Quote Originally Posted by Bill Burk View Post
I use a Wein Safe Sync with Vivitar 283. It has both hotshoe and PC cord socket.

Actually, then, I aim the Vivitar 283 at a generic slave which is connected to my much older Flashmaster AA. By improvising this optical connection, I make things much safer at the camera than they were with just the Safe Sync alone...

So are using the Vivitar as master or slave? I am confused by what you mean when you say
aim the Vivitar 283 at a generic slave