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FOR SALE: Fiber Optic Snoot System for Z-240 and D-2000

Snoot Z-240 D-2000 Fiber Optics

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#1 Marsh

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Posted 11 August 2014 - 06:04 PM

This a custom designed fiber snoot system for Z-240 and D-2000 flashes. 

What sets this system apart from the current commercial units available is the fact that it has 3 optical lines, two for each flash tube and a third for the LED modeling light. Using a snoot without a modeling light is a tricky "hit and miss" experience to what already is a difficult task of aiming your lights on small subjects, especially super-macro shots.

This system breaks down for travel and can be used as a standard flash underwater with a twist of the locking system. I used this system with 3 Z-240's, one on each side for normal lighting and the 3rd with the snoot sitting center on a mount that allowed me to simply tilt the optical snoots forward for special lighting and than out of the way for regular fill flash (see photo below). 

If I needed a lot of light for wide angle work, I could easily twist the outer hub off the unit with the fiber cables, clip them to my BCD and use the Z-240 snoot flash for added fill. You could do the same with two strobes or even a single strobe set-up if you wanted to shoot regular fill flash and have a snoot when you needed it. It simply pushes onto the rear part of the unit attached to the flash the flash and locks in place with a twist.

Having a modeling light telling you where your light is going to fall makes it an enjoyable experience. 

Larger optical cables are used to transmit more light efficiently. I could get good exposures at f32 if need be, but usually shot at about f11 the sweet spot. 

The optical cables simply screw onto the the front faceplate. The rear section attached with the same screws you use with your Inon diffusers (they're attached with a c-clip, like the Inon diffusers, so you don't have to worry about losing them).

I'm selling because I'm paring my system down for a more compact travel rig. 

Save your money and get a better snoot system at less than than half the price of a Reefnet 2 cable system.

Snoot housing and 3 optical cables for $275

THe Z-240 is strictly for demo purposes and does not come with the snoot. The long mount rod which I use for the tilt system is included. 

Shipping $12.35 for USPS falt rate to anywhere in the US. 

PM me and/or send an email to mcolleypublic@gmail.com

Happy diving,

Marshall
 
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Edited by Marsh, 11 August 2014 - 06:09 PM.


#2 Marsh

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Posted 27 September 2014 - 08:14 PM

SOLD!







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