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Calumet Pro Series 2.4GHz 4-Channel Wireless Trigger Kit Optimized for Canon Flash Systems

Take your flash off your camera and expand your creative capabilities with this 2.4GHz wireless triggering system. This trigger set will allow you to trigger your flash over 100 meters away.The 4-channel, radio-enabled circuitry prevents your flash from being triggered by other flash units around you, making it perfect for photographing at events or on location.Additionaly the system can be used as either a wired or wireless remote shutter release for your camera.The transmitter is equipped with a hot shoe for camera mounting and the receiver may be mounted to a cold shoe or a 1/4"-20 tripod or stand mount. Other features include a test/shutter button and a status LED to verify operations.This kit can also be used with Olympus and Sony cameras if purchased with the 06 or S6 Shutter Release Cable (sold separately).Please note that these triggers do not transmit TTL information.View the Cable Compatibility Chart »
Average Customer Rating:
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2 out of 3(67%)reviewers would recommend this product.
Customer Reviews for Calumet Pro Series 2.4GHz 4-Channel Wireless Trigger Kit Optimized for Canon Flash Systems
Review 1 for Calumet Pro Series 2.4GHz 4-Channel Wireless Trigger Kit Optimized for Canon Flash Systems
5 / 5
5 / 5
Very good bargain--excellent reliability
PostedNovember 7, 2012
rulnacco
from London, UK
Age: 45-54
Gender: male
Features
4 / 5
4 / 5
Performance
4 / 5
4 / 5
Price/Value
5 / 5
5 / 5
Quality
4 / 5
4 / 5
Satisfaction
5 / 5
5 / 5
I've found this kit to be an excellent performer, particularly at the price. It is very reliable in studio situations and has worked equally well when I've taken it on location.
I'd also like to clear up a misstatement in the previous review--the channel function *does* work. The reviewer may have been confused (as I was at first) by the switch on the side of the transmitter--it's not a power on/off switch for the unit, it only turns the fire single/all channel(s) feature on. If it is set to "off", it will fire only a single channel, whereas sliding it to "on" triggers all channels. It does strongly resemble a three-position power switch, and it took me a bit of fiddling to realize how it really worked.
I actually bought my own Nikon-specific unit after using the Canon-fit unit listed here for several months when my partner purchased it for our studio--I liked it so well, I bought my own version for my personal use away from the studio. (Used in the hotshoe or with the included PC cables, this trigger will work with practically any camera system; it also comes with all the bits necessary to connect it to Canon (D)SLRs and take full advantage of their functions.)
Pros: Durable, Easy to Use, Lightweight/Portable, Good for Experts, Superior Build Quality, Easy Setup, Solid Operation, Good for Beginners
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1of 1voted this as helpful.
Review 2 for Calumet Pro Series 2.4GHz 4-Channel Wireless Trigger Kit Optimized for Canon Flash Systems
4 / 5
4 / 5
Compares Well to Competing Triggers
PostedJanuary 4, 2012
stevechurchphotography
from Richmond, VA
Age: 45-54
Gender: male
Features
4 / 5
4 / 5
Performance
4 / 5
4 / 5
Price/Value
3 / 5
3 / 5
Quality
5 / 5
5 / 5
Satisfaction
4 / 5
4 / 5
Solidly built units. I'm using Canon-version on Olympus bodies without problems however TTL doesn't pass through. I've mixed the original Phottix version and Calumet version without problems. My Phottix Transmitter is double-firing when first used during a session, then stops doing it. Previous reviewer said his channel selector doesn't work - Try moving the Transmitter's "power switch" (its not really a power switch but is in same location as the power switch on the Receivers) to "Off" to limit the Transmitter to only the chosen channel, and set the specific Receiver to the chosen channel. When the Transmitter switch is set to "On" then all the channels are activated regardless of the channel switch position. I'm happy with this product.
Pros: Easy to Use, Superior Build Quality, Easy Setup
Cons: Cost
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Review 3 for Calumet Pro Series 2.4GHz 4-Channel Wireless Trigger Kit Optimized for Canon Flash Systems
2 / 5
2 / 5
It's okay for the price.
PostedJuly 31, 2011
BriterFlix
from NY- PA
Age: 35-44
Gender: male
Features
2 / 5
2 / 5
Performance
3 / 5
3 / 5
Price/Value
2 / 5
2 / 5
Quality
2 / 5
2 / 5
Satisfaction
3 / 5
3 / 5
Pros: Good radius, hasn't miss fired, small and easy to pack.
Cons: No locking for receivers, channel switch is useless (it will fire no matter what chanel you have it on)..
Since everyone I know had Pocket wizard, I thought I was avoiding channel conflict.
I'm kind of afraid to use it around other photographers with transmitters. Last thing I need is someone having fun with my receivers while I'm working.
Pros: Easy to Use, Lightweight/Portable, Fast, Easy Setup
Cons: Bad for Beginners, Missing Features, Poor Build Quality
+1point
1of 1voted this as helpful.