580ex PC Sync Cable same as 580ex II?

Started Aug 8, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: 580ex PC Sync Cable same as 580ex II?
In reply to Zalera1, Aug 8, 2012

Yes, that would do it and is the simple way. The more complex way would be with a wireless transmitter connected to the meter, and a receiver with the appropriate cable on it connected to the camera. This would come in handy if you have a great distance between the flash and the meter.

Also, you can replace the foot on the flash:

Don't know why that spot on the flash did not get a pc connector on the 580!


I wanted to take my Sekonic L-308s light meter and plug it into the flash in order to trigger it via the light meter to take a reading. So I guess it would now be

Light Meter --> PC Sync Cable --> Adapter --> Flash

Unless I'm doing something wrong or theres a better way you'd suggest to get a reading.

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