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Oct 24, 2011 21:07 |  #1

I just wanted to share with anyone that is looking for some cheap wireless flash triggers. That I just picked up a set of JJC Triggers off Ebay and for the price of $29 they work pretty darn good.

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Oct 29, 2011 18:52 |  #2

Consistency and range for starters.


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Oct 29, 2011 22:05 |  #3

If you're looking to stay manual, you have plenty of choices. Really depends on what you want to spend. Some options include, but are not limited to, the following:

- Yongnuo RF-603 - $33 shipped for (2) tranceivers, enough to get a single flash off camera. Reliable and cheap.
- CyberSync - $130 plus shipping for (1) transmitter and (1) receiver. These are the tried and true alternatives to the more expensive PocketWizards.
- PocketWizard Plus II - $338 shipped for (2) tranceivers. These are pretty much the industry standard.

I have all three triggering systems. Redundant? Yes, I know. -____-

I would go with any of the above three mentioned triggers instead of those on that eBay listing in the first post. If you really want to go with PW, the Plus II system is all you need for manual work. The mini/flex system works with ETTL, HSS, and HyperSync.


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Oct 30, 2011 07:40 |  #4

Wireless ETTL is relatively new. Prior, everyone learned manual...kinda like everything else (cameras, cars).

Like you said, I think learning manual is beneficial as it will help you understand.


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Oct 30, 2011 08:01 |  #5

I am looking to get an AB flash kit for my home studio. Will this work on AB400 flash?


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Nov 02, 2011 00:20 |  #6

you always end up buying cheap stuff twice


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Nov 02, 2011 01:38 |  #7

There's a difference between cheap and economical ;). Not everyone needs the performance of PocketWizards or RadioPoppers. For many people on here, including me, the Yongnuo triggers work reliably and don't break the bank for something we don't use everyday.

Nearly all of the receivers have some sort of socket where cords can be attached to trigger studio lighting.

For off-camera ETTL, an extra long ETTL cord is the cheap ticket there... if you can live with a 10 meter range.


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