Monday, May 27. 2013
I got a new light meter (the Sekonic L758DR) which unfortunately can not trigger my Elinchrom studio flashes remotely. Hence I want to built my own trigger module to fit into the L758 RF module slot. In addition I am always curious about the inner guts of my gadgets. Unfortunately the Internet could not help me a lot with information about the Elinchrom Skyport system. So I needed to start my own research. I will post some more information on this system whilst my design work goes on. Today I'm gonna discuss the design of the EL-Skyport transmitter (SPTX-V1.1) as well as some internal key components. This could come in handy in case you have to repair a broken unit, when a switch breaks for e.g.
Elinchrom EL-Skyport Transmitter top
EL-Skyport Transmitter label
As you can see, my Skyport Transmitter SPTX has software version V1.1 flashed. Also clearly visible is the FCC ID. This always comes in handy to get first technical documents of electrical devices.
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