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Sorry if this has been posted before. Planning on grabbing the new Pocketwizards here shortly, but I'm a little confused. I'd like to grab the MiniTT1 and the FlexTT5. But..just to be sure about things(here I go)


If I want to flash off more then one flash with this device I am going to need more then one lexTT5 correct?

Say if I have a 430exII on one stand, and another 580exII on the other. I will need of course the MiniTT1, and two FlexTT5's right?

Again apologize for dumbing down the post =/ I just want to be 100% sure!




  
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Apr 12, 2009 22:16 |  #2

You are correct...one transmitter on camera and 1 flex for each off camera flash.

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jdhart73 wrote in post #7718023 (external link)
You are correct...one transmitter on camera and 1 flex for each off camera flash.

Jake


Thank you. Appreciated xD




  
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Apr 13, 2009 00:13 as a reply to  @ merp's post |  #4

sorry for my noobie question as well, but any advantages to going with 3 Flex units (1 on camera; 1 each on speedlights) instead of 1 mini and 2 Flex units?

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Apr 13, 2009 00:55 |  #5

unfortunately I am pretty new to this also and have not received my flex and mini yet (still in the mail) so I do not have a good answer for you.

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Apr 13, 2009 01:14 as a reply to  @ Let Me In's post |  #6

Actually found a brief answer to your question from another poster here....

The MiniTT1 is a small transmitter for the camera. It's forté is its small size.

The Flex TT5 is a receiver when attached to a flash, but can also be attached to the camera as a transmitter. The FlexTT5 is a transceiver in the traditional PW pedigree.

Because of the different batteries, some are advocating using two Flex units, one on the camera and one [or more] on the flash gun.

Because the original PW transceiver has come in for a little criticism for being awkward and prone to damage in the hotshoe of the primary camera, PW designed a small and neat transmitter unit, the MiniTT1.


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jdhart73 wrote in post #7718792 (external link)
Actually found a brief answer to your question from another poster here....

The MiniTT1 is a small transmitter for the camera. It's forté is its small size.

The Flex TT5 is a receiver when attached to a flash, but can also be attached to the camera as a transmitter. The FlexTT5 is a transceiver in the traditional PW pedigree.

Because of the different batteries, some are advocating using two Flex units, one on the camera and one [or more] on the flash gun.

Because the original PW transceiver has come in for a little criticism for being awkward and prone to damage in the hotshoe of the primary camera, PW designed a small and neat transmitter unit, the MiniTT1.

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