Best wireless flash trigger: 6 top models tested and rated

Best Wireless Flash Trigger: 06 PocketWizard MiniTT1 + FlexTT5

Best Wireless Flash Trigger: 03 Hähnel Combi TF

Best Wireless Flash Trigger: 03 Hähnel Combi TF

Price: £50, $90
Buy it:  www.hahnel.ie
The Hähnel is definitely a dual-purpose device, equally suited 
to remotely controlling a D-SLR 
as well as firing an off-camera flashgun.

As such, it comes with three cables for connecting the receiver to all different types of remote control sockets used on various DSLRs.

In this configuration, the transmitter 
has a two-stage shutter release button, and options for regular shooting or setting a four-second timer delay.

As a remote flash trigger, it’s rather more basic and lacks the advanced features of devices like the Phottix and PocketWizard models. An optional cable is available separately for triggering studio flash heads.

Our verdict

Pros… Multiple options for remote control, full set of cables for most cameras.
Cons…  No PC port, off-camera flash functions are fairly basic.
WE say… A competent piece of kit at an affordable price and build quality feels good.

Score: 4/5

PAGE 1 – Best Wireless Flash Trigger: 01 Yongnuo RF-603N
PAGE 2 – Best Wireless Flash Trigger: 02 Interfit Strobies iSync 4 Trigger Receiver Set
PAGE 3 – Best Wireless Flash Trigger: 03 Hähnel Combi TF
PAGE 4 – Best Wireless Flash Trigger: 04 Phottix Strato II Multi 5-in-1 Trigger Set
PAGE 5 – Best Wireless Flash Trigger: 05 SMDV Flash Wave III Trigger/Receiver Kit
PAGE 6 – Best Wireless Flash Trigger: 06 PocketWizard MiniTT1 + FlexTT5
PAGE 7 – Five things to look for in a wireless flash trigger

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