Bolt After Bolt, The Lightning Trigger® LT3 & LT-IV Feature Dependable, Unparalleled Performance ALL Day Long:

  • Patented Stepped Leader-Ground Flash Detection with up to seven times faster response time than other devices capturing the flash you see as it happens!
  • Single and Multi-pulse response modes to reduce intracloud and out of field of view responses
  • Patented Automatic Gain Control provides constant sensitivity day or night -- no old technology knobs to fumble over
  • Low battery indicator
  • Responds to IR remotes, flash strobes, canon flash, laser light, lighters and just about any flash source - while being immune to ordinary household lighting - can also be used to trigger flash strobes for stop action and remote flash photography
  • Comes with a 9V alkaline battery, cable, instruction booklet and a 15-year guarantee
  • Each unit is 100% quality tested

Only the Imagination Required!

*Free Cable offer applies to Lightning Trigger LT3 and LT-IV orders only for Sony, Canon, Nikon, Panasonic, Hasselblad, Fuji, Pentax, Olympus, Sigma and Minolta cameras. There will be an extra charge for Leica and Mamiya cameras. For replacement and additional cables, please order from the R&A Cables link. Please specify the primary camera that you will be using during the checkout process! Visit for information on compatible camera models.
The Details:

Lightning Trigger  LT-IV Features

  • Single-mode setting – (S-MODE) – Triggers camera off of single and multiple optical flash pulses
  • Multi-mode setting – (M-MODE) – Provides camera activation when characteristic optical pulses from the stepped-leader phase of lightning ground flashes are detected – Twice as fast as the in incomparable Lightning Trigger LT3 – Discerns  intra-cloud & out-of-field-of-views flashes – Will not trigger off flash units
  • Low Battery Indicator LED

Lightning Trigger LT3 and LT-IV Features

Quality! 15-Year Guarantee – Each and every Lightning Trigger and modified release cable are 100% quality tested to provide the performance and reliability that you expect, dependability when you need it. No Puffery, just fact!

Flexibility: The Lightning Trigger provides flexibility – Whether you shoot Canon, Nikon, Sony, or any compatible camera, all you need is to change to the appropriate modified release cable and you are ready to shoot.

Extreme Performance: Extremely sensitive optical flash sensors provide unsurpassed response to lightning flashes at distances up to 20 miles (day) and 40 miles (night), flash strobes, infrared (remote control) transmitters and fireworks too.

Capture the FIRST FLASH - The flash you see - when it happens!

Robust and stable electronics: No false trigger "shutter hammering" under fluorescent or incandescent lighting

Ergonomics: Design that doesn't interfere with you, or the camera operation

Automatic Gain Control: Light level sensing daylight to dark - no manual adjustments - no retro knobs

Automatic metering: System activation to ensure proper exposure and minimum shutter lag time

Camera Protection: MOSFET technology provides 4000V isolation between camera and Lightning Trigger

Power: Utilizes a standard 9V alkaline battery

Unparalleled Tech Support: If you ever have any questions, you can speak directly to the most knowledgeable tech support team ever. Simply call 970-799-4845, or email !

Extras: The Lightning Trigger comes with a 9V alkaline battery, Instruction booklet, 15-Year Guarantee and full Tech Support.


  • Length - 4.95 in (126 mm)
  • Width - 2.75 in (70 mm)
  • Height - 1.38 in (35 mm)
  • Weight - 5.0 oz (142 gm) with battery
  • Mounting - Attaches directly onto camera flash shoe
  • Camera Coupling -Via electronic release cable connection
  • Power - 9V alkaline battery
  • Extras -
                 Full Tech Support
                 9V Alkaline battery
                 Detailed Instructions
                 15-Year Guarantee

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