IShoot Sniper transceiver claims 500 metre range

A new transceiver-based long range flash trigger, the IShoot Sniper, has been announced by Chinese photographic supplier Photoloving.

IShoot Sniper

IShoot Sniper

Shenzhen: A transceiver-based flash trigger has been announced by Chinese photographic equipment supplier Photoloving. The new IShoot Sniper offers a 500m claimed range, weather sealing, flash wake-up and hotshoe pass-through.

Features

  • Transceiver-based, so any unit can act as transmitter or receiver
  • Hotshoe pass-through, allowing on-camera flashes to be used simultaneously
  • Three groups, A, B and C
  • Weather sealing
  • Shutter release function including 4s self-timer, bulb and continuous shooting
  • Locking wheel on foot
  • 1/4″ tripod thread underneath
  • Lanyard hole
  • Channels controlled via rotary dial
  • Multi-pin design allows wake-up of both Canon and Nikon TTL flashes
  • Adjustable aerial

Specifications

Frequency 2.4 GHz ISM band
Channels 16
Range 500 m
Groups A/B/C
Batteries 2 * AA
Shutter socket 2.5mm
Sync socket PC
Dimensions 95 * 70 * 45mm
Net weight 120g
Working temperature -15° to +50°C

Where to buy

The IShoot Sniper wireless flash triggers are available for US$129.99 per unit. They can be bought directly from Photoloving or on eBay.

David Selby
Based in Paris, France, David Selby is editor of Lighting Rumours, a part-time photographer and a quantitative analyst.
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