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Thread started 18 Sep 2009 (Friday) 16:18
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POLL: "What do you use to wirelessly trigger your lights?"
Pocket Wizards (MultiMax, Plus II, Flex and Mini)
33
19%
ProFoto AirSyncs
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0.6%
Elinchrom Skyports
17
9.8%
Alienbee CyberSyncs
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27%
Radio Poppers
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6.9%
Bowens Pulsar
0
0%
Hensel Strobe Wizards
0
0%
Other
64
36.8%

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Sep 19, 2009 03:27 |  #16

Cactus v4, and they work well for me (using Nikon 2 x SB-24, 26, 28DX and 2 x 80DX).

However, I decided to no longer invest in more receivers (have 3) and just use optical slaves if I need more for now (so I can trigger 6 flashes in total).
I'm planning to upgrade to either RF-602's - which seem to be working well for people - or get Radiopoppers JrX - with the remote power adjust.


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Sep 19, 2009 09:19 |  #17

YongNuo CTR-301P and now RF-602.


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Sep 19, 2009 09:24 |  #18

I went from ebay triggers to CyberSync's and never looked back. I can't see why anyone would spend so much money on PW's?


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Sep 19, 2009 10:21 |  #19

I went from ebay triggers to CyberSync's and never looked back. I can't see why anyone would spend so much money on PW's?

I bought PW's because I do occasionally want to have the ability to use ETTL on my Canon speedlite. Most of the time, I am just using them as 'dumb triggers' for my AlienBees, but it's nice to have the use of ETTL also. Also, the build quality is good. To be honest though, I have not used any of the other triggers at all, so I cannot comment on them.
By the way, mindchatter....I looked at your 'rceye' site.....whoa....THAT is some cool stuff ! I'd like to try some of that high viewpoint stuff.....very good !


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Sep 19, 2009 10:49 |  #20

All PW Flex's for me.
Used to own eBay triggers, till they stopped working.


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Sep 19, 2009 13:31 as a reply to  @ tupper's post |  #21

I don't do too much multiple flash photography. So I only use the built in capability of the 580 EX II.


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Sep 19, 2009 16:16 |  #22

Voted other.

I alternate between using the 580EX II as the trigger for my 430EX and my cheapo Phottix Tettra radio triggers when I want to trigger both flashguns remotely. Looking to upgrade to the latest Pocket Wizards as the Phottix can't handle shutter speeds beyond 1/100 as well as I lose eTTL functionality.


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Sep 19, 2009 17:24 |  #23

Poverty wizards, but have been considering upgrading to Cybersyncs.




  
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Sep 19, 2009 19:45 |  #24

Flash Wave 2 and so far it works flawlessly in and outdoors


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Sep 19, 2009 22:58 as a reply to  @ Maurice A.'s post |  #25

+Whatever for the cybersyncs. These things just plain work. . .


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Sep 19, 2009 22:59 as a reply to  @ post 8669909 |  #26

Cactus V2s right now and RF-602's on order...




  
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Sep 20, 2009 00:43 |  #27

Just sold my Skyports last week and ordered my Radio Poppers Jrx's... :)


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Sep 20, 2009 00:57 as a reply to  @ iqbal624's post |  #28

I was using Flash Waves, but sold them and picked up some PW plus II. :mrgreen:




  
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Sep 20, 2009 01:05 |  #29

Another Flashwaves user here. Work like a charm :)


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Sep 20, 2009 01:17 |  #30

I like RF-602


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