A&P FUCK THOSER FUCKING PIECE OF SHIT CATCUS TRIGGERS

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  1. Creator

    Creator The Creator Has a Master Plan

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    fuck those pieces of shit. seriously. fuck. them.
     
  2. Jcolman

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    Now you know why people pay the big bucks for pocket wizards. When your strobe/camera has to fire 100% of the time, go PW or go home.
     
  3. isaac86hatch

    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    oh and.... IBmyGItriggersworkformeeverytime :rolleyes:
     
  5. alexromo

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    hey, you are a local socaler, sell me your cactus trigger setup
     
  6. turbodude

    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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    mine work 95% of the time. btw if you have a 430ex dont ever except them to work right.


    i modified mine though
     
  7. TCSFunk

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    Mine seem to work whenever I use them. They seem to go into sleep mode if you dont shoot for like 30 sec or more. Then you shoot again and there fine.
     
  8. kristin

    kristin my dog > *

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    I have a 430ex and they work fine :confused: Why wouldn't they work with it?
     
  9. kristin

    kristin my dog > *

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    Not every time, but enough for an ametuer. :dunno:
     
  10. turbodude

    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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    have you tried to fire them with more than one flash? mix in another flash and for some reason teh 430 never works right.
     
  11. kristin

    kristin my dog > *

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    Oh, no I haven't yet. I only have one reciever :o
     
  12. Creator

    Creator The Creator Has a Master Plan

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    580EX II... they used to work. Then I bought another receiver/trigger and it all shit the bed. And of course I have no idea which is the new set. Or why adding that in would do anything. Or how to fix it.
     
  13. NauticaX

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    truth...
     
  14. brasheye

    brasheye Rotary Crew

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    mine work 110% of the time.

    Every time I hit the shutter or hang up my phone :rofl:
     
  15. tenxia

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    what did you expect for $25 geez
     
  16. turbodude

    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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    u may have bought the wrong receiver. do they all have teh same color switches?
     
  17. jared_IRL

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    it's either the wrong receiver or you have em on different channels.


    which would be hilarious.
     
  18. kristin

    kristin my dog > *

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    :rofl: Why would you leave them turned on when not using them :o
     
  19. Creator

    Creator The Creator Has a Master Plan

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    The red button on the back of the receivers (on flash) always blink red when I hit the test button on either of the triggers (on camera) and when I hit the shutter. The fucking flash just doesn't go off...

    Although afterabout 30 minutes of being pissed and try over and over and over and after the shot was gone (magic hour shoot) the 580ex did finally decide to fire.
     
  20. NOR*CAL

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    On GI's website it clearly states that they recommend the use of V2 triggers and not V2s for the 530/430ex, the OP refuses to listen.
     
  21. jared_IRL

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    well, there ya go.
     
  22. Creator

    Creator The Creator Has a Master Plan

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    I've got a 580ex II
     
  23. NOR*CAL

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    It doesn't change the fact that it's a 580.
     
  24. Creator

    Creator The Creator Has a Master Plan

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    You said 530?

    I think I should just get some fucking pocket wizards
     
  25. NOR*CAL

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    I meant 580
     

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