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AEO Photo Lightning Strike! Micro MT PRO 3.0 Shutter Trigger with Canon N3 3-pin Cable

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The AEO Photo Lightning Strike! Micro MT PRO 3.0 Shutter Trigger with Canon N3 3-pin Cable is a light and motion activated camera triggering device designed to capture images of lightning, fireworks and other light producing events. The Lightning Strike! Micro MT PRO 3.0 Trigger can give you a leg up on that tricky enterprise. Attached directly to your camera's hot shoe, the Micro MT PRO 3.0 detects lightning in the distance and triggers your camera in an incredible 0.1 milliseconds to capture the power and beauty of a lightning strike.

The Micro MT PRO is so designated because it is a multi-trigger system with a Lightning Mode and a Motion Mode, operated by a simple switch. In Lightning Mode, the sensor reacts to bursts of light in day or night and in Motion Mode, a 10M PIR sensor with a Fresnel lens will trigger the camera when movement is detected within a 10 meter radius.

The Lightning Strike! Micro MT PRO 3.0 is extremely compact and well designed, measuring 2.75" x 2.25" x 0.75" (7.0 x 5.7 x 1.9 cm). The MT PRO 3.0 features a locking hot shoe and tripod mount and a manually controlled sensitivity override for better triggering control in varied situations. Unique to the Lightning Strike! are their proprietary electronics which allow for image review after every shot and improved noise immunity to help eliminate unwanted firings.

Little touches, like the low profile LED to minimize reflections when shooting through windows and a "positive action" ON/OFF switch that will not activate accidentally and drain your battery make this a perfect tool for storm chasers. The Micro MT PRO 3.0 is compatible with most DSLR cameras and utilizes cables specific to each camera.

This model comes with a Canon N3 3-pin cable and is compatible with the following cameras
• EOS 10D
• EOS 1D Mark II N
• EOS 1V
• EOS 20D
• EOS 10D
• EOS 20Da
• EOS 3
• EOS 30D
• EOS 40D
• EOS 50D
• EOS 5D
• EOS 5D Mark II
• EOS 5D Mark III
• EOS 6D Body
• EOS 70D EF-S 18-55mm IS STM Kit
• EOS 7D Body
• EOS D30
• EOS D60
• EOS-1D
• EOS-1D Mark III
• EOS-1D Mark IV
• EOS-1D X
• EOS-1Ds
• EOS-1Ds Mark II
• EOS-1Ds Mark III

What's Included With This Item

  • AEO Photo Lightning Strike! Micro MT PRO 3.0 Shutter Trigger
  • Canon N3 3-pin Cable
  • Custom Fit Micro Pelican Case
  • Locking Hot Shoe and Tripod Mount
  • 2 x 1/2 AA Alkaline Batteries
  • AEO Photo 5 Years Warranty

Key Features

  • Multi-trigger (MT) switch allows for dedicated function as either lightning activated trigger or motion activated trigger
  • Manual Sensitivity Control Override allows for greater triggering control to correspond with each and every shooting environment
  • Low profile "positive action" slide switch will not accidentally activate and drain battery
  • Low profile LED minimizes reflection of light when used shooting through windows and windshields
  • The Lightning Strike! Micro MT PRO 3.0 version has upgraded to improve its noise immunity (shutter hammer) from man-made sources. This helps to reduce unintended camera firings
  • In lightning Triggering Mode, Day or night detection of fast lightning events
  • 0.1 ms response (lag) time from lightning event to triggering of shutter
  • Manual Sensitivity Control Override allows the "professional" full Control for unique types of shots in various environments
  • 1OM PIR Passive Motion Triggering Capability while in Motion Trigger Mode
  • Proprietary electronics allow for "image review" after every shot (Unique AEO Feature)
  • 2.5mm Built-In Connector accepts ANY of available camera cables for a wide variety of camera types
  • Solid built, custom enclosure

Technical Specs

PIR Detection Range 10 m / 32.80 ft
Batteries 2 x "1/2 AA"
Dimension (L x W x H) 2.75" x 2.25" x 0.75" (7.0 x 5.7 x 1.9 cm)
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