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RadioPopperJRX-T Transmitter
 
2.5

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2.0

No locking mechanism on transmitter

By Dave

from Rhode Island

About Me Pro Photographer

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Pros

  • Great range
  • Higher Sync Rates Nikon
  • Higher Sync Rates Wnikon
  • Nikon Sync Rates

Cons

  • No Lock On Xmitter

Best Uses

  • Indoors

Comments about RadioPopper JRX-T Transmitter:

Loved this system and it worked great but one major draw back in my view. There is no locking mechanism on the transmitter. Having lost 2 transmitters off the top of my camera, I gave up on this system. I was getting better than 1/1000 sec sync with my Nikon D50. I would give this 5 stars if there were a lock on the transmitter.

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3.0

Mixed emotions, could be an all-star...

By ftwopointeight

from Raleigh NC

About Me Pro Photographer

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Long-Lasting
  • Powerful

Cons

  • Insecure Mounting

Best Uses

  • General Use
  • Portraits

Comments about RadioPopper JRX-T Transmitter:

Solid product, great range and no misfires in the three years I've been using them. There are but two faults to this system. One: The transmitter, there is no way to positively lock the transmitter onto the camera. The mounting is a simple slide, and RadioPopper is relying on an interference fit to keep their product firmly perched on your camera. Any slack or wear to the hotshoe area will cause the transmitter to fall off. There has been at least a dozen times wherein Im shooting, drop the camera to my side to fix or adjust something, pull the camera up, squeeze off a shot and _ _ _ nothing, because the transmitter is lying on the ground 10' away. I find the only way to keep the transmitter securely in place is to take one of my wife's hair scrunchys and wrap it around the transmitter and the pop-up flash horn on my DSLR (a 5dmkii, which doesnt have an actual pop-up flash but still has the horn for it)While this effectively solves the falling off problem, I'm left with a large, colorful rubberband in the middle of my forehead while Im trying to look all serious and such...
The second issue is the mounting for the RP Cube, which consists of some small screws that are [a] easily lost and [b] hard to replace, that hold the plate of the foot of the RP Cube in place. Lose these and you cant mount the RP Cube to any kind of stand whatsoever. Fortunatley, there is a huge nut & bolt store here that had replacement screws, 12 @ $1, but the thing is, it should have never fallen out in the first place...

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