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Odin II TTL Flash Trigger for Canon
Thank you for purchasing a Phottix product
Note: Before using the Odin II TTL Flash Trigger for Canon, please read this
instruction manual carefully.
Odin II TTL Flash Trigger is a new generation of TTL triggering system based on the
previous Odin TTL Flash Trigger. While keeping the Odin system’s core functions
such as of wireless power level adjustment, zoom adjustment and etc, the new system
has been added with a series of innovative functions to extend its utility and stability,
including group/channel/ID settings, AF assist light, wireless modeling light
brightness control. A whole new structural design allows for easier and faster to
Many TTL flashes have been tested but the manufacturer cannot guarantee that all
third party TTL flashes will function properly with the Phottix Odin II. It is designed
and optimized for Canon Flashes using the ETTL II/ETTL system.
1. After turning on the Phottix Odin II transmitter and receivers, slave mode does
not need to be set on flashes on Photix Odin II receivers, but flashes need to be set
in ETTL mode.
2. Ensure there is a good hot shoe connection between the transmitter and camera,
flashes and receivers for best performance.
3. Many TTL flashes have been tested but the manufacture cannot guarantee that all
third party TTL flashes will function properly with the Phottix Odin II. It has been
designed and optimized for original canon flashes using the ETTL II/ETTL system.
4. Turn of all devices-flashes/strobes, camera, and the Phottix Odin II transmitter
and receivers when connecting and disconnecting the devices.
FCC Interference Statement:
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the
following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2)
this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may
cause undesired operation.
FCC Radiation Exposure Statement:
This equipment complies with FCC RF radiation exposure limits set forth for an
uncontrolled environment. This device and its antenna must not be co-located or
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operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.
NOTE: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a
Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are
designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a
residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio
frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions,
may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no
guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this
equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can
be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to
correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
-- Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
-- Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
-- Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the
receiver is connected.
-- Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
The product is classified as Class 3R laser product,
according to the following standards IEC/EN
60825-1 "Radiation Safety of Laser Products."
Class 3R: A Class 3R laser is considered safe if
handled carefully, with restricted beam viewing.
With a class 3R laser, the MPE can be exceeded, but
with a low risk of injury. Visible continuous lasers in
Class 3R are limited to 5mW. For other wavelengths
and for pulsed lasers, other limits apply.
Table of Content
II. Preparation Before Use
III. LCD Display
IV. Functions and Operations
V. Custom Function Settings
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VI. Technical Specifications
VII. Wa r n i n g s
Tr a n s m i t t e r
1. LED Indicator
2. LCD Screen
3. Zoom Button
4. Mode Button
5.Test Button/Flash Exposure
8.Group Button(From right to left
are A, B, C, D, E consecutively)
9.Power Button/Menu Button
10. High Speed Sync Button
11. Modeling Light Button
>: Select Dial
13. Lock-release Button
16.AF Assist Light
17. Battery Compartment
18. Mounting Foot
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1. Power Button
2. Channel Button/Select Button+
3. Group Button/Select Button-
4. Hot Shoe
5. LED Indicator
6. Test Button
7. ID Button/Digit select Button
8. Exit Button
9. LCD Display
10. Carrying Strap Slog
11. Locking Ring
12. Cold Shoe/ ¼” Tripod Lug
13. 3.5mm Output Port
14. USB Port
15. 5V DC Power Port
16. Battery Compartment
II. Preparation Before Use
Installing the Batteries
1. Press the battery compartment cover on Phottix Odin II transmitter and
receiver, slide it down as directed to open the battery cover.
2. Insert the batteries. Make sure the “+” and“-”battery contacts are correctly
oriented as shown. (Note: Please use 2 pieces of AA alkaline batteries or AA
type NI-MH batteries.
3. Replace the battery cover and push back into the locked position.
(transmitter) and (receiver) are displayed, please replace the
batteries with new ones.
Attaching and Detaching the Odin II
Attaching the Odin II transmitter to the camera hot shoe:
1. Turn off the camera and transmitter
2. Align the transmitter hot shoe with camera’s hot shoe mount.
3. Slide the transmitter all the way into the camera’s hot shoe mount.
4. Lock release: press the lock-release button while slide the lock lever all the
way back to the left.
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Attaching the flash to the Odin II receiver
1. Insert the flash hot shoe all the way into the receiver’s hot shoe mount
2. Lock the flash with the flash’s locking mechanism.
3. Detaching: Release the lock of flash according to its locking mechanism, and
then slide the flash out of the receiver’s hot shoe mount.
Attaching the Odin II Receiver to Studio Lights or Flashes by Cable
1. Turn off the flash/strobe and the Odin II receiver.
2. Connect a cable to the receiver’s 3.5 mm output port.
3. Connect the opposite end of the cable to a flash or studio strobe
4. Turn on the flash/strobe and Odin II receiver
5. Set the flash to Manual mode – no ETTL functions can be used when a
compatible flash is triggered by cable.
Turn on/off the Transmitter and Receiver
1. Turn On: Press and hold the power button until MENU interface is displayed on
2. Turn off: Press and hold the power button until the LCD screen goes blank.
Firing Group, Channel and ID Setting
1. The Phottix Odin II system has up to 5 groups: A, B, C, D, E, 32 channels and
settable IDs from 0000 to 9999.
2. Receivers can be assigned group, channels and ID designation.
3. The transmitter will allow EV, Power level and Zoom setting adjustments to be set
for each group of receivers set the same channel and ID (unless the group is set to
OFF on the transmitter.
4. Set the channel, group and ID as following
1）The channel, group and ID of transmitter can be set in the custom function. For
operations, please refer to Custom Function setting.
2）Set the channel for receiver: press
button; the channel parameter will flash
on the LCD screen; Press
or button to set the channel; press button to
exit the setting mode.
3）Set the group for receiver: Press
button; the group parameter will flash on
the screen; press
orto set the group; press button to exit the setting
4）Set the ID for receiver: Press
to choose the ID digit to be set; press