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Re: Elinchroms and High Speed Sync
« Reply #15 on: March 29, 2013, 04:51:26 AM »
Using a leaf-shutter setup you can sync at full power at speeds up to 1/1600" provided you're using responsive enough triggers, but the focal plane shutters just don't let it happen for some reason. Even with a leaf shutter, I could never get Elinchroms to sync faster than 1/400" using the Skyport triggers. If you're looking for fast sync with a focal plane shutter, your best bet might be just grabbing some on-camera TTL strobes (580II, 430, etc.) and using the high-speed-sync setting. You'll lose a fair bit of power, but you can always up the ISO and open the aperture a little if you need to freeze motion.
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Re: Elinchroms and High Speed Sync
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Re: Elinchroms and High Speed Sync
« Reply #16 on: April 02, 2013, 07:13:48 PM »
wombat,

 any chance you can post some shots demonstrating the capability of your setup? would be much appreciated!


http://www.canonrumors.com/forum/index.php?topic=13750.30

I put a couple of samples up in this thread
i still want to sit down and setup a lightmeter in studio and measure the power drop as shutter speed increases
basically the same deal as speedlights for power loss
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Re: Elinchroms and High Speed Sync
« Reply #16 on: April 02, 2013, 07:13:48 PM »