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Bob_W

Member Since 20 Jun 2007
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In Topic: FS: Sea & Sea YS-D1 Strobes x 2

18 February 2017 - 07:36 AM

Strobes have been sold.

 

Thanks for looking,

 

Bob


In Topic: FS: Sea & Sea YS-D1 Strobes x 2

13 February 2017 - 04:08 AM

Repriced to $700.

 

Bob W


In Topic: FS: Nauticam 180 degrees straight viewfinder

13 February 2017 - 04:06 AM

What is the part number? Is it for a DSLR or M43?

 

Bob W


In Topic: YS-D1 problems

07 February 2017 - 09:51 AM

It's possible that one of the strobes is not performing properly. If you swap the strobes, do the symptoms reverse? A month ago, one of the members of our photo club gave a talk on strobe positioning. He described testing the strobes to make sure they were delivering the full guide number power. He'd had experiences where brand new strobes were not. Using a light meter, set strobe on full power 3 feet from a wall. Fire the strobe and measure the reflected light. With a GN of 24 divided by 3 feet, should read f/8. I've probably over simplified it, as I don't have a light meter. But hopefully, you get the idea.

 

Bob W


In Topic: Sea & Sea YS-D1 strobe - TTL modes Nikon D600

24 January 2017 - 04:06 PM

You don't mention what your shutter speed is set to. Back in 2015 I had a problem using YS-D1's in TTL mode, getting the black bar. I received a response from Sea & Sea Support stating that the YS-D1, and YS-D2, is not designed to sync above 1/200th.

 

Bob W