Impact PowerSync16-80 Transceiver

Impact Pro Trigger Kit for Canon 3-Pin Port DSLRs

Impact Pro Trigger Kit for Canon 3-Pin Port DSLRs

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Impact PowerSync16-80 Transceiver Impact PowerSync Pre-Trigger Cable for Canon 3-Pin Connection Impact Pro Trigger Kit for Canon 3-Pin Port DSLRs

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  • 2x Impact PowerSync 16-80 Transceivers
  • 1x 3-Pin Trigger Cable
  • 80 Channels, 4 Groups
  • 720' Wireless Camera Triggering Range
  • Max. Flash Sync: 1/250 Sec.
  • Cable Allows Remote Shutter Release
  • Keeps Camera Awake - Instant Triggering
  • Length 46"
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  • 1Description

The Impact Pro Trigger Kit for Canon 3-Pin Port DSLRs was put together by B&H for photographers who want to trigger their Canon DSLR remotely at distances up to 720'. The kit includes Impact 80 channel PowerSync 16-80 Transceivers and an Impact PowerSync Pre-Trigger cable.

Transceiver

The PowerSync 16-80 Transceiver is a combination wireless transmitter/receiver with 80 channels for elimination of interference, as well as 4 groups that each handle multiple devices that can be triggered individually or simultaneously. Besides remote flash triggering, with the appropriate optional cable, the PowerSync 16-80 can focus and trigger your camera in single, continuous, and bulb modes or be used as a wireless shutter release.

The PowerSync 16-80 is used with at least 1 other unit. In its most basic mode, one (included in kit) transceiver slides onto the camera's hot shoe or is mounted to a bracket's cold shoe and is connected to the camera using the included 2.5mm to PC cable. A second (included in kit) transceiver acts as a receiver and accepts a shoe mount flash using its built-in hot shoe or is wired to the flash in the case of power packs or monolight. The connected flash will fire at distances up to 720'.

A similar technique is used to fire your camera remotely by connecting a transceiver to it using the included dedicated cable - a handy feature for macro photography. Add another handheld PowerSync 16-80 to trigger the camera remotely, like a wireless cable release. Pressing the release button halfway focuses the camera; fully depressing it triggers the shutter. Taking this a step further, you can fire the camera and a flash remotely with just 3 transceivers - one connected to the camera, one to the flash, and one handheld acting as a transmitter.

The long exposure mode brings you into the realm of the unit's additional features. With a wired transceiver or a wireless 2-tranceiver setup, depressing the bulb button activates a digital stopwatch on the LCD screen that indicates elapsed time. Stop the exposure by depressing the button fully.

Ideal for surveillance or wildlife photography using a remote camera, Continuous Focus Lock minimizes triggering lag time by locking the camera into focus mode, similar to depressing the camera's focus release button half way. With the PowerSync 16-80, you'll never have to miss a shot because you had to wake a sleeping camera.

The grouping function allows you to assign each light in a portrait setup to one of the 4 groups allowing you to use all of the lights in unison or to add or subtract an accent, hairlight or backlight, for example, at will for different effects. Alternatively, you can assign a channel to 4 different lighting setups in a large studio and move from setup to setup for different looks or products. Each setup would require at least 1 transceiver wired to a master light to set off the optical slaves on the other units. With its reasonable cost you could, of course, wire a transceiver to each flash in the studio.

The PowerSync 16-80 runs on 2 included, easily-sourced AA batteries. Also included are 2.5mm to PC and 3.5mm to 3.5mm flash sync cables, a lanyard, pouch case, self-adhering accessory shoe, and a 3.5mm to 1/4" phono adapter. The PowerSync 16-80 is backward compatible with PowerSync 16 but limited to 16 channels.

 

Trigger Cable

The included Impact Pre-Trigger Cable for Canon DSLRs with a 3-Pin port connects to the camera's remote cable socket and keeps your camera awake, as if your finger was depressing the shutter release halfway, so that the PowerSync Radio Slave can trigger it immediately to catch the action. There is an on/off switch on the cable so that it can be used as a simple trigger for the camera without waking and pre-focusing it.

  • 2 x Impact PowerSync16-80 Transceiver

    The PowerSync 16-80 Transceiver from Impact is a combination wireless transmitter/receiver with 80 channels for elimination of interference, as well as 4 groups that can each handle multiple devices that can be triggered individually or simultaneously. Besides remote flash triggering, with the appropriate optional cable, the PowerSync 16-80 can focus and trigger your camera in single, continuous, and bulb modes or be used as a wireless shutter release.

    The PowerSync 16-80 is used with at least 1 other unit. In its most basic mode, one transceiver slides onto the camera's hot shoe or is mounted to a bracket's cold shoe and is connected to the camera using the included 2.5mm to PC cable. A second transceiver acts as a receiver and accepts a shoe mount flash using its built-in hot shoe or is wired to the flash in the case of power packs or monolight. The connected flash will fire at distances up to 720'. You can even extend the range further by adding a third intermediate transceiver to extend the range to 1,440'.

    A similar technique is used to fire your camera remotely by connecting a transceiver to it using an optional dedicated cable - a handy feature for macro photography. Add another handheld PowerSync 16-80 to trigger the camera remotely, like a wireless cable release. Pressing the release button halfway focuses the camera; fully depressing it triggers the shutter. Taking this a step further, you can fire the camera and a flash remotely with just 3 transceivers - one connected to the camera, one to the flash, and one handheld acting as a transmitter.

    The long exposure mode brings you into the realm of the unit's additional features. With a wired transceiver or a wireless 2-tranceiver setup, depressing the bulb button activates a digital stopwatch on the LCD screen that indicates elapsed time. Stop the exposure by depressing the button fully.

    Ideal for surveillance or wildlife photography using a remote camera, Continuous Focus Lock minimizes triggering lag time by locking the camera into focus mode, similar to depressing the camera's focus release button half way. With the PowerSync 16-80, you'll never have to miss a shot because you had to wake a sleeping camera.

    The grouping function allows you to assign each light in a portrait setup to one of the 4 groups allowing you to use all of the lights in unison or to add or subtract an accent, hairlight or backlight, for example, at will for different effects. Alternatively, you can assign a channel to 4 different lighting setups in a large studio and move from setup to setup for different looks or products. Each setup would require at least 1 transceiver wired to a master light to set off the optical slaves on the other units. With its reasonable cost you could, of course, wire a transceiver to each flash in the studio.

    The PowerSync 16-80 runs on 2 included, easily-sourced AA batteries. Also included are 2.5 mm to PC and 3.5 mm to 3.5 mm flash sync cables, a lanyard, pouch case, self-adhering accessory shoe, and a 3.5 mm to 1/4" phono adapter. The PowerSync 16-80 is backward compatible with PowerSync 16 but limited to 16 channels.

    Note: Compatible with all cameras that feature the standard universal hot shoe (incl. Sony Multi-Interface Shoe).
    Compatible with all flashes (set to Manual mode), except for Sony brand Multi-Interface Shoe series flashes (e.g. HVL-F60M etc.)

    Digital Wireless Transceiver
    Powerful multi-purpose transmitter/receiver can act as a flash trigger and remote shutter release for multiple devices simultaneously
    80 Digital Channels
    Ideal for operating multiple devices wirelessly without having to worry about radio or flash interference
    Digitally Coded 2.4GHz Signal
    A stronger and more reliable radio signal that allows the units to communicate, even with barriers between them, eliminating the need for a line-of sight between devices
    Four Individual Groupings
    Provides the user with the ability to wirelessly bundle multiple units in clusters, creating separate groups with alternate settings
    Ideal for Long Exposure and Macro photography
    The hands-free shutter release features of the device make it ideal for photographic situations where eliminating camera shake is desired
    Extended Wireless Range
    The PowerSync 16-80 has the ability to extend its signal range using multiple units for flash and camera triggering
    Auto Syncing
    Synchronizes your remote flashes with a camera's shutter release using only 3 transceivers
    UPC: 847628577954
  • Impact PowerSync Pre-Trigger Cable for Canon 3-Pin Connection

    The Impact Pre-Trigger Cable for Canon 3-Pin Connection connects to the camera's remote cable socket and keeps your camera awake, as if your finger was depressing the shutter release halfway, so that the PowerSync Radio Slave can trigger it immediately to catch the action. There is an on/off switch on the cable so that it can be used as a simple trigger for the camera without waking and pre-focusing it.

    Keeps your camera awake and ready to be triggered remotely by the radio slave
    Triggers shutter even when the cord is turned off (without pre-focus)
    Long 46" cable
    Also compatible with PocketWizard
    UPC: 847628560260
In the Box
  • 2 x PowerSync16-80 Transceiver
  • Lanyard
  • Pouch Case
  • Flash Sync Cable: 3.5 mm to 3.5 mm
  • Flash Sync Cable: 2.5 mm to PC
  • Cable Adapter: 3.5 mm to 1/4"
  • 2 x AA Batteries
  • Self Adhesive Adjustable Accessory Shoe
  • User Guide
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
Table of Contents
  • 1Description
  • 2 x Impact PowerSync16-80 Transceiver
    Frequency 2.4 GHz
    Channels 80 digitally-coded channels
    Groups 4
    Operating Range Up to 720' (220 m)
    Flash Synchro Speed 1/250 second maximum
    Connections PC outlet
    2.5 mm input port connection
    3.5 mm shutter release and flash output
    Mini-USB type B/DC5 V
    Batteries 2x AA 1.5 V alkaline, Lithium, or NiMH
    Dimensions 4.75 x 1.75 x 1.25" (120 x 44.5 x 31.7 mm)
    Weight 2.85 oz (81 g) without batteries
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 5.5 x 5.4 x 1.9"
  • Impact PowerSync Pre-Trigger Cable for Canon 3-Pin Connection
    Length 46" (1.17 m)
    Connector 3.5 mm to Canon 3-Pin
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.1 x 4.9 x 1.0"

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