Completely confused myself...

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    Hi,

    Both heads have built-in optical slaves. That means you can fire them with another flash. If you're using them indoors (kinda assume that given the power cords) then the optical slaves should serve. You can radio sync one if you don't want a cord to the camera and then slave sync the other.

    If you have a small speedlite for the camera (especially with a bounce head) you can sync them with that.

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    So would you just buy a transmitter with that kit, or not even that? sorry im such a n00b when it comes to lighting!
     
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    You need one transmitter; that attaches to your camera. The number of receivers you use is up to you and/or the situation. If your lights are all close together, than one receiver to trigger one light and let the built-in optical slaves do the rest. If you're using modifiers such as snoots, or working in a large area, you might need to look at multiple radio receivers.
     

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