Broncolor RFS2.1 Transmitter / Receiver Kit (36.135.00)
The new broncolor RFS 2 system replaces earlier infrared release systems and the sync cable.
You will appreciate it as an indispensable helper in large studios and on location. It is convenient, lightweight, and compatible with all RFS 2 units. Minimal power con- sumption and independent operability at up to 99 work- stations, 40 coded frequency channels are just a few of
the advantages of this radio system. broncolor RFS 2 expe- dites your photographic work in digital and analogue shoots – you can fully focus on the composition of your images.
The kit consists to two basic units ( transmitter and receiver), an extensive set of cables and an USB current supplier (incl. rechargeable batteries). With the transmitter/receiver kit it is possible to trigger any number of studio flash units from the camera.
The kit makes it possible to trigger non-RFS 2-compatible power packs and monolights (broncolor and third-party products) with the RFS 2 transmitter. The kit consists of one RFS 2 transmitter and one RFS 2 receiver, a comprehensive set of cables, an USB power supply for batteryless operation, and a socket.
Roughly the size of a matchbox, the lightweight RFS 2.1 Transceiver measures (L x W x H) 68 x 38.5 x 31 mm (2.7 x 1.5 x 1.2 inch), and weighs just 43 g (35 oz). It operates with 2.4 GHz. The RFS 2 transmitter slides into the hot shoe of the camera. The flash is synchronised either via the central contact of the hot shoe or via a short cable to the camera. The miniature transmitter has 99 studio addresses for selective and wireless flash triggering, as well as a “test” button for direct triggering.
The operating status of the transmitter, the studio address and the frequency channel are indicated on the large LCD display. Two additional buttons allow remote regulation of the power of all the controlled flash units directly from the transmitter.
Outdoors or in large halls, the operating distance of the broncolor RFS 2 is up to 200 m, in closed rooms up to 50 m. The delay time is less than 400 μs.
Scope of delivery
Transmitter RFS 2 (including battery), bag, sync cable, instruction manual
Broncolor flash units, which are equipped with an integrated RFS 2 interface, can be remote-controlled with this transmitter. Also broncolor power packs and units of other brands can be triggered via a receiver RFS 2 (art. no.36.134.00).
The transmitter RFS 2 is ideal for use in the studio as well as for outdoor photography. Its enormous range is very advantageous for operation in large studios, on location and in studios with non-reflective walls. Thanks to its digitally coded frequency channels, independent shooting from several work stations in the same room is possible, without any interference between the flash units. The flash power can be easily regulated from the camera. The illuminated LCD display shows all relevant settings at a glance.
Number of studio addresses: 99
Number of frequency channels: 40
Operational distance outdoors: up to 200 m / 656 ft
Operational distance in closed rooms: up to 50 m / 164 ft
Dimensions (L x W x H): 68 x 38.5 x 25 mm / 2.7 x 1.5 x 1.0 inch
Weight: 43 grams / 35 oz
Trigger sequence per second: 100
Power supply: 3 V CR 2450 lithium battery