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TriggerScout PIR Kit

  • Range of up to 20m
  • Compatible with a wide range of cameras
  • Ideal for wildlife photography


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NHBS Price: £89.00 inc VAT $113/€99 approx

About this product

The TriggerScout PIR Kit is a compact passive infrared sensor device that can be used to capture images by detecting movement and heat. The sensor has a range of up to 20m, depending on the ambient conditions, and a cone of sensitivity of 10° or 6° when used with the provided baffle. When a warm moving body moves into this detection zone the PIR will activate and trigger a camera or the TriggerSmart system. The TriggerScout PIR sensor can be connected directly to a camera using the appropriate cable, a 3.5mm to 2.5mm jack cable is supplied (see below for camera compatibility). The sensor can also be connected to the MCT-1 control unit (not included) which allows the user to control the sensitivity of the sensors and delay the trigger of the connected camera.

The PIR sensor has a standard 1/4" fitting for mounting, and the kit includes a stakepod, which can be deployed in soft ground. 


1 x passive infrared sensor
1 x stakepod
1 x weather proof cover
1 x 3m cable 3.5mm to 2.5mm 
1 x jack adator 2.5 to 3.5mm
1 x 6 degrees baffle

The provided camera cable will work with the following cameras: 
Canon: EOS 30, EOS 33, EOS 50E, EOS 300, EOS 300V, EOS 300D, EOS 350D, EOS 3000, EOS 50, EOS 500, EOS 55, EOS 500N, EOS 300X, EOS Kiss, EOS New Kiss, EOS Kiss 7, EOS Kiss III, EOS 7, EOS 7s , EOS 400D, EOS Digital Rebel, EOS Digital Rebel X, EOS Digital Rebel XSi, EOS KISS X2, EOS 450D, EOS Digital Rebel XTi, Kiss Digital, Kiss Digital N, ELAN 7N, ELAN II, ELAN DATE, ELAN 7, ELAN 7NE, ELAN 7N, ELAN IIE, Rebel 2000, Rebel G, Rebel T2, Rebel Ti, Rebel X, Rebel XS, EOS 1000D, EOS 500D, Rebel T1i, EOS 550D, Rebel T2i, G10, G11, G12, 60D, 600D, Rebel T3i, Kiss X5, 1100D, Rebel T3 
Pentax: K100D, K110D, K10D, *ist DS2, K200D, K20D K7, *ist D, *ist DS, *ist, *ist DL, MZ-6, ZX-L, MZ-, *ist, DL2, K5 
Samsung: GX-1L, GX-1S, GX-10, GX-20, NX10, NX100, NX5 
Contax: 645, N, N1, NX, N Digital 

For any other camera you will need a dedicated adapter cable.


Maximum Range: 20 meters
Range Selection: Full, 1/2 and 1/4 sensitivity
Trigger delay time: up to 10 ms (1/1000sec)
IR cone of sensitivity: 10 degree or 6 degree
Wavelength: 1400 nm
Trigger Outputs: direct to camera or via MCT-1 control unit
Power: 2 x AAA batteries or via TriggerSmart controller
Operation time: up to 100 hours

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