The Quantum Instruments Qflash TRIO Flash Kit with Turbo 3 Battery Pack for Nikon Cameras from B&H combines the Qflash TRIO shoe-mount flash for Nikon cameras with the Turbo SC Battery Pack for power. The system features a bare bulb design and comes with a parabolic reflector for distributing light as well as the FreeXwire radio technology that lets the TRIO control a number of remote Qflash units for multi-flash setups. This flash is also compatible with Nikon's i-TTL system for complete system operation with the camera including wireless TTL flash for digital preflash cameras with FreeXwire.
The TRIO has a guide number of 105' at ISO 100 with the QF60 reflector and a bounce and swivel head for versatility. Also, it has a recycle time of 1 seconds with the Turbo 3 Battery Pack and will produce about 1050 full power flashes on a single change. Additionally, it works with camera's high speed sync and AF assist settings.
Quantum Qflash TRIO Flash for Nikon Cameras
Take control of both on- and off-camera lighting with the bare-bulb Qflash TRIO Flash from Quantum, which features a built-in FreeXwire radio system for wireless operation from up to 500' away and an output rated at 80 Ws. This version is compatible with Nikon's i-TTL metering system and has a guide number of 105' at ISO 100 with the QF60 reflector, which also provides coverage of about 35mm on a full frame camera. The head can tilt upwards 90° as well as rotate both left and right 180° for full bounce functionality.
The flash runs on Turbo series battery packs, which can provide a recycle time of just 1.5 seconds at full power. The unit also has a variety of sync settings, including slow, high-speed, 1st and 2nd curtain. Additionally, options such as auto fill ratio enable simple usage for fast setups in changing lighting.
Sensor limit function prevents blown out highlights when the subject is close and the background is far
Visual and audible aids blink and beep for correct, under, or overexposed images
Program Mode allows users to set up to 8 presets for fast access to commonly used settings.
Quantum Turbo 3 Rechargeable Battery
When you are shooting a big assignment, traveling in remote locations, your camera or flash batteries are drained and your are without access to electricity, then the ideal solution is the Turbo 3 Rechargeable Battery from Quantum Instruments. This is a high voltage battery that works with most shoe- and handle-mount professional quality flash units and all Quantum Qflash, T-series and Trio/Pilot portable flashes. The Turbo 3 has the capacity to provide 1050 full-power flashes for shoe-mount and 750 flashes for handle-mount flash units.
The Turbo 3 has two outlets so you can simultaneously power a digital camera and a flash or two flashes. Cables are secured to the battery with locking sockets so you don't have to worry about a cable falling out while you are in the middle of shooting. Compatible cables for Nikon, Canon and Qflash Trio are available (sold separately).
This NiMH battery is equipped with four "fuel gauge" LED status indicators which keep you aware of how much power you have left. Recycling times average one second and it takes about three hours to fully charge the unit with the included standard battery charger.
Turbo 3 is Quantum's highest-capacity battery. It weighs only 32 oz (900 g) and can be carried around easily with the included belt clip.
Unlike other types of batteries, the Turbo 3 uses NiMH batteries that have no "memory." You can "top off" your Turbo 3 at any time, or give it a quick charge to get a few more shots.
Secure locking flash cables for Nikon, Canon and Qflash TRIO with the locking sockets of the Turbo 3 are sold separately.
The Turbo 3 is supplied with a belt clip, and has fittings for an optional shoulder strap. It can also be conveniently mounted on a light stand or tripod, using the optional Quantum Battery Clamp (QBC).
Using the two outlets on the Turbo 3, you can simultaneously power a digital camera and a flash or two flashes.
A standard charger (100-240 volts) is included with the Turbo 3. Chargers are also available for many other countries, and for your vehicle.
After long and/or frequent use, the internal battery can be replaced by Quantum Instruments at a nominal cost.
To check the Turbo 3 capacity when it is not connected, depress the ON button until the "fuel gauge" LED display comes on to read the power level. The gauge will automatically turn off.