PocketWizard PlusX transceiver for wireless flash plus camera triggering
Mar 1, 2013 at 15:00:00 GMT
PocketWizard has added a budget model to its camera/flash radio trigger line: the PlusX ‘auto-sensing’ transceiver, which automatically switches between transfer plus get because required. The PlusX has the ability to trigger cameras plus flashes over 10 radio channels. It attributes a side-profile shape, backlit show, an internal antenna, along with a dual-function LED indicating connection status and power lifetime. PocketWizard PlusX is accessible towards the finish of March at a recommended retail cost of $ 99. There is currently no information regarding the European cost plus supply.
So. Burlington, VT – March 1, 2013 – LPA Design, producers of PocketWizard Photo Products, the globe leader inside wireless control of cameras, flash light plus light meters, now announces the immediate supply of its fresh PlusX Auto-Sensing Transceiver
The top-quality PocketWizard PlusX is the most wonderful entry into the PocketWizard Wireless System with all the same range plus dependability of its famous Plus line of radios. Whether brand-new to off-camera flash or remote camera triggering, or perhaps a seasoned specialist seeking to expand their PocketWizard wireless triggering program, the PlusX is the most wonderful choice. And as the user’s technical demands grow, the flexible PlusX may continue to function with any different PocketWizard radios a photographer adds to their gear box.
The 10 Channel PlusX utilizes PocketWizard’s patented “Auto-Sensing Transceiver Technology” meaning it can automatically change between transfer plus get because required. Users simply turn it about, connect it to the flash or camera plus set the channel utilizing its easy, rotary-dial. The PlusX automatically figures out exactly what it must do to trigger remote flashes or cameras. Utilizing the same side-profile shape of the PocketWizard Plus III radio, the PlusX has an internal antenna to reduce obstruction plus heighten toughness.
“The hot PlusX transceiver adds to the famous Plus security which numerous photographers have come to trust about all their photographic assignments,” mentioned Dave Schmidt, Vice President of Marketing at LPA Design, the organization which producers PocketWizard Photo Products. “Working about a budget cannot indicate losing performance or dependability.”
The PlusX is suitable with all PocketWizard transmitters plus receivers including PocketWizard-enabled pic gear from Profoto, Dynalite, Norman, Photogenic plus Sekonic light meters. The PocketWizard Wireless System enables total flexibility with any lights or cameras a photographer can be using.
PlusX Features include:
With the PlusX’s 10 digitally coded Standard Channels, consumers will claim their own channel for exclusive triggering whenever using alternative photographers at crowded occasions. Photographers may use different channels for different setups plus choose them merely plus intuitively with all the turn of the dial. And these 10 channels are suitable with each PocketWizard ever made1 set to Standard Channels 1 – 10. (1radios of the same frequency; inside the United States, the PocketWizard PlusX operates about an FCC-approved frequency of 344MHz. In alternative markets it operates about a CE-approved frequency of 433MHz)
Backlit Channel Dial
Setting channels is because simple because turning a dial. The backlit channel dial clearly displays the channel plus considering the backlight consumes thus small energy it remains about all time for efficiency.
The PlusX qualities a durable, side profile shape with an unobtrusive, internal antenna reducing graphic obstruction between your photographer plus their topic. By using an internal antenna, there’s no chance to kink or break it whenever about place. The total height of the transceiver plus antenna is four.2 inches, plus it weighs lower than 4 ounces, including batteries.
Easily Connected / Cable Port
On the user’s camera, the PlusX slides into the hot shoe without wires necessary. For remotes, it attributes 1 do-it-all miniphone (3.5mm or 1/8”) sync port. The miniphone connector is more reliable than a PC connection plus each PlusX comes complete with a miniphone-to-miniphone cable, a miniphone-to-phono (1/4″ or 6.3mm) adapter for causing most contemporary flashes, along with a miniphone to locking PC cable for causing certain remote speedlights or for utilizing a PlusX on-camera whenever the consumer can’t place it inside a hot shoe. Other miniphone connector wires are accessible for main brands of light equipment inside a range of lengths. Dedicated remote camera causing cabling are moreover accessible for favored camera systems.
With PocketWizard’s patented Auto-Sensing Transceiver technologies, the PlusX Transceiver may instantaneously plus intelligently switch between transmitter plus recipient methods keeping setup as basic because potential. The PlusX can be set to transfer (Tx) just, whenever desired.
PocketWizard’s Auto-Sensing Transceiver development lets consumers trigger a remote camera inside sync with remote flashes utilizing just 3 PocketWizard radios: the 1 inside their hands, a PlusX cabled to a remote camera, as well as the 1 associated to a remote flash. The PlusX cabled to a remote camera might obtain a radio signal plus trigger the camera’s engine drive, then switch to transfer mode plus trigger PocketWizard-connected remote flashes, all automatically. The sequence is started by pressing the TEST switch of any PocketWizard Transmitter. Remote cameras need remote shutter launch cabling.
Status Indicator/Battery Life Indicator
The PlusX attributes a tri-color LED status signal which serves 2 functions. Whenever the PlusX sends or receives a causing signal, the LED usually glow red. During general procedure, the signal usually blink a single green blink meaning it happens to be working usually as well as the power lifetime is above 50%. It usually blink a double amber blink whenever the power is under 50% yet above 25% plus it might blink 3 red blinks whenever the power lifetime is under 25% plus it’s important to substitute the batteries.
Transmit Just Mode
There are instances whenever a photographer just wants their radio to transfer, normally whenever 2 or even more photographers are sharing a set of lights. By allowing transfer just mode, consumers could disable the get mode plus car relay functions to ensure their radio is only transmitting.
Range plus Reliability
PocketWizard Plus radios are recognized for their range plus dependability. Although the PlusX bills lower than additional PocketWizard radios, consumers might nonetheless receive the range plus security they anticipate from a PocketWizard product.
Ultra-fast microprocessors let for reliable sync speeds of 1/250 seond for focal airplane shutters plus 1/500 2nd for leaf shutters.
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