R5 with Profoto A1X

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johnnyjazz New Member • Posts: 17
R5 with Profoto A1X

Hi folks

I'm trying to connect the R5 to Profoto A1X for first time. Anyone have this combo? I cannot get it to fire and I'm sure its something in menu. Any help would be great!!

Thanks

Canon EOS R5
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shawnphoto Senior Member • Posts: 1,307
Re: R5 with Profoto A1X

johnnyjazz wrote:

Hi folks

I'm trying to connect the R5 to Profoto A1X for first time. Anyone have this combo? I cannot get it to fire and I'm sure its something in menu. Any help would be great!!

Thanks

Weird! I had no problems with my 600EX RT II. It actually fires at 12fps on the R5 which is an improvement over the R.

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hwzjerry Regular Member • Posts: 131
Re: R5 with Profoto A1X

Not sure of how much you used flash before so I start from basics:

Shoot2 Menu: External Speedlite Control
Flash Firing set to enable. The other settings are not so critical for Profoto, set them according to your preferences.

Shoot6 Menu: Shutter mode
Set to Elec 1st curtain or Mechanical. Elec 1st curtain for the highest sync speed, although you can just use HSS on your A1x.

Shoot7 Menu: Expo. Simulation
Set to Disable

(Although if the camera detects TTL flash or trigger it will set to disable automatically. Some people have differing experiences on this,  dunno why)

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OP johnnyjazz New Member • Posts: 17
Re: R5 with Profoto A1X

Thanks!

I did as you suggested here.

Still not firing.  I have upgraded from the R and it worked perfectly on the R.

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