Olympus camera settings for Godox/Flashpoint triggers

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robgendreau Veteran Member • Posts: 8,358
Olympus camera settings for Godox/Flashpoint triggers

I didn't quite get the responses I need elsewhere so asking here.

I've got a E-M1iii. What camera settings do I use with a Flashpoint R2-T/X2-T Oly specific trigger?

With the trigger set to either manual or TTL the camera defaults to "fill-in." The Full (manual?) mode seems to always be grayed out.

Do I need to turn on the RC mode? it gives a menu for groups and some other settings, but obviously the Godox system isn't compatible.

I note there's not "auto" mode on the camera if RC Mode isn't on.

stateit
stateit Senior Member • Posts: 1,410
Re: Olympus camera settings for Godox/Flashpoint triggers
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E-M1ii owner here, but it's the same for the Mkiii. I use their V860ii, V350 & AD200 flashes, and X2-T trigger, when I'm doing mobile photography.

I just set the camera to manual, dial in the aperture and shutter speed I want (generally 1/250s or 1/160s when shooting people) and set the flash to TTL.

Don't bother putting the camera in RC mode, it will only work with the Olympus system flashes.

It seems to work fine for me, max flash output dependant. If the results are too dark, I open up the aperture, or slow down the shutter speed. I haven't bothered worrying about what's greyed out. As I said, it works for me.

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OP robgendreau Veteran Member • Posts: 8,358
Re: Olympus camera settings for Godox/Flashpoint triggers

stateit wrote:

E-M1ii owner here, but it's the same for the Mkiii. I use their V860ii, V350 & AD200 flashes, and X2-T trigger, when I'm doing mobile photography.

I just set the camera to manual, dial in the aperture and shutter speed I want (generally 1/250s or 1/160s when shooting people) and set the flash to TTL.

Don't bother putting the camera in RC mode, it will only work with the Olympus system flashes.

It seems to work fine for me, max flash output dependant. If the results are too dark, I open up the aperture, or slow down the shutter speed. I haven't bothered worrying about what's greyed out. As I said, it works for me.

Thanks. I think I'm overthinking it, since the flash seems to be more capable than the camera. Probably just another oddity of the Oly menu system.

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