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Wireless Flash Trigger


harryw e2
8 67 1 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2011 8:11PM
I have a Canon 40D EOS and a Speedlight 420 EX, what is the best / cheapest wireless trigger to use ?

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User_Removed 12 2.8k 11 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2011 8:33PM
You either want the best OR the cheapest? You can't have both.

If you are serious about your photography and you want it to be reliable, you may have spend a little cash but not a great deal.
I use and have for the passed two years, a Hehnel Combi TF. Cost me about 37.00 as far as I can remember but works very well.
I'm sure there are more expensive models but this one works for me.
Hope this helps. Wink
harryw e2
8 67 1 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2011 8:39PM
Many thanks Laurel, wil have a look at getting one.
Harry
tepot 10 4.4k United Kingdom
19 Sep 2011 10:10PM
The hiviz units are ok if you want to use infra red triggering.

Terry.
Coleslaw e2
9 13.4k 28 Wales
19 Sep 2011 10:12PM
have a look at phottix or pixel pawn on eBay.
ianrobinson e2
5 1.2k 8 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2011 10:13PM
don't get infra red if you want range or you are behind a tree or something like that, get radio transmtter costs 65.00 but worth it.
tepot 10 4.4k United Kingdom
19 Sep 2011 10:18PM
yes infra red is line of site only, and has a more limited range than radio.

Terry.
5 Dec 2011 11:30AM
or you want one that does what you require, but not with a flamboyent price tag.

http://www.pixelhk.com/Proshow.aspx?id=101
mikehit e2
5 7.1k 11 United Kingdom
5 Dec 2011 11:40AM
Are you aware that the cheaper wireless triggers don't come with ETTL which means you are working with fully manual flash?
ANW e2
6 29 United Kingdom
21 Dec 2011 2:05PM
HuntedDragon posted

Quote:Or you want one that does what you require, but not with a flamboyent price tag.

http://www.pixelhk.com/Proshow.aspx?id=101




looked at this site and could not find reference to price!
How much is it?
ade_mcfade e2
10 15.1k 216 England
21 Dec 2011 2:16PM
I have Pixel Pawn and now Pixel Rook

Both good

Rook have the advantage of the transmitter taking AAA batteries - cheaper than the watch battery the Pawns have, and also, you can "group" flashes and shoot with the transmitter AND a flash on camera.

Pawn are great if you're shooting bulb as the transmitter can act as a remote shutter release and has a bulb setting. really useful

Both are fully manual, which is a challenge at first - but you learn SOOOOOOOOOO much very quickly
31 Dec 2011 11:12PM

Quote:HuntedDragon posted
Or you want one that does what you require, but not with a flamboyent price tag.

http://www.pixelhk.com/Proshow.aspx?id=101


looked at this site and could not find reference to price!
How much is it?



http://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/?_nkw=King%20For%20Canon%20Wireless%20TTL%20Flash%20Trigger&clk_rvr_id=303439618836

Ade, is this those? http://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/?_nkw=Pixel%20Rook&clk_rvr_id=303431774399
G6DDS e2
5 231 Scotland
1 Jan 2012 2:11PM
iShoot snypers are great, never let me down

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