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How do I get Canon 270 EX IIs to fire as slaves

hess123 8 5
19 Nov 2012 4:48AM
I just got a Canon 580exii speedlight and 2 270 exii to use for slaves. I have followed the instructions in the manual to disable the master so that only the slaves will fire, but they will not fire unless the master is on and fires too. Any suggestions?

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puertouk 6 1.1k 17 United Kingdom
19 Nov 2012 9:54AM
Make one of the slaves the master!
hess123 8 5
19 Nov 2012 8:31PM
How? I'm new at all of this...
colin beeley Plus
14 1.2k 10 England
20 Nov 2012 6:29AM
you might be better off with a Canon Speedlite transmitter ST-E2, take a look on ebay .
colin beeley Plus
14 1.2k 10 England
20 Nov 2012 6:38AM
this might go cheap if you don't mind not having a canon one .
User_Removed 5 112 Wales
25 Nov 2012 5:04PM
I've got a couple of Hahnel radio triggers - big advantage over the ST-E2 is that they don't have to be in line of sight of the units you want to fire - you lose the ETTL II feature though as everything has to be in manual.

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