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ImpactSync Cord Male Mini (3.5mm) to Male PC (1')
 
4.5

(based on 24 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (18)
  • Lightweight (15)
  • Reliable (13)
  • Packs small / compresses (12)
  • Strong construction (12)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Weddings (12)
  • Family photos (9)
  • Sports/action (4)
  • Travel (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Pro photographer (8), Semi-pro photographer (8)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (18)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Very straight center pin (too straight?)

I use this cord for triggering my Pocketwizard plus II tranceivers in my studio.I did have some problems for a while, because I needed to hold thePC end of the plug into my lens,...Read complete review

I use this cord for triggering my Pocketwizard plus II tranceivers in my studio.I did have some problems for a while, because I needed to hold thePC end of the plug into my lens, to be able to trigger properly.After some checking and debugging og my process, I found that the center pin inside the PC-end of the plug, is simply "too straight", so it wasn't making proper contact inside the plug on my lenses.Taking a small screwdriver and pushing the pin a hair off-set, created super contact with my lenses (could feel that the plug really stuck to the lens). After that, I got 12 out of 12 shots with flash firing trough my pocketwizards.Generally, this cord is imo very well built; The plugs seems pretty rugged (was hard to adjust the center pin) and the outer shell also seems to be thicker than other cables I own, so they should stand up to some abuse.Very pleased with this lenght; I am able to velcro my Pocketwizard to my A12-back on my Hassy and have the cord circle my lens, creating minimal movements on the connections while shooting.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Good product

I use this cable to connect my sb-800 flashes to PW recivers. Works good. The only thing is that I have to buy new cables every few month. Not a big deal,...Read complete review

I use this cable to connect my sb-800 flashes to PW recivers. Works good. The only thing is that I have to buy new cables every few month. Not a big deal, but you have to have couple of extras in your bag.

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4.0

I would buy this product again and again

By tzvi

from isreal

About Me Pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Strong Construction

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Weddings/Events

    Comments about Impact Sync Cord Male Mini (3.5mm) to Male PC (1'):

    Excellent price

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    • No

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    3.0

    good

    By maf314

    from NY

    About Me Photography Student

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to Use

    Cons

    • Weak Construction

    Best Uses

    • Weddings/Events

    Comments about Impact Sync Cord Male Mini (3.5mm) to Male PC (1'):

    cumple con lo esperadoesta bueno

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    • No

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    4.0

    DSLR to Profoto Air Remote

    By Eye of the Abyss

    from San Francisco, CA

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to Use
    • Reliable

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Impact Sync Cord Male Mini (3.5mm) to Male PC (1'):

        I needed to bypass the poor connection from my Canon 5d3 to the Profoto Air Remote as the hotshoe connection wasn't working on the remote, really lame as the remote costs $+.For what I needed, I should've bought the 6' length.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Works as it should

        By Tom

        from Minnesota

        Comments about Impact Sync Cord Male Mini (3.5mm) to Male PC (1'):

        I am using these sync cords to connect some cheap radio triggers to my Alien Bees. I used a small strip of Velcro on top of the AB units and a small strip on the side of the triggers. The supplied AB cords are 15' long and I wanted something shorter as I use them on location with the triggers more than anything else. Tested before first gig and worked perfect, used at several shoots now and no issues.

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        4.0

        exactly what I need

        By amorrisonpj

        from NY

        Comments about Impact Sync Cord Male Mini (3.5mm) to Male PC (1'):

        More affordable than the pocket wizard version. A good replacement for a lost cord. Gets the job done.

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        5.0

        Works as well as the original!

        By stoney150

        from Enterprise, AL

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Family Photos
          • Landscape/Scenery
          • Sports/Action
          • Weddings/Events

          Comments about Impact Sync Cord Male Mini (3.5mm) to Male PC (1'):

          Very satisfied with this product. I had lost my original pocket wizard cord and this one is just as good!

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          • No

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          5.0

          Good for Price

          By CBD

          from Chester

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Outdoor portrait

            Comments about Impact Sync Cord Male Mini (3.5mm) to Male PC (1'):

            This is good cord for it's price especially if you only need a short one. I like Impact's products and customer service.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Does the trick

            By OP

            from Burlington, VT

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Reliable
            • Strong Construction

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Flash photography

              Comments about Impact Sync Cord Male Mini (3.5mm) to Male PC (1'):

              I use this to connect my Pocket Wizards to my Canon speed light. I decided to go for the cheaper option and I was not disappointed! Works as promised.

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              • No

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              4.0

              Very straight center pin (too straight?)

              By Filmshooter

              from Norway

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Pros

              • Easy to Use
              • Lightweight
              • Strong Construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Older Analog Equipment

                Comments about Impact Sync Cord Male Mini (3.5mm) to Male PC (1'):

                I use this cord for triggering my Pocketwizard plus II tranceivers in my studio.I did have some problems for a while, because I needed to hold thePC end of the plug into my lens, to be able to trigger properly.After some checking and debugging og my process, I found that the center pin inside the PC-end of the plug, is simply "too straight", so it wasn't making proper contact inside the plug on my lenses.Taking a small screwdriver and pushing the pin a hair off-set, created super contact with my lenses (could feel that the plug really stuck to the lens). After that, I got 12 out of 12 shots with flash firing trough my pocketwizards.Generally, this cord is imo very well built; The plugs seems pretty rugged (was hard to adjust the center pin) and the outer shell also seems to be thicker than other cables I own, so they should stand up to some abuse.Very pleased with this lenght; I am able to velcro my Pocketwizard to my A12-back on my Hassy and have the cord circle my lens, creating minimal movements on the connections while shooting.

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                • No

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                5.0

                Great

                By Rpmbr

                from Ny

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Impact Sync Cord Male Mini (3.5mm) to Male PC (1'):

                    Easy to use, works. Perfect

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                    5.0

                    Excellent fit

                    By Denn-Ice

                    from Bronx, NY

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Pack
                    • Easy to Use
                    • Lightweight
                    • Perfect Length And Build
                    • Reliable
                    • Strong Construction

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

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

                      Comments about Impact Sync Cord Male Mini (3.5mm) to Male PC (1'):

                      Bought these to trigger my canon 600ex flash with my flash triggers and no issues with them whatsoever. Very well built cable.

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                      5.0

                      Exactly what I needed

                      By Amy the Photographer

                      from Chattanooga, TN

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy to Use
                      • Lightweight
                      • Reliable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

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

                        Comments about Impact Sync Cord Male Mini (3.5mm) to Male PC (1'):

                        I use this to connect my Elinchrom SPEED receiver to my Nikon SB-800 speedlight. It works like a charm. I wish the SPEED receiver came with this cord, but it's not too expensive, so it's not the worst extra expense you could run into.

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Works as needs

                        By Miroslav

                        from New Yrok

                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Pack
                        • Lightweight
                        • Strong Construction

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Family Photos
                          • Weddings/Events

                          Comments about Impact Sync Cord Male Mini (3.5mm) to Male PC (1'):

                          Works as it should.

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                          • No

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                          4.0

                          Perfect

                          By Floodrip

                          from NY, NY

                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

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

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Family Photos
                            • Weddings/Events

                            Comments about Impact Sync Cord Male Mini (3.5mm) to Male PC (1'):

                            I found the quality to be perfectly fine for what I use it for. I was afraid that getting a cheep cord would be a bad idea but in this case it works just fine!!

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                            • No

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                            4.0

                            perfect for large format

                            By Michael

                            from St Paul, MN

                            About Me Pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

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

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Impact Sync Cord Male Mini (3.5mm) to Male PC (1'):

                                If you are looking for a cord to connect you large format lens or any camera with a pc flash sync plug to your PocketWizard, this is the correct one.
                                The cord is of normal quality and I expect years of use out of it in my commercial photo studio

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                                • No

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                                5.0

                                Simple and effective!

                                By Alexandre

                                from Stamford, CT

                                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

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

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Weddings/Events

                                  Comments about Impact Sync Cord Male Mini (3.5mm) to Male PC (1'):

                                  I use this with my pocket wizard receiver when shooting with an off camera flash. The length of the cord gives me flexibility with placement of the flash and receiver. Also, the cord feels very durable which eliminates the fear of showing up to a shoot one day and the cord giving up on me. All in all, I will be buying more when I get more flashes and highly recommend this.

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                                  4.0

                                  They're not glamorous, they just work.

                                  By Island Girl

                                  from Nassau, Bahamas

                                  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 Impact Sync Cord Male Mini (3.5mm) to Male PC (1'):

                                    You need to have sync cords if you want to have your flash off of your camera. It's as simple as that. Sync cords help you create better light.

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                                    • No

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                                    4.0

                                    short cord

                                    By spyderbrian

                                    from cincinnati

                                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Easy To Pack
                                    • Easy to Use

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Family Photos

                                      Comments about Impact Sync Cord Male Mini (3.5mm) to Male PC (1'):

                                      short.

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                                      • No

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                                      5.0

                                      Works Great

                                      By Mountainwoman

                                      from Rifle CO

                                      About Me Pro Photographer

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Easy to Use
                                      • Lightweight
                                      • Reliable
                                      • Strong Construction

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Family Photos
                                        • Sports/Action
                                        • Weddings/Events

                                        Comments about Impact Sync Cord Male Mini (3.5mm) to Male PC (1'):

                                        I bought this cable to replace one that came with my alien bees receiver to fire an SB800. The cable went bad after only about a year (and not extensive use). This cable seems to actually fit better into the receiver and flash.

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                                        • No

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                                        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                         
                                        5.0

                                        great stocking stuffer

                                        By photo-guy's mom

                                        from Kentucky

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Comments about Impact Sync Cord Male Mini (3.5mm) to Male PC (1'):

                                        What better way to stuff a photo-guy's stocking than with great accessories at a great price!

                                        • Was this a gift?:
                                        • Yes

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