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Flashpoint R2 Mark II TTL Transmitter (X2T-P)

Flashpoint R2 Mark II TTL Transmitter for Pentax Cameras (X2T-P)

I have tested and been using the Flashpoint R2 Mark II TTL Transmitter (X2T-P) for Pentax since mid September 2019 in my workflow. I have found that using the Scan feature included in the firmware with this trigger is critical to prevent misfires. Flashpoint has not released a Pro II version of their trigger for Pentax so this is the next best thing for my work. Sure it would be nice to have the same trigger configuration for all of my cameras that includes the Scan feature, but preventing misfires easily outweighs that convenience.

I should also note that I am using this trigger with AD600s, Flashpoint 600s and the Pro versions along with AD200s. All with the most current firmware. (As of Oct 2019)

I’m also a fan of the Godox Android app that mates with this Bluetooth enabled trigger. Unlike others I have NOT had issue with the app. Although I have used it sporadically in my workflow, I need to become more comfortable with its usage in a fast paced studio setting.

To date I have used the X2T-P in three client sessions. My misfire rate has been between 0.5 to 1.0% – a very welcome change from my previous experience with the R2 Pro for Pentax.

As of the date of this post the firmware version is 1.0 and I have not found any firmware update release later than 1.0 for Pentax on Adorama’s site. I will continue to update this post as I have more sessions with the R2 Mark II P and/or subsequent firmware updates.

As of 10-23-19 no firmware updates exists for the Pentax Camera.

2 thoughts on “Flashpoint R2 Mark II TTL Transmitter (X2T-P)”

  1. Mark…I recently purchased the R2-T II flashpoint trigger…cannot get it to do HSS with my Fuji XT1 or XT2….I have the R2 proF, and I get HSS easily….si there a menu setting I am missing? I did the scan, and that did nothing. At this point it is just a regular sync trigger for my godox V860II…any advice you can give would be appreciated!
    …Doug Pitts

    • Hi Doug, I have no experience with the Fuji version of the Flashpoint R2 Mark II. But I imagine it is not different than my Pentax version. In the menu section there is a Sync that allows you to set either Second Curtain or HSS. You should check that. Also for the channel scan it’s not like the R2 Professional. You must enable the function to have it scan which then lists the channels available. Hope this helps.

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