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10-28-2013, 06:51 PM   #1
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Yinyan BY-18 Flash advice needed

The YINYAN BY-18 external flash,


Flashing index : GN18(ASA100,DIN21)
Color Temperature : 5600K
Illuminating angle : Horizontal 60 , Vertical 40
Recovering time (sec.) : 7
Flash duration (sec.): 1/1000
Triggering method: High voltage trigger
Power source : 2x AA batteries(NiCd and NiMH chargeable batteries can be used)
Dimension (mm) : 687666

Now I have read some concerns regarding the High Voltage Trigger , how would this effect say a wireless remote trigger ? ( ??? actually used on a camera )

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Some wireless triggers are capable of high voltage, like the Cactus V4 and V5, but they are more expensive than the cheaper triggers that can't handle high voltage. It isn't really worth it for an $10 flash with no control of light output. Definitely don't mount one on the camera.

Search for some used Sunpak flashes if you really are on a tight budget, many of them are safe voltage, cheap and probably more reliable than that one. However, if you have the budget for a Yongnuo YN-560, definitely go that route.
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Thank you , for a cheap flash I have a pair of CY 20 , low voltage trigger .... I was just wondering about the other ( BY-18 ), as the shape may be a little better ..

Thank you ..

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