V6 in hand to change settings of the V6 on the camera?

Is it possible to use a V6 that I keep in a pocket to change the power settings of the V6 in Transit Mode connected to the the camera. That would be very helpful. A lot of times my camera is up high and I can't see the screen. I shoot home interiors and it would also be helpful to change the power output with a V6 when I am walking in the scene.

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  • Hi @ADOPHOTO

    Yes for remote controlling the power output of a compatible TTL system flash mounted on another V6.

    Here, I found this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KH9skauGgZc

    You will need:
    3 x Cactus V6
    1 x shutter cable

    And enable the Relay Mode.

    More information on setting up the Relay Mode on P.51 of the PDF User Manual.

    Hope this helps!
    Antonio Lao
    Brand Manager
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    To help us better help you, always state the exact firmware version installed on your Cactus device(s), such as: "1.1.013", "FUJ.1.002", "v.103".

    For the time being, Cactus V6 (MK1) running on firmware version 2.1.001 can be triggered by a V6 II (MK2) running on Multi-brand HSS firmware (e.g. 1.1.013) and not by X-TTL firmware versions: PEN.A.001 and OLY.A.001.  No schedule has been released yet. 

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    Cactus RF60 is now an off-camera TTL flash with firmware version 205 or later!

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