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NikonAS-15 Sync Terminal Adapter (Hot Shoe to PC)
 
4.6

(based on 160 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (107)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (47)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

99%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (129)
  • Reliable (120)
  • Easy to use (118)
  • Packs small / compresses (96)
  • Strong construction (70)

Cons

  • Poor quality (13)

Best Uses

  • Family photos (65)
  • Weddings (53)
  • Lighting (19)
  • Photography (14)
  • Travel (14)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Semi-pro photographer (58), Pro photographer (34), Photo enthusiast (29), Enthusiast (7), Photography student (7)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (101)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Need a hardwired flash sync sometimes?

Have a DSLR w/no PC connection? Need to hard wire sync to that strobe? This works well, this is my second one purchased (small. easy to misplace).
DO NOT...Read complete review

Have a DSLR w/no PC connection? Need to hard wire sync to that strobe? This works well, this is my second one purchased (small. easy to misplace).
DO NOT use to hook up to high voltage sync strobes (in my case Norman 200 Bs), said to fry digital cameras. AS-15 seems better made than other options.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Convenient, but perhaps unnecessary

Use: to sync my camera's shutter to an Impact 400 watt strobe
Pros: small, lightweight, accurate. It's an ideal setup for a 1-light studio shoot.
Cons: the sync...Read complete review

Use: to sync my camera's shutter to an Impact 400 watt strobe
Pros: small, lightweight, accurate. It's an ideal setup for a 1-light studio shoot.
Cons: the sync cable flops all over the place and falls out of the adapter port at least once every ten minutes, and this particular light syncs automatically to my flash, provided that the flash is set to TTL mode, so oftentimes this is just brought along to shoots as a backup.

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5.0

Amazing product

By Taylor

from Towson, MD

Comments about Nikon AS-15 Sync Terminal Adapter (Hot Shoe to PC):

This Nikon AS-15 Terminal adapter works great! I had to order if for my college course and my professor loves the way it works. B&H has such great quality stuff!! I order everything from B&H

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5.0

Works perfectly!

By nlenz3

from Alexandria, MN

About Me Photo Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Family Photos

    Comments about Nikon AS-15 Sync Terminal Adapter (Hot Shoe to PC):

    I use the adapter to shoot my newborn daughter's baby photos in my studio. It works great because of a 15 foot cord.

    If you're not doing much major moving around, this is perfect, affordable and gets the job done for my flash unit.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    Perfect Hit

    By Jaybe

    from Baltimore, MD

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Studio

      Comments about Nikon AS-15 Sync Terminal Adapter (Hot Shoe to PC):

      I purchased this product to use in a lighting class to pair with a Canon 60D. This was actually a replacement for another adapter I had purchased that would fire sometimes and not others. This adapter has allowed me not to miss a shot because my strobes wouldn't fire.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      4.0

      Perfect

      By Picgirls Mom

      from Clinton NC

      About Me Photography Student

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to Use
      • Lightweight
      • Reliable

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Nikon AS-15 Sync Terminal Adapter (Hot Shoe to PC):

          My daughter is a photography major and I recently purchased some mono lights for her, well I was not aware at the time that the connections from the lights to the camera was not going to match but this little adapter is perfect. Not only does it allow her to use her lights as strobes it allows her to attach her computer to her camera, it gives her multiple functions that she wasn't capable of without it. It is amazing how much you can get from something so small.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Reliable and well-crafted

          By Cone

          from Westerly, RI

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • Jets Loose After A While

          Best Uses

          • Studio

          Comments about Nikon AS-15 Sync Terminal Adapter (Hot Shoe to PC):

          If one has a Nikon, and is in need of a sunc cord adapter, there is no substitute for the brand-name. Only problem for me is, I keep misplacing them!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          4.0

          Solid Product.

          By Eli

          from New York

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • Weak Construction

          Best Uses

          • Family Photos
          • Weddings/Events

          Comments about Nikon AS-15 Sync Terminal Adapter (Hot Shoe to PC):

          This is a very solid product. Its durable and reliable. Doesnt break very easily, as long as you dont throw it around, this should last you at least a few years with quite a bit of use.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Simple Hot Shoe Trigger Mechanism

          By Gene

          from Myrtle Beach

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Family Photos
            • Indoor Photography

            Comments about Nikon AS-15 Sync Terminal Adapter (Hot Shoe to PC):

            Used to trigger studio strobes with a Nikon camera.
            Simple to use!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

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            5.0

            As advertised

            By Big Rick

            from Corona, CA

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy to Use
            • Lightweight
            • Reliable
            • Strong Construction

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Nikon AS-15 Sync Terminal Adapter (Hot Shoe to PC):

                This is for manual flash operation only - will not support I-TTL. Tested unit as soon as it was received and works flawlessly.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                5.0

                Pleasantly Surprised

                By Robb from Chitown in Omaha

                from Omaha, NE

                About Me Photography Student

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Nikon AS-15 Sync Terminal Adapter (Hot Shoe to PC):

                    I purchased this product for a photography lighting class that I am taking at a local community college. When I was reviewing the instructions, it was stated that it was to be used with Nikon Cameras. I contacted B&H's customer service and was advised that this Sync Adapter should work with my Canon T2i Rebel EOS Camera. I took it to class for our studio/lab day and the AS-15 worked perfectly with my camera.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Good studio purchase

                    By Tank

                    from Jonesboro, AR

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Pack
                    • Easy to Use
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Nikon AS-15 Sync Terminal Adapter (Hot Shoe to PC):

                        I had a D200 and wanted to update, but since I try not to shoot weddings any more, I couldn't justify the money on a D700 or better. Instead, I settled on the D7100 for the sensor update. I was worried after I got my new camera because I hadn't noticed before, it didn't have a sync cord spot. This inexpensive add on does the trick. I just leave it attached to my sync cord so I don't lose it!

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Perfect

                        By S & R

                        from AZ

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy to Use
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Family Photos
                          • Landscape/Scenery
                          • Weddings/Events

                          Comments about Nikon AS-15 Sync Terminal Adapter (Hot Shoe to PC):

                          Pretty much a perfect hot shoe to PC adapter ...

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                          4.0

                          Perfect Hot shoe for Nikon D7100

                          By Louise Lens

                          from Minneapolis, Minnesota

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Affordable
                          • Easy To Pack
                          • Easy to Use
                          • Fast
                          • Lightweight
                          • Strong Construction

                          Cons

                          • Misfires

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Nikon AS-15 Sync Terminal Adapter (Hot Shoe to PC):

                            I tried an off-brand hot shoe from a local camera store. It did not work with the Alien-bee lighting I used. Nikon's AS-15 hot shoe was a clean fit, and gets my gear to sync *almost* perfectly. There were a few misfires during my last shoot. Overall, I'm happy with my purchase, because it gets the job I need done.

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                            • No

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                            5.0

                            Awesome product

                            By coolpapabill the photographer

                            from washington, dc

                            About Me Semi-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 AS-15 Sync Terminal Adapter (Hot Shoe to PC):

                              works perfectly with my sp studio light equipment since my camera cannot dock. This packs easily in camera bag or can be left mounted in the hotshoe. lifesaver.

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                              • No

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                              5.0

                              WORKS PERFECTLY

                              By TFP

                              from Castle Rock, CO

                              About Me Pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

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

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Weddings/Events

                                Comments about Nikon AS-15 Sync Terminal Adapter (Hot Shoe to PC):

                                Works great for a Photo Booth setup. I used this with my D7000 and an Alien Bees 400.

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                                • No

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                                5.0

                                As advertised

                                By Jason

                                from Texas

                                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 AS-15 Sync Terminal Adapter (Hot Shoe to PC):

                                It is just as advertised. It works and because I cannot yet afford a D4.... I needed the PC sync for a gig that was thrown my way. I made a quick buck... so I definitely got my investment back. Worked flawlessly, no hassles. Sync cables fit snugly. No problems what-so-ever. Only problem, it is tiny and plastic. Keep it safe, it appears fragile!

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                                • No

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                                5.0

                                PC sync shooting

                                By Jason

                                from Hoekema

                                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easy to Use
                                • Lightweight

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Family Photos
                                  • Weddings/Events

                                  Comments about Nikon AS-15 Sync Terminal Adapter (Hot Shoe to PC):

                                  Great attachment to enable consumer grade cameras to shoot sync'd to a light set. Works as described.

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                                  • No

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                                  5.0

                                  AS-15 Hot Shoe Nikon

                                  By Cole Kresch

                                  from Bloomsburg, PA

                                  About Me Photography Student

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

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

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Family Photos
                                    • Weddings/Events

                                    Comments about Nikon AS-15 Sync Terminal Adapter (Hot Shoe to PC):

                                    I love the price and it really is necessary for studio flash unit I own. So I had to get it B&H carries great products

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                                    4.0

                                    Excellent Product Easy to use

                                    By Rick

                                    from Southwest Wisconsin

                                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Easy to Use
                                    • Lightweight
                                    • Reliable

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Family Photos
                                      • Weddings/Events

                                      Comments about Nikon AS-15 Sync Terminal Adapter (Hot Shoe to PC):

                                      I have Nikon D90 and was looking for an inexpensive way to hook my strobe lighting to my camera, a friend told me about the AS-15 Sync Terminal Adapter and it worked perfect for what I need to do.

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                                      • No

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                                      5.0

                                      Works great

                                      By NedL

                                      from Boston

                                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

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

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Family Photos
                                        • Weddings/Events

                                        Comments about Nikon AS-15 Sync Terminal Adapter (Hot Shoe to PC):

                                        Use it on D7100 with umbrella studio light. Love it!

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                                        • No

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                                        5.0

                                        Excellent Product

                                        By JenniferC

                                        from Ashland, KY

                                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Easy to Use

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Family Photos
                                          • Weddings/Events

                                          Comments about Nikon AS-15 Sync Terminal Adapter (Hot Shoe to PC):

                                          I didn't realize my Nikon D5100 didn't have a built in sync port, and came to find that I had to purchase a hot shoe adapter to make my strobes work. This is easy peasy to install, and all you have to do is plug in your sync cord.

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                                          • No

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