The 344MHz (FCC) version of the Phottix Atlas, a PocketWizard-compatible wireless radio remote device whose design and features closely mirror those of the LPA Design PocketWizard Plus II, and whose range and overall performance is surprisingly good in our testing, is poised to enter production. A patent infringement lawsuit launched late last week in the United States by LPA Design, however, means the 344MHz Atlas' path to U.S. store shelves will be anything but smooth (a 433MHz Europe/Asia version has been available for several months). We have a brief look at the Atlas model that's meant primarily for the U.S. and Canada, as well as the details of LPA Design's legal complaint.

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