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Vello FreeWave Wireless Remote Shutter Release for Sony Alpha Cameras

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Vello FreeWave Wireless Remote Shutter Release for Sony Alpha Cameras
Key Features
  • 16 Million Possible Channels
  • Operates on Radio Frequencies (RF)
  • Receiver has Dedicated Sony Shoe
  • Direct Line of Sight Not Required
Whether capturing images in the studio or on location, the Vello FreeWave Wireless Remote Shutter Release adds flexibility and versatility to your shooting style. Photography unplugged - shooters can interact with a model, view the scene or set from alternate angles, or set a camera by a stream to capture an image of a bear hunting while you remain at a safe distance away - all this and more without missing a beat, a shot, or a moment. This particular FreeWave unit is compatible with the Sony Alpha series of DSLRs. It can also be adapted to other camera systems by simply switching the connection cable.

Vello FreeWave Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Compatible Cameras
  • 3Smart Code
  • 4Extended Range
  • 5Multi-function
  • 6Dual-Function Release
  • 7Delayed Release
  • 8Multi-exposure
  • 9Long Exposures
  • 10LED Indicators
  • 11Versatile

Whether capturing images in the studio or on location, the Vello FreeWave Wireless Remote Shutter Release adds flexibility and versatility to your shooting style. Photography unplugged - shooters can interact with a model, view the scene or set from alternate angles, or set a camera by a stream to capture an image of a bear hunting while you remain at a safe distance away - all this and more without missing a beat, a shot, or a moment. This particular FreeWave unit is compatible with the Sony Alpha series of DSLRs. It can also be adapted to other camera systems by simply switching the connection cable.

This versatile shutter release features Smart Code technology which allows it to be configured to operate on up to 16 million possible radio channels. You can easily switch channels to "zero in" on a frequency that provides optimal range and functionality.

The FreeWave operates with radio frequency (RF) technology, therefore a direct line of sight is not necessary; radio waves pass through objects such as windows and walls. It is unlike other wireless remotes on the market that operate on an infrared (IR) system and require a direct line of sight between transmitter and receiver to make things work.

Since touching the camera even lightly while capturing an image can create a blurred image, the FreeWave eliminates this by tripping the shutter without any disturbances. This is critical when photographing subjects close up, and for long-exposures and macros. It is also extremely valuable when photographing nature, wildlife and other subjects that are difficult for you to get close to.

Note:
Although this remote system is fully compatible with Sony cameras that feature the older Sony/Minolta type shoe, the receiver uses the universal hot shoe and can not be mounted directly to the top of these cameras.
Compatible Cameras
Sony: Alpha A100, A200, A300, A350, A500, A550, A560, A580, A700, A850, A900, SLT A33, SLT A35, SLT A37, SLT A55, SLT A57, SLT A65, SLT A77
Minolta: 7D, 5D, 7i, 7, A1, A2
Smart Code
The FreeWave's Smart Code feature allows you to operate on 16,000,000 possible radio channels. No DIP switches need to be set, and one transmitter can trigger multiple receivers. The units have been synchronized at the factory, so your system can work right out of the box. However, to maximize signal quality and range, it is best to use the Smart Code technology to sense the "quiet" frequencies in your environment and re-synchronize on that channel.
Extended Range
The FreeWave can fire the camera's shutter from distances up to 320 feet (100 meters).
Multi-function
Trigger your camera wirelessly or wired. Wired triggering even works if the receiver battery is dead or missing.
Dual-Function Release
Press the transmitter's button half way to focus; press it fully to trigger the shutter.
Delayed Release
The two-second delay function gives you extra time to get into position.
Multi-exposure
You can take multiple shots with one press of the trigger.
Long Exposures
With the FreeWave you can control the length of the exposure remotely.
LED Indicators
Two LED indicators confirm pre-focus and exposure when in the wireless mode.
Versatile
The FreeWave includes a camera release cable that works with your particular camera model. By simply changing to another cable (additional purchase required) a single receiver can work with many other cameras as well.
UPC: 847628536753

Vello FreeWave Specs

Item TypeWireless: RF (Radio Frequency)
Camera ConnectionSony/Minolta
Wireless Frequency433 MHz
Interval Timer/ProgrammableNo
Live ViewNo
App CompatibleNo
Shutter ModesBulb, Continuous, Single Shot, 2-Second Delay
Wireless Range328' / 100 m
Receiver Dimensions2.3 x 1.5 x 1.1" / 59.0 x 38.0 x 29.0 mm
Receiver Power SourceBattery
Receiver Battery Requirements1 x CR2
Transmitter Power SourceBattery
Transmitter Battery Requirements1 x 23A
Transmitter Dimensions3.2 x 1.1 x 0.6" / 82.0 x 27.0 x 14.0 mm
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.31 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)8.85 x 2.85 x 1.4"

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