FCC PlusX Transceiver

  • FCC PlusX Transceiver
  • FCC PlusX Transceiver

The PlusX is the simplest PocketWizard radio ever and the perfect entry into the PocketWizard Wireless System.

How simple? Attach one PlusX to your camera, another PlusX to a remote flash using an included cable, set both radios to the same channel and start taking pictures.

The PlusX is compatible with all Standard Channel-capable PocketWizard transmitters and receivers, so it's the perfect companion for your existing radios and new flashes.

There are two packaging options: Single pack (1 radio, 1 set of cables) and 2 pack (2 radios, 1 set of cables).  Please select option when ordering.

This is an FCC frequency radio which can only ship to an address within the United States.  For anyone outside the US, please visit our Where to Buy page to find your favorite dealer.

Key Features:

Manual Flash Only / Non-TTL

Auto-Relay Mode

Remote Camera Trigger

Auto-sensing Transceiver

10 Standard Channels

See details at the PocketWizard Wiki.




FCC/IC: 344.04 MHz  North America


10 channels
Reverse compatible with all PocketWizard radios using Standard channels using same frequency.


Single zone


Precision tuned internal coil

Channel Setting:

Backlit rotating dial


Up to 500 meters (1600 feet). Actual range is dependent on multiple factors including equipment, mode, environment, positioning, orientation and interference.

Sync Speed:

Up to 1/250 for focal plane shutters
Up to 1/500 for leaf shutters

Triggering Speed:

Up to 14.5 frames per second (FPS)

Contact Time:

62 milliseconds in normal operation

Status Indicator:

LED: Green, Amber, Red status indications
Solid Red:  Triggering signal sending or receiving
Single Green Blink: Status OK, > 50% battery life
Double Amber Blink:  Battery life < 50% but > 25%
Triple Red Blink:  Battery life < 25%, change batteries

Transmit Output Power:

Less than 1 milliwatt (0.001 watt)


Two (2), AA (LR6), 1.5v alkaline recommended
NiMH, NiCAD, NiZn, Lithium acceptable (these chemistries may not report battery life accurately)
DO NOT USE 3.6V Li-Ion AA cells!

Battery Life:

Up to 100 hours (with alkaline batteries)

Max Port Sync Voltage:

300 Volts (Camera/Flash Port)

Mac Current Handling:

1.0 A peak, 0.2 A (1/5 Amp or 200 milliamp) continuous current limited

Voltage Present:

3 volts, safe for use with all digital and film cameras




High impact plastic with captive battery door


3.9 ounces (110 grams) with batteries installed 


Height: 4.2 inches (10.7 cm)
Width: 2.1 inches (5.3 cm)   
Depth: 1.2 inches (3.0 cm)

Operating Temperature:

Above 5° F (-15° C) and below 120° F (50° C).

Storage Temperature:

Above -22° F (-30° C) and below 185° F (85° C) (without battery)


3.5mm (1/8") stereo miniphone jack, hot shoe


Hot shoe, lanyard/D-Ring loop, 1/4-20 threaded insert

In the Box:

Quick Guide
Stereo 3.mm (1/8") miniphone to miniphone cable
Mono 3.5mm miniphone to locking PC cable
Stereo 3.5mm miniphone to 6.3mm (1/4") adapter

RoHS Compliant:


Optional Accessories:

Isolation bar, trigger buttons, camera motor drive cables, PC cables and adapters, flash sync cables and protective case

Compatible for use with industry standard hot shoes, PC sync terminals, etc.  Safe 3 volts sync voltage for modern digital camera systems.
Compatible with most flashes and triggering circuits.  Can handle up to 300 volts.