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PhottixOdin Wireless TTL Trigger Set with Two Receivers for Nikon
 
4.7

(based on 23 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (11)
  • Attaches securely (9)
  • Durable (5)
  • Easy to use (5)
  • Good power output (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Indoors (11)
    • Portraits (11)
    • Outdoor events / games (10)
    • Outdoors (10)
    • Low light (8)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Semi-pro photographer (10), Photo enthusiast (5), Pro photographer (5)
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    5.0

    Simply Works

    By Flomaster

    from San Diego, CA

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attaches Securely
    • Durable
    • Good Color Value
    • Lightweight
    • Long-Lasting
    • Powerful
    • Reliable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • General Use
      • Indoors
      • Low Light
      • Night Time
      • Outdoors
      • Portraits
      • Special Events

      Comments about Phottix Odin Wireless TTL Trigger Set with Two Receivers for Nikon:

      Isn't it great when you buy a product that is significantly cheaper than the competition and yet it simply works and is totally reliable? Compared with other triggers, I don't have to turn the trigger set in any specific order or deal with a host of reliability issues or inconsistent firing. A big plus is that the lit LCD screen is very useful if you are working in the dark.

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      5.0

      Excellent Choice

      By Pete

      from Atlanta, GA

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attaches Securely

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Indoors

        Comments about Phottix Odin Wireless TTL Trigger Set with Two Receivers for Nikon:

        As an enthusiastic amateur I was shopping for a TTL trigger set that wouldn't break the bank. My only regret is that I didn't purchase these sooner.
        After a quick glance at the instructions I found the controls on the transmitter (TCU) to be easy to understand and use. I'm shooting with two SB800s slaved to a D800. I've only taken these out on two shoots so I can't yet comment with authority on the build quality or longevity however the units have performed flawlessly so far. I am also pleased that both the transmitter and receivers use AA batteries.

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        5.0

        Wonderful

        By PAGavin

        from Philly

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • TTL

        Cons

        • Plastic Casing Feel Cheap

        Best Uses

        • Indoors
        • Outdoors
        • Portraits

        Comments about Phottix Odin Wireless TTL Trigger Set with Two Receivers for Nikon:

        I just received the unit today, and have only used it in my house. It is already heads and shoulders better than my PW PlusIII. I was so sick of missing shots because my flashes wouldn't fire. I've tested this unit quite a bit, not one missed shot! I took it all the way up to 1/8000th, ISO 1000, and the TTL worked beautifully. The plastic housing of the control unit feels a bit cheap, and the plastic for the remotes is definitely a lower grade. Never the less they seem reasonably well built. I expect to baby these to some degree so I'm not overly worried. The ability to adjust each speed light +/- 3 stops remotely is a dream come true. I don't know how I worked so long with an inferior product. Recommended!

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        4.0

        5 star product, except...

        By smitty

        from alanta, ga

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Pros

        • Attaches Securely
        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • Cheap Batteries

        Best Uses

        • General Use
        • Indoors
        • Low Light
        • Night Time
        • Outdoors
        • Portraits
        • Special Events

        Comments about Phottix Odin Wireless TTL Trigger Set with Two Receivers for Nikon:

        The actual phottix odin product worked flawlessly as advertised, my only complaint is that the batteries that comes with the unit leaked only after a few days of use. i cleaned out the product, and put in a more reliable battery and everything works fine.

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        5.0

        Excellent!

        By Mike

        from Sugar Land, Texas

        Comments about Phottix Odin Wireless TTL Trigger Set with Two Receivers for Nikon:

        These work flawlessly. The first thing I would suggest is to throw away the batteries that come with these and start fresh.

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        5.0

        Great triggers

        By David

        from Atlanta, GA

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          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Phottix Odin Wireless TTL Trigger Set with Two Receivers for Nikon:

              This is the first radio trigger I have owned, so I can't compare them with others. I found them fairly easy to figure out, and they seem to work. It is nice to be able to control the flash EV compensation directly on the control unit rather than going into the camera menu as you have to do with the Nikon CLS.

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              5.0

              Great product!

              By Michael Shelley

              from Sugar Land, Texas

              Comments about Phottix Odin Wireless TTL Trigger Set with Two Receivers for Nikon:

              These are great! They just work. Got it home, installed new batteries, plugged everything in as directed and - viola, flash! That is the best thing I can say. When you get yours throw away the batteries that come with it - they are garbage. Not a big deal as you should never use batteries that you get with electronics anyway. If you get these you'll never regret it!

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              4.0

              Great Receivers

              By danafernandezphotography

              from Houston, TX

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attaches Securely
              • Lightweight
              • Long-Lasting
              • Powerful

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Indoors
                • Night Time
                • Special Events

                Comments about Phottix Odin Wireless TTL Trigger Set with Two Receivers for Nikon:

                Everything works great except if you are wanting to use an external flash on your camera it wont work with what comes in the package. You will need to get a hot shoe extended and "rig" it together on the camera itself.

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                4.0

                beyond expectations!

                By weddingguy

                from Dinuba calif.

                About Me Pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attaches Securely
                • Durable
                • Great Value
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Portraits
                  • Special Events

                  Comments about Phottix Odin Wireless TTL Trigger Set with Two Receivers for Nikon:

                  Just received these and haven't fully tested however;funtion great right out of the box with preliminary tests and really easy to set...moved second flash around corners etc and popped every time without fail...price was right ans they seem durable enough for my use.....wedding and portraits...looking forward to using them...

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                  5.0

                  Perfect for off camera lighting

                  By Mario

                  from Miami Beach

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

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                    Cons

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                        Comments about Phottix Odin Wireless TTL Trigger Set with Two Receivers for Nikon:

                        Works great with my Nikon D610 and 2 of my 700 speedlights. Very satisfied. A bargain for the quality and functionality!!

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                        5.0

                        What I Needed

                        By Tauratinzwe

                        from Hot Springs, AR

                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Attaches Securely
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Phottix Odin Wireless TTL Trigger Set with Two Receivers for Nikon:

                            Initial tests of the Odin Wireless TTL are all positive. It is easy to adjust the flashes and they are firing as desired. Can't wait to put it to full out heavy use and try different setups with my lighting.

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                            5.0

                            Excellent product!!!

                            By Steffen

                            from Riverside, CA

                            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Durable
                            • Lightweight
                            • Powerful
                            • TTL

                            Cons

                            • NONE

                            Best Uses

                            • Indoors
                            • Low Light
                            • Outdoors
                            • Portraits

                            Comments about Phottix Odin Wireless TTL Trigger Set with Two Receivers for Nikon:

                            This product has improved my lighting setup dramatically. I have been shooting portrait sessions with a non-TTL system and always had problems getting proper lighting done. With this system this makes it very easy and efficient, especially because I don't need to walks over and manually adjust the lights. I can highly recommend this product!!!

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                            5.0

                            YEP.... It just WORKS!

                            By Stringpro/Phlash48

                            from San Diego, CA

                            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Attaches Securely
                            • Lightweight

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • General Use
                              • Outdoors
                              • Portraits
                              • Special Events

                              Comments about Phottix Odin Wireless TTL Trigger Set with Two Receivers for Nikon:

                              I previously used a Nikon SU800 controller to fire my (4) SB800's, but with the difficulty of "line of sight and bright light problems outdoors, decided to try the Phottix products. The Odin controller is just like using the SU800, so was immediately comfortable with it.

                              I used it with 2 receiver units on an outdoor shoot over the weekend and had NO MISFIRES at all in bright Calif. sun at mid-day. Product performs exactly as advertised shooting TTL or manual.

                              Really happy with the solid build and ease of performance. YES.... I'd recommend to any Nikon shooter that does off camera flash photography!

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                              5.0

                              Cheaper than pocket wizard!! and better!

                              By wileycoyote

                              from Derby Ks

                              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Lightweight

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • General Use
                                • Indoors
                                • Low Light
                                • Night Time
                                • Outdoors
                                • Portraits
                                • Special Events

                                Comments about Phottix Odin Wireless TTL Trigger Set with Two Receivers for Nikon:

                                I had been looking for a radio trigger for my nikon for quite some time. Always cringed at the price of the pocket wizard, and never liked the extra attachment stuff you would need to use with radiopopper systems. Researched youtube and B&H. Bang for your buck, Phottix Odin system. The only down fall i see is that you are limited to 300' range? Really? Never have i found myself needing 300' plus of range, so to me this is no downfall.
                                Gives me freedom to set up my 3 light system (did purchase extra reciever) 2 Nikon SB900 and 1 SB800
                                Straight forward, ttl, and manual mode. High speed syns has been great!!! can control power output, and even disable light at commander on camera. No screwing with in camera menus. You do have to download directions from disc. Also have usb port for updating. does come with sync cord, so you can use them with studio lights as well.
                                very happy to finally have something that will work in direct daylight, without fail and without wires!!!!

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                                4.0

                                Odin Wireless TTL twin pack

                                By Images On the Fly

                                from British Columbia

                                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easy to Use

                                Cons

                                • Construction

                                Best Uses

                                • Family Photos
                                • Landscape/Scenery
                                • Weddings/Events

                                Comments about Phottix Odin Wireless TTL Trigger Set with Two Receivers for Nikon:

                                Very easy to use out of the box, and the system seems to be reliable for the few times I used it thus far.

                                The trigger and the two receivers feel light, and I would have preferred to see a heavier durable-like plastic. I am not sure how long the hardware will stand up.

                                So far so good ;-)

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                                4.0

                                Great product

                                By TailWag

                                from NC

                                About Me Pro Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easy To Pack
                                • Easy to Use
                                • Lightweight
                                • Reliable

                                Cons

                                • Requires A Better Manual

                                Best Uses

                                • Family Photos
                                • Weddings/Events

                                Comments about Phottix Odin Wireless TTL Trigger Set with Two Receivers for Nikon:

                                These worked flawlessly out of the box! Unfortunately I had read reviews that indicated the receivers HAD to be set to TTL, so obviously when I tried to change the transmitter to manual I wasn't actually getting the flashes to fire 1:1. A little more research is needed but I am very excited about these!

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                                5.0

                                this is an awesome product

                                By Jose ( capturing the moment )

                                from new york city

                                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easy To Pack
                                • Easy to Use

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Family Photos
                                  • Weddings/Events

                                  Comments about Phottix Odin Wireless TTL Trigger Set with Two Receivers for Nikon:

                                  i just purchased this phottix odin for nikkon. i must say it is working fabulous.I love the fact that i can control my flash manuel on the tcu transmiter instead of going to my flash directly. excellent product

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                                  5.0

                                  Greatest Thing Since Canned Beer

                                  By Russ

                                  from Manitou Springs, Colorado

                                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                  Verified Reviewer

                                  Pros

                                  • Easy to Use
                                  • Reliable

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Family Photos
                                    • Location photography
                                    • Outdoor portraiture
                                    • Weddings/Events

                                    Comments about Phottix Odin Wireless TTL Trigger Set with Two Receivers for Nikon:

                                    Phottix has managed to get right the things Pocket Wizard never quite could. The transmitter, which Odin calls a TCU is almost identical functionally to the Nikon SU-800, a unit with which any serious Nikon shooter is familiar. The triggers are simple enough that you don't need instructions to set them up. The trigger goes on the shoe mount and the flash goes on the trigger. Unlike the case with Pocket Wizard, it doesn't matter in what order you turn things on. Phottix advertises an effective range of 100 meters, but I've tested triggering distance up to the length of a city block. No problem. Of course this was line-of-sight, so obstacles might have made a difference. In any case, I've never yet had a triggering failure. Both units take standard AA batteries, the same batteries we use in our speedlights. Bottom line, the Phottix Odin is a winner, and the price is right.

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                                    5.0

                                    Perfect Companion

                                    By Ecabrera

                                    from Bronx, New York

                                    Comments about Phottix Odin Wireless TTL Trigger Set with Two Receivers for Nikon:

                                    This works as described, works wonders as you can focus more on your subject and environment, I'm in TTL heaven as all my lighting controls are handled flawlessly and with precision, even though I'm old school, I have an SLR and light setup with Minolta light meter for a permanent shoot environment, for a on the go traveling light setup I'm currently using 3 Nikon Sb-700s and umbrellas, this makes it fun to shoot time and time again. Get spoiled and treat yourself too, you won't regret. PS considering the $[$] price tag it's still worth it!

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                                    5.0

                                    Step up from Pocket Wizards!

                                    By Anthony

                                    from New York, NY

                                    About Me Pro Photographer

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Attaches Securely
                                    • Durable
                                    • Good Color Value
                                    • Lightweight
                                    • Long-Lasting
                                    • Powerful

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • General Use
                                      • Indoors
                                      • Low Light
                                      • Night Time
                                      • Outdoors
                                      • Portraits
                                      • Special Events

                                      Comments about Phottix Odin Wireless TTL Trigger Set with Two Receivers for Nikon:

                                      The Odin Wireless TTL Triggers are an excellent choice over many other wireless trigger systems. They respond 99% of the time and have great distance and functionality! The ability to use more channels than most competitors and be able to shoot at a faster shutter speed than 1/250th is awesome! Great product and a must for professional photographers!

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