Flashpoint Infra Red Remote Trigger, Triggers Monolights or any Flash with a Slave Attached or Built-in, Active Range about 25'.

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About Flashpoint Infra Red Remote Trigger

Triggers any standard flash or multiple flashes with a built-in or attached slave. Active range approximately 25 feet. Mounts onto a standard camera shoe. Requires 2 "AA" Batteries (not included). Has on/off switch

The Flashpoint Infra Red Remote Trigger is commonly used for General purpose, Indoors, Low light and more.The Flashpoint Infra Red Remote Trigger is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Pro photographer, Semi-pro photographer among others.The Flashpoint Infra Red Remote Trigger is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Flashpoint Infra Red Remote Trigger: Attach securely, Durable and Good power output

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Pros:
Attach securely (10),Durable (7),Good power output (4)
Cons:
Flimsy (5)
Best Uses:
Indoors (11),General purpose (8),Low light (4),Night time (3),Outdoor events / games (3)
Reviewer Profile:
Semi-pro photographer (9),Pro photographer (4),Professional (3)

Flashpoint Infra Red Remote Trigger Specifications

Type:
Infrared
Power Source:
AA batteries (not included)
Power Selection:
on/off switch
Notes:
Will not work with shoe mount flash that use Optical Slave
Other
includes PC cord

Flashpoint Infra Red Remote Trigger Reviews

Review Snapshot®

 
3.5

(based on 19 reviews)

65%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Cheap and simple does the trick

Nice and simple so it will not impress your gear head, tech geek and camera snob friends. The good news is it works dependably in the studio setting, and indoor locations. Just a simple, low power flash with a filter on it. The 2 AA batteries that power it last a long time in it.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Will this work with a 580EX II Speedlite

Purchased this unit with hopes of triggering my 580EX II Speedlite. So far I've been unsuccessful. [...]

Reviewed by 19 customers

 
2.0

No good

By

from Concord,ca  -  Semi-pro Photographer

No instructions with product. Will no set off flash either monolight or my nikon sb600 Very disappointed with lights n trigger can only get light to work with my nikon D700 with cable. Poor products no instructions

 
3.0

It works for me

By

from Charles County MD  -  Pro Photographer

I think this is a good piece of in studio equipment for someone starting with off camera flash.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

flash must be front of trigger unit

By

from Houston, TX.  -  Pro Photographer

This trigger must have the slaved flash in front almost in the picture to work.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

not reliable

By

from OHIO  -  Pro Photographer

Its ok but I went back to using my on camera flash, this unit was just not reliable for me.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

It Doesn't Work

By

from Califon, NJ  -  Semi-pro Photographer

It doesn't work with my Sigma flashes. [...] Would like to get my money back.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

cheap

By

from OHIO  -  Pro Photographer

Not consistent, I am on my 2nd one of these triggers, it works ok, but not everytime, I have gone back to using my canon Speedlite as a trigger, it just is more consistent

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Will this work with a 580EX II Speedlite

By

from Maine  -  Semi-pro Photographer

Purchased this unit with hopes of triggering my 580EX II Speedlite. So far I've been unsuccessful. [...]

 
3.0

Cheap and kind of junky- but it works!

By

from Detroit  -  Semi-pro Photographer

I needed an inexpensive way to trigger the inexpensive slave flash units I bought from Adoroama, and this unit certainly looked like it fit the bill. At at under $30, I figured I'd be happy if it lasted a year. I unwrapped the flash, and gave the instructions a cursory once over. Other than being written in entertaining Engrish, it's not of much use- insert batteries, turn switch to on, wait until ready light goes on. I tested it, and it works just fine, but I do have two concerns: 1. The battery cover popped off as I was inserting the two AAs. The "hinge" is two tiny bumps that I suspect aren't going to last very long, given the material. Plan on eventually holding the door on with a piece of gaffer's tape. 2. The mounting bracket is pretty flimsy, too. Treat this gently, or you'll be using the including PC cord and a hot shoe adapter, and of course more gaffer's tape to hold it all together. Even with these flaws, it's hard to fault it at the asking price. You could modify a cheap old flash with an IR filter, or a deep red filter, and you'd probably end up spending almost as much. It's a useful gadget, a a decent value- if you treat it gently.

 
5.0

A bit tricky with a Sony !

By

from Augusta, Georgia  -  Photo Enthusiast

I purchased this trigger for use with my two Flashpoint 320A's in hopes that it would free me up from being wired. At first I thought I may have wasted [$]I shoot with a Sony A300 and Sony decided that when they took over Minolta they would stick with the unique hotshoe for some reason !Well.... after stacking 3 adaptors onto my off camera folding flash bracket,I'm happy to say it works like a champ ! Just beware that if you too shoot with a Sony/Minolta you'll be needing a few extras in order to use this gem ! But its definitely worth it to be able to move about freely !

 
5.0

Great Trigger at a Great Price!

By

from Wichita Falls, Texas  -  Semi-pro Photographer

Worked perfect the first time I tried it and I'm counting on it lasting a very long time. It keeps me from being wired to the Slave Flashes. Now I can move around unteathered and get the shot that I need. Great Value for a Great Slave.

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Shopper  Why Did You Choose This?
TODD M  Had MANY troubles with other products in the past. The guys at Adorama suggested this and it has worked flawlessly.
Shopper  Hello I have three Flashpoint 620A and a Nikon D700 are the mono heads and camera compatible?
ANN R  Yes, just attach the remote trigger to the flash hotshoe connection on the camera and turn on the trigger. The monolights have to have the "sensor" switch turned on, and then when you fire the camera, the remote trigger will send a signal to the monolights and they will fire. You should hear beeps from each of the monolights that you are using, once they've fired.
Melissa A  Is this compatible with Sony's weird hot shoe? If not, can which would I need?
STEVEN M  I am not an expert but I believe this will work with Sony hot shoes as well. I use Nikon D600 and D200 bodies currently and this works well without any adjustment whatsoever. Still, a call to Sony or an e-mail may satisfy your curiosity better.
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