The Strike Finder lightning trigger was designed to capture lightning strikes either day or night. It uses microcontroller-based technology along with an infrared sensor to capture the most stunning photographs with complete ease! The device mounts onto the camera hotshoe so you can walk away and let it do all of the hard work.
Depending on the storm, lightning flashes can last for several hundred milliseconds (ms) and contain dozens of strokes each occurring approximately 40 milliseconds apart. The Strike Finder has a response time in microseconds level but total lag time depends on your camera's shutter lag time .
Compatible with the following Digital SLR cameras:
• And More!!
Keep camera "awake". Read your manual to prevent it from going into hibernate mode. Set the lens to MF (manual focus) Set the camera to shutter or aperture mode. Do not use the Auto. Night use recommended settings : 0.3"-1/8", f 1.8 - 7.1 adjust as needed Day use recommended settings : 1/8" - 1/30", f 1.8 - 7.1 adjust as needed ISO 200 - 400
• Extremely sensitive optical sensor to detect lightning events • Hot shoe mount for mounting the device directly to your camera • Power indicator LED • Powered by a 9V battery (includes battery)
Compact size • Length : 4.4 in • Width : 2.6 in •Height : .83 in
Disclaimer • Lightning can be DANGEROUS. Remember Safety First!
•The Strike Finder is not waterproof. It should be treated and handled with the care of a camera and should not be dropped and/or exposed to extremes of heat or moisture.
• All camera functions may not be available when using the Strike Finder.