11-21-2021 04:26 AM - edited 11-21-2021 04:27 AM
I use Neewer Strobe lights with my Canon EOS RP. The lighs are great actually, but there seems to be a intermittment problem with the trasmistter connecting to my hot shoe. I have tried 4 different trasmitters. Sometimes it works fine , sometimes it's intermittent and sometimes it won't flash at all. It can go for a whole shoot and it's fine, or another time it might flash on some shots, but not on otthers. When it doesn't fire if f I more the transmistter around a little it will sometimes eventually settle (not always). There clearly seems to be a connection issue between the trasmistter and the hot shoe. Not only is it frustrating, but I've lost many good images because the flash has not gone off. In fact I have even had to cancel a shoot last minute as I realised during set up that it wasn't working.
Any knowledge.or insight grateful received.
11-21-2021 10:40 AM
We have seen many posts in the forum with issues related to Neewer gear, especially electronic gear like strobes. Their strobes are not always fully compatible with Canon gear. I recommend that you trade up for something better. The Canon brand is guaranteed to work with your camera.
11-21-2021 10:43 AM
Yeah, can't afford anything better atm. And they seem pretty good to me expect for this issue - and I am not sure if that is a fault the the camera
11-21-2021 12:42 PM
Check their website and see if the mention anything about a firmware update.
11-21-2021 12:43 PM
11-21-2021 12:44 PM
I would check both.
11-21-2021 12:45 PM
Okay, will do. Thanks - much appreciated.
11-21-2021 01:07 PM
What do you mean by a "transmitter?"
If you are just using one flash, just use a flash extension cable.
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