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PocketWizard Plus III Transceiver: Picture 1 regular $149.00

About PocketWizard Plus III Transceiver

The PocketWizard Plus III Transceiver is the most reliable, feature-packed, easy-to-use solution for remote flash and camera triggering available. The Plus III Transceiver features an impressive 32 channels. Whether you're a wedding or sports shooter or working in a busy studio, finding a clear channel is never a problem. Selective Quad-Zone Triggering, a feature once reserved for elite photographers, adds four zones enabling photographers to remotely trigger flash and or cameras in groups or individually. For photographers being asked to do more for less, this added flexibility is a huge competitive advantage.

Whether new to remote triggering of camera's and flashes or a top professional pushing gear to the limits, the Plus III's reliability, simplicity and performance make it the perfect tool for the job. The Plus III is the new standard of excellence.

The PocketWizard Plus III Transceiver is commonly used for Everyday, Home, Macro photography, Portraits, Studio, Travel and more.The PocketWizard Plus III Transceiver is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Enthusiast, Professional, Semi-professional among others.The PocketWizard Plus III Transceiver is popular because customers like the following qualities of the PocketWizard Plus III Transceiver: Durable, Easy to use, Lightweight and Reliable

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Reliable (22),Easy to use (21),Lightweight (21),Durable (16)
Best Uses:
Studio (22),Portraits (20),Travel (12),Everyday (11),Home (7),Macro photography (4)
Reviewer Profile:
Professional (12),Semi-professional (8),Enthusiast (4)

PocketWizard Plus III Transceiver Features

  • 32 Standard Channels
  • Selective Quad Zone Triggering
  • Auto-Sensing Transciever
  • Auto Relay Triggering
  • Camera-Flash Triggering
  • Extended Range Modes
  • Side-View Design
  • Simple Controls-Illuminated LCD
  • Full PocketWizard compatibility

PocketWizard Plus III Transceiver Specifications

Plus III FCC/IC: 340.00 - 354.00 MHz
Transmit Output Power
Less than 1 milliwatt (1/1000 of a watt)
2 x AA
Triggering Delay
1/1200 of a second
70KHz Transmit
230KHz Receive
Operating Temperature
Above -15° C (5° F) and below 50° C (120° F)
Always use fresh batteries in cold temperatures.
Storage Temperature (without battery)
Above -30° C (-22° F) and below 85° C (185° F) without batteries.
Flash/Camera Port Sync Volt Tolerance
300 Volt
Backlit LCD
The Plus III backlit LCD activates automatically when any button other than TEST is pressed. It turns off after 5 seconds.
Red LEDs are used for dim light application and do not indicate a hazardous status.
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PocketWizard Plus III Transceiver Reviews

Review Snapshot®


(based on 26 reviews)


of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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Most Liked Positive Review


The PocketWizard Plus III IS TOPS!

I take five off-camera flashes on wedding jobs and have used PocketWizards since their beginning some 15 years ago. Nothing is better.


Most Liked Negative Review


poor upgrade

I had to buy this new version because my old one was stolen. It goes through batteries much quicker than previous version. So when shooting on location I need twice as many batteries. Poor design which has controls located on the side, which when shooting horizontally, means all the controlls facing the ground.

Reviewed by 26 customers


Simple & dependable


from Montrose, CO

I use this (& other Plus 3's)to trigger strobes that I have had in inventory for years. I have two Nikon strobes that are close to 20 years old & a couple of studio strobes about that same age that work perfectly with these products. I am currently doing environmental portraits & combining the studio & Nikon strobes (flashes) & getting great results.


Why did I wait so long


from Greater NY and San Francisco Bay area

Finally bought a few Plus X a little while back for my two cameras and two packs (I sometimes shoot with two of each). Loved having them. Have another set of mono lights I use for portraits at another location. Bought these to use and better control the mono lights (hard getting to the hair light so the III should work well for that).


I would buy it again


from Texas  -  Semi-Professional

Equine events.




from NYC  -  Hobbyist/Enthusiast

it is just perfect, light and small

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)


Photographers Tool of the Trade.


from BX, NY  -  Semi-Professional

I purchased one plus lll and my intent was to use them with my TT5/TT1. I contacted PocketWizard and they were so Helpful and they practically held my hand walking me through the set-up. I am able to shoot on the go using the TTL settings or i can take my time in manual and shoot all day with the same settings by switching between configuration 1 & 2. I also have the option of 3 Transceivers TT5 & Plus lll and while shooting with my TT1 which is the best part of it all. The folks at PocketWizard are the best and I love the fact that you can interchange your units and you dont have to sell your old units.... I love it.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)


Great function, OK build


from Kansas City  -  Semi-Professional

These work great for both studio and on location multiple light setups. My only gripe is for this price the fact that the hot shoe bracket is brittle plastic is a bit of a let down. These don't seem like they would withstand much of an impact if something should happen, as we all know can with on location environments and guests/clients who have had a little too much to drink. I Would have expected a more rubberized exterior and metal hot shoe bracket.


A wizard in your pocket.


from Manhattan NY  -  Professional

I shoot often in studio with a photography group and usually have several photographers all shooting at several stations setups. The multi channels on the PocketWizard III ensures that I can find a channel to shoot on without interference from other photographers. The button layout is easy to understand and the LED readout is bright enough to read without my reading glasses.


Great piece of gear


from California  -  Professional

There isn't anything bad to say about this device. It works as advertised and a fantastic addition to my gear bag!


PocketWizard Plus III


from Apache Junction, AZ  -  Semi-Professional

I believe this to be the best Pocket Wizard unit that they make. It is affordable with great features. I use it mainly to control my Profoto lights with my Nikon D7000, but also to control My D700 with my D7000 and use it with my Sekonic 758Cine.


Reliable. Never a miss shot.


from Connecticut  -  Semi-Professional

Choosing plus iii for the additional radio channels for just in case situation that all the original channels are occupied in a large event. But it is an unheard situation at least to my own knowledge. I have two plus iii and will consider to add another two plus x to my setup.


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Questions about this item:

YENEAPRE A  What other trigger accessories do i need to adapt for my D700 and D800?
NORMAN B  You may need a PC sync cord
YENEAPRE A  What kind of sync cable do i need to use for my D800 & D700... Cable from the Wizard to camera
YENEAPRE A  What other trigger accessories do i need to adapt for my D700 and D800?
NORMAN B  You may need a PC sync cord
YENEAPRE A  What kind of sync cable do i need to use for my D800 & D700... Cable from the Wizard to camera
Gustavo C  I have the miniTT1 and FlexTT5 to my Canon Camera. Can I use the Plus III to connect my studio flashes? Thank you...
BEN R  Sure - what is great about the Pocketwizard standard channels is that all Pocketwizards will seamlessly work together in just about any scenarios. On the TT1 and TT5 you will want to ensure that one of your config a will send the standard number channel you want to use in your studio with the Plus III. Happy shooting.
Gustavo C  Thanks Ben...
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