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Nikon D700 / YS250PROs / wired cable / manual mode - problem


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#1 chipi

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Posted 12 July 2016 - 12:23 PM

Hey guys

Need a word of advice.

I have Nikon D700 in Sea&Sea housing and using 250s through optical cable.

Now, I want to switch to wired cable and skip converter since really just need manual mode and not interested in TTL.

But, when I connect everything, flash indicator is blinking on camera's top screen and it does not want to fire.

Did I messup some wiring inside housing or I need to make some adjustments to wiring since skipping converter.

I see that d800 inside nauticam on 250s works with just cables out of box.

Cheers,
Marko

#2 chipi

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Posted 12 July 2016 - 03:35 PM

Problem solved through using excellent article at http://reefphoto.com/kb.php?id=58on how to troubleshoot strobes wiring. Solution was to leave only 2 relevant pins on hot show connector.

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Posted 13 July 2016 - 03:12 AM

I'm glad it worked out for you, and thanks for sharing the solution.  Reef Photo definitely have some useful articles on their website, and are good people to deal with.


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Posted 15 July 2016 - 01:47 PM

On another note, or as some of us would say in Post Mortem, when I fixed the wiring I noted that out of 2 bulkheads I had, 1 was wired for TTL with all 5 wires and anothe rone was wired for manual with 2 wires only. When I was installing leak detector, i took out bulkhead with ... 2 wires, so actually with little luck it could all work out of box if I new in advance how wiring is done inside housing.