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Old Apr 28, 2004, 3:38 PM   #1
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Hello, I would really appreciate if anybody could help me. I want to know, if connecting studio lamps to digital camera by using hot-shoe make any harm to the body? I saw some reviews that suggested that there might be a proble, but I need to know for sure.
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Old Apr 28, 2004, 3:43 PM   #2
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Just make sure that the voltage through the sync cable does not exceed that of your camera. Alien bees are under 6 volts which are great for my Canon Powershot G3. Canon states that the max sync voltage for the hot shoe is 6v.
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Old Apr 28, 2004, 3:45 PM   #3
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If the lights and the camera are both fairly new, probably not. But just to be safe, a Wein SafeSync might be worthwhile.
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