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Resolved! Getting 600EX-RT slave to fire only via Pop-up Flash

I have a 600EX-RT set up as slave and contolled by 60D using pop-up flash.  I have the 60D settings set for the slave to fire only as per pages 140-141 of the 60D manual.  However, in this setting the pop-up flash will still fire.  At the end of page...

Ed_60D by Apprentice
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Compadibilty of flashes on a Mark 5d II

I have  a 550ex flash  and a  430 ex II.  while im able to have to 2 flashs sync together i find  that the  430 ex II  allows  more functions to be  operated by the camera on this flash..   I'd like to have full function of any flash that i use and  ...

Marcar by Apprentice
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60D Won't Trigger Xit xt700e External Flash

Hey guys! Brand new to the forums and also a new Canon user.  I have the 60D with an Xit xt700e flash. It's supposed to be able to be triggered externally but I can't get it to work. It works fine on the hotshoe but not off. I've tried numerous tutor...

davebaer by Apprentice
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600EX-RT on 7D

I have a 7Dand also a 600EX-RT. I am wanting to know that if I buy another 600EX Flash will it work with the radio transmitter on the 7D instead of buying a ST-E3-RT and then another flash later? I am looking for advice and/or suggestions. Thanks

photomad by Apprentice
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Resolved! Where to obtain original manual

I recently purchased a used Canon 320EX Speedlite. I would like to have an original printed manual in English. I do have the .pdf copy but I would like the original to carry with my other manuals. If anyone can point me in the right direction I would...

jhjl1 by Contributor
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Transmitter ST E3 RT

I really like the autofocus on my  5D mark III and would hate to loose any of it for my wedding photogrpahy.As you know receptions and wedding venues are extremely dark. I have two 600 EX RT flashes now and can't decide between an ST E3 RT or a third...

iND by Contributor
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Trouble with HSS on 430 ex

I have a 7d camera and 430 ex speed lite. On my last two shoots I had trouble in that my high speed sync would not stay activated after a while. It would shut itself off and the flash would not trigger as well as having the "H" disappear on the speed...

Lsrwtr84 by Apprentice
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No communication with camera

I have had my Speedlite 580exii for a little less than two years.   It has rarely been used.  I am a DJ and I sometimes take pictures.  The flash does not seem to be communicating with the camera.   The contacts are clean.   I know it is not the came...

MRSVTSR by Apprentice
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Canon Speedlite

Looking for a small flashgun. Are units like the canon 270ex and upwards all fully compatible with 5D mk lll?

New 7D has trouble talking to 430Ex speedlight.

Regardless if I have the flash control set to external only or both. I turn on the external flash, it show the channel etc. I pop up the on camera flash and enable both. Standing right in front of the 430 and pressing a test flash, nothing . Going ar...

Hairdad by Apprentice
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