Walimex -logoRemote ControlWalimex pro GA202202 WEB Radio remote excellence -Instruction Manual

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  • Please read these instructions for use thoroughly before you use this new equipment for the first time. It contains everything you need to know in order to avoid damage to persons or property.
  • Strictly follow all notes on safety in these instructions for use.
  • Keep these instructions for use in a safe place. If you sell your equip-ment or pass it on to someone else, you should also pass on these instructions for use.

Understanding these instructions for use correctly

1.1 Markings on the device
CE SYMBOLThis symbol indicates, that your device meets the safety requirements of all applicable EU-directives.

Dustbin Icon Waste disposal and protection of the environment
Electric and electronic appliances, as well as batteries, must not be disposed of together with domestic waste.
The user is legally obliged to return electric and electronic appliances as well as batteries to specially set up public collecting points or the sales outlet once they have reached the end of their service life. Details are regulated by national law. The symbol on the product, the instructions for use, or the packaging refers to these provisions. The recycling, the material-sensitive recycling, or any other form of recycling of waste equipment/ batteries is an important contribution to the protection of our environment.

1.2 Identifications in these instructions for use

Identification Meaning
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IKEA 70342199 FJÄLLBO Shelving Unit - icon WARNING Draws your attention to a dangerous situation, which can result in severe or even fatal injury, if not avoided.
IKEA 70342199 FJÄLLBO Shelving Unit - icon NOTE Draws your attention to possible material damage and other important information in connection with your equipment.

Important safety information

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Danger of electric shock and fire caused by short circuits or malfunction.
A short circuit may be caused by defective cables or moisture.
In the case of a short circuit, the cable wires may heat up to such an extent, that the insulation or even the wires themselves will melt. This may cause fire.

  • Do not operate the device with wet hands or feet.
  • Operate the equipment only in dry environments.
  • Do not use the equipment outside.
  • Make sure that cables and cable wires are free of damage. This could be caused e.g. by exposure to heat, chemical or mechanical influences such as chafing, buckling, tearing, rolling over, or chewing pets.
  • Take care to prevent the equipment from dropping down. If the device has dropped down on the floor have it inspected by a skilled electrician before you switch it on again.
  • Should the equipment be damaged or defective, or if you notice a scorching smell:
    Do not operate the equipment with damaged housing. Do not open the equipment. Do not repair the equipment yourself. Have the device only repaired by a skilled electrician
  • Always keep your device in good condition, as specified in these instructions for use.

Unpacking and checking the device

  1. Carefully unpack the scope of delivery.
  2. Check whether the scope of delivery is complete:
    • Remote control „Excellence“
  3. Check whether the scope of delivery is free of damage.

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If the scope of delivery is incomplete or damaged, please contact [email protected].
Within the scope of product improvements we reserve the right for technical and optical changes.

Overview of components and control elements

  1. Transmitter
  2. Power setting
  3. Sync socket
  4. Test button
  5. Group setting button

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Quick reference guide

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Detailed instructions for the following activities can be found in the relevant sections of these instructions for use. Strictly follow the sequence of the following activities during first-time use, to prevent damage to the device.

  • Set channel.
  • Mount transmitter on camera.
  • Press test button.

Preparing the devices for use

6.1 Setting the channel
You can choose from 16 different channels

  1. Adjust the channel on the back of the transmitter. (on certain models in the battery compartment) Make the corresponding adjustment between studio flash and transmitter by displacing the pin.
  2. Adjust the channel on the studio flash. See operating instructions for the studio flash.
    The following table shows how to correctly adjust the code between transmitter and receiver in the studio flash.

Adjusting the channel in case of the integrated radio remote control

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* associated code for the studio flash VE Excellence
** on the radio transmitter

FA accounts for F10; FB accounts for F11; FC accounts for F12;
FD accounts for F13; FE accounts for F14; FF accounts for F15

3. Setting the group by the remote control

  • Press the button on the side. The set group lights up for a moment.
  • Press several times to toggle between the groups.
  • Use the arrow keys on the remote control to regulate the flash power for the set group.
  • Press the button once again for approx. 5 sec to save the selected group. Or wait for approx. 15 seconds, until the display changes to the start page.

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The following table shows how to correctly adjust the setting between transmitter and receiver in the studio flash to one another:

Group code Setting on the remote control
Walimex -icon1 Group 1 (top LED must light)
Walimex -icon2 Group 2 (2. LED from top must light)
Walimex -icon3 Group 3 (3. LED from top must light)
Walimex -icon4 Group 4 (4. LED from top must light)

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Flash settings can only be made if the settings between transmitter and receiver in the flash unit are matching. The test button on the transmitter can be actuated at any time and will trigger a flash.

6.2 Mounting the transmitter to the camera

  1. Plug the transmitter with its shoe on the flash socket of your camera.
  2. Should your camera not have a hot shoe contact, you should use the attached cable to connect the transmitter with your camera or the hot shoe.

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Operating the devices

Press the test button
Before starting work you should check the function of the device and trigger your flash by pressing the test button on the transmitter.
Flash Power Studio Flash Change
Press the arrow keys (2) to increaseWalimex -icon5 or decreaseWalimex -icon6 the flash power.
Modeling light on / off
To turn on the modeling light on the studio flash, press the buttonWalimex -icon5 for 2 seconds, and press the buttonWalimex -icon6 for 2 seconds to turn it off.

Troubleshooting

Problem Possible cause

Remedy

 The radio remote trigger has no
function
Cables not tightly plugged in Plug all cables in tightly
Studio flash switched off Switch on the studio flash
Different channels/groups set between transmitter and receiver Make the same channel-group settings on both devices, see channel adjustment
Battery on transmitter too weak Replace the battery, see battery replacement

Maintaining the device

9.1. Continuous inspection and maintenance of the device

What you should do Before each use
Inspect all cables and plugs for damage X

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If damaged:
Danger of electric shock and danger of fire due to short circuit.
Have the device repaired by an electrician immediately.

9.2 Cleaning

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Danger of electric shock
Do not bring the device into contact with moisture or water.
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Remove light and intractable dirt with a dry micro-fibre cloth.
9.3 Battery replacement
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For this device use only accessories and batteries which comply with the prescribed specification. (See technical specifications.)

  1. Pull off the battery compartment cover on the bottom side of the device.
  2. Replace the battery. Ensure correct polarity.
  3. Close the battery compartment again.

Accessories and options

You find optimal accessories for your device at our website.

Disposal and environmental protection

Please dispose of your device at your local disposal area at no charge.

Technical specifications

Reach up to approx. 30m
Synchronisation time 1/200 sec.
Total weight ca. 25g
Dimensions (L x W x H) ca. 3 x 4 x 6cm
Permissible operating conditions -10 °C to + 40 °C
Transmitting frequency 2.4 GHz
Hot shoe contact less than 0,01 mA
Electric power supply CR 2032 3V Battery
Storage conditions Dry and dust-free in a cardboard box at -20 °C to +50 °C

Reference to the Declaration of Conformity

Hereby, Walser GmbH & Co. KG declares that the radio equipment type Remote Control Excellence is in compliance with Directive 2014/53/EU.
The full text of the EU declaration of conformity is available at the following internet address:
http://media.walser.de/declaration_of_conformity/en/19899.pdf.

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Documents / Resources

Walimex pro GA202202 WEB Radio remote excellence [pdf] Instruction Manual
GA202202 WEB Radio remote excellence, WEB Radio remote excellence, remote excellence

References

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