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PocketWizard Plus X Transceiver #801-129

SKU: PWPX MFR: 801-129
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About the PocketWizard PLUS X

The PocketWizard PlusX is the simplest PocketWizard radio ever and the perfect entry into the PocketWizard Wireless System.

How simple? Attach one PlusX to your camera, another PlusX to a remote flash using an included cable, set both radios to the same channel and start taking pictures.

The PlusX is compatible with all Standard Channel-capable PocketWizard transmitters and receivers, so it's the perfect companion for your existing radios and new flashes.

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

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Easy to use (31) , Lightweight (30) , Reliable (29) , Packs small / compresses (21) , Strong construction (13) , Durable (3)
Best Uses:
Weddings (17) , Family photos (16) , Travel (11) , Portraits (9) , Landscape/scenery (8) , Sports/action (8) , Wildlife photos (8) , Studio (7) , Everyday (3) , Home (3) , Macro photography (3)
Reviewer Profile:
Pro photographer (11) , Semi-pro photographer (11) , Photo enthusiast (5) , Semi-professional (3) , Enthusiast (2) , Casual photographer (1) , Professional (1)

PocketWizard PLUS X Features

  • Auto-Sensing Transceiver: Easy to use. No settings to make.
  • 10 Channels: 1-4 Classic plus 5-10 low-traffic channels
  • Backlit Channel Dial: Easy to set channels in the dark
  • Internal Antenna: Compact, more rugged design
  • Auto-Relay Mode: Trigger remote camera and flashes simultaneously
  • Transmit Only Mode: Positive operation in large groups
  • Side View Design: Better subject view on camera
  • PocketWizard reliability: PocketWizard compatibility

PocketWizard PLUS X Specifications

Frequency FCC/IC: 344.04 MHz
CE: 433.62 MHz
Channels 10 channels
Reverse compatible with all PocketWizard radios using Standard channels using same frequency.
Zones Single zone
Antenna: Precision tuned internal coil
Channel Setting: Backlit rotating dial
Range Up to 500 meters (1600 feet)
(Actual range is dependent on multiple factors including equipment, mode, environment, positioning, orientation and interference)
Synch Speed Up to 1/250 for focal plane shutters
Up to 1/500 for leaf shutters
Triggering Speed Up to 14.5 frames per second (FPS)
Contact Time 62 milliseconds in normal operation
Status Indicator LED: Green, Amber, Red status indications Solid Red: Triggering signal sending or receiving Single Green Blink: Status OK, > 50% battery life Double Amber Blink: Battery life < 50% but > 25% Triple Red Blink: Battery life < 25%, change batteries
Transmit Output Power Less than 1 milliwatt (0.001 watt)
Power Two (2), AA (LR6), 1.5v alkaline recommended NiMH, NiCAD, NiZn, Lithium acceptable (these chemistries may not report battery life accurately)
DO NOT USE 3.6V Li-Ion AA cells!
Battery Life Up to 100 hours (with alkaline batteries)
Max Port Sync Voltage 300 Volts (Camera/Flash Port)
Mac Current Handling 1.0 A peak, 0.2 A (1/5 Amp or 200 milliamp) continuous current limited
Voltage Present: 3 volts, safe for use with all digital and film cameras
USB None
Housing High impact plastic with captive battery door
Weight 3.9 ounces (110 grams) with batteries installed
Dimensions Height: 4.2 inches (10.7 cm)
Width: 2.1 inches (5.3 cm)
Depth: 1.2 inches (3.0 cm)
Operating Temperature Above 5° F (-15° C) and below 120° F (50° C).
Storage Temperature Above -22° F (-30° C) and below 185° F (85° C) (without battery)
Input/Output 3.5mm (1/8") stereo miniphone jack, hot shoe
Mounting Hot shoe, lanyard/D-Ring loop, 1/4-20 threaded insert
RoHS Compliant Yes
Optional Accessories: Isolation bar, trigger buttons, camera motor drive cables, PC cables and adapters, flash sync cables and protective case
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