Yongnuo has just announced a new version of its famous transmitter YN-E3-RT. No big changes, but a higher compatibility with the latest flashes and triggers.
This new YN-E3-RT II can control up to 5 groups of speedlites (15 units) like its predecessor and has also dust and water resistance equivalent to EOS 1-D cameras.
The 2-way 2.4Ghz radio system is fully compatible with the Canon ST-E3-RT transmitter and the Canon 600EX-RT flash. The transmission range is given for 100 meters.
It also support YN-E3-RT / YN968EX-RT / YN600EX-RT II / YN686EX-RT / YN-E3-RX Yongnuo devices.
The firmware of the YN-E3-RT II can be updated via USB. Please check the firmware page to find up-to-date Yongnuo firmware.
This new trigger/transmitter from Yongnuo supports 1st curtain / 2nd curtain (M mode only) / High Speed Sync.
Nine customs functions can be added to the menu of the YN-E3-RT II.
Specifications of the YN-E3-RT II:
- Control 5 groups / 15 units
- Compatible ST-E3-RT / 600EX-RT systems
- Range: 100m
- Firmware updates via USB
- Price: $80 (estimate)
This upgraded version of the Yongnuo transmitter YN-E3-RT bring not much features, but is compatible with the latest Yongnuo devices. It should be released in late 2018 at a similar price than the first version (~$80).
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