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5D MkII Flash probs

BobL 16 3 United Kingdom
27 Jan 2011 7:23AM
Speedlite on camera and Studio flash connected via cable. Intermittent not firing, picture taken but no flash. Can happen after 6 exposures or 106 exposures, if I change lead to another Light it will often work ok again for a while. Tried new leads, switching camera off and on, Cf cards up to x100. No Joy.
cameracat 18 8.6k 61 Norfolk Island
27 Jan 2011 11:06AM
Do your studio strobes not have built in " IR " recievers....?

What Speedlight are you using...?

If your speedlight has a sync socket, Try using that for the studio strobes, If the don't have Built in IR.

I don't very often use a speedlight in combo with studio lights, But when I do the strobes are all set on IR slave, They are then tiggered by the speedlight on the camera.

But normally I just use the studio lights with a radio trigger on the key light, All other strobes in use fire from thier onboard IR recievers, Never had a failure to fire issue to date.

Sorry I can't throw more light on the problem.....( Smile)) Do luve a good " Pun " though )

BobL 16 3 United Kingdom
27 Jan 2011 2:45PM
It happens if only using a sppedlite.Or using stobes with a lead, not using together

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