Best Hasselblad 500 c radio flash wireless trigger.

Discussion in 'Medium Format Cameras and Accessories' started by chef_IBK, Sep 28, 2009.

  1. chef_IBK

    chef_IBK Member

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    My first choice is the Elinchrom universal set to go with Metz cl45 or ct45 dunno yet... i need kind of cheap solid ligth portable solution... any suggestions...
    cheers
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    I use the skyport but the biggest problem is the cable/pc cord from my older "C" lens and the skyport I have velcroed to the side of the 'blad body.

    The sync connections on "C" lenses are notoriously temperamental. I even have a few "Hasselblad tip" PC cables I got from Paramount and those work with a pack setup but they are household end so you either need an adapter or a dedicated PC to 1/8th mini phone cable for a skyport universal trigger. Most of the the PC ends on the PC to miniphone cables aren't long enough to fully make a good connection on the "C" lense socket.

    You usually end up with gaffers tape to get the PC to connect fully. A Pocket wizard will have the same issues so just make sure you get several PC to mini phone connectors in hopes one will work.

    Good luck.
     
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    how about cybersyncs?
     
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    Any wireless triggers from any manufacturer will need to be connected to the sync socket on the lens because the 500c and c/m has no hot shoe that is HOT.

    The later versions from Zeiss (CF etc) have a better sync connector but I'm shooting all "C" T* lenses so I'm stuck with the older style connector.
     
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    thx i figured that out at the store where i took some unknown radio triggs and two bargain Metz...
    Ciao