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Hot Shoe Sync Adapter disables NTSC output on D50


Kansas City, US
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JohnKC Registered since 20th Dec 2005
Tue 20-Dec-05 09:35 PM

I had a strange thing happen...wondered if anyone might shed some light on a workaround.

I have a generic hotshoe adapter that allows a PC sync cable to be used (for studio strobes). I can connect the sync cable to my strobes, and everything works great. However, if I plug the video out cable from the D50 to my TV, the strobes won't fire with a shutter release. If I remove the cable from the camera, everything works fine again.

Of course, my goal is to use the TV as a way to see photos as I've taken them.

Has anyone encountered this, or better yet--know of a workaround, Nikon adapter, or other solution? Is this a D50 limitation or is the generic hotshoe adapter to blame?