Let’s sync a Godox TT350 with an XPro transmitter, so you can use it off-camera!
Syncing a Godox TT350 with a Godox XPro transmitter is very similar to syncing the TT685 or TT600. You need to choose a channel and ID, and assign the flash to a group. However, the interface is slightly different. The rest of the steps on the XPro are the same as with the TT685.
Setup the Godox TT350
First, we’re going to set the flash, making sure that it’s ready to receive orders.
When we just turn the flash on, the flash is in TTL mode. It’s ready to work on-camera.
Let’s press and hold the SYNC button, until you see an antenna icon blinking on the screen. Then, rotate the wheel clockwise two clicks. You should see an “S” next to the antenna icon. Press the SET button and the flash is now in Radio Slave mode, as stated on the screen.
Choose a Channel
The next step is to choose a channel for the flash and transmitter to communicate.
If you press and hold the SLAVE button (it says GR/CH below it), the channel number should blink on the screen. Rotate the wheel to select a channel number and then press the SET button to confirm your choice.
As mentioned in other posts, I recommend avoiding channel 1 because many people use it as the default. I set mine to channel 9 because I like it, but you can select any of the 32 channels available.
Choose an ID number
ID is an optional function you can use to avoid interference from other Godox flashes, in case they are set to the same channel.
To set the ID you need to press and hold the ZOOM button (it says C.Fn below it) until the Custom functions appear on the screen. Then, you need to rotate the wheel until you select the ID function. Press the SET button and you can rotate the wheel to select an ID or turn the ID function off. When you select an ID number, press the SET button.
There are 99 ID numbers to choose from, so I set mine to 81.
Please notice that setting an ID number is optional, but if you decide not to use the ID function, make sure it’s Off.
Assign a Group
Now, we need to assign this flash to a group. You only need to press the SLAVE button repeatedly, so you jump between A, B and C groups.
I assigned the flash to group C, as you can see in the image.
Set Zoom Remotely
Even though you can set the flash zoom manually, I prefer to set it so you can adjust it remotely.
Just press the ZOOM button and rotate the wheel to the left (counter-clockwise) until you see an “AU” next to the zoom setting.
We’re half-way to sync a Godox TT350 with an XPro! The flash is now ready to receive orders on channel 9 and ID 81. It will respond to orders directed towards group C. These orders should include the flash mode, power setting and zoom.
The Godox TT350 doesn’t have a visual indicator for the Radio Slave mode.
Setup the Godox XPro
This portion of the setup is exactly the same as it is with the Godox TT685 or any other flash that includes an ID function.
The transmitter needs to use the same channel and ID of the flash, in order for us to send orders to it.
Set the Channel
Setting the channel on the XPro is pretty simple. Just press and hold the Zm/CH button until the channel number is highlighted on the screen. Rotate the wheel until you get the number you need and press the SET button.
As you can see in the image, I set mine to channel 9.
Set the ID
The next step is to set the ID number. Press the MENU button and rotate the wheel until you find the ID function. Press the SET button and the number should be highlighted. Rotate the wheel to set the value and press the SET button to confirm your selection. Press MENU again to go back to the regular screen.
Please remember that it should be the same as you set in the flash. In my case, it’s set to 81.
If you decided not to use ID, or you’re working with a flash that doesn’t have an ID function, set the ID in the transmitter to Off.
At this point the transmitter is ready to send orders to the flash. Now, we need to decide the orders we want to send to it.
Select a Group
Our flash is currently assigned to group C, so we need to select group C on the transmitter. We do this by pressing the corresponding button on the left of the screen.
Next, press the MODE button repeatedly to jump between the group being Off, in TTL mode or Manual mode. Let’s choose Manual mode.
If you look at the flash’ screen, it should show that it’s in Manual mode, with a power setting.
Let’s change the power setting by selecting the group and rotating the wheel on the transmitter. You should see the power changing between 1/1 (full power) and 1/128 (8 stops down). Every click of the wheel changes power by 0.3 stops.
I set mine to 1/16.
Adjusting the flash’ zoom remotely is very easy. You only need to press the Zm/C.Fn button once, and you’ll see that the screen changes. It now displays the zoom value of each group.
Select the group, in our case group C, and then rotate the wheel to adjust the zoom. You will probably hear the flash zooming in or out. Press SET to confirm your selection. I set mine to 24mm.
Let’s press Zm/C.Fn again to go back to the regular screen.
If you press the tester button, labeled with a lightning bolt on the XPro, the flash should fire.
And there you have it! You can now sync a Godox TT350 with an XPro.
You first selected a channel and ID to use. Even though the ID is an optional function, you have to set a channel. You then selected a group for the flash to belong to, so you can direct the orders to it.
Those orders include the operation Mode, Power setting, and Zoom setting.
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