A&P CyberSyncs or Pocket Wizards?

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  1. TomDlgns

    TomDlgns OT Supporter

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    i hear pocket wizards are great, but we all know they are pricey. how to CyberSyncs compare to PWs?

    i haven't used either before.
     
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    Elinchrom Skyport FTMFW
     
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    Ive only used PWs so I cant say much except for how much I love them.
     
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    hash browns lolcathlon champion OT Supporter

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    skyports if its just you

    pocket wizards for pool equipment, if you share, or need quickly replacable (not necessarily cheap) units
     
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    Whats the benefit of skyports? I honestly dont know much about them simply because Ive never had to look much :hs:
     
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    hash browns lolcathlon champion OT Supporter

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    rx series elinchroms are not cheap

    but skyports do allow for remote strobe power adjustment and computer interfacing
     
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    Only with Elinchrom lights though, right?
     
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    has to be.... I can't imagine the skyports being able to change the power of my sb600's...

    although if they could.. :bowdown:


    I've been hearing good things about the cybersyncs....
     
  9. TomDlgns

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    how good is the 2.4 range on cyber syncs?

    if it is anything like my wireless router, i will NOT buy them.
     
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    Love my PW's. Especially if you're on a big shoot and working with other people/gear.
     
  13. TomDlgns

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    i just gave in an ordered the CyberSyncs even though PW seem to be better.

    i dont want to spend 320 just to mess around with off camera flash.
     
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    hash browns lolcathlon champion OT Supporter

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    multimax ftw

    however at $300+/ea, they are not for everyone
     
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    I've heard nothing but good things about they cybersyncs. I'm getting some for myself soon. Cause 5 pocket wizards would cost way to fucking much.
     
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    Seriously, alien bees make some amazing shit! There's no reason not to get them. I'm nothing but overly happy with mine. Especially for the money you save over pw's.
     
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    hey, any sample pics with the AB's yet?
     
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    Not yet = [. As of today, I actually just got around to un boxing everything. I've been in the middle of moving into a new house and it's taking foreverrrr.

    I messed around with one light and soft box today and i'm way excited to start using this. I've been using their ABR800 for awhile now and loving it.
     

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