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NikonSC-28 TTL Coiled Remote Cord (9')
 
4.7

(based on 161 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (123)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (29)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Reliable (118)
  • Easy to use (107)
  • Strong construction (98)
  • Lightweight (97)
  • Packs small / compresses (68)

Cons

  • Poor quality (6)
  • Heavy / bulky (5)

Best Uses

  • Weddings (70)
  • Family photos (67)
  • Travel (30)
  • Fill flash (23)
  • Lighting (23)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Photo enthusiast (43), Semi-pro photographer (40), Pro photographer (33), Enthusiast (16), Casual photographer (8)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (78), Yes (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Simple and Effective

Some good friends recently asked me to shoot their wedding. That meant taking the camera hand-held for most of the frames. I wanted a little more dramatic lighting than you get shooting straight ahead...Read complete review

Some good friends recently asked me to shoot their wedding. That meant taking the camera hand-held for most of the frames. I wanted a little more dramatic lighting than you get shooting straight ahead with the flash mounted on the camera. And besides I needed to be able to quickly switch from landscape to portrait framing as needed. Having the flash on this nifty, spring-coiled cord made that easy. I was able to hold the flash head high and wide to bring up a little shadow when I needed it. Handy product to have in the old kit bag.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

great cord

I use this to get my flash off camera. I use it with a bracket or on a light stand. So far so good. I wish I bought a longer cord though. If...Read complete review

I use this to get my flash off camera. I use it with a bracket or on a light stand. So far so good. I wish I bought a longer cord though. If this where a few feet longer It would be perfect.

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4.0

Overall good product.

By Firephoto798

from Kalamazoo, MI

About Me Semi-pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy to Use
  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Weak Construction

Best Uses

  • Wildlife Photos

Comments about Nikon SC-28 TTL Coiled Remote Cord (9'):

I use this cord to mount a speedlight away from the camera on a tripod; overall it works well. I did have a problem with the previous one. When mounted on a swing arm on a tripod, the base where the speedlight attaches broke when the tripod head was loose and the camera/lens rotated forward rapidly and then stopped rapidly at the end of the travel. The mounting block broke out around the threaded hole attaching it to the swing arm. Otherwise, I've had excellent use from it.

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  • No

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5.0

Robust and reliable

By Ford Foto

from Australia

About Me Pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy to Use
  • Reliable

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Nikon SC-28 TTL Coiled Remote Cord (9'):

      This remote cord works as it should and is well made.

      Don't count on getting the full 2.7 metres length specified as the tension created by the coiled lead would require your flash unit to be nailed down to keep it in place - 1.5-2.0 metres maximum is more realistic in practice.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Perfect accesory

      By pbonilla2004

      from Puerto Rico

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Family Photos
        • Weddings/Events

        Comments about Nikon SC-28 TTL Coiled Remote Cord (9'):

        I use this cable to use the SB600 Nikon Flash off the camera in a flash bracket. Works just perfect.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Great quality product

        By Brian

        from Ladysmith Canada

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy to Use
        • Reliable
        • Strong Construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Weddings/Events

          Comments about Nikon SC-28 TTL Coiled Remote Cord (9'):

          Use it to attach my Leica flash to the Leica M 240 for off camera flash. The quality is great compared to other off camera products.

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          • No

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          5.0

          I would buy this product again.

          By Dave

          from Des Moines,Iwoa

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy to Use
          • Strong Construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Weddings/Events

            Comments about Nikon SC-28 TTL Coiled Remote Cord (9'):

            Used this at a wedding last weekend worked just great.Very simple to use.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Excellent Product

            By Bel Air John

            from Bel Air, MD

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy to Use
            • Reliable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Family Photos
              • Weddings/Events

              Comments about Nikon SC-28 TTL Coiled Remote Cord (9'):

              My old Nikon TTL cable finally broke after 12 years. I received this as a replacement as a birthday gift.

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              • Yes

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              4.0

              Reliable SC-28

              By Al

              from Houston

              About Me Pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

              • Weak Construction

              Best Uses

              • Family Photos
              • Weddings/Events

              Comments about Nikon SC-28 TTL Coiled Remote Cord (9'):

              I buy this cord twice a year since the hot shoe where the flash gets locked in it gets damaged. I use a stroboframe as a bracket so when I take portraits the weight of the flash over time damages the hot shoe of the cord. Now, I have to say that I use it every weekend. That would be the only "no-so-good" characteristic. Other than that, pretty happy with it. I will change brackets and see if it makes a difference.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Excellent Cord

              By Northwesttrekker

              from Seattle, WA

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Family Photos
                • Landscape/Scenery
                • Travel
                • Weddings/Events

                Comments about Nikon SC-28 TTL Coiled Remote Cord (9'):

                It's a well built product, easy to use and very reliable. For normal cases, it's long enough.

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                5.0

                Good Cord

                By Ibrahim

                from Saudi Arabia

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about Nikon SC-28 TTL Coiled Remote Cord (9'):

                Very good cord works very efficient

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                5.0

                Great TTL cord

                By NW Trekker

                from Bellevue, WA

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Family Photos
                  • Travel
                  • Weddings/Events

                  Comments about Nikon SC-28 TTL Coiled Remote Cord (9'):

                  It's long enough to use on variable of scenarios. It's reliable and worthy the investment.

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                  2.0

                  Poor Quality

                  By Pinger

                  from Hong Kong

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                    • Unreliable
                    • Weak Construction

                    Best Uses

                    • Family Photos
                    • Weddings/Events

                    Comments about Nikon SC-28 TTL Coiled Remote Cord (9'):

                    I've bought this SC28 cable half year back, only to rarely use it. Recently I realised the rubber sheathing at both ends of the cable have frayed.
                    My other SC17 cable which I brought over 5 years, the SC17 is as nice as new.

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                    3.0

                    hope insulation doesn't deteriorate

                    By Paul

                    from san diego

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Pack
                    • Easy to Use
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                    • Weak Construction

                    Best Uses

                    • Family Photos
                    • Weddings/Events

                    Comments about Nikon SC-28 TTL Coiled Remote Cord (9'):

                    I used the cord this weekend. works fine. I hope the rubber insulation on the cord doesn't deteriorate as quickly as the last SC-28 Cord I bought

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                    • No

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                    4.0

                    Great addition to Bag

                    By Beagles Mom

                    from Hillsboro, OR

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Family Photos
                      • Landscape/Scenery
                      • Travel

                      Comments about Nikon SC-28 TTL Coiled Remote Cord (9'):

                      Allows me to use my SB700 flash on any of my Nikon bodies as a hand held flash for more versatility.

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                      4.0

                      ole' reliable

                      By david

                      from IL

                      Comments about Nikon SC-28 TTL Coiled Remote Cord (9'):

                      I've been using this model cable since it was introduced. It has taken 7 years of regular abuse at weddings, events, and other jobs for me to need a new one. Solid and reliable, this piece of kit is essential for me and my businesses.

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                      5.0

                      Just what I needed

                      By Nonnac

                      from Streets of the world

                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Nikon SC-28 TTL Coiled Remote Cord (9'):

                          I needed a cord that would allow me to take my flash off my the top of my Leica and mount it off to the side. If your a street photographer and use a fill flash and the only setting like manual mode. You have to have one. Thinking about a Nikon Bracket SK-7 I know this sounds weird Nikon equipment on a Leica from a Canon 5D III and Leica owner...but it works. Have Fun.

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                          5.0

                          Exactly What I Wanted.

                          By Birdman Bob

                          from Ft. Walton Beach, FL

                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy to Use

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Family Photos
                            • Weddings/Events

                            Comments about Nikon SC-28 TTL Coiled Remote Cord (9'):

                            Traditionally I have used ceiling or other light surface flash bounce to avoid red eye and shadowing in family photos and portrait work. However, this technique is limited to locations with ideal diffuse reflective surfaces. This TTL remote cord resolves those issues by separating the flash from the camera for better exposure control. The threaded base of the cord allows tripod mounting of my speed light for easy and accurate positioning.

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                            4.0

                            Does the job. Sturdy cord

                            By Foto man

                            from Jackson Tennessee

                            About Me Pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Reliable

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Weddings/Events

                              Comments about Nikon SC-28 TTL Coiled Remote Cord (9'):

                              I use the cord for off camera flash with Nikon Digital cameras

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                              • No

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                              5.0

                              SC-28 is GREAT!

                              By Eddie

                              from Corpus Christi, TX

                              About Me Pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

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

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Family Photos
                                • Travel
                                • Weddings/Events

                                Comments about Nikon SC-28 TTL Coiled Remote Cord (9'):

                                excellent for off camera flash

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                                • No

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                                4.0

                                Works

                                By Noel

                                from Napa, CA

                                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easy to Use
                                • Strong Construction

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Family Photos
                                  • Weddings/Events

                                  Comments about Nikon SC-28 TTL Coiled Remote Cord (9'):

                                  I've only had it for a couple weeks, but used it for the first time at a wedding. It seems very well built and solid. The flash clicks into place nicely, no stickiness (or looseness). It clicks into the hot-shoe of my camera perfectly. Again, fits like a glove. Of course, for $ , it better be. I did have a cheaper one that worked pretty well. It wasn't nearly as solid feeling as this, but then again, it worked just as well until I lost it.I give it 4 stars because I haven't actually had it long enough to judge it otherwise. But, I suspect it will last me as long as i don't lose it.

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                                  5.0

                                  TTL Remote

                                  By Woodwork51

                                  from Flower Mound, TX

                                  About Me Casual Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Easy To Pack
                                  • Easy to Use
                                  • Strong Construction

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Family Photos
                                    • Weddings/Events
                                    • Wildlife Photos

                                    Comments about Nikon SC-28 TTL Coiled Remote Cord (9'):

                                    Very well built, and the coiled configuration makes for easy storage in your "Go Bag" for field use when needed. Solid for studio set-up and use. Very versatile piece of equipment.

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