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Wein PN Peanut Slave (3-Pack)

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  • 100' Range

You Pay: $49.95

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The Wein PN Peanut Slave is the most basic in the line of optical slaves. It connects to any standard PC sync socket, directly or with use of a PC cord. It provides coverage with a range of up to 100'. Pack of 3 pieces.

Note: Not compatible with the Canon 580EX II flash

Tiny size, weighs less than 1/2 ounce
Up to 100' range (indoors)
Solid cast epoxy won't crack, protects micro-circuitry inside
UPC: 053661021037
Packaging Info
Package Weight 0.1 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 3.5 x 2.7 x 1.2"
Wein PN Peanut Slave (3-Pack)
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    WeinPN Peanut Slave (3-Pack)
     
    4.4

    (based on 9 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (5)

    • 4 Stars

       

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    • 3 Stars

       

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Lightweight (7)
    • Reliable (7)
    • Easy to use (6)
    • Durable (4)

    Cons

    No Cons

    Best Uses

    • Studio (4)
    • Portraits (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Professional (4)

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    5.0

    They really work!

    By JD

    from Oregon

    About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight
    • Reliable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday use
      • Home
      • Portraits
      • Studio

      Comments about Wein PN Peanut Slave (3-Pack):

      This is a great and cost effective way to get your flashes off camera. I turn my on camera fill flash down as low as it will go and it still fires the other 3 flashes every time. They are a little sensitive - flashes go off with little voltage spikes and with minor shock. They also go off with infrared remotes! All in all, they do what I need them to.

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      5.0

      Tiny but useful

      By Mico

      from Mauritius island

      About Me Professional

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Use
      • Great items
      • Lightweight
      • Reliable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday use

        Comments about Wein PN Peanut Slave (3-Pack):

        I use this product mainly while I am on assignement for my newspaper. They are so small that they don't take too much place in my Domke Bag. Thet are a great buy.

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        • No

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        5.0

        The Peanut Slave saved me at my shoot.

        By MJO

        from Colorado

        About Me Professional

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight
        • Reliable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Portraits
          • Studio

          Comments about Wein PN Peanut Slave (3-Pack):

          I had a multiple light set up for a shoot and the internal slave on one of my lights wasn't picking up the flash. I popped on my slave and didn't miss a beat. It worked flawlessly. I have had some in the past and you do need to be careful not to bounce them off the floor...

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          5.0

          Fantastic purchase!!!

          By Paul B

          from Irvine, CA

          About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight
          • Reliable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Studio

            Comments about Wein PN Peanut Slave (3-Pack):

            I use these with Vivitar 283s and they have not failed me yet. It has consistent output. I almost lost one because they are so small, but other than that I have no problems.

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            • No

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            3.0

            Works okay

            By Srikar Boddu

            from San Francisco

            About Me Semi-Professional

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Wein PN Peanut Slave (3-Pack):

                not bad. works good. im okay with it

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                4.0

                Peanuts, peanuts... Get your peaunts!

                By atlantaMAXphoto[@]

                from Johns, Creek, GA

                About Me Semi-Professional

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight
                • Reliable

                Cons

                • Interference

                Best Uses

                • Portraits
                • Studio

                Comments about Wein PN Peanut Slave (3-Pack):

                These are great for studio flash or strobe units. But shooting in a situation of other unpaid camera users could present a problem. When their pop-up flash goes off, the peanut will recognize and cause your flash unit to trip, using up the batteries.

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                4.0

                Works with rechargeable batteries

                By JiKaoru[@]

                from Tokyo, Japan

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about Wein PN Peanut Slave (3-Pack):

                I use this for the Vivitar 285 and it only works if I use my rechargeable Nihn batteries. If I use just usual alkaline batteries in the vivitar, it does not work. They work very good, however one never worked.. For the price of these guys, yes it is worth.

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                4.0

                Like a slave...

                By TiMpWeB

                from Baltimore, MD

                About Me Professional

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Convenient Interface
                • Lightweight
                • Reliable
                • Strong Construction

                Cons

                • Line of sight limits

                Best Uses

                • Fill Flash
                • Lighting
                • Night Photography
                • Photography
                • Photojournalism

                Comments about Wein PN Peanut Slave (3-Pack):

                these little things are pretty cool... they do what they are made to do... i use them with my Vivitar 285hv's for which these models are made and they work great. Line of sight can be an issue but generally, i can get around that with strategic placement of other strobes to trigger the slave action.

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                5.0

                works great with the Vivitar 285HV

                By Craig C.

                from Minneapolis, MN

                About Me Professional

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Convenient Interface
                • Lightweight
                • Reliable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Fill Flash
                  • Lighting

                  Comments about Wein PN Peanut Slave (3-Pack):

                  The Wein Peanut Slaves work fantastic with my Vivitar 285HVs. They plug directly into the Vivitar 285HV without needing any addition PC cord, and they're small enough to leave on the flash all the time.

                  Although I don't go out of my way to abuse them, the Peanut Slaves seem pretty durable the way the circuitry is embedded right in the epoxy casing. I've dropped a few without consequence.

                  They work consistently and are a great deal for the money.

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