Join Abba Shapiro for an in-depth discussion in this video Sync cable, part of Up and Running with Studio Strobes.
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I had this weird cable in the bag, and I, I didn't know what to do with it.…>> I lost that cable immediately.…I figured if I was going to lose something, I might…as well lose that cable, and that was a big mistake.…>> Yeah.…This is actually one of the most important pieces of…the kit, because this is the cable that makes everything go.…It's like getting a brand new car and losing the key, right?…>> Right. Or the gas pedal.…>> Yeah.…If you don't have this, you can't trigger the lights.…Now, you can trigger the lights using…other methods.…Perhaps you're going to go ahead and we'll explore these more later.…Use the built in flash on your camera, or use a command…or control unit to trigger it, but this the fail safe method.…
And it's called. >> And it's called the sync cable.…>> Yeah.…And it's going to go ahead and sync things.…So, the one end goes where?…>> This will go into your camera.…There's a term called a PC connection. It has nothing to do with computers.…It existed long before we had PC's, and…this will actually go into a port on your camera and then you have that end.…
- Why shoot with strobes?
- Buying a lighting setup or parts
- Mixing brands
- Understanding the components of a studio strobe kit
- Getting to know your lights
- Triggering a light
- Setting up your lights effectively
- Testing your strobes
- Modifying strobe lights