October 30, 2014, 11:57:11 AM

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brianleighty

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Re: What 3rd party flash?
« Reply #15 on: October 21, 2014, 08:24:29 AM »
One other flash I just learned about is by Shanny. It seems pretty good.
http://flashhavoc.com/shanny-flash-and-trigger-models/
http://flashhavoc.com/shanny-sn600sc-speedlite-review/
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Re: What 3rd party flash?
« Reply #15 on: October 21, 2014, 08:24:29 AM »

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Re: What 3rd party flash?
« Reply #16 on: October 28, 2014, 01:35:32 PM »
Thanks for everyone's recommendations. I went ahead and ordered a Pixel Mago, it arrived yesterday. Looks great overall, my issue is that I am unable to connect it to a PC to flash new firmware (which I need to do in order to enable S1/S2). The device is not recognized by Windows, Code 43 in Device Manager. I've tried on 4 different PCs/ laptops, Windows XP/ 7/ 8.1, same result everywhere.
More details in the screenshots attached.

Thoughts? Has anyone encountered this issue?

Edit: The issue was that I did not have OK pressed on the flash when attaching the USB cable. My fault.
My next issue is that the latest firmware won't flash, Firmware Error 01 -- apparently I got a X650C, not a Mago. Still S1/ S2 works as expected! I am attaching the original firmware in case anyone needs it.
« Last Edit: October 28, 2014, 02:28:15 PM by rt »

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Re: What 3rd party flash?
« Reply #16 on: October 28, 2014, 01:35:32 PM »