OmegaBrandess and Phottix have announced the revolutionary Phottix Odin TTL Flash Trigger for Nikon. Consisting of an on-camera transmitter and control unit (TCU) and receivers for hot-shoe flashes, this accessory lets Nikon photographers wirelessly trigger their system flashes, retaining full TTL functions, as well as remotely control power and flash zoom settings. The manufacturer’s suggested retail price for the TCU and Receiver sets is $350 USD and $140 USD for individual receivers.
Phottix Press Release
Unparalleled Power and Control: The Phottix Odin TTL Flash Trigger for Nikon Now Shipping
Hampstead, Maryland – June 21, 2012 - OmegaBrandess and Phottix are proud to announce the revolutionary Phottix Odin TTL Flash Trigger for Nikon (patent pending). The long-anticipated follow-up to the Phottix Odin for Canon is on the way.
The Canon-compatible version of the Phottix Odin launched in September 2011 and has become the gold-standard for reliable TTL control and radio triggering. Phottix HQ has received thousands of emails from photographers across the globe anxious for the Nikon-compatible Odin version.
Last minute testing to ensure the Odin worked properly with the new D800 and D4 added a slight delay to the previous planned release date. Testing completed, the Phottix Odin for Nikon is ready step into the limelight.
What can the Odin do?
Photographers can wirelessly trigger TTL flashes, retaining full TTL functions, as well as remotely control power and flash zoom settings. Shooting with off-camera TTL flash has been made incredibly easy.
Wireless 2.4GHz. TTL and Manual Flash Triggering
Remote power control of groups in TTL with +/- EV adjustments (3 stops in 1/3 stop increments - 18 different levels.)
Remote manual mode flash power control with 1/3 stop adjustments
Remote flash head zoom adjustments – auto or manual
Mix TTL and Manual flash – fire some groups in TTL, others as manual
Remote power control in A:B ratio modes with +/- EV adjustments
High speed sync – shutter speeds up to 1/8000 sec.
Second curtain sync functions
Compatible with Phottix Strato 4-in-1 and Phottix Strato II Multi 5-in-1 Wireless Triggers
Upgradeable via built-in USB ports.
What does the Odin offer?
The Phottix Odin TTL Trigger consists of an on-camera transmitter and control unit (TCU) and receiver units for compatible hot shoe flashes.
The Odin offers photographers four wireless channels and three flash control group designations. Flashes can be controlled in TTL or manual mode, or A:B ratio mode with EV +/- adjustments of three stops.
What makes the Phottix Odin unique is the ability to designate groups in TTL/Mixed mode. Individual groups, A, B, C, can also be controlled in TTL mode with EV +/- adjustments. Groups can also be set to Manual mode, adjusting power levels remotely, or turned off.
Flash head zoom can be dynamically adjusted as photographers adjust their lenses. Flash zoom can also be easily adjusted manually and set from 20 to 200mm. The Phottix Odin system will also trigger compatible non-TTL flashes and studio strobes.
Compatible with the Phottix Strato series
The Phottix Odin TTL Flash Trigger for Nikon is backward-compatible with with Phottix Strato 4-in-1 and Phottix Strato II Multi 5-in-1 Wireless Triggers. Current Phottix users will have no problem adding the Odin to their systems. As the world of cameras and flashes is always changing the Photix Odin system can be upgraded when needed using the built-in USB ports.
Kits and Pricing
Phottix Odin TTL Flash Trigger for Nikon sets with a TCU and Receiver will be available, as will individual receivers.
The manufacturer’s suggested retail price for the TCU and Receiver sets is $350 USD and $140 USD for individual receivers. The Odin is compatible with Nikon iTTL flashes and Nikon digital cameras.
Phottix is an international company specializing in photography accessories, committed to developing an expanding line of original and innovative products for photographers. Phottix has established a high level of brand name recognition with retailers and customers because of the design, quality, and pricing of their unique accessories.
OmegaBrandess has manufactured and distributed photographic and imaging products for over 75 years. A privately held company, OmegaBrandess supplies the photography industry with over ten thousand products from dozens of branded lines. For more information about OmegaBrandess and its represented brands, call 410-374-3250 or visit www.omegabrandess.com.