Mark's photo flashes PageHere are the flashes currently in my collection. Click the links below for specs and pics.
3-20-23 News: Added a Vivitar 2000 non-dedicated thyristor flash unit, for use on any camera with a hot shoe. It has no sync cable, but I can use the Nikon SB-15 on those cameras with a sync cable. The accessory / cold shoe has to be taped over, so the extra pins don't short out. Or I can use a hot-shoe converter I have (about $10 bucks on Ebay, including the sync cable), which has a sync cable port. I also have a flash handle (about $10 bucks on Ebay) that mounts to the tripod socket and has two accessory shoes. That's for cameras that don't even have any accessory cold shoe. So even though I very rarely need flash, I have it covered.
Canon Speedlight 155a, Dedicated flash for Canon AE-1. Like new in orig bag. Takes 4 AA batteries. No cable connection.
Minolta 1800AF, Designed for Minolta Maxxum 7000. Fully auto, no manual modes.
Minolta D314i, Designed for Minolta Maxxum 3000i. Uses "Dynax" hot shoe, not standard.
Nikon SB-15, Dedicated flash for Nikons, vert or horiz orientation. Takes 4 AA's. Has a PC connector, can be used with hot shoe adapter and cable, with any camera in auto or manual modes.
Nikon SB-600, only good for Nikon digital cameras.
Nikon SB-E, For Nikon EM. No cable connection.
Vivitar 550FD M/P/O, Minolta / Pentax / Olympus. Works with Minolta 7000.
Vivitar 2000, For use with cameras with generic hot shoes.
Tristar 320TZB Generic thyristor flash, 3 auto modes 4 x AA batteries. Pivots and adjusts to lenses.
Tristar 150A.htm Generic thyristor flash, manual and auto modes 4 x AA batteries. Compact, no pivot.
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