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Altman Mini Safety Cable

B&H # AL18SCBI Mfr # MSC
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Product Highlights
  • Fits Altman Inkie Fresnel Light
  • Maximum Load of 5.0 Lbs

The Altman Lighting MSC Mini Safety Cable (Black) is an 18" painted steel cable designed to provide added safety when hanging an Altman Inkie Fresnel light or any small fixture with a weight up to 5.0 lbs.

Black safety cable provides added safety when attached to a light head or fixture
Compatible with
  • Altman Inkie Fresnel light
  • Any light fixture up to 5.0 lbs

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AltmanMini Safety Cable
 
3.3

(based on 6 reviews)

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4.0

Mini Safety Cable by Altman Lighting

By QueenChatty

from Thunder Bay, Ontario

About Me Semi-pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attach Securely
  • Durable
  • Long-Lasting

Cons

    Best Uses

    • General Use

    Comments about Altman Mini Safety Cable:

    These work just fine. Although for use with my AB lights I would like to see cables with other options to secure to the lights.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    1.0

    Much weaker than product image shows

    By In-house Photo Guy

    from Austin freaking Texas

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Weak

      Best Uses

        Comments about Altman Mini Safety Cable:

        The product photo isn't correct. The gauge of the wire is TINY compared to the photo. I am sure you can find a much heavier duty safety cable for about the same price. I elected to not use the ones I bought.

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        5.0

        Thin, flexible, does its job

        By Jack

        from Sparta, not Greece, NJ

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Altman Mini Safety Cable:

        Securely holds tota light on various mounts.

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        3.0

        Not as advertised, but still usable

        By PigskinPhotog

        from Arkansas

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Easy to use
        • Flexible

        Cons

        • small

        Best Uses

        • Securing small objects

        Comments about Altman Mini Safety Cable:

        Ordered several of these for securing remote lights and cameras, but they are definitely not the same ones that are shown in the photo. The cable is a much smaller gauge, and the actual clasp is wire, rather than the snap clasp or latch as shown.

        Instead of using these for my original idea—securing a strobe assembly—I decided to use them to secure my reflectors to the strobes. They work great for that task as they're small and lightweight and stay out of the way, but I would never trust them to hold up an entire strobe. They definitely have their place and use, but don't look at the photo as a good representation of the product. I'd recommend them, but I probably wouldn't want any more than a pound or two hanging from these over my head.

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        2.0

        Cheapest safety cable, but not best.

        By Absolute Innovation IFD

        from Boise, ID

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Expensive
          • Not cost effective

          Best Uses

            Comments about Altman Mini Safety Cable:

            The photo makes it a lot larger than it actually is. The actual cable is only about the diameter of thick mechanical pencil lead. While I'm sure it can hold a reasonable amount of weight, the price is not effective. You could build four, with equal fit and function from raw cable as you could buying this product.

            The clip is a weak point, and would be the first thing to fail.

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            5.0

            Xtra Safety!

            By CIQ

            from CA

            About Me Professional

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Protection
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Altman Mini Safety Cable:

                I use this as extra security when I put speedlites on remote clamps and also my camera when it is attached to my monopod (quick release). It is extremely flexible and unobtrusive. It is thinner than I thought it would be. Probable around 20 gauge or so. I suspect it will support around 4 lbs.

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