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Larry C

Member Since 10 Dec 2005
Offline Last Active Jul 31 2015 08:16 PM

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In Topic: Life of a Strobe?

27 June 2015 - 03:50 PM

Both of my YS-110's died about a year apart at 9-10 years.  At that point they're generally unrepairable because Sea & Sea stops producing the PC board.

If the strobes fire, they're probably fine.  Besides your setting and distance from subject, make sure your strobes are timed correctly for the preflash.  Take a picture in the mirror.  If your flash doesn't show, your camera setting or your strobe setting is wrong for the camera.

In Topic: Do anyone know direct email to Sea&Sea Japan?

27 June 2015 - 03:40 PM


In Topic: Need source for Sea&Sea YS-250 battery connectors

25 June 2015 - 06:43 PM

Have you tried something like these http://www.allelectr...er-0.156/1.html

Measure your spacing.  These are .156

In Topic: Tokina 11-20 and Sigma 18-35/1.8 The lens dilemna... (D7100 & Ikelite)

22 June 2015 - 07:38 PM

If you've already got an 11-16, I don't think there's any point in an 11-20.  Difference is miniscule.  10-17 is a much more popular lens if you can get past the fisheye distortion thing.

I've seen very nice pictures with the Nikon 18-35.  The Sigma is 5mm smaller (72mm vs. 77mm filter) and has the same 11" minimum focal length.  The Sigma is also internal focus and internal zoom.  It's almost 5" long, so you'll need a lot of extension probably.  If the length is similar to the Nikon, you might find specs that work.  Good look with a zoom ring if nobody else is using it.  Max. image reproduction is 1:4, so you're not going to get macro out of it.

In Topic: What port/extension ring is needed to accommodate 300MM lens

22 June 2015 - 07:11 PM

Maybe OP is inquiring because these lenses are up for sale on e-bay in the $50-100 range, but minimum focus is 1.5meters, maximum image is .25 and God knows what the extended length is.  The lens itself is almost 5".

OTOH, if he's interested in a long lens, the Canon 180macro does 1:1 at .48m, is 7", weighs about 3lbs. and has internal focus.