New Elinchrom Ranger RX Quadra AS

Elinchrom have announced the new Ranger RX Quadra, with bright LEDs, computer remote control and wireless firmware updates.

Elinchrom Ranger RX Quadra AS
Picture by Elinchrom

Elinchrom have announced a new Ranger Quadra portable pack-and-head, the Ranger RX Quadra AS, which will be “available as a BETA version in just a few weeks”.

The latest Ranger RX Quadra AS offers many exciting NEW features:

NEW BRIGHT LED’s

The new LED display offer an improved visibility at ambient light and when used outdoors.

NEW “RX” COMPUTER REMOTE SYSTEM

The new QUADRA “RX” version offers the Computer Remote option with MAC™ and WIN™ computers. All basic controls and the advanced extra features can be individually programed and modified with the latest EL-Skyport Software 3.0 and USB Drivers (Available as  a free download few weeks). To make it work, the optional EL-Skyport USB RX SPEED module is required.

NEW WIRELESS FIRMWARE UPDATE OPTION

To retain the performance and quality of the software controlled Quadra “RX” future Firmware updates can be made wireless with the EL-Skyport Software 3.0 and the USB RX SPEED module.

NEW PROGRAMABLE FEATURE SETUP PER COMPUTER OR DIRECT

All settings and individual programable advanced features setup can be modified and controlled directly on the Quadra display, or with the computer. This requires the EL-Skyport Software and the optional USB RX module.

NEW NORMAL- AND SPEED-SYNC MODE

The latest EL-Skyport Transmitter SPEED offers the “SPEED SYNC” mode for digital SLR cameras up to 1/250 s. SLR cameras with large chip system did not allow faster sync speeds than a 1/160 s, the latest EL-Skyport Transmitter Speed offer the “SPEED Sync” mode settings, which have been already available for all Quadra EL-Skyport “built-in” Receiver modules.

Read more about the Ranger RX Quadra AS on the Elinchrom web site.

David Selby
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