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Impact PowerSync16-80 Transceiver

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PS-80

Quick Overview

  • 80-Channel Wireless Control 4 Individual Groups Sync up to 1/250s
  • Range: up to 720' Hands-Free Shutter Release Function Auto-Syncing
  • Backwards Compatible with PowerSync 16 Backlit LCD Screen Male Shoe Mount and Female Hot Shoe
  • Built-In Antenna
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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 s



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

What's Included:

  • 2 x AA Batteries
  • Cable Adapter: 3.5 mm to 1/4"
  • Flash Sync Cable: 2.5 mm to PC
  • Flash Sync Cable: 3.5 mm to 3.5 mm
  • Lanyard
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Pouch Case
  • Self Adhesive Adjustable Accessory Shoe
  • User Guide

Specifications
Frequency2.4 GHz
Channels80 digitally-coded channels
Groups4
Operating RangeUp to 720' (220 m)
Flash Synchro Speed1/250 second maximum
ConnectionsPC outlet
2.5 mm input port connection
3.5 mm shutter release and flash output
Mini-USB type B/DC5 V
Batteries2x AA 1.5 V alkaline, Lithium, or NiMH
Dimensions4.75 x 1.75 x 1.25" (120 x 44.5 x 31.7 mm)
Weight2.85 oz (81 g) without batteries

Manufacturer Impact

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