A&P Looking to get in to off camera flashes..

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  1. asdfbunk

    asdfbunk A Member OT Supporter

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    I have an opportunity to pick up a set of two cybersync receivers and a transmitter, + 1 vivitar 285hv for $210 or add a second 285hv for 260..

    i already have a 430exii. is this a good deal (assuming merchandise is in decent quality). should i spring for both or just one?
     
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    Derrict No, I am not Amish OT Supporter

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    Get both.

    The 285 by itself usually sells for $70-80. Might as well buy it for another $50.
     
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    asdfbunk A Member OT Supporter

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    i was thinking the same thing :o

    exactly what i love hearing :mamoru: thanks
     
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    Total Xenocide OT Supporter

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    So just in case you didn't know... the Vivitar's output is a good bit warmer than Canon's.
    Learned this a couple days ago when I was trying to light a car with my 580 and a couple of 285s
     
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    asdfbunk A Member OT Supporter

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    hmm... is there some sort of remedy for this? this is certainly putting me off :o
     
  6. asdfbunk

    asdfbunk A Member OT Supporter

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    Thanks, I'll look in to it.

    I splurged a little more and now I have

    2x Vivitar 285HV's
    1 CST 2x CSRB
    2x 8' Light stands
    2x 30" convertible umbrellas
    2x shoe mount adapters

    coming in the next week. i'm excited to use them once and never touch them again like the rest of my gear :noes:
     
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    anyone know where to get those gel samples
    i remember they used to be free?
    anyone have any coloured ones (blue red) they dont want?
     
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    also watch out 285HV are bigger than you may think.
     
  9. asdfbunk

    asdfbunk A Member OT Supporter

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    i know how big they are :o
     

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