Quantum Instruments, an American manufacturer of small flashes and battery packs, have introduced a cheaper version of their Qflash Trio speedlight. The Trio “Basic” has all the same features as the original Trio with the exception of FreeXWire radio control. It has a hotshoe foot for use on camera, with cables and third-party wireless flash triggers.
- Compact, shoe-mount Qflash with High Speed Sync capabilities.
- TRIO QF8NB for Nikon cameras, QF9CB for Canon cameras.
- Unlimited rapid fire of full power flashes.
- Removable long and short power cords.
- User replaceable flash tube.
- Removable reflector, barebulb flash capable.
- Wide variety of light modifiers available
Where to buy
The Quantum Qflash Trio Basic is available in the USA for $645 – 25% less than the classic Qflash Trio. It will be possible to upgrade your Basic Trio to a FreeXWire-compatible one for the difference in price. UK prices have yet to be announced.
Note that you will also need a separate battery pack to power your Trio. For more information, visit the manufacturer’s web site.