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580EX II Modeling Flash Off Camera?

 
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Apr 29, 2010 14:13 |  #1

Does anyone know if it's possible to use the modeling flash (normally triggered by pressing the DOF button on the camera) without having ANY connection to a camera?

In other words, if I take a 580EXII by itself, without any camera or remote triggers, is there a way to use the modeling light?

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Apr 29, 2010 14:44 |  #2

I do not think you can. You either need a cord or a wireless trigger.


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Apr 29, 2010 16:09 |  #3

Only if you have a 7D with the built-in wireless.


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Apr 29, 2010 17:00 |  #4

press the pilot button IIRC


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Apr 29, 2010 17:36 |  #5

Custom Function 02:
0 = Enabled (Depth of field preview button)
1 = Enabled (Test firing button)
2 = Enabled (with both buttons)
3 = Disabled

Setting it to 1 or 2 should get you what you want.


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