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Cactus RF60 and V6 only $169!
Posted By: Roob-N-Boots, 03-10-2016, 06:43 PM

Just got an email from Adorama, $169 for both Cactus RF60 flash and Cactus V6 flash.
Cactus RF60 Wireless Flash With Wireless Flash Transceiver V6 Single DICFLACACRF60 A

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03-10-2016, 07:59 PM - 1 Like   #2
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It was a bargain at $199 for the set....this is an incredible deal!
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So, does this set up contain everything you need to trigger off-camera flash? Meaning, you don't have to buy another transceiver, etc.....

Also, if you click the link above, will PF get the credit?

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I ordered one last fall. It does indeed include everything you need and it works very well. I'm very happy with mine. Great price!

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Yeah, everything that is needed is included. The Cactus RF 60 flash has a V6 transceiver built into it, meaning it can control and trigger other Cactus RF 60s as well as V6s and V5 (can't change settings only fire V5)
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QuoteOriginally posted by Spodeworld Quote
So, does this set up contain everything you need to trigger off-camera flash? Meaning, you don't have to buy another transceiver, etc.....

Also, if you click the link above, will PF get the credit?
Yes we should Thanks!

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This is sooooo tempting. I already have one of these kits from the last time it was on sale, and it's great. Buying another would let me have three remote flashes (two RF60's and my AF360 on one of the V6-es) with the transmitter on the camera.

Then I'll need some more stands. And umbrellas. And . . . an assistant? How much are those?
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Yay...just ordered one! Plus taxes ;{


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This is a great setup.

Make sure to remove the batteries from the V6 trigger when not in use. It discharges at a trickle even when switched off (which is a mystery to me since the on/off switch is a real physical switch). Put it away and a few weeks later your batteries will be dead. This was previously reported by another member and I can personally confirm this. Other than that, it is a great trigger. There is no problem with the RF60 flash unit slowly discharging.

Oh one other thing. You WILL bump the control dial on the back of the trigger with your forehead when you look into the camera's viewfinder. It is very free-turning. You will be wondering why your exposure suddenly changed. There is a dial lockout mechanism if you press and hold one of the buttons, which is a bit of a kludgy workaround. It frustrates me a little because the dial is meant to be quickly turned, duh.

Other than these minor issues, the trigger and flash are great.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Tanzer Quote
This is a great setup.

Make sure to remove the batteries from the V6 trigger when not in use. It discharges at a trickle even when switched off (which is a mystery to me since the on/off switch is a real physical switch). Put it away and a few weeks later your batteries will be dead. This was previously reported by another member and I can personally confirm this. Other than that, it is a great trigger. There is no problem with the RF60 flash unit slowly discharging.
That explains why after a day of shooting, the transceiver's batteries are far more drained than I'd expect them to be, given how little power the thing uses.
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Good thing I waited. Almost bought this a couple weeks ago but it looks like I'll be getting it now
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