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ControlTL Firmware Update for Canon 5D Mark III Released

PocketWizard® Photo Products Announces ControlTL® Firmware Update for Canon EOS 5D Mark III. The update provides compatibility for Canon version MiniTT1® and FlexTT5® radios with the Canon 5D Mark III digital SLR camera. The following is the official press release.

Flex TT5 Mini TT1So. Burlington, VT – December 19, 2012 – LPA Design, manufacturers of PocketWizard Photo Products, the world leader in wireless control of cameras, flash lighting and light meters, announces today a new update to its ControlTL firmware for Canon versions of its MiniTT1 and FlexTT5 radios. Available now, firmware version 6.200 for Canon includes compatibility with the Canon 5D Mark III digital SLR camera. Any current owner of the ControlTL system can easily install this version via USB connection and update for free using the PocketWizard Utility. PocketWizard Utility version 1.54 or later is required before installing this update.

“This latest release of ControlTL firmware further strengthens PocketWizard’s compatibility with the Canon brand of digital cameras and flashes,” said Dave Schmidt, Vice President of Marketing at LPA Design, the company that manufacturers PocketWizard Photo Products. “Our engineers worked tirelessly to make this update available to our customers that use the Canon 5D Mark III camera. Our goal is to provide photographers with frequent important upgrades such as this because it allows owners of PocketWizard radios to stay current as new cameras and flash units are introduced.”

Compatibility for the Canon EOS-1D X is not available at this time, but firmware for this camera should be available in the near future. Learn more about our firmware development plan.

Visit the PocketWizard download page for more information on how to update PocketWizard products via USB connection.

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PocketWizard Launches Major ControlTL Firmware Update

PocketWizard users are responding more and more to using off-camera flash at incredible shutter speeds — speeds photographers have been dreaming about since the dawn of flash photography itself. From stopping powdered snow surrounding a professional snowboarder to freezing water droplets as a diver enters a pool, shooters around the world are exploring new worlds of creativity with PocketWizard’s HyperSync technology.

In the recent past, the PocketWizard blog has showcased photographers like Tom Bol, Dave Black, and Chris O’Connell, all of whom are exploiting HyperSync to get shots impossible with any other system.

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MiniTT1 & FlexTT5 Radios for Nikon Now Shipping Worldwide

On January 18, 2011 we announced the PocketWizard MiniTT1 and FlexTT5 radios for Nikon are now shipping everywhere. Shipments to dealers continue daily in order to meet the high demand for these new units. These Nikon i-TTL compatible radios are being shipped with the latest ControlTL firmware for Nikon, version 2.100.

ControlTL firmware v2.100 for Nikon adds compatibility for the new Nikon D7000 and addresses some other operational issues. Current owners of the MiniTT1 and FlexTT5 radios for Nikon can upgrade to the new firmware for free via the PocketWizard Utility.

This firmware does not include compatibility for the new SB700. This will be addressed in a future firmware version.

PocketWizard has also just released an online wiki format manual for both Nikon and Canon versions of the ControlTL system. The PocketWizard wiki is a work in progress and will continuously be updated as new features are added and improvements are made to the easily-upgraded ControlTL system.

The AC3 ZoneController for Nikon is on schedule for February deliveries.  The AC9 AlienBees Adapter for Nikon is on schedule for March deliveries.

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PocketWizard Releases Latest Firmware for ControlTL(tm)

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 Elmsford, NY – July 9, 2009 – PocketWizard has released the latest ControlTL firmware update; version 4.300.  This update addresses several performance issues, especially with the Canon 5D Mark II camera and is recommended for all MiniTT1™ and FlexTT5™ owners.  To install this update, simply connect your product to the PocketWizard Utility and click “check for updates” under the “maintenance” tab.  If you do not have the Utility installed on your computer, it can be downloaded for free at http://www.pocketwizard.com/support/downloads
Key improvements in firmware version 4.300:
    * ControlTL system will “auto-detect” the 5D Mark II camera. Photographers that previously had to craft C.1 or C.2 settings precisely for the 5D Mark II now have more flexibility.  This also allows the system to use the optimized HSS settings without manually selecting the camera model in the PocketWizard Utility.
    * “Forced TTL Master Mode” is now the default setting.  This is the required setting for any flash on top of the camera mounted MiniTT1 or FlexTT5.
    * Calibration shot does not trigger flashes. Triggering the flash during the first calibration shot is not needed so it has been turned off to save a little battery life.
    * Overall system performance improvements.
For more detailed explanation please see the release notes posted on PocketWizard.com.
PocketWizard products are made by LPA Design, based in South Burlington, Vermont and sold by MAC Group in the USA and authorized distributors around the world. 
For more information: email info@pocketwizard.com 

Elmsford, NY – July 9, 2009 – PocketWizard has released the latest ControlTL firmware update; version 4.300.  This update addresses several performance issues, especially with the Canon 5D Mark II camera and is recommended for all MiniTT1™ and FlexTT5™ owners.  To install this update, simply connect your product to the PocketWizard Utility and click “check for updates” under the “maintenance” tab.  If you do not have the Utility installed on your computer, it can be downloaded for free at http://www.pocketwizard.com/support/downloads

Key improvements in firmware version 4.300:

    * ControlTL system will “auto-detect” the 5D Mark II camera. Photographers that previously had to craft C.1 or C.2 settings precisely for the 5D Mark II now have more flexibility.  This also allows the system to use the optimized HSS settings without manually selecting the camera model in the PocketWizard Utility.

    * “Forced TTL Master Mode” is now the default setting.  This is the required setting for any flash on top of the camera mounted MiniTT1 or FlexTT5.

    * Calibration shot does not trigger flashes. Triggering the flash during the first calibration shot is not needed so it has been turned off to save a little battery life.

    * Overall system performance improvements.

For more detailed explanation please see the release notes posted on PocketWizard.com.

PocketWizard products are made by LPA Design, based in South Burlington, Vermont and sold by MAC Group in the USA and authorized distributors around the world. 

For more information: email info@pocketwizard.com 

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