Unconfuse me regarding fully manual flash guns


I have a Yongnuo YN560 - need some confirmation.
Cactus V6 will trigger it - I know that for certain.
I can not control the power because it does not have TTL in any form - these needs confirming.
So in effect all I have is  manual control on a fancy receiver.

Am I right?

I also have  Yongnuo 568 ex II and a Canon 430ex - both work perfectly as expected - full power control from the transmitter - both of course have TTL functionality.



  • Hello @Steve1812,

    That's right.  Only TTL system flashes work on the V6. Below are the supported models:

    Canon system models:

    - Cactus AF45C, AF50C;

    - Canon 320EX, 420EX, 430EX, 430EXII, 430EZ, 540EZ, 580EX, 580EXII, 600EX-RT;

    - Godox V860C;

    - Metz 36AF-5, 44AF-1, 50AF-1, 52AF-1, 58AF-1, 58AF-2;

    - Nissin Di866 MARK II, MG8000;

    - Phottix Mitros, Mitros Plus;

    - Sigma EF-500 DG SUPER;

    - Yongnuo YN568EX II;

    Nikon system models:

    - Cactus AF45N, AF50N;

    - Godox V860N;

    - Metz 36AF-5, 44AF-1, 50AF-1, 58AF-2;

    - Nikon SB-24, SB-28, SB-600, SB-700, SB-800, SB-900, SB-910;

    - Nissin Di700;

    - Sigma EF-530 DG SUPER;

    Pentax system models:

    - Cactus AF45P, AF50P;

    - Metz 36AF-5, 44AF-1, 50AF-1, 58AF-2;

    - Pentax AF 360FGZ, AF 540FGZ;

    Olympus system models:

    - Metz 44AF-1, 52AF-1, 58AF-2;

    - Olympus FL-36R, FL-50R;

    Panasonic system models:

    - Panasonic FL360, FL500;

    Antonio Lao
    Brand Manager

    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. 

    Cactus RF60X / RF60 Firmware versions A01 and A02 currently ONLY works with PEN.A.001 and OLY.A.001.  Other "A" version of X-TTL firmware will be released soon. For both Multi-brand HSS and X-TTL firmware versions (FUJ, SIG, SON), install firmware version 103 / 205 on your RF60X / RF60.

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

    Metz M400 (for Fujifilm) is now supported on the Cactus V6 II (HSS and TTL).

    Nikon D750 users please read this thread: 

    Fujifilm EF-X500 users please read this thread:

    Feel free to suggest an improvement or share product ideas. Contact us directly at info@cactus-image.com.  At Cactus, we listen. 
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