FR-WR Receiver

FR-WR Receiver Delivers Wireless Radiowave Lighting

FR-WR Receiver Delivers Wireless Radiowave Lighting

The Olympus FR-WR is a dedicated receiver that delivers wireless lighting via radiowave control when the Olympus dedicated radiowave commander (FC-WR) is paired with the flash with built-in radiowave wireless commander (FL-700WR). This system delivers the high reliability of a splashproof, dustproof, and freezeproof design and excellent, user-friendly controls.


Dustproof, splashproof, freezeproof to -10℃

When paired with the powerful FL-900R flash or a dustproof, splashproof, freezeproof camera and lens, you can handle any type of scene.

Wireless radiowave communication up to a distance of 30 m

As opposed to to optical control, radiowave control offers stable communication even in bright outdoor conditions and when there are obstructions in the area. Communication is possible up to 30 meters.

Supports up to 3 groups, unlimited multi-flash shooting

Multi-flash unit photography is possible with up to three flash groups. An unlimited number of flash units can be connected.


X-RCV (individual settings) is available for configuring the flash mode and output on the flash connected to the receiver. This design feature makes it easy to operate even during handheld off-camera flash photography.

Intuitive control settings

1. Group setting dial / 2. Channel setting dial

Settings can easily be configured and checked for groups and channels using independent dials.

Sync terminal

1. Connect using the synchronization terminal / 2. Mono block strobe

A sync terminal is included on the product. This can be used to connect monoblock flash units and generators in studio photography.

Charging battery complete notification

The flash is equipped with an electronic sound that notifies the user when charging battery is complete so that the flash can be used.

1. Photographer / 2. Subject / 3. FR-WR


Product type Radio wireless receiver
Maximum communication distance[*1] Approx. 30 m (98.4 ft.)
Frequency 2.4 GHz band
Number of channels 15
Number of groups 3
Control modes RCV (commander flash control), X-RCV (connected flash control)
Charging completion indication Beeping sound
External terminal Sync terminal (output)
Power supply AAA alkaline dry-cell batteries x 2 / AAA NiMH batteries x 2
Operable duration[*1] Approx. 6.4 hours (when using AAA alkaline dry-cell batteries)
Operable temperature / humidity[*2] From -10 to 40℃ (14 to 104°F) / From 30 to 90%
Storage warranty temperature / humidity From -20 to 60℃ (-4 to 140°F) / From 10 to 90%
Dimensions Approx. 59.1 (W) x 46.1 (H) x 51.0 (D) mm (2.3 x 1.8 x 2.0 in.) (excluding the projecting parts)
Weight Approx. 75 g (2.6 oz.) (excluding batteries)
Bundled items Pouch, Instructions, Warranty card
  • 1. Measurements obtained from in-house tests at Olympus, using new or fully charged batteries. Actual figures may vary depending on shooting conditions.
  • 2. Batteries may not withstand lower temperatures. In such environments, keep batteries warm prior to use.
  • Photos are for illustrative purposes only.
  • Specifications are subject to change without notice.