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

(based on 169 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (114)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (47)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (130)
  • Reliable (121)
  • Easy to use (119)
  • Packs small / compresses (97)
  • Strong construction (70)

Cons

  • Poor quality (13)

Best Uses

  • Family photos (65)
  • Weddings (53)
  • Lighting (19)
  • Photography (14)
  • Travel (14)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Semi-pro photographer (58), Pro photographer (34), Photo enthusiast (30), Enthusiast (7), Photography student (7)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (101)

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

Just what I was looking for.

By vassjj

from Iowa

Verified Buyer

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

Had a great experience shopping at B&H. Found what I needed easily and the order went smoothly. It was delivered well packed and timely.

 
5.0

It works!

By Cliff

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

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

Works great, I bought this to replace a cheaper adapter I had the broke. This one seems solid, and works well.

 
3.0

Needs shoe

By Georgem

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

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

Needs shoe on top

 
5.0

Nikon quality

By Lovre57

from Parsippany, NJ

Verified Buyer

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

You know when you place a Nikon component on your Nikon camera, it is going to work and this unit does

 
5.0

Works Perfect with D750

By Alice

from Syracuse, NY

Verified Buyer

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

This product works perfectly with my D750. I do a lot of studio photography, but the D750 does not have a pc connector. I like that it has the tighten knob, to assure a good hot shoe connection that will stay connected.

 
1.0

Didn't work

By Tule

from Sacramento, CA

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

Doesn't work with Alien Bees.

 
5.0

Great

By Shimon

from Nyc

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

Great product

 
5.0

Works like a charm.

By asattlerphoto

from Oquawka, Illinois

Verified Buyer

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

I have several of these on hand as I use the old fashioned Norman flash heads for Motorsports photography and these always work for me without fail.

 
5.0

Worked great.

By Melissa

from Greenwich, CT

About Me Photo Enthusiast

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):

      Very easy device to use. My only issue is it is easy to lose. Worked great for my make shift photo booth at my daughter's school.

       
      5.0

      Amazing product

      By Taylor

      from Towson, MD

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

      This Nikon AS-15 Terminal adapter works great! I had to order if for my college course and my professor loves the way it works. B&H has such great quality stuff!! I order everything from B&H

       
      5.0

      Works perfectly!

      By nlenz3

      from Alexandria, MN

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      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):

        I use the adapter to shoot my newborn daughter's baby photos in my studio. It works great because of a 15 foot cord.

        If you're not doing much major moving around, this is perfect, affordable and gets the job done for my flash unit.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Perfect Hit

        By Jaybe

        from Baltimore, MD

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Studio

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

          I purchased this product to use in a lighting class to pair with a Canon 60D. This was actually a replacement for another adapter I had purchased that would fire sometimes and not others. This adapter has allowed me not to miss a shot because my strobes wouldn't fire.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          4.0

          Perfect

          By Picgirls Mom

          from Clinton NC

          About Me Photography Student

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy to Use
          • Lightweight
          • Reliable

          Cons

            Best Uses

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

              My daughter is a photography major and I recently purchased some mono lights for her, well I was not aware at the time that the connections from the lights to the camera was not going to match but this little adapter is perfect. Not only does it allow her to use her lights as strobes it allows her to attach her computer to her camera, it gives her multiple functions that she wasn't capable of without it. It is amazing how much you can get from something so small.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              Reliable and well-crafted

              By Cone

              from Westerly, RI

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

              • Jets Loose After A While

              Best Uses

              • Studio

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

              If one has a Nikon, and is in need of a sunc cord adapter, there is no substitute for the brand-name. Only problem for me is, I keep misplacing them!

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              4.0

              Solid Product.

              By Eli

              from New York

              About Me Pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

              • Weak Construction

              Best Uses

              • Family Photos
              • Weddings/Events

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

              This is a very solid product. Its durable and reliable. Doesnt break very easily, as long as you dont throw it around, this should last you at least a few years with quite a bit of use.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              Simple Hot Shoe Trigger Mechanism

              By Gene

              from Myrtle Beach

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Family Photos
                • Indoor Photography

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

                Used to trigger studio strobes with a Nikon camera.
                Simple to use!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes
                 
                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.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    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.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No
                         
                        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!

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            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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