A&P 7D Rear curtain sync problem

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  1. oliver

    oliver New Member

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    Well either something is wrong with MY camera or there is absolutely no way you can set the camera to do rear curtain sync. In fact when i go to flash controls the part where you can change that option is grayed out. :confused: Whats going on?
     
  2. TheManLouisianaFace

    TheManLouisianaFace and decide!

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    I don't know shit about canon, but if it's there and grayed out, it sounds like you're in the wrong mode or need to enable advanced features.
     
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    iridium130 OT Supporter

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    ^ Word, maybe you have to be in AV/TV/M?
     
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    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    Clear all settings with Info button. It will work then. You've got a conflicting setting.
     
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    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    *edit.

    You probably have wireless function activated.
     
  6. oliver

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    Yes in M mode but with my old bodies this was never a problem shooting in M mode with 2nd curtain sync.
     
  7. oliver

    oliver New Member

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    Even when i disable wireless functions it still shows the top of the menu grayed out in external flash func setting. Only allows me to change exp comp and ettl shooting mode
     
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    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    Ok, I don't know what you're looking at so I will explain what I know.

    1) If you don't have speedlight attached to your body, you can't access the controls or custom functions for external flash.

    2) Even if you do have a speedlight attached, you might not have access to ALL functions because that particular light might not be compatible with ALL functions.

    3) Wireless func. must be set to "Disable" in order to get Shutter Sync to give access to 2nd Curtain Sync.

    4) 2nd Curtain Sync only works for shutter speeds below 1/30th.
     
  9. oliver

    oliver New Member

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    1- I knew this.
    2-i have a 430ex, i dont see why it wouldnt be compatible for all functions.
    3-i tried that and still nothing.
    4-I knew this.


    :confused: The 430ex flash is not seriously outdated
     
  10. isaac86hatch

    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    Welp, guess you're fucked. BTW, some people are reporting that only the 580II will work will all of the functions.
     
  11. oliver

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    link to that? thats fucking BS :mad:

    I dont wanna buy a 580exII fuckkkk
     
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    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    :ugh2: thanks jerk.

    I googled it and looked all over POTN forums. I still cant find anything, if you found stories of people saying that, then just pass the links forward douchebag.
     
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    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    :hsugh:
     
  15. pawis

    pawis werd em up

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    lol, i just happened to click his tinyurl link(lol, i get a kick when people do it to let me google that for you) and the first hit was to a forum talking about how not only with the 7d but other canon models not being able to use all flash functions and that you NEED a 580ex mark II... so yea, he pretty much linked you to the stories you were talking about it and you blew up on him.
     
  16. NYM3

    NYM3 Is this teal life or is it....fanta-sea?

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    Just set it on the flash?
     

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