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Old Oct 31, 2006, 6:20 PM   #1
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CanI use the built-in flash as the trigger for the 580EX flash off camera and have it produce good results?:idea:
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Old Oct 31, 2006, 7:11 PM   #2
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No. The built in 30D flash does not transmit the proper info to the 580. But you can use the 580 on the camera to fire and trigger other 580 or 430 EX flashes, OR you can get a Canon slave transmitter that fits on your camera and programs/sets the remote 580/430 flash units. The 580EX does not have a plain-ol-IR sensor/trigger.
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