New Godox XPro trigger

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  1. Michael H

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    Very welcome news. I hate the X1.
     
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    honestly i don't find the x1 that bad... bit fidgety maybe.

    Either way... this looks better...
     
  4. humanrace

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    yay i hate the x1

    wonder how difficult it would be to use, seems like a lot of buttons
     
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    The five buttons on the left side, look like short cuts to the 5 groups. Select a group, then you use the other buttons.

    The overall design is not unlike the Nissin Air 1 trigger - no bad thing.
     
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    Existing trigger seems fine to me. I'm sure I'll buy this whenever it dies/breaks.
     
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    It seems the Adorama unit is $10 more than what Amazon will charge for the Godox branded ones.

    Will TCM only work with flash units with TTL? I think it might. So the TCM feature may not work on manual only Godox strobes and flashes.
     
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    I'll be buying a Nikon one soon as they are available.
     
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    Just bought the x1 last week haha. Oh well :p
     
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    Good thing about godox is it's not a massive investment.... sell the x1 and but the pro.
     
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    If you do another group buy please book me in.
     
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    Don't like the X1 either. Went back to pocket wizards and manually changing the power of my AD600s (old habit) :lol: By no means its terrible, but i somehow always end up accidentally cycling through my channels instead of the power settings.
     
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    Its unlikely I will. I have asked for a quote though - minimum order too high. The cost price is about $15USD more then the X1. I wonder how that will translate to retail prices
     
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    The worst part about this announcement is that I can't buy one right now. Where do I order one from (in Australia)?
     
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    Arahan Photo have them on pre-sale for $98 which is pretty good considering they are US$79.
     
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    Well in that case I see a trip to Richmond in my future.
     
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    As far as I can tell, there is no official Godox distributor in Oz, or it is the best keep secret.
     
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    This is the exact words from the distributor of a competing product:

    'Godox will sell to every many and his dog, or even just a dog.'

    Godox does not want to have an exclusive distributor in Australia, and so no-one wants to pick them up as 'that is not how the Australian market works'.

    Make of that what you will.
     

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