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Why are my studio monolights not firing in a specific environment?

Optical triggering can be a problem over large distances, in bright environments, and in situations where things block or absorb the light (softboxes and black walls). IMO, you really should be using ...
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Can the Godox XPro work with strobes from Elinchrom

You would need at least one Godox receiver (e.g. X1R) for one of the heads, and then the other heads could be put into optical slave mode. Everything will be manual only (no TTL, wireless power ...
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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 not completely sure, if I understood your setting correctly. What I assume It sounds, you have a Godox Xpro Trigger for Canon on your canon camera Godox AD 600 BM fires correctly You have used ...
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Why are my studio monolights not firing in a specific environment?

Complementing the other answers, here are some options you have. Option I. Connect an additional radio receiver to the other lights. Option II. There are optical sensors that can be connected to the ...
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Why are my studio monolights not firing in a specific environment?

You probably ran into issues with line-of-sight requirements with the optical sensors on the two lights that weren't attached to the receiver. Light has to travel directly from the strobe with the ...
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What should I consider when selecting radio flash triggers for legacy flashes?

If you just want to optically control the SB-600 and SB-800 the way you did with a D7000's pop-up flash, you could purchase an SU-800 and use that on the Z6ii's hotshoe as the commander unit. You don'...
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Can I use any flash for Nikon AWL (Advanced Wireless Lighting)?

The only units you can use as CLS/AWL commander units are going to be higher-end Nikon speedlights with that capability, or third-party units that include that function. IOW, no, you can't use a Fuji ...
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Can I use any flash for Nikon AWL (Advanced Wireless Lighting)?

Optically controlled flashes are last decade's technology. Radio has taken over the role of controlling off camera flash. At least for most mirrorless systems and recent DSLRs. Nikon has lagged a bit ...
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Can I use any flash for Nikon AWL (Advanced Wireless Lighting)?

The most compact option is to use a Nikon SU-800 commander; third party models are even more compact, but I have no experience with them. But AWL/CLS is an outdated technology and the OEM SU-800 is ...
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