ELINCHROM – EL-Skyport Transmitter Plus HS for Sony Released

EL Skyport Sony

 

Elinchrom have released a Sony version of the EL Skyport Plus HS radio transmitter, previously also available in Canon and Nikon versions.

The EL Skyport Plus HS provide a Sony Multi interface hotshoe, and bring Hi-Sync mode (Elinchrom’s version of Long Flash Duration Sync) to Sony, providing shutter speeds of up 1/8000s with compatible lights and cameras.

As well as remote manual power, and modeling light control, for up to 10 compatible Elinchrom lights. The EL Skyport Plus also provides radio range up to an impressive 200 meters (outdoors).

 

EL Skyport Sony

 

EL-Skyport Plus HS Main Features

 

  • Large LCD with real-time display of remote flash power settings
  • Easy access buttons and rotation ring for fast setup and control
  • 20 Channels, 4 Groups for Normal and Speed Sync Modes
  • Hi-Sync, up to 1/8000sec with Sony Cameras
  • Extended working range up to 656ft (200m)
  • AF Illuminator and sure-lock mounting foot
  • USB port for future-proof upgrades

 

The EL-Skyport Transmitter Versions –

EL19371 – EL-Skyport Transmitter Plus HS for Sony
EL19366 – EL-Skyport Transmitter Plus HS for Canon
EL19367 – EL-Skyport Transmitter Plus HS for Nikon

 

Large LCD display of the Skyport HS allows you see the exact power up to 10 compatible Elinchrom lights.

Users can control the modelling lamp and power of each flash unit directly from the Skyport transmitter.

 

EL Skyport Sony

 

The Elinchrom EL Skyport Transmitter Plus HS are developed in collaboration with Phottix HK, and feature a similar ODS (Over Drive Sync) Pre-Sync timing adjustment for the Hi-Sync mode, as the Phottix Odin also provide.

 

 

Specifications

Frequency Band : 2.4 GHz

Channels : 40; (20 in Normal mode – green / 20 in Speed mode – red)

Groups : 4: 1, 2, 3, 4

Flash synchronization :

Normal: limited to the native X-sync of your camera

Hi-Sync mode: up to a 1/8000 sec.*

2nd curtain sync: only Canon

Range : Up to 200m (656’) for triggering

AF Assist Beam : Yes

Connection :

Foot for Sony hotshoe (19371) Canon hotshoe (19366) and Nikon hotshoe (19367)

Mini-USB for firmware updates

2.5 mm remote release

Power source : 2x AA batteries

Indicators and Controls :

LCD screen display:

Sync mode, group, channel, ODS activation, Hi-Sync activation, shutter mode, remaining battery power, flash unit name, flash unit ID, flash unit power level, flash unit modelling level.

Buttons:

Group selection, test, rotation ring to change values, confirmation, on/off and refresh.

There are also 4 buttons with variable functionality:

Power +/-, Modelling lamp off/prop/free, Individual unit selection and setup on the dashboard. Menu up, menu down and exit in the setup menu.

Dimensions : 84.1 x 68.3 x 58.5 mm (3.3 x 2.7 x 2.3”)

Weight : 120 g ( 0.27 lbs.) without batteries

* List of compatible flash units and cameras

 

 

EL Skyport Sony

 

 

PRICE AND AVAILABILITY

 

The Elinchrom EL Skyport Transmitter Plus HS for Sony should be available in stores soon for $249 –

Sony – Adorama, B&H Photo, Amazon, UK, Ebay

Canon – Adorama, B&H Photo, Amazon, UK, Ebay
Nikon – Adorama, B&H Photo, Amazon, UK, Ebay

 

Elinchrom – Website

 

 

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1 Comment
  1. Onkel 1 year ago

    Godox or elinchrome? PRO and cons

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