Cactus V6 II Wireless Flash Transceiver

Cactus V6 II Wireless Flash Transceiver

Cactus V6 II Wireless Flash Transceiver

This Cactus V6 II Wireless Flash Transceiver is in good working condition, but shows some signs of wear and tear due to general use.

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The Cactus V6 II Wireless Flash Transceiver is available in the following options:

* Cactus V6 II Wireless Flash Transceiver
* Cactus V6 IIs Wireless Flash Transceiver for Sony Cameras

The Cactus V6 II Wireless Transceiver is a simple yet versatile flash trigger that can support a wide range of different camera and flash brands. With its plug-and-play style system, the transceiver can auto-detect your flash system on start-up and select the correct profile for you to get started. Profiles can also be selected manually and customised for a more precise touch. The unit works on the 2.4 GHz frequency, supporting 16 channels or 4 groups with a Multi-Master mode that allows multiple users to trigger the same flashes, perfect for demonstrations or events with more than one photographer.

Cross-Brand Support

The Cactus V6 II Wireless Flash Transceiver can automatically detect your camera and flash unit type upon start up, selecting the system your flash belongs to and assigns a profile to it. This plug-and-play ability offers incredibly simple set-up, making it an ideal solution for newer flash-users.

Customised Flash Profiles

The Flash Transceiver also lets you manually select profiles for over 60 popular flash models, offering accurate power output. Further customisation can be done via the Cactus Profile Editor for more adjustments based on your preferences and up to 10 separate flash profiles can be saved.

AF-Assist and Multi-Master Support

Operating on a low interference 2.4 GHz radio frequency, flashes can be set-up on 16 channels or 4 groups and can be triggered from up to 100m away. AF-Assist helps with focusing in low light and Multi-Master mode lets up to 20 photographers trigger the same set of flashes using their own settings. This is incredibly convenient and ideal when working at events or for photography teams.

Dual High Speed Sync Modes

The Cactus V6 II features standard High Speed Sync which supports up to 1/8000s for smoother shutter actuations. The Power Sync mode can boost your flash power above the camera’s sync speed for that little bit of extra power when normal HSS is not enough.

TTL Pass-Through Hot Shoe and Sync Port

A TTL pass-through hot shoe on top of the Cactus V6 II Wireless Transceiver gives you the option to mount a speedlight on top of the transceiver, maintaining its functionality. A 3.5mm sync port on the unit’s side lets you conveniently connect strobes or other lighting to the transceiver.

  • Cross Brand Camera and Flash Support
  • Transmitter and Receiver Combo
  • 2.4GHz Radio Frequency with 100m Range
  • Supports 16 Channels and 4 Groups
  • High Speed Sync and Power Sync Modes
  • Multi-Master Mode for Multiple Photographers
  • Auto and Custom Manual Flash Profiles
  • TTL-Pass Though Hot-Shoe and 3.5mm Sync Port

Cactus V6 II Wireless Flash Transceiver

 

Working radio frequency

2.4 GHz

Number of Channels

16

Number of Groups

4

High Speed Sync Support Speed

1/8000 seconds

High Speed Sync Modes

High Speed Sync
Power Sync

Multi-Master Mode

Up to 20 Users

Maximum Effective Distance

100 metres (clear line of sight)

Power Source

2 x AA Batteries
Mini USB 2.0
DC Input 5V

Operating Temperature

-20°C to +50°C

Camera Voltage Support

6V

Flash Voltage Support

300V

Dimensions

72 x 72 x 42 mm

Weight

96 g

   

Compatible Flash Models

 
   

Canon E-TTL / E-TTL II HSS models

Canon – 320EX, 420EX, 430EX, 430EX II, 430EX III, 580EX, 580EX II, 580EX III, 600EX-RT

Godox – TT685, V860C

Metz – 36AF-5, 44AF-1, 50AF-1, 52AF-1, 58AF-1, 58AF-2, 64AF-1

Nissin – Di600, Di622, Di700, Di866, Di866II, i40, MG8000

Phottix – MITROS, MITROS+ *

Pixel - X650C, X800C

Sigma – EF-500 DG Super*, EF-630 DG Super*, EF-630 DG ST

Shanny – SN600C

Yongnuo – 568EX, 568EX II; - Nissin i40*, i60*

Fujifilm TTL models

Fujifilm – EF-42, X500*

Nissin – i40, i60*, M400

Nikon D-TTL / iTTL FP models

Godox – V860N

Metz – 36AF-5, 44AF-1, 50AF-1, 52AF-1, 58AF-2, 64AF-1

Nikon – SB-500, SB-600, SB-700, SB-800, SB-900, SB-910, SB-5000*

Nissin – Di600, Di700, Di866, Di866II, MG8000, i40*, i60*

Phottix – MITROS, MITROS+ *

Pixel – X800N


Sigma
 – EF-530

Yongnuo
 – 568EX, 568EX II*

Olympus TTL FP models

Metz – 44AF-1, 50AF-1, 52AF-1, 58AF-2

Olympus – FL-36R, FL-50R, FL-600R, FL-900R*

Nissin – i60*

Panasonic TTL FP models

Panasonic – FL360, FL500, FL580L

Pentax P-TTL models

Metz – 36AF-5, 44AF-1, 50AF-1, 58AF-2

Pentax
 – AF 360FGZ, AF 360FGZII*, AF 540FGZ, AF 540FGZII*

 

* tested with Auto flash profile

   

Compatibility Notes

Cactus V6 II is not compatible with Cactus V6 on firmware version 1.1xxx. Update to the latest firmware (version 2.1.001) on the V6 and the V6 II will be backward-compatible under camera’s x-sync speed

Cactus V6 (RX) does not support Normal HSS when triggered by the V6 II

Cactus V6 (RX) supports Power Sync by updating to the latest firmware (version 2.1.001) when triggered by the V6 II

Cactus RF60 (RX) supports Normal HSS and Power Sync by updating to new firmware (version 200 and onwards) when triggered by the V6 II

Cactus V6 II does not work with any other flash trigger model including Cactus V4, V2s or V2

Cactus V6 II does not transmit TTL information wirelessly

Cactus V6 II is not compatible with flashes or strobes with reversed polarity connectors

Cactus V6 II is compatible with practically all cameras that come with either (1) a standard ISO hot shoe, or (2) a female sync port connection

Cactus V6 II is compatible with the Wireless Flash Transceiver V5 and Laser Trigger LV5 for basic flash triggering and shutter release.

Camera(s) tested that does not support high-speed sync modes on the Cactus V6 II:
Fujifilm X-E2 (Updated: July 18, 2016)
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 (Updated: August 26, 2016)
Fujifilm X100T (Updated: September 7, 2016)

Cactus V6 II is compatible with the Olympus O-MD E-M1. However, some copies of the E-M1 come with a thicker-than-usual metal hot shoe spring plate which has to be removed when working with the V6 II.

 

1 – With the exception of Pentax system flashes due to special timing requirements so it must be paired with a Pentax camera in order to support HSS.

2 – Power Sync may require the user to adjust the sync time in order to eliminate any banding issues (black lines across the image).

3 – AF-assist works when the camera sends out a corresponding signal.

4 – To auto-detect camera system, half-press the shutter release of camera while switching on the V6 II to TX mode.



Cactus V6 IIs Wireless Flash Transceiver for Sony

 

Working radio frequency

2.4 GHz

Number of Channels

16

Number of Groups

4

High Speed Sync Support Speed

1/8000 seconds

High Speed Sync Modes

High Speed Sync
Power Sync

Multi-Master Mode

Up to 20 Users

Maximum Effective Distance

100 metres (clear line of sight)

Power Source

2 x AA Batteries
Mini USB 2.0
DC Input 5V

Operating Temperature

-20°C to +50°C

Camera Voltage Support

6V

Flash Voltage Support

300V

Dimensions

72 x 72 x 42 mm

Weight

96 g

   

Compatible Flash Models

 
   

Sony ADI / P-TTL HS models

Metz - 44AF-14, 64AF-1;

Nissin - i40, i60*;

Sony - F43M, F58AM4, F60M

 

* tested with Auto flash profile

   

Compatibility Notes

Cactus V6 IIs is not compatible with Cactus V6 on the current firmware. After updating to new firmware (version pending) on the V6, V6 II will be backward-compatible within camera’s x-sync speed.

Cactus V6 (RX) does not support Normal HSS when triggered by the V6 IIs.

Cactus V6 (RX) supports Power Sync by updating to new firmware (version pending) when triggered by the V6 IIs.

Cactus RF60 (RX) supports Normal HSS and Power Sync by updating to new firmware (version 200 and onwards) when triggered by the V6 IIs.

Cactus V6 IIs does not work with any other flash trigger model including Cactus V4, V2s or V2.

Cactus V6 IIs does not transmit TTL information wirelessly.

Cactus V6 IIs is not compatible with flashes or strobes with reversed polarity connectors.

Cactus V6 IIs is compatible with practically all Sony cameras that come with either (1) a Sony Multi-interface Shoe, (2) a Minolta / Sony iISO hot shoe via an adapter, or (3) a female sync port connection (supports only basic flash triggering.

Cactus V6 IIs is compatible with the Wireless Flash Transceiver V5 and Laser Trigger LV5 for basic flash triggering and shutter release.

 

1 AF-assist works when the camera sends out a corresponding signal.

2 Requires a hot shoe adapter such as Sony ADP-MAA.