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03-10-2014, 04:17 AM   #1
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XcSource radio flash triggers with Yongnuo 560II

Hello. I thought maybe someone would be interested in this.
Some time ago i bought these triggers http://http://www.amazon.co.uk/XCSOURCE-Channel-Wireless-Trigger-Receiver/dp/B009WKROPS/ref=sr_1_12?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1394449402&sr=1-12&keywords=xcsource from amazon uk. After receiving, i only tested them indoors in my small room, just to see if they work. But yesterday i took a thorough test outdoors. I did use my Yongnuo as a fill flash off camera, so while my K5 was next to flash it fired 100% out of 96 frames (i was making a timelapse). Then i just started to test the distance of these triggers. And so - outdoors, with some used but not too much batteries, it fires the flash 10/10 up to 8 metres, after 10 metre line it is very inconsistent to say at least. Actually it fired 2/30 at 11 metres with direct sight of trigger and transmitter.
So now i need to test it at darkness with obstacles between transmitter and receiver.
Hope someone got anything interesting out of this thread and maybe i will post my further test later.


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