PocketWizard AC3 Zone Controller f-Canon

Product Code: PW804706

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PocketWizard AC3 Zone Controller f-Canon

Product Code: PW804706

Availability:Out of stock

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AC3 ZoneController for Canon

PocketWizard introduces the AC3 ZoneController, the latest accessory for the Pocket Wizard MiniTT1 and FlexTT5 Control TL radio system

Simply slide the AC3 ZoneController into the shoe of an on-camera PocketWizard MiniTT1 or FlexTT5 and control three or more remote Canon speedlites mounted FlexTT5 transcievers. Three zones, marked A, B, and C, correspond to Zone Switch settings on the receiving FlexTT5 units. Each zone has a Mode Switch that enables manual or automatic flash control or switching off a flash completely. Clearly marked dials allow increasing or decreasing the power of each flash in 1/3-stop increments over a six-stop range.

Remote flashes need only to be ON and set to ETTL and the corresponding zone set on the FlexTT5 you wish to control. Photographers can switch back and forth between auto and manual flash control and use both for the same shot, all right from the camera's position.


E-TTL II Compatibility: Using PocketWizard’s ControlTL system, the AC3 is designed to work seamlessly with Canon’s E-TTL II system. It removes operating complexity with its easy-to-use design. Nikon i-TTL version coming soon.

Three Zone Control Control up to three zones of light, each with one or more flashes, right from the camera’s position. Set zones to manual, auto, or switch any zone OFF. Settings can even be mixed between zones.

Wide range of control: With three simple dials, you can quickly adjust the power settings for three independent zones in clearly labeled 1/3 stop increments over a six stop range. In Auto mode, the dials act as flash exposure compensation. In manual mode, +3 on the dial indicates the flashes maximum power level. Adjusting the dial down controls power in 1/3 stop increments for up to six stops of control

Studio Flash Compatibility: When used with the PocketWizard PowerST4 Receiver for Elinchrom RX, the ower levels as well as modeling light function can be controlled by the AC3 and PocketWizard ControlTL system. The AC3 can also use to control Canon E-TTL flashes or any PocketWizard triggered flash as well.

Product Dimensions

Length: 2 inches (5 cm)

Width: 1.7 inches (4.2 cm)

Height: 0.9 inches (2.1 cm)

Weight: 0.82 oz

Shipping Dimensions

Length: 4.25 inches (10.795 cm)

Width: 4.25 inches (10.795 cm)

Height: 1.75 inches (4.45 cm)

Weight: 0.15 lbs. (0.07 kg)

TTL Compatibility Canon E-TTL II, Elinchrom RX, AlienBees, White


Range - Performance / Basic Up to 500 meters (1600 feet)


Input-Output Connection : 3.5mm (1/8") stereo miniphone

jack, hot shoe

Triggering Speed: Up to 14.5 FPS

Voltage Present 73 volts, safe for use with all digital

and film cameras

Contact Time 132 milliseconds in normal operation

Power Two (2) AA (IEC: LR6) alkaline recommended

Battery Life Up to 50 hours (with alkaline batteries)

Mounting Hot shoe, lanyard/D-Ring loop, ¼-20 threaded


Status Indicator LED: Green status indicator

Storage Temperature Above -30° C (22° F) and below 85° C (185° F)

(without battery)

ROHS Compliant Yes

Selector Switch Off, Manual, Auto (PowerTracking/E-TTL II)

Adjustment Range Auto = +/- 3 stops, 1/3 stop increments

Requirements MiniTT1 Transmitter or FlexTT5 Transceiver with

firmware version 5.10 (or later) needed as a host.

Housing/ Construction High Impact Plastic

Operating Temperature Above -15° C (5° F) and below 50° C (120° F)

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