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Elinchrom EL-Skyport Universal Plus Set

BH #ELSUPS • MFR #EL19370
Elinchrom EL-Skyport Universal Plus Set
Key Features
  • 16 Channels, 4 Groups
  • 656' Range
  • Control Flash Power On/Off
  • Runs on AA Batteries
The EL-Skyport Universal Plus Set from Elinchrom is the latest evolution of EL-Skyport wireless radio triggers and receivers. Sixteen channels are available: 8 in Normal and 8 in Speed mode, with 4 discrete groups for different or sequentially triggered lighting setups at distances up to 656'. Channels 1, 3, and 7 are compatible with all enabled EL-Skyport units. Transmitter channels 1, 3, 7, 9, 12, 15, 18, and 20 are only compatible with the ELC Pro HD flash head and the ELB 400 battery pack system, while the same channels accept signals from EL-Skyport transmitter Plus and EL-Skyport transmitter Plus HS. The 2.5mm sync socket extends the transmitter's versatility to cameras without hot shoes or for hard-wired flash units. Both the EL-Skyport Transmitter and Receiver Plus run on easily sourced AA batteries.
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question

Can this be used to fire a Rotolight Neo 2 from a fuji XT2?
Asked by: Andrew B.
While the kit you list above would work, do note that the Rotolight NEO 2 LED Light has a built-in Elinchrom Skyport receiver inside the unit. As such, you would not need the receiver included in the above kit. You could just purchase the Elinchrom EL-Skyport Transmitter Plus, B&H # ELSTP, and trigger the built-in Skyport receiver inside the Rotolight NEO 2 LED Light. Unfortunately, you would not have High-Speed Sync (HSS) compatibility with the Rotolight NEO 2, as you need a dedicated Skyport Plus HS transmitter for HSS usage, and Elinchrom does not have a Skyport Plus HS transmitter for Fujifilm cameras.
Answered by: Manzell L.
Date published: 2018-08-26

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Could this be used with Alienbees if I were to use the Skyport transmitter? I have a set of bee's and really would like to utilize HSS/HS other than my speedlights.
Asked by: Ben S.
You would need a miniphone-to-miniphone cable, such as the PocketWizard MM1 Miniphone to Miniphone Cable -12 , B&H # WICMM16, to connect the Elinchrom EL-Skyport Universal Plus Set to your AlienBees monolights. However, do note that this will not add High Speed Sync (HSS) or Hi-Sync (HS) capabilities to an AlienBees monolight. While you will be able to trigger your lights wirelessly, you will not be able to adjust the flash output power, and you will not have HSS or HS capabilities as these features are not built into the AlienBees light fixture.
Answered by: Manzell L.
Date published: 2018-08-26

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Can it fire a Nikon flash from a Lumix gh-3?
Asked by: Anonymous
With the exception of the Nikon SB-600 Speedlight Flash, yes, the Elinchrom EL-Skyport Universal Plus Set should trigger a Nikon flash when the flash is set to full manual mode and the flash output power it set manually. With the output set manually, it should be able to be triggered using the Elinchrom EL-Skyport Transmitter Plus connected to the hot shoe on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera.
Answered by: Manzell L.
Date published: 2018-08-26

My Dynalite pack has an integrated pocketwizard ...

My Dynalite pack has an integrated pocketwizard receiver. Will the Elinchrom transmitter talk to the pack without needing to plug in the receiver?
Asked by: Steven
You would need to get a PocketWizard to use with that packs built in receiver. You could use an Elinchrom transmitter but you will need to plug in a receiver.
Answered by: Reuben
Date published: 2019-03-29

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What is the sync speed on a Canon camera?
Asked by: Juan C.
Hi,The Sync speed in Normal: limited to the native X-sync of your cameraI hope this helps.Regards,Will HBrand Manager Lighting, Mac Group US
Answered by: Will H. Elinchrom Expert
Date published: 2018-08-26

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Does this transmitter work with the built in receivers of the brx 500 lights?
Asked by: Mike P.
Hi,You can use the new EL19368 transmitter with no issues with the BRX units. If you want the universal kit that you have shown this will allow the triggering of Speed Lights.I hope this helps.Regards,WillHBrand Manager Lighting, MAC Group US
Answered by: Will H. Elinchrom Expert
Date published: 2018-08-26

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Is there any battery level indicator on the receiver / transmitter ?
Asked by: Vadim
Hi,There is no visible battery indicator.The Transmitter and Receiver both run on AA batteries. Usually when AA batteries go the unit will just shut off or not turn on.Regards,Will HBrand Manager Lighting, Mac Group US
Answered by: Will H. Elinchrom Expert
Date published: 2018-08-26
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