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#21 Timmoranuk

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 06:22 AM

Nauticam, FO bulkhead connectors are available through Nauticam dealerships as are INON and Sea & Sea strobe connectors.

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 06:34 AM

The standard Toslink connector fits perfectly in the Sea & Sea if you cut the edges a tiny bit. The only downside is that it's a straight connector, and not L-shaped like the original Sea & Sea cables. Not really a problem during the dive. But when changing batteries, I usually place the strobe flat on the table. No problem with the L-shaped connector, but with the straight Toslink connector I have to unplug it first. I already broke a cable that way, but considering the very low price I can break many ...

BTW, can someone post a photo of a self coiled cable? I would like to see the end-result, before trying myself.
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#23 owfotograaf

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 11:30 AM

I've recently found a good supplier of FO cable in the UK; Blue Helix - http://www.bluehelix.co.uk/ The grade is GH4001 (Eska Premier) , a polyethylene jacketed, 1mm single core, 2.2mm O.D.


Anybody knows the Price of the GH4001? Quantity order in meters or ... ????

#24 bvanant

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 05:24 PM

In the states it is $1.55 per meter or $350 for 500 meters if you have lots of friends.

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