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RadioPopperNano Transmitter
 
4.5

(based on 16 reviews)

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    (9)

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    (6)

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93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (12)
  • Attaches securely (7)
  • Easy to use (6)
  • Durable (5)
  • Good power output (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Portraits (8)
    • General purpose (6)
    • Indoors (5)
    • Outdoors (4)
    • Weddings (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Semi-pro photographer (5), Photo enthusiast (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (14)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Massive improvement over previous

    The older Jnr set which were ok but had issues spoilt them. The new ones are 10 times better more robust, NO misfires, battery life is massive unlike the old ones. LED lights...Read complete review

    The older Jnr set which were ok but had issues spoilt them. The new ones are 10 times better more robust, NO misfires, battery life is massive unlike the old ones. LED lights are easy to see in the sunshine (old light was rubbish). Worth every cent. They can be turned on when handling them in your bag but self turn off eventually. Not a problem if you are aware of this. I use multiple lights for Architecture and are often triggering internal lights from the outside of the house in full daylight.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Works on some cameras but not all

    The Nano transmitter works on one of my dSLR cameras and not the other, both Canons. I have to depress the nano down on one camera to have it "fire" the...Read complete review

    The Nano transmitter works on one of my dSLR cameras and not the other, both Canons. I have to depress the nano down on one camera to have it "fire" the receiver. Contacted RadioPopper and they QUICKLY replaced the Nano set and provided return postage. RadioPopper is trying to rectify the issue but beware you may have fittment issue on you camera.

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    5.0

    Massive improvement over previous

    By NZstirlo

    from New Zealand

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attaches Securely
    • Battery life
    • Durable
    • Lightweight
    • Long-Lasting
    • Powerful

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • General Use
      • Indoors
      • Outdoors
      • Portraits
      • Wedding

      Comments about RadioPopper Nano Transmitter:

      The older Jnr set which were ok but had issues spoilt them. The new ones are 10 times better more robust, NO misfires, battery life is massive unlike the old ones. LED lights are easy to see in the sunshine (old light was rubbish). Worth every cent. They can be turned on when handling them in your bag but self turn off eventually. Not a problem if you are aware of this. I use multiple lights for Architecture and are often triggering internal lights from the outside of the house in full daylight.

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      5.0

      Great For Non-TTL Strobers

      By pijpij11

      from Washington DC

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attaches Securely
      • Durable
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about RadioPopper Nano Transmitter:

        I always manually set my speedlites so I wanted something reliable and with good range. These Made-in-the-USA triggers do the job and I don't worry about them not working during critical movements. Yes, you can save some money buying cheap Yongnou triggers, but if you're doing paid work, the peace of mind you get from this product is well worth the money you're saving.

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        5.0

        It's Simple

        By Grumpyoldretiredguy

        from Philadelphia

        Comments about RadioPopper Nano Transmitter:

        Yes it's simple and that's a good thing. Easy to figure out, easy to use. I mount mine on a Lumix point and shoot to trigger an off camera flash. That in turn triggers two other flashes on slave units. It makes simple amateur gear produce professional looking images. Thus the complex becomes easy.

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        4.0

        I would buy this product again

        By EileenG

        from Fort Myers, Fl

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attaches Securely

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about RadioPopper Nano Transmitter:

          Hobby photographer off camera light.

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          4.0

          Delicate but works great

          By Mike from Nashville

          from Nashville, TN

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attaches Securely

          Cons

          • Flimsy

          Best Uses

          • Indoors

          Comments about RadioPopper Nano Transmitter:

          Basic and simple way to sync my 3-point headshot lighting set up using Nikon SB900 and SB600. Have only used it indoors and it works excellent in a 20x15 room. Way more reliable than using the camera flash to trigger the remote flashes. Lightweight plastic is pretty flimsy. Feel like it might break if it fell. Not much instructions as others have said. Spent most of the time setting up my camera to sync with the bank and channel. Super easy to set up on the transmitter and receivers.

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          4.0

          Good to have this wireless transmitter

          By greenapple

          from Singapore

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Can't Reached To 1250sec
            • Can't Set To 1250secs
            • Can't Set To 250secs

            Best Uses

            • General Use
            • Indoors

            Comments about RadioPopper Nano Transmitter:

            I owned few brands of wireless transmitters and receivers, most of them when used in indoor with studio light, they gave you very disappointed. Most of times MISFIRED, means never flash.So now I owned this brand RadioPopper, Very Good never MISS! The only things when I set my shutter speed to 1/250 secs, bottom part slightly dark. So you only can set to max @1/160 secs will be perfect.

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            5.0

            Very good WirelessTrigger

            By Buckeye Shutterbug

            from Beavercreek,Ohio

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attaches Securely
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • General Use

              Comments about RadioPopper Nano Transmitter:

              I just unpacked it,removed the packing strip on the battery and installed it on my camera. Once I monkeyed with it a little bit I was able to get it to fire my Canon 430EX Hotshoe flash.

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              4.0

              Simple and works great

              By Ajax

              from St Joseph, MI

              About Me Professional

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight
              • Reliable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Portraits
                • Studio

                Comments about RadioPopper Nano Transmitter:

                I use the RadioPopper with Speedotron Blackline and so far they work great. Wish they had instructions with the product but you can find the setup on their website. One thing I'd do is take the battery out of the Trans and Rec when you're not using them. I think they have a auto turn-off system but I found that the battery in the Rec went dead. I guess it's always a good practice to remove batteries anyway. Other than that they work great.

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                5.0

                So far so perfect

                By Theo

                from Washington, DC

                About Me Semi-Professional

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight
                • Reliable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday use
                  • Home
                  • Portraits

                  Comments about RadioPopper Nano Transmitter:

                  Amazing range and easy to use. so far I haven't found any issues with the nano system.

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                  5.0

                  It's a winner

                  By Bruce

                  from Loveland, CO

                  About Me Professional

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Lightweight
                  • Reliable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Macro Photography
                    • Portraits
                    • Studio

                    Comments about RadioPopper Nano Transmitter:

                    This is the most reliable radio trigger I've used. I use it with my Nikon SB700 speed lights and have never had any issue with triggering the lights. Sync's up to 250th of a second. Used indoors and out on portrait and product photography without any issues. Great product and I will be buying a couple more receivers very soon.

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                    4.0

                    Radio Popper Transmitter / Reciever

                    By D-Photo

                    from MA

                    About Me Semi-Professional

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Portraits
                      • Studio
                      • Traveling

                      Comments about RadioPopper Nano Transmitter:

                      Recently purchased the radio popper transmitter and receiver. They are super easy to use, maybe a little too easy! The only reason I gave 4 and not 5 stars is that switching channels was time consuming to figure out because it doesn't come with any directions or papers. You actually have to tap and hold the tiny button to switch channels. Also there is no on / off switch and it only works manual flash (which I prefer) but no on off switch means you cannont stop the flash from firing. Over all, though, great easy to use product.

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                      5.0

                      Nano Transmitter

                      By Grumpy

                      from Long Island , New York

                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy to Use
                      • Lightweight
                      • Reliable

                      Cons

                      • Only Works In Manual

                      Best Uses

                      • Family Photos
                      • Landscape/Scenery
                      • Travel
                      • Weddings/Events
                      • Wildlife Photos

                      Comments about RadioPopper Nano Transmitter:

                      Great for when you want to get the flash off the camera. So far works great , easy to use, easy to set up and well made.

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                      3.0

                      Works on some cameras but not all

                      By Mike L

                      from Wiichita Kansas

                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy to Use
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                      • Unreliable

                      Best Uses

                      • Family Photos
                      • Weddings/Events

                      Comments about RadioPopper Nano Transmitter:

                      The Nano transmitter works on one of my dSLR cameras and not the other, both Canons. I have to depress the nano down on one camera to have it "fire" the receiver. Contacted RadioPopper and they QUICKLY replaced the Nano set and provided return postage. RadioPopper is trying to rectify the issue but beware you may have fittment issue on you camera.

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                      • No

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                      4.0

                      Reliable for Any Shooter

                      By Moser Photoworks

                      from Canton, OH

                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy to Use
                      • Lightweight
                      • Powerful

                      Cons

                      • Sensitive

                      Best Uses

                      • Creative
                      • Family Photos
                      • Portraits
                      • Weddings/Events

                      Comments about RadioPopper Nano Transmitter:

                      I needed a basic trigger for my Nikon D600. The CLS system on my Nikon only works for close range and half the time my flash wouldn't fire. I heard about the Nano and how many of the professionals love it's easy to use functions. Now it stay's on my body waiting for the next shoot.

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                      5.0

                      Nano Transmitter & Receiv by RadioPopper

                      By Nick

                      from Forney, TX

                      About Me Photography Student

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Attaches Securely
                      • Durable
                      • Lightweight
                      • Powerful

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Night Time
                        • Outdoors
                        • Special Events

                        Comments about RadioPopper Nano Transmitter:

                        I purchased the pair and so far - a great little unit. I use it with an external/remote flash to create some interesting backlit photographs and to do some other proprietary type lighting on some shoots.

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                        5.0

                        Nano Transmitter

                        By tvgramps

                        from Highland Illinois

                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

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

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • General Use

                          Comments about RadioPopper Nano Transmitter:

                          Excellent product

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                          • No

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