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Lighting hi, i am new to photography lighting. I just got a novatron v2400d flash system and set everything up however I cannont get it to trigger the lights when i take a photo. when i put the sync cord on my hotshoe the lights are triggered like there is a short in the wiring. I don't know if this is normal? Do I need to sync the settings on my camera with the lights? Do I need to mount an external flash also on my camera? I'm using a canon rebel xs.

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Do not put the camera in P mode, it must be in M. Also some of the old Novatron units have a polarity issue. If the Camera cannot fire the Novatron, that the plug out of the Novatron in turn it 180 degrees then plug it in again. Sometime on older units this fixes the problem because the voltage polarity is not matched.

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