Due to supply chain issues, units are currently being built to order - please allow up to 5 business days for us to process your order. Thank you!

IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to circumstances beyond our control, we have temporarily suspended shipments to Australia and the United Kingdom.

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LIGHTNING BUG PLUS™ (Includes One Free Cable)

Lightning Bug Plus
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The Lightning Bug Plus™ comes with one free cable of your choice


Select your camera:

Camera:

$199.00



Additional cables are available below. You can also drive multiple
cameras by using our #216 splitter cable.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTE: For the Fujifilm X-E1, X-E2, X-T1, X-T2 and X-T3 models, you must provide a 3.5mm Male to 2.5mm Female adapter (by others), and you must specifiy the microphone port to be used as a remote shutter release in the menu options.

NOTE: For certain SONY models, a cold shoe adapter (see below) is required to mount the Lightning Bug Plus™ directly to the camera. Consult your users manual to determine if this adapter is required.

SUPPORT FOR THESE MODELS COMING SOON:

 

Fujifilm: Finepix S1, X30, X-A1, X-A2, X-A3, X-E2S, X-M1, XQ1, XQ2

 

NOTE: The following cameras are not supported at this time:

 

Canon: 4000D, EOS M, EOS M3, EOS M50, G7, G9, Powershot N, S100, S110, S120, S90, S95, SX510 HS, XC10

 

Nikon: 1 AW1, 1 J1, 1 J2, 1 S1, 1 V1, 1J3, D100, D3000, D3400, D3500, D40, D40X, D50, D60, D70, L840, P610, P900, Z fc, Z50

 

Sony: A230, A290, A3000, A330, A330TT, A380, A390, A7C, NEX-3, NEX-3C, NEX-5, NEX-5C, NEX-5N, NEX-5R, NEX-5T, NEX-6, NEX-7, NEX-C3, NEX-F3, QX 10, QX 100, RX1, RX1R

 

Olympus: E-330, E500, Evolt E-330, Evolt E500, OM-1, OM-D E-M10 III, PEN E-PL1, PEN E-PL1s, SP-510 UZ

 

Panasonic: FZ35, FZ45, FZ70, FZ72, FZ80, FZ82, GF2, GF3, GF5, GM1, GX80, GX85, GX9, LX5, LX7

 

Pentax: K3 III, K-m, K-r, K-S2, K-x, MX-1, Q, Q-S1

 

Fujifilm: FinePix S100FS, HS10, HS11, HS20EXR, HS22EXR, HS25EXR, HS28EXR, HS30EXR, HS33EXR, HS35EXR, HS50EXR, IS-1, S1 Pro, S2 Pro, S20, S200EXR, S205EXR, S9000, S9100, S9500, S9600, X100, X100S, X-E1, XF-1, X-Pro1, X-S1, X-S10

 

Samsung: Galaxy NX, NX Mini, NX-1, NX1000, NX1100, NX20, NX-200, NX2000, NX210, NX-210, NX30, NX300, NX3000, NX300M, NX500

 

Sigma: DP1, DP2, SD14

 

Leica: C(Typ 112), M8, M8.2, M9, M9-P, M-Monochrom, S2, X1

ADDITIONAL CABLES

Cable Canon E3 #210 Plug (2.5mm male both ends)

Cable Canon E3 Plug
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Additional interface cable for:

 

Canon: 1000D, 100D, 1100D, 1200D, 1300D, 1500D, 2000D, 200D, 250D, 300D, 350D, 400D, 450D, 500D, 550D, 600D, 60D, 60Da, 650D, 700D, 70D, 750D, 760D, 77D, 8000D, 800D, 80D, 850D, 90D, Digital Rebel, Digital Rebel XT, Digital Rebel XTi, Elan 7/7E, Elan 7NE, Elan II/IIE, EOS M5, EOS M6, EOS M6 MK II, EOS R, EOS R6, EOS RP, G10, G11, G12, G15, G16, G1X, G1X II, G1X III, G3X, G5X, IX Lite, Kiss Digital, Kiss Digital F, Kiss Digital N, Kiss Digital X, Kiss X2, Kiss X3, Kiss X4, Kiss X5, Kiss X50, Kiss X6i, Kiss X70, Kiss X7i, Kiss X8i, Rebel , Rebel 2000, Rebel GII, Rebel SL1, Rebel SL2, Rebel SL3, Rebel T1i, Rebel T2, Rebel T2i, Rebel T3, Rebel T3i, Rebel T4i, Rebel T5, Rebel T5i, Rebel T6, Rebel T6i, Rebel T6s, Rebel T7, Rebel T7i, Rebel T8i, Rebel Ti, Rebel XS, Rebel XSi, Rebel XT, Rebel XTi, SX50 HS, SX60 HS, SX70 HS, XSi

 

Pentax: *ist D, *ist DL, *ist DL2, *ist DS, *ist DS2, 645D, 645Z, D20D, Grand Prix, ist D, ist DL, ist DL2, ist DS, ist DS2, K1, K1 II, K10 , K10 Grand Prix, K100D, K100D Super, K10D, K110D, K200D, K20D, K3, K-3, K3 II, K30, K-30, K3-II, K5, K-5, K-5 II, K-5 IIs, K-5 IIt, K50, K-50, K500, K-500, K5-II, K5-IIS, K7, K-7, MZ-6, MZ-L, ZX-L

 

Fujifilm: GFX100, GFX100S, GFX50R, GFX50S, X100F, X100T, X100V, X70, X-E1, X-E2, X-E3, X-H1, X-Pro2, X-Pro3, X-T1, X-T10, X-T100, X-T2, X-T20, X-T3, X-T30, X-T4


NOTE: For the Fujifilm X-E1, X-E2, X-T1, X-T2 and X-T3 models, you must provide a 3.5mm Male to 2.5mm Female adapter (by others), and you must specifiy the microphone port to be used as a remote shutter release in the menu options.

 

Samsung: GX-1L, GX-1S, GX-20, NX-10, NX-100, NX-11, NX-5

 

Olympus: OM-1, OM-D E-M1 MK II, OM-D E-M1 MK III, OM-D E-M1X, OM-D E-M5 MK III

 

Sigma: SD1, SD1 Merrill, SD15

 

Hasselblad: H, H3D, H4D-200MS, H4D-31, H4D-40, H4D-50, H4D-50MS, H4D-60, H5D, H6D

 

Contax: 645, N, N Digital, N1, NX

 

Lytro: Illum

 

Also fits any other camera models that utilize an E3 style cable release port.


$19.50

Cable Canon N3 #218 Plug

Cable Canon E3 Plug
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Additional interface cable for:

 

Canon: 10D, 1D, 1D C, 1D MK II, 1D MK II N, 1D MK III, 1D MK IV, 1D X, 1D X MK II, 1D X MK III, 1DC, 1Ds, 1Ds ASTRO, 1Ds MK II, 1Ds MK III, 1DX, 1Dx MK II, 1V, 1v HS, 20D, 20Da, 30D, 40D, 50D, 5D, 5D MK II, 5D MK III, 5D MK IV, 5DR, 5Ds, 5Ds R, 6D, 6D MK II, 7D, 7D MK II, D2000, D30, D60, EOS 3, EOS R5

 

Kodak: DCS-560


Also fits any other camera models that utilize an N3 style cable release port.

$19.50

Cable Nikon DC0 #221 10-pin Plug

Cable Nikon DC0 10-pin Plug
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Additional interface cable for:

 

Nikon: D1, D100, D100(w/MB-D100 grip), D1H, D1X, D2, D200, D2H, D2HS, D2X, D2XH, D2XS, D3, D300, D300S, D3s, D3X, D4, D4S, D5, D500, D6, D700, D800, D800 E, D800E, D810, D810 A, D810A, D810E, D850, F100, F5, F6, F90, F90X, Z9

 

Fujifilm: IS Pro, S3-Pro, S5-Pro

 

Kodak: DCS Pro 14n


Also fits any other camera models that utilize a DC0 style cable release port.

$19.50

Cable Nikon DC1 #234 Plug

Cable Nikon DC1 Plug
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Additional interface cable for: Nikon D80

$19.50

Cable Nikon DC2 #236 Plug

Cable Nikon DC2 Plug
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Additional interface cable for: Nikon 100WQD, 110S, 130ED, 140ED, 150ED, 70Ws, Coolpix A, Coolpix P1000, Coolpix P7700, Coolpix P7800, Coolpix P900, Coolpix P950, CP8400, CP8800, D3000, D3100, D3200, D3300, D3400, D40, D40X, D50, D5000, D5100, D5200, D5300, D5500, D5600, D60, D600, D610, D7000, D70S, D7100, D7200, D750, D7500, D780, D90, Df, F65, F75, J1, J2, P7000, P7100, P7700, U, U2, V1, V2, Z5, Z6, Z6II, Z7, Z7II


Also fits any other camera models that utilize a DC2 style cable release port.

$19.50

Cable Olympus CB1 #230 3 Pin Plug

Cable Olympus CB1 3 Pin Plug
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Additional interface cable for Olympus C2500L, C5050, C7070, C8080, E-1, E-10, E-100RS, E-20, E-200, E-20N, E-3, E300, E-5


Also fits any other camera models that utilize a CB1 style cable release port.

$19.50

Cable Olympus UC1 #232 USB Port Plug

Cable Olympus UC1 USB Port
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Additional interface cable for Olympus E-100 RS, E-30, E-400, E-410, E-420, E-450, E-510, E-520, E-600, E-620, E-PL3, Evolt E-410, Evolt E-510, M-D E-M5 II, OMD E-M1, OM-D E-M1, OM-D E-M10, OM-D E-M10 Mark II, OM-D E-M10 Mark III, OM-D E-M10 MK II, OM-D E-M5, OM-D E-M5 II, OM-D E-M5 Mark II, PEN , PEN E-P1, PEN E-P2, PEN E-P2 SE, PEN E-P3, PEN E-P5, PEN E-PL2, PEN E-PL3, PEN E-PL5, PEN E-PL6, PEN E-PL7, PEN E-PM1, PEN E-PM2, PEN-F, SP-510 UZ, SP-510UZ, SP-550, SP-550 UZ, SP-560, SP-570, SP-590UZ, SP-810UZ, Stylus 1, Stylus 1s, Stylus SH-2, SZ-11, SZ-20, SZ-300MR, XZ-1, XZ-2, XZ-2iHS


Also fits any other camera models that utilize a UC1 style cable release port.

$19.50

Cable Panasonic RLS1 #240 SubMini Quad Plug

Cable Panasonic RSL1
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Additional interface cable for:

 

Panasonic: DIGILUX 2, DIGILUX 3, Ft2, FZ100, FZ1000, FZ1000 II, FZ1000EB, FZ15, FZ150, FZ20, FZ200, FZ2000, FZ20K, FZ20S, FZ2500, FZ30, FZ300, FZ30K, FZ30S, FZ330, FZ50, FZ50K, FZ50S, G1, G10, G2, G3, G5, G6, G6H, G6K, G6M, G7, G70, G70H, G70K, G70KA, G70M, G70W, G7H, G7K, G7M, G80, G80M, G81, G81H, G81M, G85, G9, GF1, GH1, GH2, GH3, GH4, GH4R, GH4RH, GH5, GH5L, GH5M, GX1, GX7, GX8, GX80K2, GX8A, GX8H, GX8K, GX8M, L1, L10, LC1, S1, S1H, S1R, TS-6

 

Leica: DigiLux 2, DigiLux 3, V-Lux (Typ 114), V-Lux 2, V-Lux 3, V-Lux 4


Also fits any other camera models that utilize a RLS1 style cable release port.

$19.50

Cable Sony S1 #238 Plug

Cable Sony S1 Shutter Release Plug
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Additional interface cable for:

 

Sony: DSLR-A100, DSLR-A100H, DSLR-A100K, DSLR-A200, DSLR-A200K, DSLR-A200W, DSLR-A300, DSLR-A300/N, DSLR-A300K, DSLR-A300K/N, DSLR-A350, DSLR-A350K, DSLR-A350X, DSLR-A400, DSLR-A450, DSLR-A500, DSLR-A500H, DSLR-A500L, DSLR-A550, DSLR-A550L, DSLR-A550V, DSLR-A560, DSLR-A560L, DSLR-A580, DSLR-A580L, DSLR-A700, DSLR-A700H, DSLR-A700K, DSLR-A700P, DSLR-A850, DSLR-A900, SLT-A33, SLT-A33L, SLT-A35, SLT-A35K, SLT-A37, SLT-A37K, SLT-A37M, SLT-A55, SLT-A55V, SLT-A55VL, SLT-A57, SLT-A57K, SLT-A57M, SLT-A65, SLT-A65V, SLT-A65VK, SLT-A65VM, SLT-A77, SLT-A77 II, SLT-A77M2, SLT-A77V, SLT-A77VM, SLT-A77VQ, SLT-A99, SLT-A99 II, SLT-A99V

 

Minolta: DiMAGE 5, DiMAGE 7, DiMAGE 7Hi, DiMAGE 7i, DiMAGE A1, DiMAGE A2, DiMAGE A200, Dynax 3, Dynax 4, Dynax 5000, Dynax 500si, Dynax 505si, Dynax 5D, Dynax 7000, Dynax 7D, Dynax 9, Dynax 9000, Dynax Sweets, Dynax7, Maxxum 3, Maxxum 4, Maxxum 5000, Maxxum 500si, Maxxum 505si, Maxxum 5D, Maxxum 600si, Maxxum 7, Maxxum 7000, Maxxum 700si, Maxxum 7D, Maxxum 807si, Maxxum 9, Maxxum 9000

 

Hasselblad: HV


Also fits any other camera models that utilize an S1 style cable release port.


NOTE: For certain SONY models, a cold shoe adapter (see below) is required to mount the Lightning Bug Plus™ directly to the camera. Consult your users manual to determine if this adapter is required.

$19.50

Cable Sony S2 #239 Plug

Cable Sony S2 Shutter Release Plug
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Additional interface cable for Sony: A1, A3000, A3500, A5000, A5000L, A5100, A58, A6000, A6300, A6400, A6500, A68, A7, A7 II, A7 III, A7 IV, A7II, A7R, A7R , A7R II, A7R III, A7R IV, A7RII, A7RIII, A7S, A7S II, A7S III, A9, A9 II, HX300, HX400, HX50V, HX60, HX80, HX90, HX90V, III, IV, NEX 3N, NEX-3NL, NEX-3NL , RX10, RX10 , RX10 II, RX10 III, RX10 IV, RX100 II, RX100 III, RX100 IV, RX100 Platinum, RX100 V, RX100 VI, RX100 VII


Also fits any other camera models that utilize an S2 style cable release port.


NOTE: For certain SONY models, a cold shoe adapter (see below) is required to mount the Lightning Bug Plus™ directly to the camera. Consult your users manual to determine if this adapter is required.

$19.50

Sony/ISO Cold Shoe Adapter

Sony/ISO Cold Shoe Adapter
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This adapter mounts on Sony and Minolta cameras that have a proprietary flash shoe and provides an ISO type flash shoe mount. This allows the Lightning Bug Plus™ to be mounted directly to these cameras.

$23.00

Cable #216 - 1 Male to 2 Female Splitter

Cable #216 - 1 Male to 2 Female Splitter
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Splitter Cord with a SubMiniPhone plug on one end and two SubMiniPhone jacks (female) on the other ends. This allows the photographer to control more than one camera using only one Lightning Bug Plus™. Allows simultaneous control of cameras from more than one manufacturer (Canon and Nikon, etc.).

NOTE: Due to special triggering requirements, splitters are NOT compatible with Panasonic cameras.

$10.50

Cable #213 - Male to Female 6' Extension

Cable #213 - Male to Female 6' Extension
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Extension Cord with a SubMiniPhone plug (male) on one end and a SubMiniPhone jack (female) on the other end. This allows placing the Lightning Bug Plus™ up to 6 feet from your camera.

$12.50

PAYMENT:

All of our payments are processed thru PayPal.  You do NOT need a PayPal account to purchase from us - PayPal accepts all major credit cards with or without a PayPal account.  Please note, users paying by E-Check - we will hold all orders until the E-Check payment clears our bank - typically this process is complete within 4-5 days.

IMPORTANT SHIPPING INFORMATION:

We ONLY ship to the following countries at this time: United States and territories including FPO and APO, Ameriican Samoa, Andorra, Bahrain, Belgium, Bermude, Bosnia and Herzegovina, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Cape Verde, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Greenland, Guam, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Macedonia, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Northern Mariana Islands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Reunion, Romania, Saint Helena, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, and United Arab Emirates.

For countries not listed, please contact us prior to placing an order to prevent delays.

UNITED STATES:

OH residents must pay 7.8% sales tax and GA residents must pay 8% sales tax. All prices shown are in U.S. Dollars. All shipments to states and territories is via USPS Priority Mail or USPS First Class Mail, depending on item purchased. Expected delivery is typically 3-5 days for the continental U.S.. Tracking information will be emailed automatically at the time of shipment.

Order Total Shipping Cost
$0.00 to $35.00 $8.50
$35.01 to $100.00 $9.50
$100.01 to $540.00 $11.50
$540.01 and above $18.50
 

CANADA:

All shipments to Canada is via USPS First Class Mail. Expected delivery is typically 7-12 days. Tracking information is not available for Canadian shipments, however a confirmation of shipment will be emailed automatically when your order is processed.

Order Total Shipping Cost
$0.00 to $35.00 $14.50
$35.01 to $100.00 $15.50
$100.01 to $540.00 $17.50
$540.01 and above $24.50
 

ALL OTHERS:

All other shipments will be via USPS First Class Mail. Expected delivery is typically 10-16 days. Tracking information is not available for these shipments, however a confirmation of shipment will be emailed automatically when your order is processed.

Order Total Shipping Cost
$0.00 to $35.00 $18.50
$35.01 to $100.00 $19.50
$100.01 to $540.00 $21.50
$540.01 and above $28.50

CUSTOMS INFORMATION:

All shipments outside of the U.S. will include the appropriate customs forms, marked with the actual value of the shipment.  Please don't ask us to mark items as 'gifts' or of lesser value.  All duties and taxes are the responsibility of the buyer.

PRICE MATCHING POLICY:

The Lightning Bug™ is sold directly from MK Controls, Inc., and through a variety of authorized resellers. On occasion, our resellers may offer special sales and pricing that is lower than what is available on this site.  Special pricing is also offerred at most trade shows for items purchased during the show. MK Controls, Inc. does not offer price matching on any of our items.

RETURN POLICY:

Please note: If you did not purchase your product directly from MK Controls, Inc., all returns must be handled by that reseller.

The Lightning Bug Plus™ is designed for years of trouble-free service, and MK Controls Inc. stands behind our products. While we hope that everyone who purchases one of our products is completely satisfied, we acknowledge that there may be circumstances where a customer wishes to return a product. Our policy is simple – if you purchased the unit directly from us within the last 30 days, and the unit is in resaleable condition, and is shipped back to us in its original packaging complete with all cables, documentation, etc., we will be happy to issue a refund for the full purchase amount, less any shipping charges. The customer is responsible for all shipping charges when returning a unit.

To return a product, simply follow this link http://www.mkcontrols.com/lightningbug/rma/ and submit an RMA to us, stating the reasons for the return. When we receive the unit back, as long as it meets the above guidelines, MK Controls Inc. will issue a refund. Please be advised that we reserve the right to insure that all returned units are in perfect working condition and can be returned to stock, and all refunds will be issued via PayPal to the same account used during the original purchase – no exceptions. Should the unit not meet our standards for returning to inventory, we may require that you pay an additional restocking fee. ALL returns must include a completed RMA form with the shipment.  The RMA form gives complete instructions on returning your product.