Optically triggered Flash

Started Apr 19, 2011 | Discussions thread
gisle
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Mixing AWL and Generic Wireless Flash Units
In reply to rocky79, Apr 22, 2011

rocky79 wrote:

So the plan is to use the on camera (D70s) flash as a commander to fire the two sb600's. At the same time I am planning to use a wireless transmitter attached to the camera hotshoe to trigger the other two hidden generic flashes ( behind a wall)

I found this radio system:

http://cgi.ebay.com/Flash-Trigger-Aputure-Trigmaster-MX2N-Nikon-D70s-D80-/190516195283?pt=Camera_Flash_Accessories&hash=item2c5ba66fd3

Do you think this works?

No, this will not work, for the reasons given by WFulton.

If you want to combine AWL and manual triggering, you need to use something like the Phottix Strato or Pixel Knight.

More on the subject here: http://dpanswers.com/content/genrc_flash.php#mixdg

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