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430 ex ii as external flash

sdfdfsdfafasf
Apprentice

After some research, I saw that the m50 works with the 430 ex ii flash but can it work wirelessly without a flash trigger? Going to purchase it tomorrow off Facebook so I can use it as an external flash. If the wireless function doesn't work with the EOS m50 what (budget-friendly) flash trigger do you recommend? and do I need to purchase anything else to use it as an external flash instead of the hotshoe?

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kvbarkley
VIP

AFAICT, the M50 internal flash has no wireless capabilities. So you need a flash master.

The cheaper (and much easier to set up!) way to go is to buy a flash extension cord

Waddizzle
Legend

Be aware that “wireless” can have different meanings when it comes to Speedlites.  The older models used line-of-sight light signals to trigger remotes.  It is only just in the last several years that radio frequency wireless communication capabilities were added to Speedlites.

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