PocketWizard FlexTT5 Transceiver Radio Slave for Nikon i-TTL Flash System with On-Camera Hot Shoe, 32 Channels, Multi-Zone

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The PocketWizard FlexTT5 Transceiver Radio Slave is part of an ultra-versatile radio slave system and is dedicated specifically to the Nikon i-TTL flash control system. It simply slides directly into the camera's hot shoe and there are no special settings to make or modes to call up. Use the camera, on-camera flash, or flash commander controls for flash compensation, zone and ratio control.

It supports single or multiple dedicated flash units. The FlexTT5 is the ideal addition to any Nikon i-TTL flash system. Since this system works on digital radio technology, it can support E-TTL operation up to an amazing 800', even around corners, out-of-sight, or in bright sunlight.

The PocketWizard FlexTT5 is commonly used for Family photos, Landscape/scenery, Sports/action, 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-pro photographer among others.The PocketWizard FlexTT5 is popular because customers like the following qualities of the PocketWizard FlexTT5: Easy to use, Lightweight, Packs small / compresses, Reliable and Strong construction

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Pros:
Lightweight (69),Easy to use (68),Reliable (65),Packs small / compresses (55),Strong construction (32),Durable (4)
Cons:
Unreliable (11),Heavy / bulky (6),Poor quality (6),Pricey (6),Difficult to use (5)
Best Uses:
Weddings (56),Family photos (53),Sports/action (27),Travel (22),Landscape/scenery (15),Portraits (14),Wildlife photos (14),Studio (10),Everyday (4),Fast action (3),Landscape photography (3),Nighttime (3) Outdoor events / games (3),Tote along (3) View All
Reviewer Profile:
Semi-pro photographer (37),Pro photographer (28),Photo enthusiast (19),Semi-professional (4),Casual photographer (3),Professional (3)

PocketWizard FlexTT5 Features

  • 2 Channel Settings + Learn Mode
  • Reverse Compatible
  • HyperSync & High-Speed Sync Technology
  • Built-in Hot Shoe
  • Camera/Flash Ports
  • Remote Camera Triggering/Relay Mode
  • Low-Profile Design
  • Configurable and Upgradeable

PocketWizard FlexTT5 Specifications

TTL Compatible
i-TTL
Number of Channels
52 Channels over 26 Frequencies
Antenna
2.8" (7.1cm) rubberized with 180° swing
Maximum Range
800' (240 m) for i-TTL triggering
1200' (365 m) for standard triggering
Mounting
Hot-shoe, 1/4"-20 socket, lanyard
Ports
1/8" (3.5 mm) stereo miniphone (f/camera triggering)
1/8" (3.5 mm) mono miniphone (flash operation)
Power Requirements
2x AA batteries
Battery Life
60 hours (flash)
200 hours (camera "awake time")
Dimensions
3.6 x 2.8 x 1.4" (9.2 x 7.1 x 3.6cm) LxWxH
Weight
5.4 oz (153g) (w/o batteries)
Warranty
PocketWizard 1 year limited warranty
Mfr #
801-153
SKU
PWFTT5NK

PocketWizard FlexTT5 Reviews

Review Snapshot®

 
4.2

(based on 99 reviews)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (56)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (25)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (6)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Make sure its US or European version!!

Make sure all of your TT1 and TT5 are either EUROPEAN (CE on back label) or FCC (for US models). You can't mix them - they use different frequency and not work together. I learned this the hard expensive and frustrating way.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

PocketWizard FlexTT5

I use this with my Nikon D7000 and SB900 and SB910 flashes. I am somewhat disappointed with the need to use a computer to change the channels as this creates a need to bring a computer with you on all assignments just in case you need to change the channel. Another dislike is the need to set the flash to standard dispersion which I typically don't use. Other than that the unit functions well. The software has a pretty good help screen, but can be somewhat confusing at first. Watching videos o...

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I use this with my Nikon D7000 and SB900 and SB910 flashes. I am somewhat disappointed with the need to use a computer to change the channels as this creates a need to bring a computer with you on all assignments just in case you need to change the channel. Another dislike is the need to set the flash to standard dispersion which I typically don't use. Other than that the unit functions well. The software has a pretty good help screen, but can be somewhat confusing at first. Watching videos on usage definately helped.

Reviewed by 99 customers

 
5.0

my first one never failed so I got two more

By

from Chisago Il.  -  Semi-pro Photographer

used with 48" umbrella and nikon sb-800 speed lights can be used on auto or manual from the camera position no wires I have nothing negative to say about them

 
1.0

Disappointed

By

from Madison, WI  -  Semi-pro Photographer

I bought a used FlexTT5 from this site and I am extremely disappointed to find out it is a European Transceiver. I have a U.S. MiniTT1 Transmitter and they are on different frequencies. Thing is nowhere on the product page did it state that the FlexTT5 transceiver was a European model and used a different frequency, so now I'm out $150, stuck with a useless transceiver and I'm going to have to go shell out another $230 for the right model. At least I don't have an immediate need for it...

 
5.0

Amazing Technology

By

from Santa Monica, CA  -  Photography Student

I use Canon Speedlites for my location shoots. This and the MiniTT1 gives me more flexibility in arranging lighting and not dependent on a cable to take advantage of ENGLAND mode.

 
5.0

I need more!!

By

from Brentwood  -  Semi-pro Photographer

Setup a stand speedlight and umbrella and run with it. Can't work any better

 
5.0

Works perfect

By

from El Paso tx  -  Casual Photographer

This product works perfectly, it has made my life so much easier !

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

PocketWizard FlexTT5

By

from Apache Junction, AZ  -  Semi-pro Photographer

I use this with my Nikon D7000 and SB900 and SB910 flashes. I am somewhat disappointed with the need to use a computer to change the channels as this creates a need to bring a computer with you on all assignments just in case you need to change the channel. Another dislike is the need to set the flash to standard dispersion which I typically don't use. Other than that the unit functions well. The software has a pretty good help screen, but can be somewhat confusing at first. Watching videos on usage definately helped.

 
5.0

Best value for your money

By

from Los Ageles, CA  -  Semi-pro Photographer

I love this product. I is very easy to use & reliable.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

FlexTT5 For the Win!

By

from New York  -  Pro Photographer

I love that these units take double A batteries and not a special battery like the MiniTT1. The unit is reliable and easy to use. Makes my life easier being able to trigger without needing line of sight and opens the door to many more creative opportunities.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

One word -Fantastic

By

from Oregon  -  Pro Photographer

For years I used line of site triggers for my flash. These transmitters have changed everything.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

PocketWizard FlexTT5 / Nikon

By

from MI  -  Semi-pro Photographer

Works perfectly!

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FREDERICK D  Can this be placed on the camera body, then put the SU-800 onto the TT5 to control each strobe compensation? And have the range of wireless with the function of the SU-800? Thanks
CHARLES S  yes and I have used it that way many times
FREDERICK D  Thank you Charles... quite a different answer than others gave, I really appreciate your response regarding your personal experience. I hope the others who say it doesn't work this way will read your post.
Mark H  I need to fire a D200 remotely (set the camera on a hill with me in a valley). Do I need a Flex TT5 and a Pocket Wizard Plus 2, or 2 TT5s, or a TT5 and the new mini? In other words what combination of units to fire this camera when I'm not standing behind it?
CHRISTINA T  I have the Pocket Wizard And receiver placed them on a tripod and was able to shoot from a distance away, not sure what the farthest distance that can be set, but pretty sure there is a manual online that you could look up the information. depending again on how far away you are shooting.
Mark H  Thanks
Mark H  I need to fire a D200 remotely (set the camera on a hill with me in a valley). Do I need a Flex TT5 and a Pocket Wizard Plus 2, or 2 TT5s, or a TT5 and the new mini? In other words what combination of units to fire this camera when I'm not standing behind it?
CHRISTINA T  I have the Pocket Wizard And receiver placed them on a tripod and was able to shoot from a distance away, not sure what the farthest distance that can be set, but pretty sure there is a manual online that you could look up the information. depending again on how far away you are shooting.
Mark H  Thanks
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