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RadioPopperNano Transmitter
 
4.4

(based on 18 reviews)

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    (9)

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94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (13)
  • Attaches securely (8)
  • Durable (7)
  • Easy to use (6)
  • Good power output (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Portraits (10)
  • General purpose (7)
  • Indoors (6)
  • Outdoor events / games (5)
  • Outdoors (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Semi-pro photographer (6), Photo enthusiast (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (16)

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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4.0

Good Product

By Sharon

from Dunnellon, FL

About Me Semi-pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable

Cons

    Best Uses

    • General Use
    • Portraits
    • Special Events

    Comments about RadioPopper Nano Transmitter:

    I purchased this as a back up to the current RadiPopper system that I have, which is not available anymore. This works well with the receivers I have currently. It does not come with every detail instructions so it took a little time to work on the setting of the channel as my current receiver was different in its settings. I would recommend to anyone looking for a good set but does not want to spend a ton.

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    • No

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    4.0

    Easy to use-Simple-Gets the job done

    By Wheat wife

    from Waterville WA

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attaches Securely
    • Durable
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Indoors
      • Outdoors
      • Portraits
      • Special Events

      Comments about RadioPopper Nano Transmitter:

      Great for my studio and on-location using my Photogenic strobe lights. I like that its low profile. Don't like that it takes batteries that aren't easy to find at any store. Have to keep some on hand.

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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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        • No

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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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            • No

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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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