Review this page for information about the Nikon Df and its performance with PocketWizard radios.
Df Specific Operational Considerations
The following operational considerations apply only to the Df.
For best results, use the latest camera body firmware.
The latest firmware for the Df is C:1.01, available for download at Nikon Service & Support
Flash Sync Speed - Custom Camera Setting
When using the Df and ControlTL radios the camera's "Flash Sync Speed" setting must be set to "1/200 s (Auto FP)." This setting can be found in the "Bracketing/Flash" Custom Settings menu. This is different from other Nikon cameras, which require a Flash Sync Speed setting of 1/250 s (Auto FP).
Some clipping may occur at fast Rear Curtain Sync capable shutter speeds, for example 1/125, or at some High Speed Sync (HSS) shutter speeds if a MASTER Speedlight is in use on-camera and all 3 remote zones are engaged. This will not occur when using an AC3 ZoneController.
Nikon Special Notes
The following special notes apply to all Nikon cameras.
FV Lock is not currently supported with PocketWizard radios.
- Mirror Up mode is not fully supported at this time – test with your specific configuration before using.
- Exposure Delay mode (set via in-camera menu) is not currently supported.
- Repeater/RPT mode is not currently supported.
In-Camera Flash Control
Using in-camera “Flash Control for Built In Flash” menu to control remote zones is not currently supported.
Rear-Curtain Sync and Bulb
Rear Curtain Sync and Bulb mode cannot be used together. For more information, visit our Rear Curtain Sync page.
Remote Infrared Control
ControlTL radios disable ALL infra-red/optical communication pulses used in Nikon’s native i-TTL system, and will not trigger remote flashes configured to receive these pulses. A PocketWizard radio is required for each remote flash you want to trigger.
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