperture stuck at F1.8 on Yongnuo 50mm for Canon EF?

I recently bought a Yongnuo 50mm for my Canon 5D MkIII. I'm having problems adjusting the aperture, it seems like it always shoots at ƒ/1.8. I adjust the aperture in the camera up to ƒ/22 but it ...
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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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YN622TX on X1 hotshoe?

I have YN685's and a 622tx ... just bought a Godox AD600BM with an X1c trigger. My question - how do I get the 622tx to operate the 685 flashes while stacked atop the x1 hotshoe? I have had several ...
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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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Any way to force HSS for Yongnuo 560 IV

I recently bought myself a pack of four YN560 IV's and a YN560-TX for my Canon camera, and apparently I got ahead of myself and didn't realise I should make sure the flashes support HSS. I tried them ...
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How do I configure a Yongnuo 685 flash to work in TTL with a YN-622 transceiver?

I have a Nikon D750 and recently purchased a YN-685N and YN-622N transceiver. I can’t seem to configure this combination to use TTL when the flash is off-camera. Am I missing something?
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Can a Yongnuo YN-E3-RT trigger a Canon 550EX?

I am considering getting a YONGNUO YN600EX-RT II Wireless Flash Speedlite (This one) and the Yongnuo YN-E3-RT Flash Speedlite Transmitter (This one) I have currently have a Canon 550EX and am ...
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Yongnuo YN568EX-ii compatible with YN560-TX controller

I bought (2) YN568EX-ii speedlights and a YN560-TX Controller (for Nikon) and am now realizing they are not compatible... Question: What would be the best route to get these speedlights to work?
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Yongnuo 685 showing “hot”

I was shooting a wedding yesterday and was using one of my YN685's extensively during the getting ready session. The flash showed "hot" about halfway through. I never had this happen before but I took ...
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Problem when connecting canon 600d with flash YN560 III

After physically connecting them, I go to the setting but it shows up imcompatible flash or the flash is turned off. I dont get it. I dont know how to use the flash after a bunch of research on ...
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How do I get a Yongnuo YN-565 EX II and Yongnuo YN-560 III to work together off-camera?

I use and like the Yongnuo YN-560 III first and foremost with the Yongnuo YN-560-TX wireless controller for manual off-camera flash control. I recently bought a YN-565 EX II not knowing that they run ...
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How yongnuo speedlite 685 for Canon can flash using an external battery, it's PB3000II?

I have an external speedlite battery(PB3000II) connected to a Yongnuo 685 for Canon, but it doesn't function... What can I do to make it work? It's something about menu configuration? The battery ...
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How to synchronize Yongnuo yn 560 iii with Canon Speedlite 430 ex III-RT

Is it possible to synchronize Yongnuo yn 560 iii flash with a Canon Speedlite 430 ex III-RT flash using in built transceivers?
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YN-622C II Transceiver and 600ex-rt Flash Setup firing inconsistently on cold shoe umbrella mount

When using Canon 6D, with one YN-622C II placed on camera. And the other YN-622C II placed on a cold shoe mount externally and 600EX-RT Flash placed on top of that. The flash fires inconsistently or ...
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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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can I use a Yongnuo YN-565EX flash off-camera with my Nikon D5300?

I bought a Nikon D5300 and a Yongnuo YN565-EX. Can I use the flash off-camera using any mode or something without a separate trigger?
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Remote control of older Yongnuo flashes

I have been searching everywhere but I can't find a clear answer. I have a few older Yongnuo flashes, specifically the 560, 560ii, and 565ex. I am trying to find a transceiver trigger that will allow ...
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Yongnuo YN622N-TX controller not working (properly) with Yongnuo YN685N flash unit

I cannot get the Yongnuo YN622N-TX controller to work properly with the Yongnuo YN685N flash unit in manual mode (haven't tried TTL mode yet). Coming from a Yongnuo YN560-TX controller and Yongnuo ...
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Canon 6d, Canon 600 EX RT + Yongnuo YN622C TX + YN622C Flash wont fire..help [duplicate]

So as stated above I have this equipment: Canon 6D, Canon 600 EX RT, Yongnuo YN622C TX and YN622C Flash. I want to take the Canon flash off the camera to have a simple portrait setup. I have the ...
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Can the YN-560 IV flash be used with a Nikon DSLR in a mode other than manual?

As per the title, I have a Nikon D5500 DSLR, and after reading a couple of posts and reviews I purchased a Yongnuo YN-560 IV Flash from Amazon. Now it's here, I'm wondering if I made the wrong ...
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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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How can I tell if a Yongnuo RF-603 II will work with my flash from my flash's specs?

I'm going to buy Yongnuo RF-603 II, but I'm confused. Will it work with my flash, a Shanny SN600N (specs here) or not?
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Yongnuo yn568 vs Yongnuo yn685(Nikon) with RF603 or 622tx? [closed]

I've been searching my answers for days, but can't seem to find the complete answer I want. I am trying to buy a flash for my D5100. I stumbled upon Yongnuo YN568 and and YN685. Q1: I learned that ...
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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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Yongnuo YN560-TX N + YN-560 IV Flash + YN-568 EX Flash

I have been going through some of the answers here on these two different kind of Yongnuo flashes. I understand YN-568 does not have a wireless receiver built in, as YN-560 has. YN-568 only works as ...
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How to connect YN560tx to canon speedlight 430 EX II?

I bought a YONGNUO YN-560-TX flash controller for canon, I'm using it with canon Speedlight 430EX II, but it's not triggering my flash! any ideas? do I need to buy a receiver?
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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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What kind of flash triggers do I need to fire both a Canon and Yongnou (for Canon) flash?

I'm new to studio lighting. I have continuous lighting, but I loathe it. I have been slowly moving to using flash lighting in studio. I have 2 speedlights: 1 Insignia TTL External Flash for Canon ...
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How can I do Indoor flash photography with iso 100?

I've got a Canon 60D with a 30-70mm kit lens and a 50mm 1.8 along with a Yongnuo 568EX. I'm trying to improve on my event photography by creating a better balance between ambient and flash light. I'd ...
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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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Issues triggering a YN568EX II with YN622C II triggers

I just recently developed an issue trying to trigger a YONGNUO YN568EX II Flash using wireless YONGNUO YN-622C-TX triggering YN622C II receiver/triggers. So, the mystery is everything worked ...
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Does the Yongnuo YN 685 flash have a built-in receiver?

Does the flash YN 685 have a built in receiver? In some places I see that it is written that it does, but other places don't mention it.
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What external flash for a Nikon D3100?

I've been considering buying a Yongnuo external flash for a Nikon D3100, but I'm a bit confused. Which of them will work with my camera, the Yn565-ex or the Yn568ex Speedlite? I'd want the best one ...
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Compatibility of Yongnuo flash/triggers for Olympus

I currently own an Olympus EM10 and a Yongnuo 560ii flash. I intend on buying another Yongnuo flash, probably a newer model like the 560iii or 560iv? Which trigger will work with my older flash and ...
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Why does my Nikon D7200 + YN-622 TX have a one second delay when firing a studio flash?

I recently acquired a D7200. I'm using The Yongnuo YN-622N TX to fire off a studio flash that I have. One thing I've noticed is that it takes a second before it fires the flash head off. I also have ...
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How to fire studio strobes with a Canon 580EX flash using Yongnuo transmitters?

How do I set up a shoot using my 580EX (Mark I) flash mounted on a Yongnuo transceiver on my Canon 5D Mark II and then fire 2 extra Hensel strobes with transceivers on them as well? Does my 580EX ...
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Why doesn't the distance scale on my Yongnuo flash properly change with aperture?

My Yongnuo YN600EX-RT has a distance scale that is not working properly. For example, with flash in manual mode, ISO100, 35mm, Power 1/1, GN=128 ft: The LCD display gives 10ft for both F8 and F11 ...