ikelite sync cord TO hotshoe, for over-water use ?
Posted 11 January 2013 - 11:49 AM
Possible to get a adapter of some kind, from ikelite 5pin TO hotshoe ?
Or, safe to make one on my own if i get a ikelite connector and a hotshow connector.
Posted 11 January 2013 - 04:02 PM
as the hot shoe inside the housing passes usually/mostly trough Ikelite TTL-Controller.
You can trigger the strobe shortening the 2 pins, but the strobe will fire a full dump (or the other 5 power settings)
and you need to use your camera most likely manually.
You could get the pin layout of the strobe and the hot shoe of your camera, buy 2 cables and connect them manually
to trigger the strobe without the housing.
Nikon D800 - Sigma 15mm - Nikon 105mm Micro VR - Hugyfot Housing - 3 Inon Z-240 strobes - 2x2 8'' ULCS arms
Posted 12 January 2013 - 07:11 AM
• Do not continuously fire the strobe more than 15 times above water in rapid
succession. If this does happen, allow the strobe to cool down for at least 10
My photo's on flickr
Crop the world ! (Using Canon 20D, 60mm, 100mm, 10-17mm FE, Ikelite)
Posted 12 January 2013 - 07:22 AM
Gerard, hmm, i haven't read that.. but i have seen some posts online about people testing this, with 200 something flashes rapid, and no problem.. But i'll check it out before i might burn anything