Phottix has unveiled its new Odin II TTL flash transmitter and triggers for use with High Speed Sync and OverDrive Sync lighting systems at up to 1/8000s. [Read more…]
Sekonic Unveils New LiteMaster Pro L-478 Light Meters
Sekonic has added a pair of new light meters to its LiteMaster Pro L-478 series that are compatible with Elinchrom and Phottix strobes and triggers. [Read more…]
Phottix’s Laso Makes Non-Radio Flashes Work with Canon’s RT System
Phottix has unveiled its new Laso transmitter and receiver. The units work the the Canon RT system.
While that’s nothing new for a third-party transmitter, the receiver unit is a no-brainer for someone who has a bag full of 580EX Speedlites and is starting to integrate 600EX RT units into their kit. Just add the receiver onto your 580EX, pair it with the Laso transmitter (or the Canon ST-E3-RT or 600EX RT) and you have a flash that works with the Canon RT system, which you can now mix with newer 600EX RT Speedlites. [Read more…]
Phottix Indra500 TTL Studio Light Announced
In the midst of Photokina 2014, Phottix announced the Indra500 TTL, which is a 500w/s studio light with TTL compatibility for Canon and Nikon thanks to a built-in Phottix Odin TTL trigger. [Read more…]
Phottix Announces Odin II TTL Flash Trigger
Among the many announcements at Photokina 2014, the Phottix Odin II TTL flash trigger, which overhauls the control system and user interface for faster and easier use. [Read more…]
Phottix Mitros+ TTL Flash for Nikon Available
Phottix has now released a Mitros+ TTL transceiver flash for Nikon. the Mitros+ transceiver flash for Nikon features a built-in Odin transmitter, Odin receiver and Strato II receiver. Existing Phottix triggers, like the Phottix Odin or Strato II, can be used to trigger the Mitros+ without extra receivers. [Read more…]
Phottix Strato TTL Flash Trigger for Nikon Now Available
The Phottix Strato TTL Flash Trigger for Nikon is a 4-channel, 2.4GHz transmitter and receiver set that allows you to shoot at max shutter speeds up to 1/8000s in conjunction with Nikon’s TTL system.
Phottix Strato TTL Flash Trigger Key Features
- TTL flash trigger with EV adjustments (+/- 3 stops in 1/3 stops)
- Quick-change buttons and Backlit LCD to adjust EV level, mode, and channel
- High Speed Sync mode – 1/8000s
- Second Curtain Sync mode
- Wired and wireless shutter release functions
- 100 meter range
- Compatible with other Phottix flash triggers
The Phottix Strato TTL Flash Trigger for Nikon is available in the Phottix online store and should be available soon here at Adorama.
New Phottix Mitros+ Flash Features Built-in Radio Triggering
The Phottix Mitros+ is a new speedlight available for the Canon TTL system. The Mitros+ has a built-in transceiver, which allows the speedlight to send or receive radio trigger signals to and from other Mitros+ speedlights. Additionally, the Mitros+ can work with Phottix Odin and Strato units. As a speedlight, the Mitros+ is on par with flagship units from Canon and Nikon. [Read more…]
Phottix Mitros TTL Flash for Canon Shipping Soon
Phottix’s new Mitros TTL flash should be shipping soon for Canon systems. The Mitros TTL speedlight was announced back at Photokina and claims “do everything you expect a top-of-the-line TTL flash to do. Functions include built-in IR triggering with Master and Slave modes, AF assist light, auto/manual zooming flash head, all with fast recharge times. The Phottix Mitros TTL Flash includes a USB port for firmware upgrades and a 3.5mm Sync port.”
Phottix Mitros TTL Flash Key Features
- E-TTL, M, Multi modes
- High Speed Sync and Rear Curtain Sync
- Guide Number of 58
- Auto/Manual Flash Head Zoom w/ 180° rotation and 97° tilt
- FEC: Manual and Bracketed
- 0.1-2.5s Recycle Times
- IR Wireless Trigger w/ Master and Slave mode
- Powered by 4 AA batteries
- Port for External Battery Pack
- 3.5mm Sync Port
- USB Port for Updgrades
The Phottix Mitros TTL flash retails for $349, which is substantially cheaper than the Canon 580EX II at $489 that it has its sights on. The Phottix Mitros TTL flash should be available soon at Amazon, Adorama and the Phottix store.
Phottix Ares Flash Trigger is Your No Frills Trigger
The Phottix Ares flash trigger is a new 8-channel transmitter and receiver units that have a range of 200m and feature a “fire-all” channel function. No advanced bells or whistles here. Just a dumb transmitter and receiver that are aimed to be reliable and affordable.
Phottix Ares Key Features and Specs
- 200+m range
- 8 channels and Fire-All function
- 1/250s max sync speed
- 3.5mm sync port
- Hot shoe
- Triggers hot shoe flashes and studio lights
- Rotating transmitter can be used in teh up or down position
- Reliability digitally-encoded signals
- Cold shoe and 1/4″ threaded insert on receiver
- Cables and batteries included
No word on the final price yet, but since the Ares is replacing older units like the Tetra, Aster and Strato I, it’s reasonable expect a retail price point well under $100.
Check out the Phottix Online Store, Amazon or Adorama for Phottix products.