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ImpactFA-300HS Triple-Flash Hot Shoe Adapter Mount
 
4.4

(based on 16 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (12)
  • Packs small / compresses (6)
  • Attaches securely (5)
  • Easy to use (5)
  • Reliable (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Indoors (6)
    • Family photos (5)
    • General purpose (5)
    • Portraits (5)
    • Low light (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Pro photographer (5), Semi-pro photographer (5), Photo enthusiast (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (14)

    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

    Reliable and reasonably priced

    By The Big Kahuna

    from Flat Rock, MI

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Indoors
      • Portraits
      • Special Events

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

      Used with my canon speedlights

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      • No

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      5.0

      Nice option to more stands.

      By Grumpy

      from Pinetop, AZ

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attaches Securely
      • Durable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Indoors
        • Outdoors

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

        Only have used with one flash unit so far.

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        • No

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        4.0

        Good, Low-Cost Investment

        By The Digital Photo Guy

        from AZ

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attaches Securely
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Indoors
          • Low Light
          • Portraits
          • Special Events

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

          Decided to tie together 3 Canon SpeedLites instead of buying another studio strobe. This works great.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Adapter mount

          By Tony O.

          from Los Angeles, CA.

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

          Well buit and works great.

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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.

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              • 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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                  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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