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Jul 18, 2016 21:51 |  #1

One of my old school Yongnou 602 flash trigger just die and I still have one more but I think it is time to move on to the new school stuff. Please help me to know what is the next best thing to fire YN-560III.

I use 580EXII on camera for fill (ETTL) and attach the trigger to a sync cable to trigger my OCF in Manual. I've been off the market with these stuff for awhile so I have no clue what is the latest and greatest.

Is the YN-603 version II best for what I need? Please advise! Thank you in advance!


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Jul 18, 2016 23:32 |  #2

Heya,

The RF603CII would be the direct replacement if you plan to keep doing what you're doing.

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Jul 19, 2016 00:21 |  #3

I just read about the 605 and looks like it offer great option to turn on/off flashes, but too bad it doesn't pass through ETTL.

Is the 605 a better choice than the 603 v2 via sync cable? With the capability to turn off a certain flashes when not needed is a big plus.


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Jul 19, 2016 00:42 |  #4

Tigerkn wrote in post #18071170 (external link)
I just read about the 605 and looks like it offer great option to turn on/off flashes, but too bad it doesn't pass through ETTL.

Is the 605 a better choice than the 603 v2 via sync cable? With the capability to turn off a certain flashes when not needed is a big plus.

Manual trigger with ability to turn 4 Groups "on" or "off" and the transmitter has pass through TTL hot shoe? Phottix Starto II


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Jul 19, 2016 07:52 |  #5

Thanks agv8or! PSII looks awesome. Would be easier to justify if my flash does not have built in RX :). I wish the PSII can trigger the YN-560III. I really don't want to add more gears and try to keep it simple and maybe just replace the TX instead of adding TX & RX.

YN-603 v2 looks good and YN-605 looks even better except it is bit bigger than the 603. It would be a challenge to velcro it to the 'ETTL-on camera flash'


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Jul 20, 2016 17:33 |  #6

Anyone one here using Yongnuo 603 or 605 trigger? Is there a reason why you pick one over another?


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