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Vivitar Hot Shoe for 285HV Flash

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The Vivitar Hot Shoe for 285HV Flash is a replacement show for the 285HV flash.

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VivitarHot Shoe for 285HV Flash
 
5.0

(based on 6 reviews)

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      5.0

      Hot shoe

      By rytis

      from Baltimore

      Comments about Vivitar Hot Shoe for 285HV Flash:

      So my son broke off my old hot shoe, and though some people recommend the metal replacement, it can't be used directly on the camera, so I decided to get this, which pretty much is identical to the original one that lasted 30 years, so what the heck. You will need a tiny phillips screw driver to remove the old one, and after you remove the wires (I recommend soldering them off so you retain the full length), you'll need a soldering iron and solder to attach the new shoe. Took a few minutes, but I finally got it. Works like a champ now.

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      5.0

      Perfect fit

      By StoneStudios

      from Mackinae Illinois

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Reliable

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        Best Uses

        • Weddings/Events

        Comments about Vivitar Hot Shoe for 285HV Flash:

        Fits perfect. 5 minute repair. Back in business

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        • No

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        5.0

        Fixes broken flashes

        By Nate

        from East TX

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

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              Comments about Vivitar Hot Shoe for 285HV Flash:

              Easy to install with a little soldering knowledge.

              Saved me from sending it off or scraping it.

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              • No

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              5.0

              this is perfect!

              By Jose Rojas

              from Guatemala city

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Pack
              • Easy to Use
              • Lightweight
              • Reliable

              Cons

              • Dificult to install
              • Weak Construction

              Best Uses

              • Family Photos
              • In studio
              • Weddings/Events

              Comments about Vivitar Hot Shoe for 285HV Flash:

              this is the perfect replacement, when my vivitar broke , I feel pretty bad , but then I found this on BHPhotovideo! I ordered and when I got it , I finally fiX my flash , now I can Work again, this is really great if you want to keep your flash as stock item , if you want to fiX it and make it more durable, you need to buy the other product in bh, the Nisha Replacement Metal Hot Shoe for Vivitar Flash !!

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              5.0

              Exact OEM replacement

              By Dave

              from Sheffield Lake, OH

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

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                  Comments about Vivitar Hot Shoe for 285HV Flash:

                  This is an OEM Vivitar replacement hot shoe for the 285 and 285HV (mine was the 285). It works perfectly, but does require some soldering skill to connect. Just be sure to pre-solder the wire ends and the contacts before soldering together (otherwise you will need 3 hands).

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                  5.0

                  Saves from purchasing a new flash

                  By LGE501

                  from Vegas

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Saves a flash from trash

                  Cons

                  • Small working area

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Vivitar Hot Shoe for 285HV Flash:

                    A little difficult to install due to the small working areas. My flash was still in good working condition but I broke off the shoe. Found this replacement and re-soldered it onto the flash. Works great.

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