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Ikelite Strobe Test firing

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#1 skiddish9999



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Posted 23 August 2018 - 04:08 PM

Is there a way to test fire an ikelite strobe without having it hooked up to a camera?


I didn't quite understand this article and what they wanted to have me do:



It seems I need a paper clip to short a circuit(create a circuit) and cause it to fire. Is this right?

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Posted 23 August 2018 - 10:50 PM

yes, short the circuit on where the article explains. if you switch the strobe on and off repeatedly  it will quite often flash as well


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Posted 24 August 2018 - 04:44 PM

Thank you for confirming it. It did seem odd that it would have me create a bridge to cycle the strobe but it functioned.