In this article, we will be taking a look at what we feel are the best flash triggers for Sony a6000 cameras currently available on the market right now. We will be covering the two main types of flash trigger, one with full TTL support and one with manual support only. Both triggers have been tried and tested with the a6000 and a number of other Sony cameras over the years.
Additionally, both of the triggers have great reputations within the community and work with a large number of popular flash units. When it comes to price, you could consider both products middle of the road when compared to other flash triggers but in the grand scheme of things and when compared to most photography accessories they are still relatively budget-friendly. That said, the performance of these triggers is excellent and they also offer some great functionality for the price.
The Neewer N1T-S TTL 2.4G 32 Channel Wireless Flash Trigger
Additionally, many Sony users will have multiple Sony cameras and the Neewer flash trigger can work with many of them. On top of this, this flash trigger has plenty of reviews online from third-party, independent photographers who have decided to post their opinion and experiences of using the flash trigger.
One of the main things that we see people mention they are worried about when it comes to flash triggers is that they have never used one before and are worried about messing it up or making mistakes. Thankfully, this trigger from Neewer is very simple to use. Its navigation menu is easily found your way around to allow you to edit the settings as required then you can simply mount the trigger on your hot shoe and you are good to go.
This wireless flash trigger has a recommended maximum working distance of one hundred meters offering plenty of range that should easily be able to meet the requirements of the majority of our readers. It is powered by AA batteries and the battery life of the trigger will directly correspond to the type of batteries you use. We would recommend either high-quality rechargeable batteries (Click here to check for product prices and availability) or a set of high-quality alkaline batteries to help maximize the uptime of the trigger during your photography session.
You are also able to use the grouping system of the trigger as well as up to thirty-two different channels to control a bunch of units all simultaneously with each of them doing exactly what you need. One of the only drawbacks is that the trigger is only compatible with a limited number of flashes and at the time of writing these include the Neewer NW880S NW865S NW400S NW850II NW860IIS (Click here to check for product prices and availability) and the Godox TT685S TT600S TT350S AD600BM AD200 V850II V860IIS units (Click here to check for product prices and availability).
The Yongnuo RF-603 II Wireless Flash Trigger
In our opinion, the Yongnuo RF-603 II Wireless Flash Trigger is one of the easiest wireless flash triggers to use on the market right now. Its simple and easy to use design makes it the ideal trigger for those who don’t have time to waste, have no need for large amounts of customization in the flash performance or are not confident with technology.
Again, this flash trigger for your Sony a6000 offers you a maximum working distance of one hundred meters and that should be plenty for the majority of our readers. This trigger also offers you sixteen channels to allow you to set up a number of different setups for your studio without the need to reprogram everything for each individual session.
As you will probably expect, the battery life of the Yongnuo RF-603 II Wireless Flash Trigger depends on your batteries of choice. It requires two AAA batteries and we would again recommend that you try to pick up a set of high-quality rechargeable batteries (Click here to check for product prices and availability) to help save money in the long run or a set of high-quality alkaline batteries to get the best out of the unit.