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PocketWizard FlexTT5 Transceiver For Nikon TTL Flashes and Digital SLR Cameras

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  • Full ETTL II /iTTL Autoflash and Ratio flash and exposure tracking^FP/High speed flash synch up to 1/800th sec.^Autoflash sequences up to 8 frames per second^Triggers flash or cameras^Works with all Pocket Wizard 32 channels and zones
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Style: TT5 Transceiver

The FlexTT5 transceiver shares the MiniTT1 transmitter’s(ordered sepretaly) features and adds the advanced auto-sensing and relay modes introduced with the PocketWizard Plus II, as well as camera and flash ports for PocketWizard cable connection to any camera or flash system. Used as a transmitter, the FlexTT5 can provide TTL auto flash at distances of up to 800 feet* and conventional triggering up to 1200 feet* with the aid of a flip-up antenna.The unit feature a two-position channel selector that is factory programmed to the PocketWizard classic channel one and two. Using the included software and USB port, you can program either channel to any of the PocketWizard system’s 32 digitally encoded channels and four zones. A special Learning Mode enables simple, in-the-field programming of all channels.

Product Details

Style: TT5 Transceiver
  • Product Dimensions: 1.4 x 3.6 x 2.8 inches ; 5.4 ounces
  • Shipping Weight: 10.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Domestic Shipping: Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.S. and to APO/FPO addresses. For APO/FPO shipments, please check with the manufacturer regarding warranty and support issues.
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  • ASIN: B001T9NXA0
  • Item model number: FlexTT5 For Nikon
  • Batteries 2 AA batteries required.
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (97 customer reviews)
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  • Manufacturer’s warranty can be requested from customer service. Click here to make a request to customer service.
  • Date first available at Amazon.com: February 16, 2008

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134 of 141 people found the following review helpful By Bob Tobias #1 HALL OF FAMETOP 10 REVIEWER on January 17, 2011
Style Name: TT1 Radio Transmitter
Bottom line - Cream of the Crop

3/16 UPDATE - Please keep in mind that the next generation PocketWizard has been announced. That said, these are still great controllers.

I've been using this miniTT1 and FlexTT5s with my D90 and D200 for several months now. To say that they are perfect would be an overstatement. To say they work every bit as well as if they were hard-cabled is pretty much dead on. And with these things you don't have the challenges of tripping over or getting twisted in long wire runs.

As a simple example, I can set my flash (Nikon SB-800 AF Speedlight for Nikon Digital SLR Cameras - Old Version) with a Gary Fong Lightsphere Universal System Cloud attached on a stand in the middle of a large room. I have my camera (Nikon D200 10.2MP Digital SLR Camera (Body Only)) set to manual exposure, 1/30 @ f5.6. Pictures I take anywhere in the room are perfectly exposed.

They also work perfectly, albeit without the TTL functions, with the original PocketWizard Plus II Transceiver 801-125 Relay Radio Slave Transmitter Receiver 2-piece w/ PockeWizard Case for 2 in the mix.

There were some issues with the Canon version of these controllers and that was attributed to both the Mini/Flex and Canon "natively" using radio signals to control things.
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65 of 70 people found the following review helpful By Talvi TOP 100 REVIEWER on April 29, 2011
Style Name: Mini TT1 & Flex TT5 Kit Vine Customer Review of Free Product ( What's this? )
I'll start the review by noting that this is for the bundle of a Mini (for your camera) and two flexes (for external flashes). I would recommend checking the individual prices of these products first since the bundle seems to be at about the same price if the pieces were bought individually. Since the Mini is ONLY a transmitter (the Flex is a transceiver: it transmits and receives), and because it uses coin batteries and not AAs like the Flex, quit a few people prefer to have all Flexes and not buy the Mini at all. As such, you may want to buy a set of Flexes instead. My personal opinion is that I love the low profile and low weight of the Mini on my camera (though I keep leaving the thing on and draining the coin batteries, which can be annoying to replace).

Also, note that these are (as described in the title and description) for NIKON equipment only. To make the most use of them, you will need a Nikon camera body and a set of Nikon flashes.

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Right off the bat, I LOVE the design improvements over their predecessors, the PW Plus IIs. And these do appear to be much more reliable than their Canon Flex/Mini counterparts. The extra time that Pocket Wizard put into developing the Nikon version appears to have paid off. However, several beta testers I know and quite a few users have noted some limitations in these first versions. But each software upgrade (that you can download from the Pocket Wizard website) greatly fixes and enhances the units. As with the Canon versions, I expect them to get better and better over time with each upgrade.
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20 of 21 people found the following review helpful By Courtney Chen on January 31, 2013
Style Name: TT5 Transceiver Verified Purchase
I spent over $1000 US and purchased a set of the flex an TT5's also AC9 and the Power control for the mini. These have never worked consistently. I shoot Weddings professionally in the Caribbean and have been embarrassed on several occasions asking my assistant if the flash has fired!, this was while shooting with the bride infront the camera.

so after months I of trying with them, updating the firmware and trying different flashes, It got so bad that I sent everything to Pocket Wizard.

No communication for three weeks. when I finally called the office and spoke to rep, she is informing me that all the products that I sent had water damage?????? And that the only thing she could for me is to give me a 15% discount on my next order???????????....

I will never buy pocket Wizards ever...

Since they told me that I have bought the Phottix Odin TTL Flash Trigger for Nikon, 2 Receivers, and OMG- they are amazing. they totally work right out of the box. They work with my SB 910 also the SB 800 and 600.

These guys were the standard once. those days are so gone. no costumer service and shi.. policies
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20 of 24 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on March 6, 2011
Style Name: TT5 Transceiver Verified Purchase
I purchased 3 of these things a couple of months ago. I'd been excited since they were first announced, and then dismayed at how quickly there were all of the problems reported by Canon shooters, and then the subsequent 2-year delay in getting the Nikon version to the market.

Never fear, I thought... PW MUST have tested the heck out of these things, and made ABSOLUTELY sure that there were NO problems whatsoever, since it took them so long to finally release the Nikon version, right? Uh, no.

Two of my units exhibit very strange behavior... they will not fire a flash when a remote signal comes in! If you hit the 'test' button on the unit itself, THAT flash alone will fire. The other unit will blink red, to indicate it received the signal, but the flash on the other will not fire. Same thing if I press the other one's button. That one's flash will fire, but not the first one. I use one of my old MultiMaxes to send a signal, and both indicators blink red, but no flash.

Frustrating is an understatement. Couple the above issues with the fact that one of the two also only powers up on 'C2', and it's even worse. I thought that one was completely DOA, and only while messing with them and trying to get them to work did I happen to figure out that C2 does actually power the thing on.

I've hooked them up to my PC, and updated the firmware, reset factory defaults, etc... no change.

The others' stellar reviews aside, I would be VERY wary before buying a set of these. SO far they're very expensive little paperweights, and I'm waiting for a response from PW's support department... the autoresponder e-mail said "We are experiencing an unusually high volume of support requests, so your response may be delayed...." Hmmm, I wonder why that might be. : /
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