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How do you set up x2 studio lights with a slave unit and infra red hotshoe, thaanks. Meegan

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Will need more information, but the basic idea is to connect the trigger on top of your camera's hotshoe, and then connect the receiver to the flash.

Posted on Mar 18, 2008

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Hi Meegan,

What camera are you using?
If you're using those APS DSLR, then use the pop-up flash to trigger your two studio ights (flashes). Because most cameras have no PC connection, just the hotshoe or pop-up flash.
Set one flash has your main light and the second has a secondary light.

Which means:
1st Light set to get F11
2nd Light set to get F8 or 5.6

Most studio lights have flash sensor built into the unit. The sensor is located in the back of the unit. When the pop-up flash flashes, then those studio lights will flash.

Hope they are helpful.

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Will need more information, but the basic idea is to connect the trigger on top of your camera's hotshoe, and then connect the receiver to the flash.

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