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PocketWizard FlexTT5 Transceiver for Canon DSLR Cameras & Flash Units, with a Range of up to 1200'

SKU: PWFTT5CA MFR: 801-150
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About the PocketWizard FlexTT5

The PocketWizard dedicated FlexTT5 Transceiver, with its built in hot-shoe and ControlTL firmware, is the perfect addition to Canon E-TTL II flash systems. The FlexTT5 takes the existing benefits of Canon wireless systems beyond the boundaries of infrared technology. When paired with the Mini TT1 Transmitter or another FlexTT5 Transceiver, a whole new world of wireless flash freedom opens up. The FlexTT5 is also the perfect Transceiver for your manual triggering needs and works with all MultiMAX channels and many of the MultiMAX advanced functions.

The FlexTT5's simple design comes to life through its hot-shoe connection with a camera or flash. Mount a flash or command unit on the FlexTT5 to use the same zone controls and ratio commands as you would normally. The system tracks your changes in ISO, shutter speed and aperture and reacts accordingly to make sure exposures stay right on target. Use the flash compensation dial on your camera or flash just as you would normally and the changes pass seamlessly through the system.

The FlexTT5 has two channel configuration settings; C1 and C2. Each can be programmed as needed with up to 20 ControlTL channels for TTL photography, or 32 standard channels for manual flash photography. The FlexTT5 Transceiver also has a three-zone selector switch for ease of use with Canon zones and ratios.

With PocketWizard HyperSync Technology, the FlexTT5 can precisely advance the timing of your flash trigger so that increased flash sync speeds, up to 1/500th of a second is achievable with many strobes.

The FlexTT5 also has Auto-Sensing Transceiver Technology that enables it to switch back and forth between Transmitter and Receiver modes as needed for greater flexibility on the job.

When a hot-shoe or other trigger is detected, it automatically switches to Transmitter mode. With Auto Relay Mode you can easily trigger a remote camera in sync with remote flash. Put a camera where you can't be and use remote TTL or non-TTL lighting at the same time. Expand your coverage and increase your creativity.>

The PocketWizard FlexTT5 is commonly used for Everyday, Family photos, Landscape/scenery, Portraits, Sports/action, Studio, Travel, Weddings, Wildlife photos and more.The PocketWizard FlexTT5 is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Photo enthusiast, Pro photographer, Semi-professional, Semi-pro photographer among others.The PocketWizard FlexTT5 is popular because customers like the following qualities of the PocketWizard FlexTT5: Durable, Easy to use, Lightweight, Packs small / compresses, Reliable and Strong construction.

PocketWizard FlexTT5 Includes

  • PocketWizard FlexTT5 Transceiver for Canon DSLR Cameras & Flash Units
  • USB Cable
  • Two (2) AA Batteries
  • Quick Guide
  • PocketWizard 1 Year Limited Warranty

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Pros:
Lightweight (34) , Easy to use (33) , Reliable (28) , Packs small / compresses (24) , Strong construction (13) , Durable (4)
Cons:
Unreliable (9) , Poor quality (4) , Difficult to use (4) , Pricey (3)
Best Uses:
Family photos (20) , Weddings (19) , Travel (14) , Portraits (11) , Sports/action (10) , Studio (9) , Landscape/scenery (9) , Wildlife photos (7) , Everyday (4) , Tote along (3) , Outdoor events / games (3) , Fast action (3) , Nighttime (3) , Landscape photography (3)
Reviewer Profile:
Semi-pro photographer (17) , Photo enthusiast (10) , Pro photographer (10) , Semi-professional (4) , Professional (3) , Enthusiast (2) , Photography student (2) , Casual photographer (2)

PocketWizard FlexTT5 Features

  • PocketWizard's newest firmware platform taps into the camera's digital communications to enable an entirely new level of remote flash capabilities through proven radio system, beginning with remote TTL for Canon E-TTL II systems.
  • Dedicated E-TTL II Flash Triggering
  • Auto-Sensing Transceiver Technology enables the FlexTT5 Transceiver to switch back and forth between Transmitter and Receiver modes as needed for greater flexibility on the job.
  • Easily trigger a remote camera in sync with a distant remote flashes with Auto-Relay Mode. Put a camera where you can't be and have remote TTL or non-TTL lighting at the same time. Expand your coverage and increase your creativity.
  • When working in E-TTL II you can change any of your control settings on your flash or camera and the system adjusts for those changes. Change your flash compensation to adjust the exposure or make adjustments in shutter speed, aperture or ISO and the system balances your flash for proper exposure.
  • Eight Frames per Second
  • HyperSync allows photographers to achieve faster X-sync speeds, up to 1/500th second, with full power flash. Now you can cut the ambient light and use wide-open apertures, outdoors in bright sunlight. HyperSync works with TTL speedlights and full size studio flash.
  • FP/High Speed Sync
  • Built-in Hot Shoe
  • Low-Profile Design
  • The FlexTT5 has two channel configuration settings; C1 and C2. Each can be programmed as needed with up to 20 ControlTL channels for TTL photography, or 32 standard channels for manual flash photography.
  • The FlexTT5 Transceiver has an A-B-C zone-select switch to allow use with the slave groups found on Canon E-TTL II flashes. Using these zones allows you to use the E-TTL II ratio controls found in the Canon system.
  • These zones can also be used with a MultiMAX thus allowing you to pair a single MultiMAX radio on camera with FlexTT5's Transceivers on your remote flashes and utilize many of the MultiMAX's advance trigger functions.
  • Use the supplied PocketWizard Utility software with the on-board USB port to program the FlexTT5 Transceiver to any PocketWizard channel and zone as well as many other custom settings. The FlexTT5 can be upgraded whenever updates and feature enhancements are available.
  • The FlexTT5 Transceiver operates on the same channels as all other PocketWizards and will work with any PocketWizard radio you may already have.
  • The FlexTT5 Transceiver has two plug-in ports for use with remote Canon E-TTL II cameras and other flash units, including studio strobes. With its auto-relay function, the Flex can trigger a remote camera and transmit to a remote strobe.

PocketWizard FlexTT5 Specifications

TTL Compatibility Canon E-TTL II
Frequency 340 - 354 MHz
Channels 52 Channels over 26 Frequencies
Antenna 2.7" (6.9 cm) rubberized with 180 degree swing
Transmit output power Less than 0.001 watt (1/1000 of a watt or 1 milliwatt)
Maximum Range (In optimum conditions) 800 feet (240 Meters) for E-TTL II triggering
1200 feet (365 Meters) for standard triggering
Mounting Hot Shoe, 1/4-20, lanyard, velcro
Maximum Shooting Rate 8 fps for E-TTL II and normal triggering
Power / Channel Switch OFF - C.2 - C.1
Zone Select Switch A-B-C (matches Canon slave groups)
Status Indicator LED: Green, Amber, Red status indications
Camera / P1 Port 1/8" (3.5 mm) stereo miniphone for 2-stage remote camera triggering. Port Voltage Handling: up to 50 Volts, 100 milliamp continuous
Tip = Trigger
Ring = Pre-Trigger
Sleeve = Ground
Flash / P2 Port 1/8" (3.5 mm) mono miniphone. Port Voltage Handling: up to 200 Volts, 4 amps peak, 250 milliamp continuous, non-polarized
Minimum Receive Contact Time Camera / P1 Port = 80 milliseconds
Flash / P2 Port = 500us
Voltage Present 3.3 VDC (all pins) - safe for all cameras
Hot Shoe voltage protection Hot Shoe: up to 50V
USB USB Compliant 2.0, Mini-B Connector, 5VDC regulated, 100mA, Pin 1 Positive, Pin 4 Ground
Operating Temperature Above -15° C (5° F) and below 50° C (120° F).
Storage Temperature (without battery) Above -30 C (-22 F) and below 85 C (185 F)
Construction High impact plastic, captive battery door
Hot Shoe made of glass reinforced resin
Power Two (2) AA (IEC:LR6) Alkaline recommended, other chemistries (NiMH, NiCAD, Lithium) allowed, USB
Compatibility Canon DSLR Camera's: 1Ds MKIII, MKII, 1D MKIII, MKII, 1D MKII N, 5D, 5D MKII1, 20D, 30D2, 40D, 50D, Rebel XT / 350D, Rebel XTi / 400D, Rebel XS / 1000D, Rebel XSi / 450D
Canon Flash Units: 580EX, 580EX II, 430EX, 430EX II
Battery Life 60 + Hours
Dimensions 3.6" (9.2 cm) long x 2.9" (7.3 cm) wide x 1.4" (3.6 cm) tall, antenna lowered
Weight 5.4 oz (153 grams) 3.8 oz (108 grams) without batteries
Warranty PocketWizard 1 year limited warranty
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