radio trigger

Started Sep 18, 2012 | Discussions thread
LincolnB
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Re: radio trigger
In reply to Gavril Margittai, Sep 19, 2012

Gavril Margittai wrote:

After investing several hundred dollars in fluorescent lighting I realized that for certain applications they are too weak. And since I already own 3 flashes I though I might try to combine them. So I thought I'll buy a radio trigger.
I have a Nikon SB26 a Metz 54 for Panasonic and another no name studio flash.

My question is if any generic radio trigger can fire all of them or do I have a compatibility problem? Can anyone recommend what to buy, not too expensive please.

Thanks

A generic radio trigger triggers the flash manually using the center pin of the flash, which is pretty much universal for all flashes. So something like the Yongnuo or a set of NPT-04 tx/rx should work on all flash units.

Vivitar 283 fired with an NPT-04 and a Neewer TT560 fired optically off of that:

NPT-04 firing both a Minolta Auto 200X and a Neewer TT560:

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