Product Code: 1525974

Bowens Pulsar Tx

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Designed to work exclusively with the Bowens Pulsar Trigger Card (when fitted to a Bowens Gemini head) the Pulsar Tx fits onto a standard camera hotshoe (Sony/Minolta will require an adapter) and locks into place with a unique 'click-lock' removing the risk of lost connections when the camera is switched from landscape to portrait. Powered by a single CR2032 battery the Pulsar Tx has a maximum range of 25m and operation is straight-forward via two push buttons, allowing full control over the 24 radio channel combinations and the test flash function.The new design is a significant size and weight reduction when compared with the standard Pulsar Radio Trigger. The Pulsar Tx is also available in kit form with the Pulsar Trigger Card.
Bowens Pulsar Tx Review

Bowens Pulsar Tx Review

December 2011 - "Bowens have just released a new version of the very popular Bowens Pulsar Radio Trigger, a system that allows you to shoot cordless without a sync lead. Designed to work with the Bowens Gemini Classic, the Gemini R and the Gemini Pro range, it replaces the older style transmitter with a brand new mini version." Read more about the Bowens Pulsar Tx here...

The Bowens Pulsar Tx

NOTE: The Pulsar Tx unit is a transmitter only. A receiver (Rx) is required on at least one light. This can be a Bowens Pulsar Receiver Card (BW-5170) if you have a compatible Bowens Gemini monolight, or a Bowens Pulsar Transceiver (BW-5150) for any other type of light with a standard sync socket.

Pulsar Tx, the smallest and most robust radio trigger in its class.

This ultra-compact transmitter with its discreet 'camera-hugging' low profile ensures that photographers can shoot comfortably without their camera becoming unbalanced by unwieldy attachments. The Pulsar Tx features a unique new 'click-lock' system for attaching the unit to the camera hotshoe securely without the need for further tightening via a thumbscrew. The 'click-lock' holds the trigger firmly in place whether the camera is being used in landscape or portrait position – and there is no loss of connection, as with some heavier triggers. The lightweight Pulsar Tx weighs in at just 34g and is powered by a single CR2032 cell battery, the trigger's power management system ensures long battery life by making sure that the unit is always in low-power mode until more energy is required.

Functionality couldn't be easier! The Tx is controlled by just two simple push buttons allowing full control over the 24 radio zones and the test flash function – with no external switches there is nothing to break and nowhere for dust to collect and compromise the unit’s performance. The solid antenna adds to this durability. Channel and studio selections are indicated by a row of LED's.


  • Part Code: BW3965
  • Operating Frequency: 433Mhz
  • Operating Range: 25 meters (82 feet, or 27 yards)
  • Sync Voltage: 5V DC
  • Power Source: 1x CR2032 Battery
  • Length: 55mm (2.1 inches)
  • Width: 40mm (1.5 inches)
  • HeightL 40mm (1.5 inches)
  • Weight: 34g (1.12 oz.)
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Product Specification

Connectivity Camera Hotshoe (excludes Sony/Minolta)
Maximum Working Distance 25
Size (mm) 55 x 40 x 40 mm
Type Radio Trigger Module
Weight (g) 34
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