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Canon Speedlite 420EX

Thinking about getting a second-hand Canon Speedlite 420EX for my Canon 250d. How do I know if it'll be compatible as the 420EX is a much older model and the 250d doesn't have the central metal contact point on the hot shoe? I've been told that the u...

Resolved! Help! Godox ct-16 trigger not pairing with 430ii

Hello hope someone can help. Any clue why my Godox ct16 trigger doesn’t seem to be working? Also says it’s compatible multiple sales description. New batteries, The triggers communicate fine with each other(doesn’t flash even they trigger communicate...

myim74 by Contributor
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Resolved! 430 ex using Youngnuo 622 flash trigger

I just purchased a Youngnuo YN622C-Tx flash trigger and YN622CII receivers.  I'm trying them on my Canon 430ex speedlight.  They work perfectly in ETTL mode, but in Manual mode, I cannot adjust the intensity of the flash nor the zoom from the trigger...

hscody by Apprentice
  • 4 replies

Resolved! flash triggers and the canon 430exII can't get it to work

I have a canon 6d, and a 430ex II. I purchased a set of remote trigger receivers and transmitter. I also have an old vivitar flash. I can fire both flashes with the test button on the transmitter. I put the transmitter in the shoe of the 6d. Can not ...

Mwhite by Apprentice
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430EX11- suddenly stoped

I recently started using my 430EX11, here is what transpired over the course of 24hrsI took my 430 flash unit out of the drawer opened the battery port to make sure it had fresh batterys, upon opening, I found some white corrosion build-up, I immedia...

rbtstock by Apprentice
  • 6 replies


Is it possible to use a 600 EXII RT as a master and a 430 EXII-RT as a slave without adding a trigger system? Will the 600 be able to control the 430?

Resolved! Canon st-e3-rt ver.2 second curtain issue.

Hey guys, Having a bit of an issue. Trying to get this second curtain to work, but every time it switches to it, it blinks out when I try to take a shot. I even tried in camera settings and it still won’t pop up. I’m using an r5 along with canon el-1...

Wireless Flash Master Trigger For Canon 90D

I have two Canon 580 EX and also a Canon 430EX I am using with my 90D. I know that I can use a 580Ex on my hot shoe as a master to fire the other 2 flashes wirelessly. I know the 430EX can act as a slave but not a master.However, there are some situa...

Chris_N by Enthusiast
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580 EX II won't fire.

But everything else works.  It just won't fire with the test "Pilot" button or attached to the hot shoe.  The back story is that I just bought this off eBay.  So yeah, I know, I got snookered.  But I have always used Metz 58AF's so, before accusing t...

Resolved! 6D and EL-1

Hello. I have a 6D Mark II. I'm looking for a flash primarily for indoors but that allows high-speed shooting (this is essential). I'm thinking about investing in the EL-1. Is the EL-1 fully compatible with the 6D Mark II ? Thank you. Jorge6D  

Jorge7 by Apprentice
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Resolved! Speedlite Transmitter ST-E3-RT

I have an ST-E3-RT with two Speedlite 430 EX III-RT's. This works great from behind the camera to control the power output of each speedlite. However, there are ocasions when I need to change the flash power on the speedlite's when being away from th...

430EX as slave, odd behavior...

Setup: 6D with a Pocket Wizard PlusX in the shoe. The PW fires my 600EXII (via the other PW) which is set to Optical Master.  It then fires my 430EX, which is set to slave.  The odd behavior which I haven't noticed before, is the 430 does fire in syn...

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