Bypass 1/200 Shutter Limit Using Studio Strobe

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Bypass 1/200 Shutter Limit Using Studio Strobe

Hey guys,

I recently purchased a 600W Godox strobe and the specs stated the strobe will support a maximum of 1/2000 shutter speeds. While connected via sync cable, shooting on my Canon 5D Mark III, I was not able to exceed the 1/200 limit.

Using a Yongnuo YN560IV I am able to easily exceed the 1/200 limit, but not with the strobe. I was under the impression that a strobe would give me more..

I purchased a couple things off eBay: http://www.ebay.ca/itm/221492143941?_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT and http://www.ebay.ca/itm/Godox-Cells-II-Flash-Trigger-Transceiver-FTR-16-FT-16-Receiver-AD-360-AD-180/291160056620?_trksid=p2047675.c100005.m1851&_trkparms=aid%3D222007%26algo%3DSIC.MBE%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D20140620091118%26meid%3D4de37df127f14dc3bcc4be192387c52d%26pid%3D100005%26rk%3D4%26rkt%3D6%26sd%3D271668880711

Will either set solve my problem? Is there something I am missing? Surely 1/200 isn't the limit?? I would appreciate any advice on this! Thanks!

EDIT: This is the strobe I purchased. I got a very good deal on it and honestly, other than my limited knowledge with strobes, I really like it. Build quality is nice and I've had no issues using it. Couldn't really afford anything else anyways. http://www.ebay.ca/itm/252330985447?_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

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