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

(based on 153 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (102)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (45)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

99%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (123)
  • Reliable (114)
  • Easy to use (112)
  • Packs small / compresses (91)
  • Strong construction (68)

Cons

  • Poor quality (12)

Best Uses

  • Family photos (62)
  • Weddings (52)
  • Lighting (19)
  • Photography (14)
  • Travel (14)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Semi-pro photographer (55), Pro photographer (33), Photo enthusiast (28), Enthusiast (7), Professional (7)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (96)

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

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.

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      • 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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                                5.0

                                Nice and easy

                                By Jimhorse

                                from Belton, Mo

                                About Me Pro Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easy to Use
                                • Lightweight
                                • Reliable

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

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

                                    I purchased this AS-15 Sync Terminal Adapter as a backup for connecting my studio strobes.This way i can use a cable if I need to. Works fine.

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                                    • No

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                                    5.0

                                    I would buy this product again.

                                    By Weezy

                                    from Piqua Ohio

                                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

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

                                    Cons

                                    • There are no cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Family Photos
                                    • Sports/Action
                                    • Travel
                                    • Weddings/Events

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

                                    This product is so much better than others I have seen, Easy to use and very affordable. Great Product.

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                                    • No

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                                    5.0

                                    Old school studio lighting

                                    By Rad Timo

                                    from Suffolk VA

                                    About Me Pro Photographer

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

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

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Family Photos
                                      • Studio
                                      • Weddings/Events

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

                                      Had to have it

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                                      • No

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                                      5.0

                                      Works awesome

                                      By centralcoastpix

                                      from Arroyo Grande, CA

                                      About Me Pro Photographer

                                      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):

                                        This little thing saved my life (not literally). I bought a bunch of lighting equipment, but it wouldn't sync with my Nikon. Got this, and problem solved.

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                                        • No

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                                        5.0

                                        Great product

                                        By Chris

                                        from Jersey

                                        About Me Pro Photographer

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

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

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

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

                                            Works great for what it's used for. Never misses a shot! Highly recommend.

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                                            • No

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                                            5.0

                                            Great little product

                                            By Frtorres87

                                            from Morristown NJ

                                            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

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

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Family Photos
                                              • Landscape/Scenery
                                              • Sports/Action
                                              • Travel
                                              • Underwater
                                              • Video
                                              • Weddings/Events
                                              • Wildlife Photos

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

                                              It works as stated, pop it on the hotshoe or your camera, in my case I have lights that I connect to it. The lights go off perfect like a flash would. Worth every penny if you need this product.

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                                              • No

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                                              5.0

                                              Works as it should

                                              By Lee Bee

                                              from NY

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Pros

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

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                • Beauty Photography
                                                • Headshots

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

                                                Easy to use

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