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ImpactFA-300HS Triple-Flash Hot Shoe Adapter Mount
 
4.3

(based on 12 reviews)

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    (2)

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91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (10)
  • Packs small / compresses (6)
  • Easy to use (5)
  • Attaches securely (3)
  • Reliable (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Family photos (5)
    • General purpose (5)
    • Weddings (4)
    • Indoors (3)
    • Low light (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Pro photographer (4), Semi-pro photographer (4), Photo enthusiast (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (11)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Works as Expected

    I just needed something to help combine my speedlights without having to use another system of lights, ie Alienbees, etc on location. I also didn't want to have a receiver on each hotshoe...Read complete review

    I just needed something to help combine my speedlights without having to use another system of lights, ie Alienbees, etc on location. I also didn't want to have a receiver on each hotshoe to trigger the flashes.

    This simply gets the job done. I can trigger all 3 flashes with on receiver and now I have plenty of flash power.
    Be careful when attaching the PC cord. One of my triggers wouldn't work, but a newer trigger worked well, however, the speedlights didn't like me messing with the PC cords while the speedlights were on, so I hope I don't blow anything up.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Impact Triple-Flash hot shoe adapter

    A very small unit. Simple design. Should work with low to moderate use. Have my doubts about its stregth in holding the three speedlights securely while up on a lightstand Possible light modifer ...Read complete review

    A very small unit. Simple design. Should work with low to moderate use. Have my doubts about its stregth in holding the three speedlights securely while up on a lightstand Possible light modifer such as an umbrella attached to light stand may be unsteady. Cost is very low. We will keep as a possible back up if needed on inside work should our other heaftier unit not be available.. This unit does have a port that accepts a 33' impact sync cord ( a plus )

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    5.0

    Great

    By Highlight Your Wrinkles

    from Sacramento,CA

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attaches Securely
    • Durable
    • Good Color Value
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • General Use
      • Indoors
      • Low Light
      • Night Time
      • Outdoors
      • Portraits
      • Special Events

      Comments about Impact FA-300HS Triple-Flash Hot Shoe Adapter Mount:

      like it, I wish it had a little hole for an umbrella

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      • No

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      3.0

      Speedlites

      By Radar7792

      from Rialto, Ca.

      Comments about Impact FA-300HS Triple-Flash Hot Shoe Adapter Mount:

      For me this units doesn't feel secure enough when hold 3 Canon Speedlites.

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      5.0

      Works as Expected

      By TrP

      from Raleigh, NC

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attaches Securely
      • Lightweight
      • Powerful

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Combining Speedlights
        • General Use
        • Indoors
        • Low Light
        • Night Time
        • Outdoors
        • Portraits
        • Special Events

        Comments about Impact FA-300HS Triple-Flash Hot Shoe Adapter Mount:

        I just needed something to help combine my speedlights without having to use another system of lights, ie Alienbees, etc on location. I also didn't want to have a receiver on each hotshoe to trigger the flashes.

        This simply gets the job done. I can trigger all 3 flashes with on receiver and now I have plenty of flash power.
        Be careful when attaching the PC cord. One of my triggers wouldn't work, but a newer trigger worked well, however, the speedlights didn't like me messing with the PC cords while the speedlights were on, so I hope I don't blow anything up.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        3.0

        Impact Triple-Flash hot shoe adapter

        By photobob

        from Boone , NC

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Econimical
        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • Light Duty

        Best Uses

        • General Use
        • Indoors
        • Portraits

        Comments about Impact FA-300HS Triple-Flash Hot Shoe Adapter Mount:

        A very small unit. Simple design. Should work with low to moderate use. Have my doubts about its stregth in holding the three speedlights securely while up on a lightstand Possible light modifer such as an umbrella attached to light stand may be unsteady. Cost is very low. We will keep as a possible back up if needed on inside work should our other heaftier unit not be available.. This unit does have a port that accepts a 33' impact sync cord ( a plus )

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        • No

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        5.0

        Handy Versitile Adaptor

        By David

        from Rocky Hill, CT

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • Construction May Wane

        Best Uses

        • General Use

        Comments about Impact FA-300HS Triple-Flash Hot Shoe Adapter Mount:

        Good price
        The adaptor construction may be questionable in terms of hardiness. Time will tell.

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        4.0

        Impact Triple-Flash Adapter Mount

        By Don

        from West Bend, WI

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

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        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attaches Securely
        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • Durability To Be Seen

        Best Uses

        • General Use
        • Low Light

        Comments about Impact FA-300HS Triple-Flash Hot Shoe Adapter Mount:

        Don't expect to use it a lot, but when you need that extra stop of flash... Works as advertised. Construction is a little light to hold 3 full sized speed lights, but it does. Note that the offset shoe on a Flex-TT5 precludes it from being mounted on this adapter. Velcro it to the light stand.

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        5.0

        FANTASTIC FOR STROBISTS

        By J.R.

        from Los Angeles

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Family Photos
          • Weddings/Events

          Comments about Impact FA-300HS Triple-Flash Hot Shoe Adapter Mount:

          Simple, easy to use, and I wonder why more companies don't make things like this. All you need is a sync cord and you can fire three flashes with a single receiver. I put this at the end of a monopod to make a light stick in a shoot recently, and if you have an assistant that knows how to light (or follow instructions), you can move fast fast fast. Anyone shooting weddings or events can get a lot of mileage with one of these. Will likely order another.

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          5.0

          Does what it says

          By Dr Dan

          from Dominican Republic

          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 FA-300HS Triple-Flash Hot Shoe Adapter Mount:

            makes the stand very top heavy when three speelights are on, but puts out excellent light.

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            • No

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            4.0

            Extra output from a single light source

            By mojanky

            from Michigan

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

            • Manual Output Adjustment

            Best Uses

            • Family Photos
            • On Location
            • Travel
            • Weddings/Events

            Comments about Impact FA-300HS Triple-Flash Hot Shoe Adapter Mount:

            I use this product when I just one a single light source, but need a little extra power than one speed light along can give. My speedlites feel secure in the hot shoe brackets and it gives me ample power when using larger umbrellas or softboxes for an on location shoot, when strobes are not an option.

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            4.0

            Works fine.

            By Tummy

            from Garden Grove, CA

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Family Photos

              Comments about Impact FA-300HS Triple-Flash Hot Shoe Adapter Mount:

              I could have given this 5 stars if it has a one foot cable included. I'm trying to use this with my Pocket Wizard Plus II. I'm now looking for the 3.5mm male to male mono cable to buy before I can use this thing.

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              4.0

              This is one handy item

              By Harv

              from Alberta, Canada

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Pack
              • Easy to Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • To Control The Light

                Comments about Impact FA-300HS Triple-Flash Hot Shoe Adapter Mount:

                I like being able to use 3 flash units on one umbrella to help knock down the ambient light.

                It does add noticeable weight at the top of the light stand so you must be prepared to secure the stand much more than before. I also found that I must place the 2 heavier Lumpro 160's on the side mounts and the Nikon SB600 on the top to keep everthing well balanced.

                It does work well.

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                4.0

                Good product, needs a cold shoe screw

                By maxmphoto1

                from Beaverton, Or

                About Me Pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Pack

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Family Photos
                  • Weddings/Events

                  Comments about Impact FA-300HS Triple-Flash Hot Shoe Adapter Mount:

                  I use 3 speedlights in a soft box...

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                  • No

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