New Release

NEW REVIEW: Overview and Test of the New Cactus V6II Wireless Flash Trigger for High-Speed Sync, by SEAN MCCORMACK @DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY SCHOOL – OCTOBER 26, 2016
Cactus, V6 II, V6 IIs, transceiver

Cactus Image recently launched a new version of their radio trigger for speedlights and strobes, the Cactus V6 II. In this review, I’ll go over the features of this trigger, how to use it, and do some example photo shoots to test it.

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NEW REVIEW: Declansatorul Cactus V6 II: HSS si lampa de autofocus intr-un pachet compact (in Romanian), by GHIDUL DSLR – OCTOBER 24, 2016
Cactus, V6 II, V6 IIs, transceiver

Acest nou transreceptor vine cu doua functii ce vor face sistemul Cactus V6 sa fie printre cele mai bune declansatoare radio universale de pe piata. Este vorba despre functia HSS si de lampa de autofocus cu care este echipata fiecare unitate. In afara de aceste lucruri regasim alte imbunatatiri, precum meniul simplificat cu ajutorul iconitelor.

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NEW REVIEW: Der Cactus V6II und die Fujifilm X-Serie(in German), by Mehrdad Abedi – OCTOBER 5, 2016
Cactus, V6 II, V6 IIs, transceiver

Bei meiner Suche nach einer Lösung meines kleinen Problems stieß ich auf die Cactus Wireless Flash Trigger V6 II. Die Möglichkeiten lesen sich sehr gut. Nach diesen ist der Cacatus V6 II der erste Transceiver (also gleichermaßen als Sender wie auch Empfänger nutzbar), mit dessen Hilfe man nicht nur alles mögliche an verschiedenen Markenblitzen bunt miteinander gemischt gleichzeitig betreiben kann, man erhält sogar HSS und Powersync. Das alles kommt dann auch mit der Eigenschaft, die Blitzleistung mit dem auf der Kamera sitzenden Transmitter zu steuern.

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New Review: TRIGGER RADIO: CACTUS V6 II (IN ITALIAN), BY PLAYERDUE LIGHTING - OCTOBER 4, 2016

I trigger Cactus V6 II sono la nuova versione dei radio trasmettitori di cui abbiamo già parlato due anni fa. La novità principale è la possibilità di scattare in HSS (high-speed sync) fino a 1/8000 di secondo controllando potenza e zoom di qualsiasi marca di flash automatico da qualsiasi marca di macchina fotografica!

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NEW REVIEW: 富士及賓得用家的喜訊 平玩高速同步無線引閃(in Chinese), by加農炮@DCFever – August 20, 2016
Cactus, V6 II, V6 IIs, transceiver

新版的 Cactus V6 II 上架,支援跨系統的高速同步無線引閃,增加了以下功能:增加高速同步無線引閃 (High Speed Sync) 的支援。雖然 Fujifilm 仍未正式推出支援高速同步的 XF-500 閃燈 (雖然 Nissin i60 for Fujifilm 支援 HSS,畢竟功率太低了),而 Pentax 的 HSS 是必須使用自家的閃燈。接上 Cactus V6 II 之後,Fujifilm 及 Pentax 均可使用 Canon 或 Nikon 的高速同步 (HSS) 閃燈了!

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NEW REVIEW: Cactus V6 II flash trigger adds inter-brand HSS, by Robbert Dijkstra @ Lighting Rumours – August 18, 2016
Cactus, V6 IIs, transceiver

Hong Kong based manufacturer Cactus Image has introduced the Cactus V6 II, a new version of the already-popular V6 wireless flash triggers, now with cross-brand high speed sync (HSS).

The Cactus V6 II is the first trigger that lets photographers control flashes from different brands while retaining HSS functionality. For instance, now it is possible for a Canon camera to trigger a Nikon Speedlight while using FP-Sync (HSS) and being still able to remotely adjust the power of the flash. And the best thing is you are not only limited to Canon or Nikon!

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NEW REVIEW: Quick review of the Cactus V6II and V6IIs on a Sony A7II, by Joeri Peeters, guest post@Sony Alpha Rumors – August 7, 2016
Cactus, V6 II, V6 IIs, transceiver

Here is a quick review of the Cactus V6II and V6IIs on a Sony A7II with latest firmware. I only had an hour time to check them out so don’t shoot me if my info is not correct. I ordered the new Cactus V6IIs and V6II directly from Cactus Hong Kong. Selecting FedEx International priority the transmitters/receivers arrived in 3 days.

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NEW REVIEW: Cactus V6 II Remote Trigger High Speed Sync with Fujifilm X-Pro 2, by Joe Ng Photography – August 4, 2016
Cactus, V6 II, V6 IIs, transceiver

One of the cool things about Cactus is that they are constantly consulting photographers how to improve their flashes and remote triggers to make the photographer’s life easier. Most importantly, they listen and execute. Cactus has recently upgraded its V6 wireless transceiver system to allow flash sync speeds of up to 1/8000 sec. I have been waiting for the HSS (High Speed Sync) for my Fujifilm cameras for a long time.

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NEW REVIEW: Cactus V6 Mark II, by Piet Van den Eynde @FujiLove – JULY 13, 2016
Cactus, V6 II, V6 IIs, transceiver

After 5 years of Fujifilm X-series, it marks the start of a new era where Fujifilm users who like flash photography, will no longer be limited by their Fuji’s sync speed. On an X-Pro 2, that is 1/250th, on an X-T1, it’s 1/180th of a second. From now on, you’ll be able to shoot with flash at up to 1/8.000 of a second. The little wonder of technology that makes this possible is a radio transceiver called the Cactus V6 Mark II.

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NEW REVIEW: Versatile Wireless Flash Transceiver Offers High-Speed Sync with Multiple Camera Brands for $95, by Shutterbug – JUNE 29, 2016
Cactus, V6 II, V6 IIs, transceiver

When Cactus introduced its V6 wireless flash transceiver it created a lot of buzz because of an affordable price and it’s cross-brand compatibility. The company's newest model, the V6 II, offers all that and more; specifically, high-speed synchronization and compatibility with Fujifilm cameras (and the original five brands).

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NEW REVIEW: 最百搭引閃器加入 1/8000 高速同步 Cactus V6 推第二代新增 Sony 版 (in Chinese), by Spill – JUNE 28, 2016
Cactus, V6 II, V6 IIs, transceiver

Cactus V6 可算是現時市面上最百搭的引閃器,可以同時支援 Canon、Nikon、Olympus、Panasonic 同 Pentax 的閃燈遙控輸出及引閃。剛剛 Cactus 就為 V6 推出第二代新版本,加入了高速同步功能,並且新增 Sony 版本。

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NEW REVIEW: CACTUS – V6 II & V6 IIs Transceivers with HSS Announced, by FLASHHAVOC – JUNE 27, 2016
Cactus, V6 II, V6 IIs, transceiver

Cactus have announced the second generation of their original V6 radio transceivers, now adding High Speed Sync (HSS) to the unique cross brand flash triggers.

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NEW REVIEW: Cactus promises 1/8000sec flash sync with V6 II transceiver, new version for Sony users – JUNE 27, 2016
Cactus, V6 II, V6 IIs, transceiver

Hong Kong-based flash and flash trigger manufacturer Cactus has upgraded its V6 wireless transceiver system to allow flash sync speeds of up to 1/8000sec. The company says that the V6 ll will be compatible with units from Canon, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic and Pentax.

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New Review: Cactus V6 Mk II S promises Sony users the ability to shoot with almost any brand of flashgun – off-camera and HSS, by Liam Clifford – March 23, 2016
Cactus, V6 MKII, Transceiver

If you own a Canon, Nikon or any major brand of flashgun from older systems, then the Cactus V6 Mk II will allow you to seamlessly use them with your mirrorless or DSLR camera, regardless of brand. Callum McInerney-Riley visited the Cactus Imaging stand at the Photography Show to check it out.

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New Review: Disparador láser Cactus LV5 en carrera de BTT (In Spanish), by Guillem Calatrava – March 21, 2016

Hace unos días, a través de nuestra filial GoProPixel.com, nos pidieron cubrir una carrera de BTT con más de 700 participantes, teníamos que realizar fotografías de todos ellos en diferentes puntos de la carrera.

Decidimos implementar un sistema automático con un disparador láser. La idea era sencilla, cuando los corredores pasaran por un punto concreto la cámara haría una serie de disparos en ráfaga. Escondimos un emisor y un receptor láser detrás de unos árboles, cuando un corredor pasaba por el medio el receptor láser enviaba una señal por radio a un transceptor que a su vez disparaba la cámara.

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New Video: Cactus RF60 flash and V6 trigger review - March 4, 2016

In this video I talk about the flash system I've been using for the past year on hundreds of shoots. Its the Cactus RF60 flash and Cactus V6 radio trigger. Disclaimer: I'm supplied with Cactus gear free of charge to use and test. Having said that I do love using this system. It's at least as good as my previous Yongnuo system and probably even a little easier to use and built better, except for the battery door cover which tends to open unexectedly sometimes in my experience. The Cactus triggers fire my flashes very realiably over long distances and are usually always a joy to use. When last checked the prices for the units were around $200US for the rf60 speedlite and around $90 for the V6 trigger...



New Video: An In-depth look at Cactus RF60 - March 4, 2016

The Cactus RF60 flash is feature packed and provides the most "bang for the buck" on the market today.

With a GN of 56 (ISO100, 105mm), it's powerful. A built-in V6 wireless flash transceiver provides Master/Slave capability and it can function as a manual on-camera flash.

This video goes into detail on all of the features available and how they can help make better photographs.



NEW REVIEW: Cactus V6 si RF60 in Teste (in Romania), BY GHIDUL DSLR – February 27, 2016
Cactus, RF60, Flash

Cactus Image este un producator „third-party” cunoscut in special pentru fabricarea declansatoarelor pentru blituri alaturi de multiple accesorii utile pentru fotografi strobisti, blitul RF60 cu transreceiver integrat. Prima mea interactiune cu acest brand a fost in urma cu patru ani cand am achizitionat declansatoarele Cactus V4 care erau decente ca performanta dar nu foarte buna. Acum a fost lansat sistemul complet format dintr-un transreceiver Cactus V6 alaturi de blitul RF60 care are tot un trans-receiver integrat.

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NEW REVIEW: Cactus CB-60S softbox, by dutchphotoreview.com – January 9, 2016
Cactus, CB-60S, SOFTBOX

We’re testing the silver version of their 60x60cm softboxes, the CB-60S. This softbox is designed for use on location, which means that it has to be portable, easy to set up and tear down, sturdy, all while providing soft yet contrasty light. Read on to see how the CB-60S performs!

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Reviews

V6 II / IIs
- Overview and Test of the New Cactus V6II Wireless Flash Trigger for High-Speed Sync, by Sean McCormack@Digital Photography School - October 26, 2016

- Declansatorul Cactus V6 II: HSS si lampa de autofocus intr-un pachet compact (in Romanian), by GHIDUL DSLR - October 24, 2016

- Der Cactus V6II und die Fujifilm X-Serie(in German), by Mehrdad Abedi - October 6, 2016

- Trigger radio: Cactus V6 (In Italian), by Playerdue Lighting - October 4, 2016

- Cactus V6 II (in Spanish), by FOTO321 - September 2, 2016

- 富士及賓得用家的喜訊 平玩高速同步無線引閃 (in Chinese), by 加農炮@DCFever - August 20, 2016

- Cactus V6 II flash trigger adds inter-brand HSS, by Robbert Dijkstra @ Lighting Rumours - August 18, 2016

- Quick review of the Cactus V6II and V6IIs on a Sony A7II, by Joeri Peeters, guest post@Sony Alpha Rumors - August 7, 2016

- Cactus V6II Remote Trigger High Speed Sync with Fujifilm X-Pro 2, by Joe Ng Photography - August 4, 2016

- Cactus V6 Mark II, by Piet Van den Eynde @FujiLove - July 13, 2016

- Versatile Wireless Flash Transceiver Offers High-Speed Sync with Multiple Camera Brands for $95, by Shutterbug - June 29, 2016

- 最百搭引閃器加入 1/8000 高速同步 Cactus V6 推第二代新增 Sony 版 (in Chinese), by Spill - June 28, 2016

- CACTUS – V6 II & V6 IIs Transceivers with HSS Announced, by FLASHHAVOC - June 27, 2016

- Cactus promises 1/8000sec flash sync with V6 II transceiver, new version for Sony users, by DPReview - June 27, 2016

V6 and RF60
- Cactus V6 Mk II S promises Sony users the ability to shoot with almost any brand of flashgun, by Liam Clifford - March 23, 2016

- Cactus V6 si RF60 in Teste, by GHIDUL DSLR - February 27, 2016

- Test - Flash cobra Cactus RF60 (in French), by Focus Numerique - December 16, 2015

- Cactus RF 60 and V6 Transceiver/Receiver, by Leigh Miller - December 13, 2015

- Returning to my roots as a minimalist lighting expert. I did write the book about it, after all., by Kirk Tuck at the Visual Science Lab - May 27, 2015

- Flash Inalámbrico Cactus RF-60 y Transceptor V6 (In Spanish), by Naturpixel Fotografia - April 9, 2015

- Am testat declansatoarele Cactus V6 (In Romanian), by Clubul Foto - March 22, 2015

- Fuji + Canon y flash Cactus con transmisores Cactus V6 (in Spanish), by Joan Roca - January 31, 2015

- 各家閃燈的大和解。Cactus V6、Cactus RF60 心得分享 (in Chinese), by 葉影瓶像 - January 29, 2015

- Cactus RF60以及閃燈無線收發器V6測試 (In Chinese), by Olddo - January 13, 2015

- Triggerele Cactus V6 compatibile cu orice bliț extern (In Romanian), by Blog de Fotografie - January 9, 2015

- 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: $100-500, by Damien Demolder - December 14, 2014

- Cactus Wireless Flash Transceiver V6 Review, by Amateur Photographer - December 12, 2014

- Canon and Cactus flash with Cactus V6 transceivers, by Mark Baigent - December 1, 2014

- Cactus V6 update adds Micro Four Thirds and Metz flashguns to wireless control list, by Damien Demolder - December 1, 2014

- Transmisores inalámbricos para flash Cactus v6 primeras impresiones (In Spanish), by pixelanalogo.com - September 24, 2014

- Cactus V6 and RF60 review – flash power adjustment for everyone!, by Robbert Dijkstra@Lighting Rumours - September 24, 2014

- Cactus V6 transceivers: trial by fire and a discovery, by Watson Art Studio - September 15, 2014

- 無國界飛燈 – Cactus V6 + RF60 用後感 (In Chinese), by William Lau - August 24, 2014

- Cactus V6, by Zoltan Arva-Toth - August 22, 2014

- Cactus V6 trigger review on the Fuji X-T1, by Martin Castein - August 12, 2014

- Cactus launches $70 radio trigger for multiple TTL flash systems, by DPreview - July 24, 2014

- Gear Watch: Cactus Laser Trigger LV5, by KelbyOne Blog - July 22, 2014

- Cactus V6 y Cactus RF60, análisis (In Spanish), by Xatakafoto - June 30, 2014

- Test déclencheur radio Cactus V6 (In French), by David Olkarny - June 25, 2014

- Test boîte à lumière Cactus CB-60 (In French), by Par Arthur Azoulay - June 10, 2014

- Gebruikersreview: Cactus RF60 en Cactus V6 (In Dutch), by Mich Buschman - June 6, 2014

- Getting to know the Cactus V6, by NFG - June 3, 2014

- [Cactus V6 引閃]Yankov Wong 實測影片 + Photoblog 編輯評語 (In Chinese), by Kenneth Yung@Photoblog.hk - May 31, 2014

- Rosalinde on the Streets of Den Haag – X-T1, Cactus V6 trigger, by Damien Lovegrove@prophotonut.com - May 21, 2014

- Cactus Radio-Flash RF60 e V6 Transceiver: La soluzione Universale per veri Strobisti! (In Italian), by Roberto Insalata - May 16, 2014

- Cactus V6 (In French), by Martin Cauchon@Cabriphoto.com - May 15, 2014

- 厲害的跨系統 Cactus V6 無線引閃 (In Chinese), by the Nok@Photoblog.hk - May 10, 2014

- New Cactus V6 Triggers Announced, Offers Impressive Flash System Compatibility, by Anthony Thurston@slrlounge.com - May 9, 2014

- Cactus Wireless Flash Transceiver V6, toda la información (In Spanish), by xatakafoto - May 7, 2014

- Cactus Wireless Flash Transceiver V6, by Peter Koerhuis - May 5, 2014

- Cactus V6 wireless flash transceiver review, by Brian Hursey Photography - May 3, 2014

- Cactus V6, el sistema cactus al completo (In Spanish), by Jon Hernandez - April 28, 2014

- Cactus V6 Review, by Class A@PentaxForums - April 28, 2014

- Nuevo Flash inalambrico Cactus RF60 (In Spanish), by Jon Hernandez@Kube Studio - February 28, 2014

- Cactus RF60 Review: A radio-controlled flash for more than just triggering, by Class A@PentaxForums - February 28, 2014

- Cactus RF60 Radio Flash Review with V6 Preview, by Brian Hursey Photography - February 28, 2014

LV5
- Disparador láser Cactus LV5 en carrera de BTT (In Spanish), by Guillem Calatrava - March 21, 2016

- Cactus LV5 Laster Trigger: Catturare la realta invisibile (In Italian), by Roberto Insalata - March 24, 2014

- Cactus Laser Trigger First Look, by RainyDayMagazine - March 3, 2014

- Test du système de déclencheur laser Cactus LV5 (In French), by Gregory Laroche@BON PLAN PHOTO - November 15, 2013

- Cactus Laser Trigger LV5 Review, by DIGITAL PHOTO - May, 2013

- Inventario Sensori Laser Cactus LV5, by Carlo Orlandi - May 21, 2013

- Cactus Laser Trigger LV5 Review, by Karel Donk - May 8, 2013

- Cactus LV5 Laser Trigger Review: Part 2, by Graham Moss@CaptivePhotons.co.uk - April 21, 2013

- Cactus LV5 Laser Trigger Review: First Look, by Graham Moss@CaptivePhotons.co.uk - April 13, 2013

- Cactus LV5 Laser Trigger – First Look, by Caz@CazPhoto Blog - April 7, 2013

- Cactus Laser Trigger LV5 Review, by Carter's Photography - April 3, 2013

- Making tea with the Cactus LV5 laser triggers (review), by David A. Selby@Lighting Rumours - March 30, 2013

- Cactus Laser Trip Trigger - Now Available, by FLASH HAVOC - March 7, 2013

- Cactus LV5 Disparador Láser barato (In Spanish), by Jon Hernandez@The Kube Studio - March 6, 2013

- Cactus LV5 Review, by Class A@PentaxForums - February 25, 2013

- Coming Soon: Inexpensive Cactus Laser Triggers?, by David Hobby@Strobist - February 17, 2013

- Cactus LV5 Review & How To Guide, by Image Melbourne - February 16, 2013

- Cactus LV5 Laser Triggers Review, by Brian Hursey Photography - February 14, 2013

- Test des Cactus LV5 - prise en main, avis et résultat - partie 2 (In French), by Frédéric Bernard-Payen - February 14, 2013

- Cactus LV5 en test exclusif pour la France - Partie 1 - le matériel (In French), by Frédéric Bernard-Payen - February 14, 2013

Others
- Cactus CB-60S softbox, by dutchphotoreview.com - January 9, 2016

- Test des Cactus V5 (In French), by Gregory Laroche@BON PLAN PHOTO - September 27, 2013



Video

V6

1. The amazing Cactus flash system demystified, by Lovegrove Training

2. Mirrorless: How to photograph boudoir and beauty with the Fujifilm X-E2 camera, by Good Light! Clips

3. Live Photoshoot Single Light Portraits | ClamShell Lighting Setup, by Craig Beckta

4. Nude Portraiture – Educating Tina,
by Matt Granger

5. Macro Photography - Educating Tina,
by Matt Granger

6. ROGUE × Cactus V6 × ImageVISION,
by ImageVISION

7. Cactus V6 & RF60 Workshop Highlights: FOTOCLUB x Martin's Studio (In Cantonese), by Cactus Image

8. Cactus V6 | Série of Reviews - Chapter 01 (In Portuguese), by Fotografia Moderna

9. Cactus V6 Product Overview (In Italian),
by Carlo Orlandi

10. Cactus V6 field test/review (In Cantonese),
by Yankov Wong

11. Cactus V6 & RF60 unbox & intro, by Photography News and Reviews

12. Cactus V6 Flash Trigger Tutorial - Remote Power Control Canon Nikon & Pentax system flashes, by Cactus Image

13. Cactus Flashes and Triggers,
by Adam Lerner

14. Cactus V6 Learning Profile,
by Brian Hursey

RF60

1. Cactus RF60 flash and V6 trigger review, by Pete Leong

2. An In-depth look at Cactus RF60, by PhotoNewsTV

3. Low Key single light portraits AT MIDDAY, by Matt Granger

4. Create a Photo Studio ANYWHERE!, by Adam Lerner

5. More control, less steps - learn how the Cactus RF60 helps you shoot! by Cactus Image

6. Created for strobists - Cactus Wireless Flash RF60: Teaser, by Cactus Image

7. Cactus Wireless Flash RF60 (L'LP bianco...), by Antonio Iacobelli

8. Power adjust V6 to RF60 and YN568EX on V6 remote power adjust, by Brian Hursey

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V5
V4

Press

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