Vello FreeWave Captain Wireless TTL Triggering System for Canon E-TTL SLRs

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Vello FreeWave Captain Wireless TTL Triggering System for Canon E-TTL SLRs
Key Features
  • FreeWave Captain TTL Wireless Trans.
  • FreeWave Captain TTL Wireless Rec.
  • Flash Cables and Shutter Release Cable
  • 2.4 GHz Reduced Interference Frequency
The FreeWave Captain Wireless TTL Flash Trigger and Remote TTL Shutter Release System for Canon E-TTL SLRs from Vello is a multi-purpose 2.4 GHz, 4-channel digital E-TTL radio system that gives wireless freedom from a PC cord plus the convenience of accurate exposures through wireless communication with your camera's E-TTL flash technology. Imagine the near impossibility of running 300' lengths of PC cord to shoot outdoors, then imagine the wireless freedom of remote triggered, camera control with auto exposure in a radius up to 300'. Using 2 shoe mount E-TTL flashes and an assistant you'd have enough mobility to light groups, demos, shows, portraits and events on location, on-the-fly.
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Vello Captain Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2In Brief
  • 3Compatible Cameras
  • 4TTL EV Control
  • 5High Speed Sync (HSS) Control
  • 6Second Curtain Sync (SCS) Control
  • 7AF-Illumination

The FreeWave Captain Wireless TTL Flash Trigger and Remote TTL Shutter Release System for Canon E-TTL SLRs from Vello is a multi-purpose 2.4 GHz, 4-channel digital E-TTL radio system that gives wireless freedom from a PC cord plus the convenience of accurate exposures through wireless communication with your camera's E-TTL flash technology. Imagine the near impossibility of running 300' lengths of PC cord to shoot outdoors, then imagine the wireless freedom of remote triggered, camera control with auto exposure in a radius up to 300'. Using 2 shoe mount E-TTL flashes and an assistant you'd have enough mobility to light groups, demos, shows, portraits and events on location, on-the-fly.

And the benefits aren't limited to flash photography either. You can also use the receiver with the included camera cord and handhold the transmitter to wirelessly trigger your camera in single shot, continuous shot, bulb, and timer modes. This is of paramount importance in situations where a subject, such as wildlife, may be difficult to approach. Additionally, the wireless function of the device reduces the potential of camera shake when doing macro, close-up, and long exposure photography. The Captain system can also be combined with the non-TTL FreeWave Fusion LR system, and additional FreeWave Fusion LR receivers can be integrated into the Captain system.

The Vello FreeWave Wireless TTL Captain's High Speed Sync and Second Curtain Sync functions create easy to control lighting effects and other creative options such as stop-action shooting and a wide degree of background or ambient light control.

In Brief

  • Full E-TTL functionality for Canon cameras that work with Canon E-TTL flashes
  • Adjustable TTL EV allows fine tuning of TTL settings to match your vision
  • 4 Separate channels with a digitally coded 2.4 GHz signal
  • Multiple shutter release triggering options
  • High Speed Sync function allows for a maximum sync speed of up to 1/8000 second (in TTL mode)
  • Second Curtain Sync enables the user to create special effects and "after blur" images
  • Compatible Cameras

    Canon EOS: D1 X Mark II, 1D X, 1D C, 1Ds Mark III, 1Ds Mark II, 1Ds, 1D Mark IV, 1D Mark III, 1D Mark II N, 1D Mark II, 1D, 5DS R, 5DS, 5D Mark IV, 5D Mark III, 5D Mark II, 5D, 6D Mark II, 6D, 7D Mark II, 7D, 80D, 70D, 60D, 50D, 40D, 30D, 20D, 10D, 77D (9000D), T7i (800D), T7 (2000D), T6s (760D), T6i (750D), T6 (1300D), T5i (700D), T5 (1200D), T4i (650D), T3i (600D), T3 (1100D), T2i (550D), T1i (500D), XSi (450D), XTi (400D), XT (350D), XS (1000D), Digital Rebel (300D), SL2 (200D), SL1 (100D), EOS R, RP
    PowerShot: G1 X Mark II, G1 X, G16, G15, G12, G11, G10 and SX50 HS

    TTL EV Control

    The Vello FreeWave Captain's Wireless TTL Transmitter provides the user with the ability to manually adjust the TTL of an E-TTL capable flash in 1/3 stops between -3 to +3

    High Speed Sync (HSS) Control

    Control the High Speed Sync (HSS) function from the device. This mode allows your camera to set the shutter speed faster than a flash would normally be able to fire in sync with. HSS mode instructs the flash to fire multiple short pulses of light to match the shutter's speed. Your camera/flash manual will indicate how you can access this mode

    Second Curtain Sync (SCS) Control

    Second Curtain Sync (SCS) mode fires a flash at the end of an exposure rather than at the beginning to create the illusion of motion in an image. This yields natural-looking blur trails behind the moving subject such as those seen in night shots of speeding cars

    AF-Illumination

    Control the AF illumination on the device itself, without having to go through your camera's menu
    UPC: 847628580237

    Vello Captain Specs

    Wireless
    Channels4
    Wireless Range300' / 91 m
    Radio Frequency2.4 GHz
    General
    Control ModesTTL
    Connectivity
    Ports1 x Mini-USB
    1 x 3.5 mm (Flash)
    1 x 2.5 mm (Camera Shutter)
    Mounting
    Bottom MountReceiver: Cold Foot
    Transmitter: Hot Foot
    Top MountReceiver: Hot Shoe
    Electrical
    Battery Type4 x AA
    Physical
    DimensionsTransmitter: 3.62 x 1.87 x 1.72" / 9.21 x 4.75 x 4.37 cm
    Receiver: 3.66 x 1.85 x 1.79" / 9.3 x 4.71 x 4.56 cm
    Weight4.7 oz / 133 g (Transmitter)
    4.7 oz / 133 g (Receiver)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight1.145 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH)7.7 x 5.25 x 2.6"
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    I owned this product for two years and Im planning on switching to Sony cameras. Is there a way to use some or all of the with Sony?
    Asked by: Ira S.
    If you are purchasing a new Sony camera that uses the Multi-Interface hot shoe, the Vello FreeWave Captain Wireless TTL Triggering System for Canon E-TTL SLRs will fit into the camera's hot shoe. However, as the wireless triggers are designed for Canon E-TTL II automatic flash exposure, and not for Sony's TTL system, do note you will have to set the flash output manually; there will be no TLL automatic exposure when using this on a Sony camera.
    Answered by: Manzell L.
    Date published: 2018-08-25

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    Any idea when this item may become available?
    Asked by: Daniel M. M.
    It should be soon but the manufacture has not given us a date yet.
    Answered by: Robert K.
    Date published: 2018-08-25

    question

    Would I be able to trigger a second body using the reciever?
    Asked by: Sean L.
    The first and second camera body would need to have a receiver connected to each of them and would need to be on the same channel as the transmitter.
    Answered by: Kirk R.
    Date published: 2018-08-25

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    Will this trigger work with a LumoPro LP180 flash?
    Asked by: Anonymous
    Technically it should work. But the wireless sync is for TTL and that flash is manual.Best is to attach the flash to the receiver through the sync port and not the shoe.The Non-TTL version would be a better option, Vello FreeWave LR Wireless Flash Trigger and Receiver Kit B&H # VERFWLR MFR # RFW-LR.
    Answered by: Robert K.
    Date published: 2018-08-25

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    How is it compared to Yongnuo YN-622C II?
    Asked by: George
    The differences are featured based. The Vello Freewave Captain would have a range up to 300 feet and 4 channels as well as having a more compact design. On the other hand, the YN 622C II has a slightly higher range of 329 feet, 3 channels and 3 groups, and a standard PC terminal.
    Answered by: Kirk R.
    Date published: 2019-07-29

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    Will this work with canon mirrorless my camera and my 430 flash?
    Asked by: Marvil
    Yes, it is compatible with the Canon M and the 430ex flash.
    Answered by: Robert K.
    Date published: 2018-08-25

    Would this work with a Canon 6D and a QFlash ...

    Would this work with a Canon 6D and a QFlash T5d-R to allow manual remote control of the flash power settings?
    Asked by: Stephanie
    Although this can connect a 6D to a T5DR flash, all the control would need to be done on the flash directly.
    Answered by: Kirk
    Date published: 2021-04-16

    Can this setup be used with the Nikon 7500?

    Can this setup be used with the Nikon 7500?
    Asked by: lee
    Yes it will work
    Answered by: Joseph
    Date published: 2020-11-24
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