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    What are these: Canon Baseless Adapters, PH and AG?

    Got them in a whole grab-bag of old goodies recently and am having trouble figuring out exactly what they're for. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks

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    To adapt flash bulbs without metal socket, but just bent over contact wires, to a flashlight that was designed to accept bulbs with metal socket.

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    What you have are adapters for a Canon B-C, or bulb/capacitor, type of flash unit designed to be used with their LTM rangefinders and Canonflex SLRs. These B-C flashes normally use flash bulbs with swan type bases, such as the Press 25. The adapters allowed for the use of smaller, baseless PH or AG type bulbs. I know that these adapters are compatible for the later B-C units (Canon Flash Units V/V-2/V-3), but I don't know if they will fit older models. For more info, take a look at the scan of the Canon Flash Unit V-2 manual on Mike Butkus' site:

    http://www.cameramanuals.org/flashes..._flash_v-2.pdf
    Last edited by Yeeski; 08-15-2014 at 08:17 AM. Click to view previous post history.

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    thanks for all the info guys, mystery solved



 

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