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Connecting a HiViz.com Trigger Circuit to a Camera
or Wireless Transmitter
Connection to a camera
If your camera has an electronic shutter with a remote
cable, you can actuate the shutter using an output of your HiViz.com
trigger circuit. This is a useful thing to be able to do if you're, say, photographing
insects, birds, or other unpredictable subjects. You simply can't hold the shutter
open waiting for the subject to appear. Another
application where it's useful to trigger a camera is in splash photography.
The immediate output of a delay unit can be used to trigger the camera and the
delayed output to trigger a flash unit. The camera exposure time can be set
so that the shutter remains open just long enough for the splash event to be
wish to connect the trigger to your camera shutter, there are two options.
option: Prepare a camera cable according to the instructions here.
Then connect the trigger output cable to the breadboard according to the table
here (same as for a flash unit).
to a wireless transmitter
Wireless transmitters such as PocketWizards can be
triggered from your HiViz.com trigger circuit the same as you would trigger a flash
unit. Just connect to the transmitter using either a PC cable or hot shoe