The YN-560-TX transmitter units are now available from around $45.
UPDATE – There are now Canon and Nikon version YN560-TX available. Both versions will operate with any camera model which have a standard hotshoe, the dedicated Canon and Nikon function is just for the flash wake up feature.
The very long awaited YN560-TX transmitter unit will provide remote manual power control for the popular inexpensive YN-560 III manual flash units.
The YN-560 III flash units were released back in January 2013, having manual RF-602 and RF-603 / II compatible radio receivers built in. As well as remote functions which would only be enabled once a corresponding YN560-TX transmitter unit would eventually be released.
The YN560-TX will support all the major functions of the remote YN-560 III flashes in up to 6 individual Groups.
YN560-TX Features –
- 6 Groups
- Remote Manual Power Control
- Zoom Head Control
- Remote Multi (Stroboscopic) Setting
- Large Clear LCD Screen
- Fast Setting Interface
- 16 Channels
- 2,4GHz 100M Range
- AA batteries x 2
- Compatible with RF-602/RF-603/RF-603II
- Supports RF-603 /RF-603 II Wireless Shutter Release
Price and Availability –
The YN-560-TX are now available now in Canon and Nikon versions from around $45 –
YongNuo – Website
Note – Both Canon and Nikon versions YN560 -TX will operate with any camera model which have a standard hotshoe. The dedicated Canon and Nikon function is just for the flash wake up feature.