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Samuel_Cohen Basic MemberMon 05-Nov-01 10:33 AM
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"SB-26"



          

Can the SB-26 be connected, with a PC cord, to a non Nikon camera (Mamiya 645AF in my case)? If so, should the 'shoe' contacts at the bottom of the SB-26 be shorted or insulated from one another?

  

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Johnny Basic MemberMon 05-Nov-01 02:02 PM
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#1. "RE: SB-26"
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I'm pretty sure you can connect up the SB26 via the PC cord to any camera. I would leave the contacts at the bottom alone.

Johnny

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Samuel_Cohen Basic MemberTue 06-Nov-01 06:13 AM
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Many thanks.
Sam

  

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jnscbl Basic MemberMon 05-Nov-01 02:06 PM
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You will need a male PC/male PC cord. I believe the foot configuration is standard, except for the addition of the dedicated contacts. If it was me, I would just use a synch cord. You can cut a little square of plastic, such as the packaging from a set of four AA batteries, to slip between the foot and shoe, of the camera or a bracket, if you desire.
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Samuel_Cohen Basic MemberTue 06-Nov-01 06:16 AM
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Many thanks

Sam

  

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