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Sep 15, 2015 19:48 |  #5371

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My current setup is my Ab1600, 2 YN cheap strobes, a Canon 430 ex, and I am using cheapo YN602 triggers. Will the YN622c trigger my current receivers? All of this is soo confusing sometimes....

For that setup i would probably stick with the 602s or 603S, you only have one ettl flash in the mix and its not worth adding the yn622c just for that




  
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Sep 17, 2015 07:15 |  #5372

Just saying hi. I picked up a B800. Now to learn how to use it well.



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Sep 18, 2015 00:06 |  #5373

Question about the B800.

I recently purchased two, and so far I'm in love. Except when I am shooting tethered.

When I try to shoot from the EOS program, the camera goes off, but the flash heads do not. If I remove the cable and shoot handheld, they work fine. So my question is, what is the issue and how can I fix it?

I'm using a Canon 7D, two B800 flash heads, and a MacBook Pro running the most up-to-date version of the EOS Utility. I'm using the CyberSync trigger to trigger the flash heads. Should I be running a sync cord to one of the flash heads instead? (The person I purchased them from sent two CyberSync's and no cord.)




  
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Sep 19, 2015 20:31 as a reply to  @ koolcreation's post |  #5375

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Sep 20, 2015 20:40 |  #5378

Question to see what everybody else does.

When using a shoot thru umbrella. Do you keep the reflector on the Alien Bee or take it off? Same thing with a reflective umbrella?


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Sep 20, 2015 20:41 |  #5379

koolcreation wrote in post #17715118 (external link)
Question to see what everybody else does.

When using a shoot thru umbrella. Do you keep the reflector on the Alien Bee or take it off? Same thing with a reflective umbrella?


I use these.

http://www.paulcbuff.c​om/7ur.php (external link)

They're pretty cheap so if you use umbrellas a lot, I would recommend them.


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Sep 21, 2015 07:44 as a reply to  @ thenextguy's post |  #5380

I'm the same as the next guy, I use those or the standard reflector if I want to limit the light spill.


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Sep 21, 2015 08:53 |  #5381

Does anyone use one of the Moon Units with an ABR800? In any of the photos I've seen online, the catchlights seem to suggest the light is not uniformly spread across the modifier. Would you say this is true?

From what I can tell, the ABR800 seems to fire directly into the front diffusion panel, so that would make sense. I just want to make sure I understand how it works. It would still increase the size of the light source, but maybe not as much as the size of the modifier suggests.


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Sep 21, 2015 09:29 as a reply to  @ thenextguy's post |  #5382

I use it, I see pics on some of the previous pages that use it too. Look at the catch lights in the eyes

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Sep 28, 2015 20:45 |  #5384

Hello gang,

So I just received my ABR800 and I had a question. Is the modeling light supposed to make a fairly loud buzzing noise? I've used an ABR800 in the past and I don't recall that happening, but maybe I just don't remember. -?


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Sep 28, 2015 21:05 |  #5385

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Hello gang,

So I just received my ABR800 and I had a question. Is the modeling light supposed to make a fairly loud buzzing noise? I've used an ABR800 in the past and I don't recall that happening, but maybe I just don't remember. -?

Try a different bulb. It will take any household tungsten light.




  
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