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    So my Pentax ME Super's PC port plug disappeared...

    Like, the socket is there, but where there should be the part that actually accepts the plug, the female part is missing. I'm not entirely sure how this happened, but it seems like it simply just got yanked out. I shoot a lot of strobe work, so I definitely need it. Does anyone know if it's replaceable before I start looking into either replacing the entire camera or hotshoe based options?

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    Possibly the retaining ring unscrewed and allowed the part to fall back into the camera body. I don't see how the part could fall out unless the wire is broken.
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    Did you check the end of all of your sync cables? That's what typically happens. While it could be replaced, a hotshoe adapter would be the most cost effective solution.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rick A View Post
    Possibly the retaining ring unscrewed and allowed the part to fall back into the camera body. I don't see how the part could fall out unless the wire is broken.
    Hmm, interesting. Do you know if there is anyway of possibly fishing it out then?

    Quote Originally Posted by maderik View Post
    Did you check the end of all of your sync cables? That's what typically happens. While it could be replaced, a hotshoe adapter would be the most cost effective solution.
    I did, and I couldn't seem to find it, unfortunately. Thanks for the help!

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    I paid about $7.00 a few years back for a CD that covered the ME Super construction & repair. I found it on E-Bay. I still have 3 ME Supers. It is fairly simple to work on, but I used to work on adding machines & calculators.



 

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