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Old Jan 13, 2005, 9:52 PM   #22
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The IEC/ISO is there to ensure compatibility between manufacturers (and the consumers benefit from it) - Just ignore the camera side for a moment

Let's go onto the strobes side? OK you have a safesync; but at the safesync output you are about to hook up several vendors together to light up your studio: an Alien Bee (6V), a Metz (24V) and an older Norman Monolight(?) - Now guess what: will one safesync device protect the Alien Bee here or the highest voltage/current of any one strobe will completely overwhelm the others? :O
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