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Old May 4, 2006, 3:13 PM   #1
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Is there some type of adapter that is needed? Thank you.
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Old May 4, 2006, 3:18 PM   #2
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Yes, you'll need the Minolta FS-1100 or equivalent adapter to convert the proprietary hotshoe into an ISO standard hotshoe.

I've got a 3rd party adapter like this one that does the same thing (plus it gives me a PC Sync Port since my 5D doesn't have one).

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...tem=7615342036

If you search for FS-1100, the same vendor has multiple listings for them.




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Old May 4, 2006, 3:43 PM   #3
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Thank you Jim!
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Old May 10, 2006, 6:43 AM   #4
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Hi Musicbym!

Just spot your enquire, so here is adapter, that I use; made 30 years ago by a German flash factory named "Unomat"...when Minolta change to their today in use unique flash mount...as our same Sunpak 433D provide only 7.2 trigger voltage is safe with our same & beloved KM 7D body!.

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Old May 10, 2006, 6:47 AM   #6
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Thank you Alex...
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You are always welcome!. BTW...I cut all the Nikon dedicated contacts as you can see at my attached photo...leaving only the imperative central & side contacts...as with our 7D, we use only at manual or any of the 3 "Auto" settings.:?

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I was considering blocking or removing the dedicated contacts on my Sunpak 433D Nikon shoe also. Is it worth doing this?

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Old May 10, 2006, 4:19 PM   #10
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Yes of course instead covering the contacts with some kind of Cello-tape..as I do it for a year & half...till I get tired & decided to do what you saw at my attached photo...as for a digitally Nikon camera don't will work you MUST cover the "Front" contact as well so you can get the ready light and when the "Auto" set up is OK...you will see that the exposure was correctly.

Do it very carefully! You MUST cut the 3 "UN-used" springs/recoils contacts after that you remove the two screws + another centrally screw..took me near one hour to do it with a magnifier so I was able/capable to see well what I was doing! Now I'm much happier!!!:idea:

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