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Cactus V6 Flash Compatibility -- Profiling Successes and Failures
Posted By: Class A, 05-13-2014, 08:34 AM

If you have successfully profiled a TTL flash with the V6, please post about it here.

Information whether remote control of power levels is working is welcome for all flash systems supported (Canon, Nikon, and Pentax) and any flash brand.

If you attempted to profile a flash and it did not work, please post about it here as well. Preferably, elaborate what the hurdle was (e.g., did not test as compatible, did not recycle quickly enough, ...).

I'll updated this first post regularly so that it will stay a summary of the experiences. Hence it will be easy to see which flash models are the awkward ones that refuse to play with the V6. I cannot image there will be many models that won't work, but let's see.

Compatible: (in addition to the predefined profiles; see the review for the original list of predefined profiles)
  • Pentax AF200T
    (the respective profile may also be used for the AF280T which on its own does not support profiling due to the lack of a sufficient number of manual levels.)

Don't Work:

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QuoteOriginally posted by Gerard_Dirks Quote
Maybe we need to start a new Thread! Cactus V6ii Flash Compatibility -- Profiling Successes and Failures
The V6II does not support profiling, so there is no need to collect success/failure stories with respect to profiling.

That still leaves an opportunity to collect success/failure stories regarding the use of flash models that are not supported with a named profile but that nevertheless work with a V6II and one of the available profiles, potentially aided by the use of the profile editor.

I'm not sure how useful a V6II support thread would be. I believe there was a lot more uncertainty with the V6; modern flashes that do not work with the V6II should be pretty rare, at least that's my guess.


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