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. 

The PlusX is available as a single unit or in a 2-pack. 










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FCC/IC: 344.04 MHz  North America
CE: 433.62 MHz  EU/Asia/Other


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


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


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

RoHS Compliant:


Unit Weight:

3.9 ounces (110 grams) with batteries installed 

Unit Dimensions:

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)

In the Box:

1 Quick Guide
1 Stereo (1/8") miniphone to miniphone cable
1 Mono 3.5mm miniphone to locking PC cable
1 Stereo 3.5mm miniphone to 6.3mm (1/4") adapter
1 Lanyard (single unit) or 2 Lanyards (2-pack) 

Single Unit FCC:

Mfr ERP: 12165
UPC-A: 893577001958

2-Pack FCC:

Part #: PW-PLUSX-FCC-2
Mfr ERP: 12709
UPC-A: 85038605225

Optional Accessories:

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