Best wireless flash trigger: 6 top models tested and rated

    | Accessories | Reviews | 06/08/2013 00:01am

    Five things to look for in a wireless flash trigger

    From RF range to sync speed, there’s a lot to think about when choosing a wireless flash trigger

    01 Wireless range
    All the products reviewed here are radio frequency (RF) wireless devices. Their operating range is 100m or more, with the exception of the Interfit Strobies trigger, which has a 30m range.

    02 Channel settings
    The ability to select a wireless radio channel reduces the risk of interference from other RF devices. You can usually expect at least four alternative channel setting options.

    03 Dedication
    Apart from the Interfit Strobies and SMDC Flash Wave III, all the devices here are ‘dedicated’ for use with most cameras. However, only the PocketWizard enables iTTL flash metering.

    04 Sync speed
    All the triggers on test enable shutter speeds up to maximum flash sync speed, typically 1/200 or 1/250 sec. The PocketWizard enables high-speed sync with compatible flashguns.

    05 Additional connections
    Additional cables are often supplied, or available separately, for extending the triggers’ functions so you can control your camera remotely or trigger studio flash heads.

    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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    Posted on Tuesday, August 6th, 2013 at 12:01 am under Accessories, Reviews.

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