Elinchrom adds Panasonic Lumix support to Skyport HS trigger

Elinchrom has released a firmware update making its Skyport Plus HS trigger compatible with Panasonic Lumix cameras.

Elinchrom EL-Skyport Plus HS for Olympus

Elinchrom has released a firmware update making its Skyport Plus HS trigger compatible with Panasonic Lumix cameras. The unit, already designed to work with Olympus OM-D and PEN series cameras, will now provide high-speed sync support to a wider range of Micro Four Thirds mirrorless systems.

You can use the Skyport Plus HS to trigger and control the power of Elinchrom studio flashes including the Quadra series, ELB400, D-Lite RX, BXRi and ELC Pro HD. Other units can be attached to a Universal Receiver.

Elinchrom EL-Skyport Plus HS for Olympus

Hi-Sync, Elinchrom’s name for high-speed sync (triggering flashes at shutter speeds faster than 1/250 second, the usual limit on focal-plane shutter cameras), is available on the D-Lite RX 4, D-Lite IT 4, and Quadra/ELB400 with HS Head or RQ Ringflash Eco.

From firmware version 1.1, the EL-Skyport Plus HS for Olympus and Panasonic is compatible with the following cameras.

  • Olympus E-M1
  • Olympus E-M5 Mark II
  • Olympus E-M5
  • Olympus E-M10 Mark II
  • Olympus E-M10
  • Olympus PEN-F
  • Olympus E-P5
  • Olympus E-PL7
  • Olympus E-PL6
  • Olympus E-PL5
  • Olympus E-PM2
  • Olympus E-5
  • Olympus E-410
  • Panasonic Lumix G7
  • Panasonic Lumix GX85
  • Panasonic Lumix GX8
  • Panasonic Lumix GH4
  • Panasonic Lumix LX100
  • Panasonic Lumix FZ300
  • Panasonic Lumix FZ1000

For more information, visit the Elinchrom web site. The EL Skyport Plus HS is available now for $249.95 from Adorama, B&H Photo and other authorised dealers.

David Selby
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