Nikon D5x00 and FP sync (HSS) with Yongnuo flashes

Started Jan 15, 2014 | Discussions thread
karl eller
karl eller Regular Member • Posts: 324
Re: Nikon D5x00 and FP sync (HSS) with Yongnuo flashes

Yoko7 wrote:

I understand Nikon D5x00 models do no support High Speed Sync (speed above 1/200 s) like D7x00 and higher models do. However, looking at third party flashes like Yongnuo YN-560 II Speedlight Flash one has to wonder if setting the high shutter speed in Manual mode would allow firing this flash anyway. Does anybody have an experience with Yongnuo flash and Nikon D5x00 body?

No, you need to have HSS (or Auto FP) on both the camera body AND the flash in order to enable it. Buying an HSS-enabled flash like the YN568 won't let you use HSS on a D5x00, while the flash is attached you'll still be limited to the shutter sync speed (1/200s), if you go higher than that you'll start to see banding.

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