The cactus v6 is directly wireless computable with cactus v5, cactus lv5 laser trigger, rf60 radio flash, and other cactus v6s. Make sure this fits by entering your model number cactus lv5 is a laser shutter release that allows you to do high speed photos with your camera. Looking for some help setting up a cactus laser trigger. Works wirelessly with cactus v5 and subsequent v5compatible models. Cactuslv5 is a laser shutter release that allows you to do high speed photos with your camera. Omegabrandess selected as exclusive distributor for cactus. Jun 10, 20 in this video we drop a strawberry into soda water and take some cool shots with the cactus lv5 laser triggers. Hi i need some help i bought my cactus lasser trigger lv5 and cactus wireless flash transceiver v5 duo, i mirarado your tutorial thousand times. This can be attached to flashes or other radio triggers. How to camera trap wildlife with a dslr camera nature ttl. I simply cannot recommend these triggers even for the most basic functions.
Remote power control of canon, nikon and pentax flashes. Of course you can add any flash, or any strobe through the sync port. If you are interested in capturing beautiful shapes, the facial expressions of athletes at the finish line with multiviewing angles or the movements of the animals caught in the act, the shutter release can create lv5 laser unforgettable images with. But if you used the cactus lv5 laser as the trigger, wired directly into the camera remote socket as i did above, you should be able to use one 603 on the camera hot shoe as tx for the flashes, with other 603s under the remote flashes in rx mode. I describe how to make a basic one in my free guide to remote and camera trap photography. Cactus lv5 is a laser trigger that allows you to do high speed photography and wildlife camera traps. The cactus v6 was developed independently by cactus with over two years of design and testing in hong kong. Laser triggers, cactus v6 trigger set up with the emitter. This means that each v5 unit can function both as a trigger and a receiver controlled through the mode switch on. Hong kong brand cactus image is reportedly developing a wireless flashgun in conjunction with a refresh to the companys radio triggers. Background some of the photography blogs, particularly strobist, have piqued my interest in experimenting with offcamera flash photography.
The cactus v5 system represents a significant improvement over the older v4 system. Cactus rf60 wireless flash, transceivers, and laser trigger. Whether you are interested in capturing beautiful water droplets, facial expressions of athletes at the finish line from multiple angles, or wildlife movements caught in the act, the lv5 laser trigger can create unforgettable images with ease. Cactus lv5 is a laser shutter release that allows you to do high speed photos with your camera. By using an exclusive flash profile learning program, the v6 can learn unique power level characteristics from various flash models. Laser trigger lv5 cactus lv5 is a laser trigger that allows you to do high speed photography and wildlife camera traps. In this video we unbox the lv5 laser triggers from cactus and discuss what all those buttons on the units do. Cactus lv5 can be triggered by either one of the followings. How to use cactus lv5 laser triggers to get abstract photos with the delay function. The cactus lv5 is a class 1 laser device which is able to trigger the cameras shutter, either by a wired connection or wirelessly via the embedded cactus v5 rf module. I am using these with a nikon d810 and an sb5000 of.
It combined laser and radio frequency technology in one. For more information about the cactus lv5 laser trigger, you can check out the product page on the cactus website, where you can also download the user manual. The cactus v6 is a revolutionary wireless flash triggering system. It brings off camera lighting to new dimensions where it widens the choice of cameras and lights for achieving remote power control. Since the lv5 runs on the same channels as the cactus v5, it can also trigger flash units equiped with those transceivers. The radios would also work with the v5 and lv5 triggers. Jun 05, 2014 the cactus v6 was developed independently by cactus with over two years of design and testing in hong kong. Cactus wireless flash trigger set v5 highly recommended. Cactus lv5 can be triggered by either one of the following. Cactus lv5 laser trip trigger now available flash havoc.
The flashgun would have a builtin radio receiver providing remote control of settings via a new transmitter called the cactus v6. Main features of cactus lv5 thank you for purchasing cactus lv5 laser trigger. The new cactus laser trigger lv5 is an laser trip trigger. Jun 06, 2014 but the cactus still seems more powerful and the v6 interface appears more intuitive, so the cheaper yongnuos might not prove to be better after all. Cactus laser trigger lv5 michaels camera video digital. Cactus wireless flash transceiver v6 is well built, easy to operate.
With a builtin cactus v5 transceiver module in the sensor, lv5 allows you to take instant camera. The v5 and lv5 do not support groups though, so a v6 as transmitter for example will fire all v5s regardless of which groups are. Cactus v6 ii and iis are robust and dependable flash triggers. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. The cactus lv% does what its suppose to do and it works much better is you trigger the flash not the cam only one thing. This means that each v5 unit can function both as a trigger and a receiver controlled through the mode switch on the unit. Set them up pointing at each other, then the receiver detects each time the laser beam is blocked and either instantly or after a brief delay sends a signal to whatevers attached to it. Cactus lv5 laser motion camera trigger detector for sale ebay.
Introduce you to the possibilities opened up by using a laser trigger, and, 2. Cactus flash, set to manual mode multi flash mode, attached to a v6 trigger in receiver mode ive found this is a lot more reliable for whatever reason cactus trigger on my k3, set to rx mode, linked via trigger cable. Cactus is among the five brands shortlisted for accessory manufacturer of the year in the uks pixel trade award 2014. A demo that shows you how to use the delay function of the lv5 to get specific shots. If you have any questions just post them in the comments below and ill be happy to answer them if i can. With this trigger, you wont miss a shot when those unexpected moments occur. The v6 ii and v6 iis sony are not just cheaper but also viable replacements. Cactus lv5 laser trigger firstlook rainydaymagazine. Add to cart add to cart add to cart add to cart add to cart add to cart customer rating. They also come with unexpected features, including crossbrand ttl, highpowered hss, stroboscope support, group sequencing and more. Cactus v5 wireless flash trigger set i recently had the privilege of beta testing the new cactus v5 duo wireless flash trigger during its development phase. Cactus lv5 combines laser and radio frequency rf technology in a single device. In this video we drop a strawberry into soda water and take some cool shots with the cactus lv5 laser triggers. Im not sure how youre getting the bird to trigger the tx unit at present.
The lv5 is a class 1 laser device that triggers your cameras shutter either by direct wired connection or wirelessly via the embedded cactus v5 rf module. This is very handy if you already own cactus v5 flash triggers, though you can also. Not only does this have advantages for the user, but from harvest ones financial perspective it is a very smart move. The cactus laser trigger lv5 box i like how the lv5builds upon the already very solid and reliable v5wireless triggering system. Set up the emitter and the sensor in line of site of each other. Since the lv5 runs on the same channels as the v5, it can also trigger flash units with v5 transceivers, a very convenient way for highspeed photography. Cactus also manufactures studio umbrellas and softboxes.
View online or download cactus laser trigger lv5 user manual. How to camera trap wildlife with a dslr camera shares. These devices have enabled photographers to bring us into a world that moves too fast for our eyes to see. I just posted a report, sharing my experiences using cactus lv5 laser triggers. Feb 25, 20 provide an initial evaluation of the new cactus lv5 laser trigger. The lv5 is a class 1 laser device that triggers your cameras shutter either by direct wired connection or wirelessly via the embedded cactus rf module. Beam break detectors consist of an emitter and detector, which triggers the camera when the beam is broken. Cactus lv5 is a powerful yet handy device that allows you to do creative high speed photography and camera trap wildlife photography. My original pair are several years old and have never let me down, apart from the button on the slide switch on one unit, but all i do is use the nib of a ball point pen to switch. Cactus have there own flash, the rf60x which has a built in trigger giving ttl and hss when used with the new xttl firmware on the v6ii so you would only need one trigger if you had one of them, if you want to use any other light you would need cactus triggers to connect them. Now that the veil of secrecy has been lifted, im happy to report that this new trigger is a big leap forward over its predecessor, the v4, and it gives a good run for the money to any. Cactus lv5 laser trigger excellent condition boxed. The cactus laser trigger lv5 is a laser trigger that allows you to do high speed photography and wildlife camera traps. Thecactus lv5 laser triggerutilizes an emitter and sensor that can be set up to trigger a camera or flash unit upon changes in the beams signal.
Called the cactus lv5, the system is made up of an emitter, producing a red laser beam, and a sensor. The latest arrivals from cactus include the rf60 wireless flash, a variety of transceiver options for wireless flash or camera triggering, and a laser trigger for advanced shooting techniques. It is compatible with basically any trigger or shutter release that takes an pc or 3. If you want to fire the camera remotely, you will also need the correct lead from the v5 to the camera. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. It combined laser and radio frequency technology in one compact package. We all know cactus flash triggers as a cheap alternative for expensive pocketwizard products. Feb 16, 20 wildlife and highspeed photography with laser triggers feb 16, 20 i just posted a report, sharing my experiences using cactus lv5 laser triggers. We also use the cactus v5 transceiver as a trigger for our camera. I was recently approached by cactus to try out their new inexpensive laser triggering system. Wildlife and highspeed photography with laser triggers. Wildlife and highspeed photography with laser triggers feb 16, 20 i just posted a report, sharing my experiences using cactus lv5 laser triggers. But if you used the cactus lv5 laser as the trigger, wired directly into the camera remote socket as i did above, you should be able to use one 603 on the camera hot shoe as tx for the flashes, with other 603s under the remote flashes in.
Omegabrandess is the exclusive us distributor for cactus lighting product hampstead, maryland december 26, 2017 omegabrandess is pleased to announce they have been chosen to be the exclusive distributor for cactus lighting product. The basic mechanism behind them will either fire a flash or trip the cameras shutter to freeze the action when the laser beam is broken. The new v6 transceivers and rf60 flash unit are both compatible with the previous cactus v5 radio triggers, and lv5 laser trip triggers. Since the lv5 runs on the same channels as the v5, v6, v6 ii, v6 iis, rf60 and rf60x, it can also trigger flash units with v5 and v6 series transceivers or directly to an rf60 series flash. To test out the cactus v6 radio triggers, i decided to use them on a shoot for a local fitness studio that would involve several different strobes. Add to cart add to cart add to cart add to cart add to cart.322 1049 654 557 1179 908 1447 1027 1453 506 454 324 596 585 542 1264 242 762 1218 489 183 1210 339 306 596 103 179 1374 141 1299 1006 409 964