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Unparalleled Power and Control: The Phottix Odin TTL Flash Trigger for Nikon

Hampstead, Maryland – June 21, 2012 – OmegaBrandess and Phottix are proud to announce the revolutionary Phottix Odin TTL Flash Trigger for Nikon (patent pending). The long-anticipated follow-up to the Phottix Odin for Canon is on the way.

The Canon-compatible version of the Phottix Odin launched in September 2011 and has become the gold-standard for reliable TTL control and radio triggering. Phottix HQ has received thousands of emails from photographers across the globe anxious for the Nikon-compatible Odin version.

Last minute testing to ensure the Odin worked properly with the new D800 and D4 added a slight delay to the previous planned release date. Testing completed, the Phottix Odin for Nikon is ready step into the limelight.

[box_light]What can the Odin do?[/box_light]

Photographers can wirelessly trigger TTL flashes, retaining full TTL functions, as well as remotely control power and flash zoom settings. Shooting with off-camera TTL flash has been made incredibly easy.

Functions
• Wireless 2.4GHz. TTL and Manual Flash Triggering
• Remote power control of groups in TTL with +/- EV adjustments (3 stops in 1/3 stop increments – 18 different levels.)
• Remote manual mode flash power control with 1/3 stop adjustments
• Remote flash head zoom adjustments – auto or manual
• Mix TTL and Manual flash – fire some groups in TTL, others as manual
• Remote power control in A:B ratio modes with +/- EV adjustments
• High speed sync – shutter speeds up to 1/8000 sec.
• Second curtain sync functions
• Compatible with Phottix Strato 4-in-1 and Phottix Strato II Multi 5-in-1 Wireless Triggers
• Upgradeable via built-in USB ports.

[box_light]What does the Odin offer?[/box_light]

The Phottix Odin TTL Trigger consists of an on-camera transmitter and control unit (TCU) and receiver units for compatible hot shoe flashes.

The Odin offers photographers four wireless channels and three flash control group designations. Flashes can be controlled in TTL or manual mode, or A:B ratio mode with EV +/- adjustments of three stops.

What makes the Phottix Odin unique is the ability to designate groups in TTL/Mixed mode. Individual groups, A, B, C, can also be controlled in TTL mode with EV +/- adjustments. Groups can also be set to Manual mode, adjusting power levels remotely, or turned off.

Zooming ahead

Flash head zoom can be dynamically adjusted as photographers adjust their lenses. Flash zoom can also be easily adjusted manually and set from 20 to 200mm. The Phottix Odin system will also trigger compatible non-TTL flashes and studio strobes.

[box_light]Compatible with the Phottix Strato series[/box_light]

The Phottix Odin TTL Flash Trigger for Nikon is backward-compatible with with Phottix Strato 4-in-1 and Phottix Strato II Multi 5-in-1 Wireless Triggers. Current Phottix users will have no problem adding the Odin to their systems. As the world of cameras and flashes is always changing the Photix Odin system can be upgraded when needed using the built-in USB ports.
Kits and Pricing

Phottix Odin TTL Flash Trigger for Nikon sets with a TCU and Receiver will be available, as will individual receivers.

The manufacturer’s suggested retail price for the TCU and Receiver sets is $350 USD and $140 USD for individual receivers. The Odin is compatible with Nikon iTTL flashes and Nikon digital cameras.

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About Phottix

Phottix is an international company specializing in photography accessories, committed to developing an expanding line of original and innovative products for photographers. Phottix has established a high level of brand name recognition with retailers and customers because of the design, quality, and pricing of their unique accessories.

About OmegaBrandess

OmegaBrandess has manufactured and distributed photographic and imaging products for over 75 years. A privately held company, OmegaBrandess supplies the photography industry with over ten thousand products from dozens of branded lines. For more information about OmegaBrandess and its represented brands, call 410-374-3250 or visit www.omegabrandess.com.

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Len Rapoport
Len Rapoport Administrator
IPA Editor-In-Chief, ID: 1000 • I am an internationally published photographer and the founder of International Press Association. As president and editor-in-chief, my duties at IPA are extensive. For over 50 years I have written articles, had my photos published in millions of publications, record album covers, books, and in the digital media. I was senior marketing and sales executive for major corporations, including my own and as a corporate communications consultant. I have taught photography and formed IPA 20 years ago. I currently work from my home office and continue to actively cover media events in addition to all of my other IPA and IMPress responsibilities.
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Len Rapoport
Len Rapoport Administrator
IPA Editor-In-Chief, ID: 1000 • I am an internationally published photographer and the founder of International Press Association. As president and editor-in-chief, my duties at IPA are extensive. For over 50 years I have written articles, had my photos published in millions of publications, record album covers, books, and in the digital media. I was senior marketing and sales executive for major corporations, including my own and as a corporate communications consultant. I have taught photography and formed IPA 20 years ago. I currently work from my home office and continue to actively cover media events in addition to all of my other IPA and IMPress responsibilities.
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