Sony Wireless Flash Triggers

Sony has finally announced the pricing for the Sony Wireless Radio Remote Flash Triggering system announced earlier this year.

This system will allow owners of the Sony HVL flashes greater control than was previously allowed by using one HVL flash as a commander.

The units are now available for Pre-Order from B&H Photo

Sony FA-WRC1M Wireless Radio Commander

Sony FA-WRR1 Wireless Radio Receiver

Overview of features

This system allows you to create a versatile and reliable off-camera flash setup. You can quickly and easily slide the commander into the Multi Interface Shoe of your a7 II, a7R II, or a7S II mirrorless camera, this device provides effective remote control of up to 15 separately available FA-WRR1 Wireless Radio Receivers from up to 98.4′ away thanks to a 2.4 GHz radio system. This configuration also permits operation without requiring line of sight with all the units involved. Additionally, it has access to 14 channels for avoiding interference with other radio triggering systems in the vicinity as well as up to 5 groups for precise control over your lights.

The major benefit of the Wireless Radio Commander is remote control over your flash’s settings. This includes exposure compensation, flash power from 1/1 to 1/256, zoom, and more. Along with this, the radio system has full compatibility with Sony’s TTL method and supports High-Speed Sync at up to 1/8000 second. Other flashes can be triggered in a manual mode and a PC sync terminal is available for connecting to various strobes and other lights. In addition to all of this, the Commander is equipped with a Multi Terminal for connection and controlling other cameras.

Alternative Solutions

Alternative Solutions to triggering flash systems include the Phottix Odin II TTL Flash Trigger Transmitter, the Vello FreeWave Fusion and the Cactus Wireless Flash Transceiver V6 II  (make sure any trigger not listed is compatible with Sony’s MIS (Multi Interface Shoe).