Phottix Ares II overview
Embrace wireless flash triggering with the Ares II Wireless Flash Trigger Kit from Phottix. This kit includes both a transmitter and receiver which enable triggering of a shoe-mounted flash or studio strobe from up to 492′ away. Also, the Ares II system benefits from a 2.4 GHz frequency for limited interference, and it is compatible with Strato II receivers.
Ares II Flash Trigger Receiver
Bring your flashes into the wireless triggering world with this Ares II Flash Trigger Receiver from Phottix. This receiver features both a hot shoe and a 3.5mm sync port for connecting to both on-camera flashes and studio strobes. Once connected, this receiver can then be triggered by a separately available Ares II transmitter from a distance of up to 492′. This system also uses a 2.4 GHz frequency to limit interference as well as access to 16 channels, 4 groups, and digital ID codes so that it won’t be accidentally tripped by nearby photographers. It is also easy to mount on a stand or bracket due to a cold shoe mount with 1/4″-20 thread on the base, and it runs on two AA batteries. Additionally, the system has a max sync speed of 1/250 second and is equipped with a backlit LCD for checking and changing settings.
Ares II Flash Trigger Transmitter
Embrace reliable wireless triggering of your flashes with this Ares II Flash Trigger Transmitter from Phottix. This system offers an incredible range of 492′ along with a 2.4 GHz frequency to help limit interference. Users will also have access to 16 channels, the first four of which will support Strato II receivers as well, and four groups. Users can also set a digital ID code in order to ensure there is no interference from other users in the area. All of these settings can easily be set and checked via the backlit LCD screen for convenience. The Ares II system has a maximum sync speed of 1/250 second and attaches easily to most camera’s hot shoe. Additionally, it runs on two AA batteries.