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  • Overall Rating: 4
  • Price: 5
  • Quality: 1
  • Ease Of Use: 5
  • Usefulness: 4
Cheap, good for experimentation – YY BY-18 Electronic Flash (5600K) Reviews

posted by Bjosta on 07/19/2008 Certified Owner

Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

Pros:
Cheap. I bought 3 of these for practicly nothing, I use them together with the remote trigger SKU 8201 for some experimental flash usage.
Cons:
Build quality is really bad, they work fine though. Should only be considered for trying out some flash ides, not for "normal" everyday use.
Other:
Bottomline:
I wanted to try out some "off camera" flash ideas and needed multiple light sources, doing it the proffesional way with Nikon flash units and pocket wizards for remote triggering would have cost me hundreds to thousands of dollars.
This setup is not as reliable and there is only one power level but for experimentation you can save huge amounts of cash.

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