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Adding a third connection to a ball socket strobe arm

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#1 Dupsbear


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Posted 16 September 2011 - 10:48 AM

I wanted to add another connection to my strobe arms, so I can add either a video light or a focus light, to my dual arm setup.

The pictures are for an Oceanbrite arm setup, which is no longer made, but I feel the solution should work for any ball socket connector.

I used a strobe connector with a flat portion like used on Sea & Sea strobes that has a 1/4 inch diameter hole, which luckily is the same as the bolt that holds the socket together. If your bolt is not long enough, it is a simple solution to purchase a longer stainless steel bolt.

The pictures tell the whole story.

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Happy DIY'ing,