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Old Jul 20, 2004, 11:39 AM   #1
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I am trying to find a good brracket for a Slave Flash. Does anyone have any ideas?

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Old Jul 20, 2004, 1:04 PM   #2
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- Photo stores usually have (generic) flash brackets , with hot or cold shoe
- Slave flash usually includes a bracket (Phoenix, Vivitar, etc …)
- Another source is used equipments. I got a good old rock solid Vivitar bracket for near to nothing.
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Old Jul 20, 2004, 9:37 PM   #3
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Take a look, there is some very affordable bracket here :
(or seach for "flash bracket" at the bhphotovideo website)

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/bnh/cont...284&is=REG



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Old Jul 20, 2004, 10:23 PM   #4
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Excellent

thank you very much

in fact this is the place where I got couple of my lenses too


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Old Sep 19, 2004, 5:09 PM   #5
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How do you wire a slave flash on a Canon S1 IS ?

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Old Sep 19, 2004, 9:01 PM   #6
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How do you wire a slave flash
Actually, you use a slave flash when there is no way to "wire" (meaning connecting with some kind of conductor, if that's what you mean)
The slave flash is optically triggered from the on camera flash and has no electrical connection.

If the camera has a hotshoe, or a PC sync terminal , then you don't need to use a (optical) "slave flash", but you connect your "external flash" to the hotshoe or the pc terminal.
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hi KCan,

thanks for light, but what is PC synchr ?

style="BACKGROUND-COLOR: #000000"Does PC means Personal computer ? Actually i got a Canon S1 IS and for sur I'm good for a Slave Flash.



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Old Sep 20, 2004, 7:17 PM   #8
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XAVIERLUDO, Steve website has a specialized dictionnary here:

http://www.steves-digicams.com/digi_dictionary.html#p

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PC - In camera terms it denotes a type of flash synch connector, popular on most film cameras.
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(sync: abreviation for synchronize, synchronization, mean to synchronize the flashwith the shutter opening)


look like this:




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Old Sep 24, 2004, 10:53 AM   #9
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but what is PC synchr ?
PC stands for Pin-Circle, as you can see in the above photo the connector requires a pin surrounded by a circle.
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Thanks to all for explanation on flash


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