What is the TriggerBox?
What are the applications for the TriggerBox?
Any application that requires the accurate control of multiple camera arrays such as : photogrammetry, bullet time / time slice VFX, photo booths, stop motion animation, animated photography, imaging research.
What cameras are compatible with the TriggerBox?
Trigger boxes are compatible with any camera that has a wired shutter release input. We can supply adaptor cables for Canon, Nikon, Sony, Panasonic, Fujifilm, Machine Vision systems.
How many cameras can connect to each TriggerBox?
6 cameras can be connected to each TriggerBox.
Can a combination of different cameras be used with the TriggerBox ?
How do cameras connect to the TriggerBox?
How many TriggerBoxes can be linked together ?
There is no limit to the amount of TriggerBoxes that can be linked together.
How do TriggerBoxes link?
What triggers the TriggerBox?
The TriggerBox can be fired from either a remote release plugged into its input (both in Straight Trigger and Smart Trigger modes) or a computer via USB connection (Smart Trigger mode only.)
What shutter release cables / wireless systems are compatible with the TriggerBox ?
Can flashes/strobes be used with the TriggerBox?
Is there any latency or delay when using the TriggerBox?
What does the Mode switch on the TriggerBox do?
What software is compatible with the TriggerBox ?
What are the programmable features TriggerBox ?
- Fire the TriggerBox outputs over USB
- Assign delays to outputs
- Toggle outputs off and on
- Sequence all output settings
- Upload settings to the TriggerBox for stand alone operation
- Multi camera intervalometer with exposure ramping
What are the system requirements for running the TriggerBox Controller?
Can the TriggerBox be controlled from our own software?
Yes please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we can send you a list of serial commands the TriggerBox responds to.
Can you control the TriggerBoxes through a Raspberry Pi?
Yes you can connect the TriggerBox to a Raspberry Pi as long as it has USB ports to connect the TriggerBox too.
NOTE - If using Linux you will need to give permissions to FT232 chip in order to connect
What comes with the TriggerBox?
The TriggerBox is supplied with a universal power supply and a 1m USB-A to USB-C cable.
Can you communicate with each individual TriggerBox via the serial commands?
Yes you can communicate with a TriggerBox individually via the serial commands. This is done by having a terminal open and connected with each TriggerBox. You can also do it via your own software by assigning the TriggerBoxes COM port a name and talking to it that way.