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SonyFA-CC1AM Off-Camera Cable
 
4.4

(based on 18 reviews)

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    (11)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (13)
  • Reliable (13)
  • Easy to use (10)
  • Durable (5)
  • Excellent interface (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Portraits (8)
    • Fill flash (5)
    • Lighting (5)
    • Travel (5)
    • Everyday (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (7)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (7), Professional (4), Semi-professional (4)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Does the job

    What can I say? Not an exciting item, but essential to use a Sony DSLR with a flash bracket. It works well and has so far stood up to repeated attachment and removal,...Read complete review

    What can I say? Not an exciting item, but essential to use a Sony DSLR with a flash bracket. It works well and has so far stood up to repeated attachment and removal, although I wonder about its robustness over time.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Decent product

    I found this product to work just fine, but the cable seems a bit long for bracket-mounting, often getting in the way.

    I found this product to work just fine, but the cable seems a bit long for bracket-mounting, often getting in the way.

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    5.0

    FA-CC1AM Off-Camera Cable by Sony

    By speedy

    from detroit michigan

    About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight
    • Reliable

    Cons

    • Limited Distance By Cable

    Best Uses

    • Macro Photography
    • Portraits
    • Studio

    Comments about Sony FA-CC1AM Off-Camera Cable:

    used to connect flash to camera for taking flash pictures off camera.

    the cable is robust and screws into flash.

    the cable limits distance from the camera to about 3 feet. i would prefer a wireless flash.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    It works!

    By Karen

    from Pasadena, CA

    About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Portraits
      • Studio

      Comments about Sony FA-CC1AM Off-Camera Cable:

      I have a NEX-7 with the smallest external flash. This cable along with the adapter enabled me to get that flash off the camera...yay.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      "Get it off the camera"

      By Ugly Pancakes

      from Rochester, NY

      About Me Professional

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • Reliable

      Cons

      • We will see how durable

      Best Uses

      • Everyday use
      • Landscape Photography
      • Portraits
      • Traveling

      Comments about Sony FA-CC1AM Off-Camera Cable:

      Love it! Use to shooting studio only, large format. Enjoying using the 35mm again.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      Product does the job

      By PhotoGirl

      from Berkeley Springs, WV

      About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • Reliable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Landscape Photography
        • Traveling

        Comments about Sony FA-CC1AM Off-Camera Cable:

        This is a good product for off camera flexible flash positioning and it gives me the ability to move the flash around for the precise lighting.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

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        5.0

        Great, must have, for all photographers

        By Jim

        from Woodland Park, CO

        About Me Semi-Professional

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight
        • Reliable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday use
          • Home
          • Macro Photography
          • Portraits
          • Studio
          • Traveling

          Comments about Sony FA-CC1AM Off-Camera Cable:

          They cable is high quality and works great. Its a must to move the flash away from the camera for better lighting options. Very well made, easy to use, and a must for any photographer.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          great product 10++++++++

          By SICKPEGASUS

          from SACRAMENTO CALIFORNIA

          About Me Semi-Professional

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight
          • Reliable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday use
            • Home
            • Portraits

            Comments about Sony FA-CC1AM Off-Camera Cable:

            I LOVE IT

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            4.0

            does the job

            By slverfox grandma

            from bklyn, ny

            About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Reliable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Macro Photography
              • Portraits

              Comments about Sony FA-CC1AM Off-Camera Cable:

              it's just what i needed for off-camera work with normal, close-up & macro shots. as promised it works well with my older minolta flashes & sony a700.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              3.0

              Simple fix

              By nickname

              from Kansas USA

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Simple fix easy to use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Family Photos
                • Indoors/Low Light

                Comments about Sony FA-CC1AM Off-Camera Cable:

                A simple fix to allow me to take portraits and photos with out the on body flash washing out colors and allowing me to bounce light with the off body flash unit.

                • Ease of Operation:
                • 8
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                3.0

                very valuable product

                By no nickman

                from New Jersey

                About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Macro Photography
                  • Portraits

                  Comments about Sony FA-CC1AM Off-Camera Cable:

                  Very important piece of equipment necessary to take better flash pictures

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                  4.0

                  nice and simple

                  By jaws1975

                  from martha's vineyard,ma

                  About Me Semi-Professional

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Lightweight
                  • Reliable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday use
                    • Portraits
                    • Traveling

                    Comments about Sony FA-CC1AM Off-Camera Cable:

                    worked great. nice and simple, cord connecting flash to camera. allows me to hand hold flash higher or other angles, that i am not able to do when flash is on camera.

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                    5.0

                    Good Product to own

                    By Piercy

                    from Boston, MA

                    About Me Pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                    • Not long enough

                    Best Uses

                    • Close -ups
                    • Fast Action
                    • Nighttime
                    • Special Events
                    • Tote Along
                    • Travel

                    Comments about Sony FA-CC1AM Off-Camera Cable:

                    Great product once again it need to be longer if bought with the extension cord it is a pretty good distance depending on what your actually trying to photograph

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                    5.0

                    works great

                    By Leigh

                    from Spanish Fort, Al

                    About Me Pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Lightweight
                    • Reliable

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Lighting

                      Comments about Sony FA-CC1AM Off-Camera Cable:

                      provides length without getting in the way of the lens

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                      5.0

                      Great! great! great!

                      By HV photo

                      from Puerto Rico

                      About Me Semi-Professional

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Lightweight
                      • Reliable
                      • Softens Light

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Photography

                        Comments about Sony FA-CC1AM Off-Camera Cable:

                        This product bring me flexility to take pictures at any angle or position at the precise light with my Sony Alpha A200.

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                        3.0

                        Decent product

                        By Charlie

                        from Winona, MN

                        About Me Professional

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Lightweight
                        • Reliable

                        Cons

                        • Bulky
                        • Weak Construction

                        Best Uses

                        • Fill Flash
                        • Lighting
                        • Photography
                        • Photojournalism

                        Comments about Sony FA-CC1AM Off-Camera Cable:

                        I found this product to work just fine, but the cable seems a bit long for bracket-mounting, often getting in the way.

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                        4.0

                        Does the job

                        By The Brit

                        from Rochester, NY

                        About Me Professional

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Reliable

                        Cons

                        • None so far

                        Best Uses

                        • Fill Flash
                        • With flash bracket

                        Comments about Sony FA-CC1AM Off-Camera Cable:

                        What can I say? Not an exciting item, but essential to use a Sony DSLR with a flash bracket. It works well and has so far stood up to repeated attachment and removal, although I wonder about its robustness over time.

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                        4.0

                        Pleasing Results

                        By tohoverdivine

                        from Virginia

                        About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Convenient Interface
                        • Softens Light

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Fill Flash
                          • Lighting
                          • Photo through glass

                          Comments about Sony FA-CC1AM Off-Camera Cable:

                          I wanted to beat the harsh light and shadows created by an on-camera unit and this cable did the job. I also like the fact that the camera and flash can communicate for TTL metering or exposure adjustments. I chose not to rate higher because I have not used this item a great deal, yet.

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                          5.0

                          I would buy this product again and again

                          By maxxum7D

                          from Antalya-Turkey

                          About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Convenient Interface
                          • Lightweight
                          • Reliable
                          • Softens Light
                          • Strong Construction

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Fill Flash
                            • Lighting
                            • Night Photography
                            • Photography

                            Comments about Sony FA-CC1AM Off-Camera Cable:

                            Sony FA-CC1AM Off-Camera Cable is great about
                            allowing for flexible flash positioning and precise light balance control with my Sony A700 camera.

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                            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            nice add on to your flash gear

                            By Serge

                            from Brooklyn

                            About Me Professional

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Convenient Interface

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Fill Flash
                              • Lighting
                              • Night Photography

                              Comments about Sony FA-CC1AM Off-Camera Cable:

                              i never thought i would need an extension cord for my photography, but i was wrong indeed. You may want a cord like that for your bracket/flash set up. Sony's provide a flash mount with their flashes, which is nice substitute for the [$] off camera shoe, the cord goes straight to your flash and has reasonable length, just enough to reach and extend - perfect. it helps focusing in dim light providing the red beam from the flash and syncs very well in all light conditions (Sony HVL - 56M). Note, be sure to check the performance, my first copy didn't work, the other was having issues too (tuned out to be poor contacts, had to clean them and from there it worked flawlessly )

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