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Feb 09, 2015 22:12 |  #1

Hi all,

Just ordered the yn560-tx and several flashes. I have 1 question I cant answer just now: if I need to adjust the overall exposure, but want to keep the ratio of flash power, do I have to adjust each flash group, or is there a "master" adjustment that will scale them all together?

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Feb 10, 2015 07:12 |  #2

The 650 TX thinks in terms of power level for each group. So if you want to adjust the overall light and maintain ratios, you have to adjust each group appropriately.




  
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Feb 10, 2015 08:05 |  #3

Or alter the ISO.


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Feb 10, 2015 08:40 |  #4

There is no overall adjustment on the 560TX. You would need to adjust each group you are using or the ISO as Phil mentioned. The YN560 system is really nice.


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Feb 10, 2015 11:54 |  #5

Thanks all, I'm good with it either way. Really looking forward to it.

It is pretty ridiculous to be able to get (3) flashes and a controller for $261... I used to feel a little bad buying the "Chinese knockoff", but they are innovating beyond the so called market leaders - they aren't knock-offs anymore!

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Or alter the ISO.

Fair enough!


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Feb 10, 2015 12:40 |  #6

nes_matt wrote in post #17424695 (external link)
Hi all,

Just ordered the yn560-tx and several flashes. I have 1 question I cant answer just now: if I need to adjust the overall exposure, but want to keep the ratio of flash power, do I have to adjust each flash group, or is there a "master" adjustment that will scale them all together?

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Doesn't FEC alter globally?




  
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Feb 10, 2015 13:13 |  #7

tsilva wrote in post #17425512 (external link)
Doesn't FEC alter globally?

Not Manual flashes it doesn't.


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Feb 10, 2015 15:04 |  #8

Phil V wrote in post #17425575 (external link)
Not Manual flashes it doesn't.

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Feb 10, 2015 21:44 |  #9

bpalermini wrote in post #17425199 (external link)
There is no overall adjustment on the 560TX. You would need to adjust each group you are using or the ISO as Phil mentioned. The YN560 system is really nice.

Actually, rethinking this: adjusting iso only works if ambient does not play a part in the exposure. If you are balancing against ambient you have to adjust power. But in the situation where ambient is negligable relative to flash adjusting iso works.


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Feb 11, 2015 01:49 |  #10

nes_matt wrote in post #17426331 (external link)
Actually, rethinking this: adjusting iso only works if ambient does not play a part in the exposure. If you are balancing against ambient you have to adjust power. But in the situation where ambient is negligable relative to flash adjusting iso works.

At which point you would have to adjust each channel individually, but it's not that big a job.

6 months ago you'd have had to walk round the flashes to set them for balance, then if you wanted to make global adjustments, you'd have to visit them all again to adjust each in turn.


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