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Cactus V6

February 14, 2015  •  Leave a Comment

The Cactus V6 is in stock and available at £49.99

Cactus Wireless Flash Transceiver V6

The Cactus V6 is the World’s First wireless flash trigger that works ON ANY CAMERA (with a standard hot shoe or PC Sync port) to control power output, wirelessly, of Canon, Nikon, Pentax, Olympus and Panasonic’s system flashes ALL AT THE SAME TIME.

Enter Microsite | Compare to Cactus V4 and V5

Remote Power Control of Canon, Nikon, Pentax, Olympus and Panasonic flashes

Each flash model has its individual power level characteristics. We have profiled more than 30 popular flash models across a wide range of brands so that the V6 can precisely control their output levels. With this unique feature, photographers can remotely control the flash power of various flash models, even of different brands.

Currently, more than 30 popular flash models from Canon, Nikon, Pentax, Olympus, Panasonic, Metz, Nissin, etc. have been profiled and pre-installed on the V6. By selecting the pre-installed flash model on the Cactus V6 the photographer can remotely control the flash power output of the selected flash model wirelessly through the Cactus V6.

If a flash model is not listed, the V6 may even learn its flash profile and then be able to control the power output of the flash. (See note on compatibility)

Remote Power and Zoom Control of Cactus RF60 Wireless Flash

The V6 can directly control a Cactus RF60 set to Slave mode using RF60’s built-in radio transceiver. Besides controlling power remotely in single and multiple groups, the V6 can also adjust the zoom level of the RF60 easily by pressing the adjustment wheel and swap control between power and zoom.

Quick Power Adjustments

Control is extremely easy and swift with the use of a selection dial and a combination of group buttons. V6 can control multi-group power output in just one quick slide which is faster than any manual system available in market. To adjust an individual group, simply press and hold the group button and scroll the adjustment dial at the same time and changes will be instantly made on the V6 RX unit.

Absolute Power Control

V6 can benchmark the power output of flash models with different GN. In Absolute Power mode, EV numbers can be used to specify an absolute light intensity, independent of the maximum power output of a flash model.

Precision

V6 is so advanced and precise that 0.1EV power level can be adjusted, even if the flash does not offer that option*.

*0.1EV increment applies to certain flash models only. Please check the user manual for compatibility.

TTL Pass-through

The V6 transceiver comes with a multi-system shoe that supports TTL pass through. With TTL pass-through, the TTL flashes behave as they would when directly connected to the camera hot shoe.

Major features:

  • Wireless manual power control of a list of current and previous Canon, Nikon and Pentax flashes;
  • Flash profile learning for analogue-TTL flashes;
  • Full manipulation of power levels to 1/10, 1/3, 1/2 and 1EV steps;
  • Lo Power mode fires the flash for extremely short lengths of time;
  • Absolute Power Mode benchmarks the power output of different flash models to the same light intensity;
  • TTL pass-through with Canon, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic, Pentax, and Fujifilm via one single unit;
  • Built-in optical trigger enables pre-flash triggering;
  • Group control allows you to control up to four groups;
  • Relay mode triggers the camera shutter and flash in sync;
  • Delay timer is configurable from 1 millisecond to 10 seconds;
  • Mini-USB port for optional power supply and firmware updates.

 

Flash model profiles pre-installed in V6:
Canon system models:
- Cactus AF45C, AF50C;
- Canon 320EX, 420EX, 430EX, 430EXII, 430EZ, 540EZ, 580EX, 580EXII, 600EX-RT;
- Godox V860C; 
- Metz 36AF-5, 44AF-1, 50AF-1, 52AF-1, 58AF-1, 58AF-2;
- Nissin Di866 MARK II, MG8000;
- Phottix Mitros, Mitros Plus;
- Sigma EF-500 DG SUPER;
- Yongnuo YN568EX II;

Nikon system models:
- Cactus AF45N, AF50N;
- Godox V860N; 
- Metz 36AF-5, 44AF-1, 50AF-1, 58AF-2;
- Nikon SB-24, SB-28, SB-600, SB-700, SB-800, SB-900, SB-910;
- Nissin Di700, Di866;
- Sigma EF-530 DG SUPER;

Pentax system models:
- Cactus AF45P, AF50P;
- Metz 36AF-5, 44AF-1, 50AF-1, 58AF-2;
- Pentax AF 360FGZ, AF 540FGZ;

Olympus system models:
- Metz 44AF-1, 52AF-1, 58AF-2;
- Olympus FL-36R, FL-50R;

Panasonic system models:
- Panasonic FL360, FL500;

Notes on compatibility:

  • Cactus V6 does not work with any other flash trigger model including Cactus V4, V2s or V2;
  • Cactus V6 does not transmit TTL information wirelessly;
  • Cactus V6 is not compatible with flashes or strobes with reversed polarity connectors;
  • Cactus V6 is compatible with practically all cameras that come with either (1) a standard ISO hot shoe, or (2) a female sync port connection;
  • Cactus V6 is compatible with the Wireless Flash Transceiver V5, Laser Trigger LV5 and Wireless Flash RF60.

Cine / video to DVD

September 11, 2014  •  Leave a Comment

Today will be a day of converting video to DVD.

Just repaired a broken VHS video tape of a 1970's Wedding and now converting it to DVD. Did we really wear clothes and hair styles like that?

Have you any old video / cine films you haven't watched in ages?
Why not have them converted to DVD.

I can convert 16mm and 8mm cine, video and camcorder tapes.

 


Watton 2015 Calendar

August 11, 2014  •  Leave a Comment

Its here !

The 2015 Watton Calendar has arrived.

After months of planning it is now for sale. For every copy sold 50p goes toe E.A.C.H

With local images of Watton, and dates of the carnival etc already marked on the calendar.

It has to be the most ideal calendar to either keep or give as a gift.

2015 Calendar

 


Canon 100-400

May 16, 2014  •  Leave a Comment

Just in Canon 100-400 4.5-5.6 L series lens

In very good condition with case, hood, front and rear caps.

Contact me for more details.


A DVD tribute to a life.

April 16, 2014  •  Leave a Comment

I was asked recently to create a DVD showing the treasured memories of a much loved ones life, so that they can be remembered with fondness at their wake.

With very many thanks to their family for kindly granting me permission to show their DVD. I think this is a perfect reminder of a loved ones life

If you would like one created please contact me.