Sporting a useful GN#66 with ISO 100 film, the ProSlave is ideal for a very wide variety of creative flash situations. Use it on your point-n-shoot or SLR as a sturdy, steady hand grip. Or fire your cameras built-in flash to automatically trigger the Pro Slave as supplemental flash illumination. You can also attach a separate hot shoe flash on the Pro Slave's built-in shoe to achieve extra flash power.
Operates either on manual or as super slave. Shoe rotates through 360 degrees for added light dispersion. And if you don't want to use a camera mounted flash, remove it and let it stand alone anywhere. Or attach to a light stand via built-in 1/4x20 tripod socket. Whatever you do, don't ignore it. Without a doubt, the ProSlave is so useful, unusual and unique.
The slave triggers the flash on a single pulse so it works fine with
the Nikon 950. Some digicams use a double flash, the first flash is
used to set the exposure and white balance. That first "preflash" will
trigger the slave and it won't be recycled in time for the actual exposure.
Shooting at about fifteen feet from the other end of my living room, the Nikon
950's flash just doesn't have enough power. Adding the Phoneix's output to
the Nikon's flash is just
what is needed to brighten things up.
It's even the ticket for shooting closer range subjects when the 950 is in
aperture prefered mode. Here I set the aperture fully closed for maximum
depth of field but the 950's flash by itself was not enough. Add the
Phoenix 66S slave and voilla, perfect lighting!
Outdoors, at night, distance to fence is about 20 feet. The 950's flash had no problem illuminating the fence but it sure didn't do much for the bushes and flowers.
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