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PJ1105
PJ1105
Quantum 4, 4i
Mounting Bracket
---Quantum 4, 4i Mounting Bracket 8-7-2014
CP1117
CP1117
Re-Molded MC-DC2 Plug
Adapter Cable with
L-Bracket
---Re-Molded MC-DC2 / Adapter Cable / L-Bracket 7-17-2014
PT1028b
Leica S (and S2)
Motor Drive Cable for
Profoto Air Remote
---Profoto Air Remote: Leica S Motor Drive Cable 6-4-2014
PJ1092a
PJ1092a:
Double Cold Shoe
---Double Cold Shoe (7-2-13)
PT1028a
ioShutter Cable
Modified with Inline
Mini Jack to fit
Leica S2 or S
---ioShutter Cable Modified for Leica S2 or S 12-20-2013
AS1034
AS1034:
Leica SF58
External Aux Sync Jack
---Leica SF58 External Aux Sync Jack 10-24-2013
CP1116
CP1116:
Topcon TRC-50EX
Retinal Camera Trigger Cable
---Topcon TRC-50EX Retinal Camera Trigger 10-24-2013
CP1115
CP1115:
RadioPopper JrX
Attached to SU-800
(Side View)
---RadioPopper JrX Attached to SU-800 2-5-2013
OC1033C
OC1033C:
ThumbsUp Hot Shoe
Pass Thru
--ThumbsUp Hot Shoe Pass Thru 8-7-2012
OC1033B
OC1033B:
Mini Height
Canon OCC
--Mini Height Canon OCC 8-1-2012
CP1115
CP1115:
Flash Sequencer:
Fire 6 Flash Units
From a Single Trigger
---Flash Sequencer: 6 Flash Units in Sequence 6-11-2012
PT1029
PT1029:
Timer Delay
Pre-Trigger
Control Box
---Timer Delay Pre-Trigger Control Box 6-4-2012
PJ1095A
PJ1095A:
HFMB Medium Wide with
ABS Mounting Block
--HFMB Medium Wide with ABS Mounting Block 5-31-2012
PJ1105
PJ1105:
HFMB Double Stack
For 2, 3, or 4
Flash Units
---HFMB Double Stack: 2, 3, or 4 Flash Units 5-28-2012
CP1114CP1114: GoPro Camera Trigger Connection - Remote Access for GoPro Cameras
CP1114:
GoPro Camera Trigger Connection
Remote Access for
GoPro Cameras
---GoPro Camera Trigger Remote Connect 5-10-2012
LT1035lt1035: bite switch dual press (half & full press), re-molded nikon 10 pin plug with aux turning collar
LT1035:
Bite Switch Dual Press
(Half & Full Press)
Re-Molded Nikon 10 Pin Plug
with Aux Turning Collar
---Bite Switch Dual Press (Half & Full Press) 2-28-12
CP1001ACP1001A: Timer Pre-Trigger Control Box (4 images from a Single Trigger Event)
CP1001A:
Timer Pre-Trigger Control Box
4 Images with Delays
From a Single Trigger Event
--Timer Pre-Trigger Control Box - 4 Images 2-17-12
CPxxxx---PocketWizard FlexTT5 Splitter: Not Reliable 2-10-12
CP1113CP1113: Fiber Optic Bundle Holding Clamp (580EX)
CP1113:
Fiber Optic Bundle
Holding Clamp (580EX)
---Fiber Optic Bundle Holding Clamp (12-24-11)
HS1013BHS1013B: Dual Linked Hot Shoes to RA Mini Plug -
HS1013B:
Dual Linked Hot Shoes
to RA Mini Plug:
"Y" Setup
--Dual Linked Hot Shoes - RA Mini Plug "Y" (12-17-11)
SC1017CCSC1017CC: Leica DMR Power Cable for Quantum QB1+, QB1
SC1017CC:
Leica DMR Power Cable
for Quantum QB1+, QB1
--Leica DMR Power Cable for Quantum QB1+ 12-14-11
CP1104AFCP1104AF: Quantum T5D-R, QNexus, RadioPopper PX
CP1104AF:
Quantum T5D-R, QNexus,
RadioPopper PX
--Quantum T5D-R, QNexus, RadioPopper PX (11-16-11)
PJ1104PJ1104: Horizontal Flash Mounting Bracket - Double Wide, Rigid Umbrella Riser, Chimera Speedring, Axial Rotation Bracket Spigot Mounting (top view)
PJ1104:
Horizontal Flash Mounting Bracket
(HFMB Dbl Wide), Rigid Umbrella Riser,
Chimera Speedring,
Axial Rotation Bracket,
Spigot Mounting (top view)
---HFMB Dbl Wide, Rotating Speedring Mount 10-01-11
PJ1103PJ1103: Horizontal Flash Mounting Bracket (HFMB Dbl Wide), Extension Bracket, Rigid Umbrella Riser, Spigot Mounting, Front View
PJ1103:
Horizontal Flash Mounting Bracket
(HFMB Dbl Wide), Extension Bracket,
Rigid Umbrella Riser, Spigot Mounting,
Front View
---HFMB Dbl Wide, Speedring Mounting 10-01-11
PJ1102PJ1102: Horizontal Flash Mounting Bracket (HFMB Dbl Wide), Rigid Umbrella Riser, Spigot Mounting
PJ1102:
Horizontal Flash Mounting Bracket
(HFMB Dbl Wide),
Rigid Umbrella Riser, Spigot Mount
---HFMB Dbl Wide, Long, w/ Rigid Umbrella Riser 10-01-11
PJ1101PJ1101: Battery Pack Dummy Cable for Lithium NP-Fxxx Packs Powered by Quantum Turbo
PJ1101:
Battery Pack Dummy Cable for
Lithium NP-Fxxx Packs
Powered by Quantum Turbo
---Dummy Battery Cable: Quantum to NP-Fxxx 9-21-11
PJ1100PJ1100: CyberSync Receiver Elastic Cord & Brass Hook Mod
PJ1100:
CyberSync Receiver
Elastic Cord &
Brass Hook Mod
---CyberSync - Elastic Cord & Brass Hook Mod 9-8-11
PJ1099PJ1099: CyberSync Receiver Nylon Lanyard (Custom Length)
PJ1099:
CyberSync Receiver Nylon Lanyard
(Custom Length Available)
---CyberSync Receiver Nylon Lanyard (Custom) 9-6-11
PJ1098PJ1098: CyberSync Receiver Simplified Mounting - Self Stick Strap with Foam Back Pad
PJ1098:
CyberSync Receiver
Simplified Mounting
Self Stick Strap with
Foam Back Pad
---CyberSync Receiver Simplified Mounting 9-6-11
PJ1097PJ1097: CyberSync Receiver Mounting Bracket - Shown with Cinch Strap and Self Stick Strap
PJ1097:
CyberSync Receiver Mounting Bracket
Shown with Cinch Strap and Self Stick Strap
---CyberSync Receiver Mounting Bracket 9-2-11
CP1072ACP1072A: USB & DisplayPort Re-Molded from Inline to Right Angle and Offset 20 Degrees Down (& Forward)
CP1072A:
USB & DisplayPort
Re-Molded from Inline to
Right Angle and
Offset 20 Degrees Down
(& Forward)
--USB & Mini DisplayPort Re-Mold 20 Deg Offset 8-28-11
PJ1001AHFMB Medium Wide for Quantum Trio (Photo courtesy Life Moments Photography, Scottsdale, AZ)
PJ1001A (CP1104H):
Horizontal Flash Mounting Bracket (HFMB)
Medium Wide - Quantum Trio in
Horizontal Format
(1/2 Inch Foam Spacer Pad Shown)
--Horizontal Flash Mtg: Quantum, Canon, Nikon 8-24-11
CP1104HCP1104H: Horizontal Flash Mounting Bracket (HFMB) Medium Wide - Canon 580EX in Horizontal Format (3 Sizes of Foam Spacer Pads Shown)
CP1104H:
Horizontal Flash Mounting Bracket (HFMB)
Medium Wide - Canon 580EX in
Horizontal Format
(3 Sizes of Foam Spacer Pads Shown)
--HFMB Medium Wide-Horizontal Setup (8-24-11)
CP1112CP1112: RadioPopper PX Mounting Bracket & Base - set for 580EX II - Showing Height of Sensor Location - Side View
CP1112:
RadioPopper PX Mounting Bracket &
Base - set for 580EX II
Showing Height of Sensor Location
Side View
---RadioPopper PX Sensor Location & Testing (8-18-11)
PJ1093APJ1093A: RadioPopper JrX Mounting Block Composite Image
PJ1093A:
RadioPopper JrX Cube
Mounting Block Composite Image
--RadioPopper JrX Cube Mounting Block (8-2-11)
CP1111CP1111: FlexTT5 Mounting Bracket with Curved Mounting Plate for SaberStrip - (Inside View with FlexTT5 Attached)
CP1111:
FlexTT5 Mounting Bracket with
Curved Mounting Plate for
SaberStrip
(Inside View with FlexTT5 Attached)
---SaberStrip Triggering w/ PW FlexTT5 (8-14-11)
PJ1096Umbrella Adapter Extended V Notch
PJ1096:
Umbrella Adapter
Extended V Notch and
Hole Angle
---V Notch & Hole Angle in Umbrella Adapter (8-5-11):
CP1104
Quad Fiber Optic
vs
Wired IR Emitter Setups
(Comparison)
---Quad Fiber Optic vs Wired IR Emitter Setups (8-1-11)
CP1109CP1109: SaberStrip Triggered by RadioPopper IR Emitter
CP1109
SaberStrip Triggered by
RadioPopper IR Emitter
---SaberStrip Triggered by RadioPopper IR Emitter
CP1110CP1110: SaberStrip Triggered by Fiber Optic Bundle
CP1110
SaberStrip Triggered by
Fiber Optic Bundle
---SaberStrip Triggered by RadioPopper Fiber Optic
CP1100CP1100: Camera Delay Module (0.0001 - 9.9999 seconds)
CP1100:
Camera Delay Module
(0.0001 - 9.9999 seconds)
---Camera Delay Module (0.0001 - 9.9999 sec) (2-26-11)
PT1029PT1029: Pre-Trigger Control Box (PTCB) - 21 Outputs, 2 Inputs, Test & Pre-Trigger Switches
PT1029:
Pre-Trigger Control Box
21 Outputs, 2 Inputs,
Test & Pre-Trigger Switches
---Pre-Trigger Control Box - 21 Output (2-25-11)
PJ1095PJ1095: HFMB: Double Wide, Double Long, Double Strap with Aluminum Mounting Plate
PJ1095
HFMB: Double Wide,
Double Long, Double Strap with
Aluminum Mounting Plate
---HFMB Dbl Wide, Dbl Long, Dble Strap, Alumin Mtg Plate
PJ1094PJ1094: Monopod Tilt Head - Manfroto 234 OEM vs Custom Longer 3/8-16 Bolt
PJ1094:
Monopod Tilt Head
Manfroto 234 OEM vs
Custom Longer 3/8-16 Bolt
---Monopod Tilt Head w/ Custom 3/8-16 Bolt (2-4-11)
CP1104AECP1104AE: RadioPopper PX External IR Emitter Mod, Mounted on a FourSquare Bracket with Handle, Including the Cinch Strap with Safety Ring and Nylon Tether
CP1104AE:
RadioPopper PX External IR Emitter Mod
Mounted on a FourSquare Bracket with Handle
Including the Cinch Strap with
Safety Ring and Nylon Tether
-RP PX IR Mod-Rigid Mounting to FourSquare (1-28-11)
CP1104HHFMB Medium Wide for Lastolite EZYBox Mark II Bracket Composite Images
HFMB Medium Wide for
Lastolite EZYBox
Mark II Bracket
Composite Images
--HFMB Medium Wide Lastolite EZYBox Version (1-25-11) CP1104HCP1104H: Horizontal Flash Mounting Bracket - Lastolite EZYBox Version
CP1104H:
Horizontal Flash Mounting Bracket
Lastolite EZYBox Version
--HFMB Medium Wide Lastolite EZYBox Version (1-25-11)
CP1104AFCP1104AF: IR Emitter - Velcro Mounting Pads
CP1104AF:
IR Emitter-
Velcro Mounting Pads
-IR Emitter-Velcro Mounting Pads (1-19-11)
CP1104AECP1104AE: IR Emitter 1x5 Manifold (1 In, 4 Out, 1 Pass-Thru) & Single Lead IR Emitter for Plug In
CP1104AE:
IR Emitter 1x5 Manifold
(1 In, 4 Out, 1 Pass-Thru) &
Single Lead IR Emitter
for Plug In
-IR Emitter 1x5 Manifold w/ Plug in IR Emitter (1-10-11)
CP1033eCP1033e: Dual FlexTT5 Mounting Bracket
CP1033e:
Dual FlexTT5
Mounting Bracket
--Dual FlexTT5 Mounting Bracket (1-2-11)
PT1028PT1028: Leica S2 Trigger Cable Made to Fit Wireless Remote
PT1028:
Leica S2
Trigger Cable
Made to Fit
Wireless Remote
---Leica S2 Trigger Cable (12-14-10)
LT1021ALT1021A (PT1029): Heavy Duty Foot Switch with Built in Pre-Trigger Override Switch
LT1021A (PT1029)
Heavy Duty
Foot Switch with
Built in Pre-Trigger
Override Switch
--Foot Switch w/ Built in Pre-Trigger Switch (12-4-10)
PJ1093PJ1093a: RadioPopper JrX TRansmitter Flash Head Mounting: Removable Velcro / Foam Spacer Block
PJ1093:
RadioPopper JrX Transmitter
Flash Head Mounting
Removable Velcro
Foam Spacer Block
---RP JrX Transmitter Flash Head Mtg (12-2-10)
PJ1092PJ1092: Double PW Mounting Bracket on Tripod Collar - Reduced Neck Captive Thumbscrews through Foam Covered High Density Polyethylene
PJ1092:
PW Mounting Bracket for
Tripod Collar:
Reduced Neck
Captive Thumbscrews
Foam Covered
High Density Polyethylene
---PW Mounting Bracket-Tripod Collar (12-2-10)
CP1104ABCP1104AB: RadioPopper PX External IR Mod (Sync Jack) - Dual 1x4 IR Emitters with Expansion Jack - 1x8 Setup Shown
CP1104AB:
RadioPopper PX
External IR Mod (Sync Jack)
Dual 1x4 IR Emitters w/
Expansion Jack - 1x8 Setup Shown
-RadioPopper PX Ext IR Mod-Expansion Jack (11-20-10)
CP1033eCP1033e: Dual Custom Guide Block - Assembled from Two Single Custom Guide Blocks - Assembled View & Parts View Rigid VersionCP1033c:
Dual Custom Guide Block
Assembled from Two
Single Custom Guide Blocks
Assembled View & Parts View Rigid Version
--Dual Quad Custom Guide Block-Rigid (11-20-10)
OC1050OC1050: Canon ST-E2 w/ Dedicated Hot Shoe Rigidly Attached to Battery Cover & IR Shutoff Switch
OC1050: Canon ST-E2 w/
Dedicated Hot Shoe
Rigidly Attached to Battery Cover
& IR Shutoff Switch
---ST-E2 w/ Ded Hot Shoe on Battery Cover (11-7-10)
SC1062SC1062: Stereo Sync Cords - Dual & Quad Linked Mini Plugs
SC1062:
Stereo Sync Cords
Dual & Quad Linked Mini Plugs
---Dual & Quad Linked Sync Cords (Stereo) (10-27-10)
PJ1091PJ1091: Cinch Strap with Safety Ring: Provides a Quick and Easy Attachment Point of Loop for a Safety Cable
PJ1091:
Cinch Strap with Safety Ring:
Quick and Easy Attachment Point or
Loop for a Safety Cable
---Cinch Strap with Safety Ring (10-22-10)
SC1060BSC1060B: Li-Ion Universal Smart Charger
SC1060B:
Li-Ion Universal
Smart Charger: 7.4 volt
--Li-Ion Smart Chargers: 7.4 volts (10-18-10)
SC1059SC1059: Leica DMR Battery Pack Rebuild (Front and Back Views)
SC1059:
Leica DMR Battery Pack Rebuild
(Front and Back Views)
---Leica DMR Battery Pack Rebuild (10-18-10)
SC1060SC1061: Leica DMR Battery Pack Converted into Dummy Battery Pack for External Battery Supply
SC1061:
Leica DMR Battery Pack
Converted into Dummy
Battery Pack for
External Battery Supply
---Leica DMR Dummy Battery (10-18-10)
SC1061SC1061: Leica DMR Under Camera External Battery, Charger, Custom Cable for DMR Multi-pin Connection Port
SC1060:
Leica DMR Under Camera
External Battery, Charger, &
Custom Cable for DMR
Multi-pin Connection Port
---Leica DMR Under Camera Battery (10-18-10)
PJ1090PJ1090: RadioPopper RX Mounting Bracket Base for Canon or Nikon
PJ1090:
RadioPopper RX
Mounting Bracket Base for
Canon or Nikon
---RadioPopper PX Bracket Base (10-18-10)
OC1049OC1049: Metal Foot Mod for Canon OC-E3
OC1049:
Metal Foot Mod
Canon OC-E3
---Metal Foot Mod for Canon OC-E3 (10-12-10)
CP1104CCP1104C (PJ1013B): Horizontal Flash Mounting Bracket (Front View) Double Wide with Cushioned Aluminum Handle
CP1104C (PJ1013B):
Horizontal Flash Mounting Bracket
Double Wide with
Cushioned Aluminum Handle
--HFMB Double Wide with Aluminum Handle (9-23-10)
SC1017DSC1017D: Leica DMR Power Cable for Tekkeon Universal Battery Pack
SC1017D: Leica DMR
Power Cable for
Tekkeon Universal Battery
--Leica DMR Pwr Cable: Tekkeon Battery (9-11-10)
SC1017CSC1017C: Leica DMR Power Cable for Quantum Turbo Battery
SC1017C: Leica DMR
Power Cable for
Quantum Turbo Battery
--Leica DMR Pwr Cable: Quantum Turbo Battery (9-9-10)
SC1017ASC1017b: Extendable Wired Remote for Leica DMR
SC1017a: Wired Remote Trigger for
Leica DMR Unit
(2 Position Switch Similar
to Leica #14254)
Extendable and Intervalometer
--Leica DMR Wired Remote Trigger: (9-1-10)
PJ1088PJ1088: SpeedRing with Attached Elinchrome Reflector - Front View
PJ1088: SpeedRing with
Attached Elinchrome Reflector
---Speedring with Attached Elinchrome Reflector (9-5-10)
PJ1087PJ1087: Horizontal Flash Mounting Bracket - Narrow, Double Wide Mounted to Umbrella Adapter, FlexTT5 & Shortened OC-E3 with Dedicated hot Shoe
PJ1087 (OC1016a): HFMB
(Horizontal Flash Mounting Bracket)
Narrow, Double Wide Mounted to
Umbrella Adapter, FlexTT5 &
Shortened OC-E3 with Dedicated Hot Shoe
---High Speed Sync, Dual Flash, FlexTT5 (8-4-10)
LT1031LT1031: Dual Head Wired Timer Remote TC-80N3
LT1031: Dual Head
Wired Timer Remote TC-80N3
---Dual Head Wired Remote: Canon / Nikon (7-26-10)
CP1105CP1105: Dedolight Light Head (DLH4) Converted to a Handheld, Variable Brightness, Zoom Focus, Quartz Halogen Light - Left Front View - Twist Tie Holding Trigger Pressed to Show Light Activated
CP1105: Dedolight Light Head (DLH4)
Converted to a Handheld, Variable Brightness,
Zoom Focus, Quartz Halogen Light
-Left Front View-
Twist Tie Holding Trigger Pressed
to Show Light Activated
---Flood Light: Handheld, Variable Pwr, Zoom (7-14-10)
CP1103CP1103: Low Profile LANC Port Extension Cable (Allows video camera monitor to fold up most of the way)
CP1103: Low Profile LANC
Port Extension Cable
(Allows video camera monitor
to fold up most of the way)
---Low Profile LANC Port Extension Cable (7-7-10)
CP1102CP1102: Airport International (ThinkTankPhoto.com) Rolling Bag with New Custom Brackets to Convert to Backback - Internal and External View
CP1102: Airport International
Rolling Bag with New Custom Brackets
to Convert to Backback
---Airport Int'l Roller Converted to Backpack (6-4-10)
CP1101CP1101: Canon IR Remote - External Connections (PW)
CP1101: Canon IR Remote
External Connections
---Canon IR Remote - External Connections (5-10-10)
AS1036AS1036: Quantaray 900WA Aux Sync Jack - Mini Jack (3.5mm) Installed in Body of Flash
AS1036: Quantaray 900WA
Aux Sync Jack
Mini Jack (3.5mm)
Installed in Body of Flash
---Quantaray 900WA Aux Sync Mini Jack (5-9-10)
PJ1084PJ1084: PW Metal Foot Mod - Horizontal Battery Door Version
PJ1084: PW Metal Foot Mod
Attached to Battery Door
(Rear & Side Views of Canon 5D)
---PW Metal Foot Mod - Battery Door Version (5-2-10)
PJ1086PJ1086: PW Metal Foot Mod - Horizontal Offset Version
PJ1086 PW Metal Foot Offset Mod
Attached to Side of PW
(Rear & Side Views of Canon 5D)
---PW Metal Foot Mod - Horizontal Offset Version (5-2-10)
CP1104CP1101: RadioPopper PX External IR Mod & IR Splitter
CP1104: RadioPopper PX
External IR Mod
& IR Splitter
---RadioPopper PX External IR Mod & IR Splitter (4-21-10)
PJ1011PJ1101: Double Wide Horizontal Flash Bracket - Front/Side View
PJ1101: Double Wide Horizontal
Flash Bracket - Front/Side View
---Double Wide Horizontal Flash Bracket 4-10-10
AS1001
AS1001: 580EX II
RF Noise Reduction Mod
---580 EX II Radio Freq Noise Reduction Mod (4-6-10)
PT1025
PT1025: Pre-Trigger Control Box
w/ Disconnect
---Pre-Trig Control w/ Disconnect, Trip, & Mount (4-4-10)
LT1016
LT1016: Stick-On Trigger
Half & Full Press
---Stick-On Trigger - 2 Pos (Half & Full Press) (3-27-10)
PJ1001
PJ1001: Horizontal Flash Mounting Bracket
---Horizontal Flash Mounting Bracket (3-25-10)
SC1052
SC1052: RadioPopper JrX "Cube" with Optional RA Mini Plug
---RadioPopper JrX Sync Cable / Cube (3-23-10)
CP1001
CP1001: Countdown (Pre)-Trigger Control Box
---Countdown (Pre)-Trigger Control Box (3-15-10)
SC1001
SC1001: Quad Linked ScrewLock PC
Coiled / Straight
---Quad Linked ScrewLock PC - Coiled/Straight (3-6-10)
OC1008
OC1008: OC-E3 with Ded HS, Sync Jack &
Bypass Switch
---OC-E3 with Ded HS, Sync Jack & Bypass Switch (2-4-10)
CP1042
CP1042: Cell Headset to
Computer Adapter
---Cell Phone Headset - Computer Adapter (1-17-10)
CP1006
CP1006: Canon RC-1 Mod
---Canon RC-1 Mod - Remote 7D Movie (12-3-09)
CP1022
CP1022: RadioPopper Bracket Mod
Single
---RadioPopper PX Bracket Mod - Single Output(11-21-09)
CP1027
CP1027: RadioPopper Bracket Mod
Quad
---RadioPopper PX Bracket Mod - Quad Output (11-21-09)
PT1007
PT1007: Pre-Trig Cable
Skyport to Nikon D90
---Pre-Trigger Cable - Skyport to Nikon D90 (11-20-09)
CP1007
CP1007: Cell Phone Camera Trigger
---Cell Phone Camera Trigger (10-19-09)
OC1010
OC1010: OCC w/ A-B-AB Selector Switch
---OCC w/ A-B-AB Selector Switch (10-12-09)
PT1001
PT1001: Pre-Trig 6 Output Heavy Duty
---Pre-Trigger Cable - 6 Output - Heavy Duty (10-10-09)
AS1021
AS1021: PW & Battery Pack on Flash Head
---PW & Battery Pack Attached to Flash Head (10-6-09)
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Always Ready Flash & PW Stand / Bracket

(***)Always Ready Flash & Dual Flash Stand / Bracket
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A(***) Dual Flash - Why Do You Want This?
Why do you need / want 2 Flash units mounted together? The 2 units can be set to less than full power for a faster recycling at a light output equivalent to a single unit, or setting the units at full power will naturally give twice the light output, but with the recycle time of a single unit. The units can be mounted to a monopod, so an assistant can hold it overhead, to a light stand for use without an assistant, to a self supporting stand, or below a camera on a monopod for ease of use for on the go flash photography, as in football under the lights. The 2 units can even be mounted into a single softbox, using a custom mounting into a standard speed ring (images and link coming).

If you are also using the RadioPopper P1 series where the receiver units use the fiber optic cable, you will need a Dual Fiber Optic Bundle Mod to split the single receiver for the 2 flash units.

CP1027: RadoPopper PX Mounting Bracket ModA similar and improved mod has been made for the RadioPopper PX series, using the fiber optic cable to fire 4 flash units, as seen here (CP1027CP1027: RadoPopper PX Mounting Bracket Mod
CP1027:
RadoPopper PX
Fiber Optic Bundle
Mounting Bracket Mod
). The same type of mod can be used to prevent the PX unit from interferring with the flash mounting into a speedring, as seen here.

CP1104A: RadioPopper PX External IR Mod on Heavy Duty (3mm) CableThe RadioPopper PX External IR Mod & Splitter (CP1104ACP1104A: RadioPopper PX External IR Mod on Heavy Duty (3mm) Cable
CP1104A:
RadioPopper PX
External IR Mod on
Heavy Duty (3mm) Cable
) will split the PX Receiver signal into as many flash units as needed, although a mod is needed to the PX Receiver unit, naturally voiding your warranty.

PJ1087 (OC1016a): Horizontal Flash Mounting Bracket - Narrow, Double Wide Mounted to Umbrella Adapter, FlexTT5 & Shortened OC-E3 with Dedicated hot ShoeAnother variation of the Dual Flash Mounting seen in this section is a new item, the Horizontal Flash Mounting Bracket Double Wide Version (PJ1087PJ1087: Horizontal Flash Mounting Bracket - Narrow, Double Wide Mounted to Umbrella Adapter, FlexTT5 & Shortened OC-E3 with Dedicated hot Shoe
PJ1087: HFMB
(Horizontal Flash Mounting Bracket)
Narrow, Double Wide Mounted to
Umbrella Adapter, FlexTT5 &
Shortened OC-E3 with Dedicated hot Shoe
) and can be seen in more detail in the linked images (Plugs, Jacks, and Repairs section). The link actually takes you item PJ1087 which shows the HFMB set up with 2 flash units, and describes how to fire them using the FlexTT5 Transeiver unit from Pocket Wizard.

CP1104G: Horizontal Flash Mounting Bracket (HFMB) Double Wide with ABS Umbrella Adapter Block, Cushioned Aluminum Handle, Powder Coated Screw Eye, and Belt HookThe Umbrella Adapter Block & Handle (CP1104GCP1104G: Horizontal Flash Mounting Bracket (HFMB) Double Wide with ABS Umbrella Adapter Block, Cushioned Aluminum Handle, Powder Coated Screw Eye, and Belt Hook
CP1104G:
Horizontal Flash Mounting Bracket
Double Wide with ABS Umbrella Adapter Block
Cushioned Aluminum Handle
Powder Coated Screw Eye, and Belt Hook
) is a new mounting option for the HFMB, and allows a good connection for a monopod, light stand, Cushioned Aluminum Handle, or other 3/8-16 threaded device.

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A1(***) Dual Flash Mounting - Monopod
(Fiber Optic Master / Slave Connection)

DF1048 (3-14-11)
DF1048:


DF1048A:



DF1048B:

DF1048C:











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B(***) Dual Flash Bracket - Monopod
(Under Camera Version): Overview

DF1001
DF1001: Dual Flash Bracket (Monopod Under Camera Mount) with Dual Linked Hot Shoes to ScrewLock PC Plug for Manual FlashThis style of the Dual Flash Bracket - Monopod (Under Camera Version) is for mounting to a specific monopod of your choice, and will allow the mounting of two flash units in a variety of ways using your shoes and cables or ones I supply. The first image shows the Dual Linked Canon OC-E3, while the second image shows the two flash units mounted using the Dual Linked Hot Shoes. The Dual Flash Holder itself can be secured in any of the metal bracket holes, and the notched groove prevents DF1002: Dual Flash Bracket (Monopod Under Camera Mount) with Dual Linked Canon OC-E3 for eTTL or Manual Flashany rotation of the bracket once attached. A Pocket Wizard, battery pack, or other device can be installed into other holes as needed, or into optional threaded inserts in the end faces of the Dual Flash Holder. The heavy duty cast metal Tilt Head Adapter (or the Tilt Head Adapter with the Quick Release Plate) secures the bracket to the top of the monopod using a hardened 3/8 (or 1/4) inch threaded stud. Any number of optional flash mount and trigger options can be employed using the included thumbscrews, and then various cold shoes, dedicated hot shoes as in the Dual Linked Canon OC-E3 (allows eTTL or manual control), or non-dedicated hot shoes as in the Dual Linked Hot Shoes, shown here having been upgraded with the larger screws, rubber coiled cable, and ending in a ScrewLock PC plug for DF1003: Dual Flash Bracket Mounted to MonopodDF1004: Dual Linked Canon OC-E3, and Dual Linked Upgraded Hot Shoe to ScrewLock PC Plugconnection to the camera PC jack. Other connection options would include the Dual Linked Hot Shoes with a straight or coiled PVC cord, which can end in the ScrewLock PC plug or the standard PC plug. Using cold shoes, the flash units can be triggered using a Dual Linked Sync Cord, again made of PVC, or rubber, straight or coiled, ScrewLock PC plug, or standard PC plug, or mini or even sub-mini plugs, as needed... remember it is all custom made specifically to your needs, or you can use any shoes and cords you have. A second Flash Holder can even be added should additional devices be needed, such as a video camera and video light.

Dual Flash Bracket Mounted to Monopod - Induro AM-24, Stroboframe Cold Shoes, Manfroto 234RC Tilt Head with Quick ReleaseThe Induro AM-24 Monopod has an extendable 3/8 inch stud that will work very well as in the image left The metal bracket is shorter than with the Velbon since the foam grip section is also shorter. A foam pad is applied to the bracket where it is clamped to the monopod, to help prevent scratching the monopod. When using all metal Stroboframe Cold Shoes, you can use low profile screws, either pan head, flat head, slotted or hex for one less snag point.

Screwlock Sync Cord - Triple EndUsing the all metal Stroboframe Cold Shoes, it is easy to use a sync cord like the Triple Screwlock PC Plug Sync Cord. The junction pod can be secured to the metal bracket using a short Velcro Cinch Strap, or gaffers tape. A sync cord as in the image left, consisting of 3 Screwlock PC Plugs connected by coiled rubber sections is priced at $100 total ($55 for the first section, and $45 for the second section). You can also add the Aux Turning Collar (SC1003SC1003: Aux Turning Collar on ScrewLock PC Plug
SC1003: Aux Turning Collar
ScrewLock PC Plug
SC1003:
Aux Turning Collar on
ScrewLock PC Plug
: $25 each) to each Screwlock PC plug to make it easier to lock and unlock.



Wireless Nikon Setup: A recent setup just made for a Nikon photog, used cold shoes for mounting the flash units, and the SU800 Wireless Speedlight Commander to trigger the two SB900 flash units in iTTL mode. Reports have come back as: "Worked great, one of my best purchases!"

This item can be supplied as just the metal bracket and flash holder to fit your monopod (if it has a removable threaded post), or I can make everything to fit a new Velbon Neo Pod 6, and send this all set up customized to your specs.


C(***) Basic Setup, Options, & Costs:
DF1005
DF1005: Dual Flash Bracket (Under Camera Monopod Mount) Parts and Monopod MeasuringThe Dual Flash Bracket - Monopod basic setup consists of the Locking Dual Flash Holder with 3 thumbscrews and the Custom Steel Mounting Bracket. A High Density Velcro strap secures the bottom of the metal bracket to the monopod just above the last adjustment collar. These items are sold together, and the cost is $155. An secondary Dual Flash Holder is $85. Since there are many different sizes of monopods, it is best to supply me with the measurements as shown in the image: 1) the length from the top platform to just above the top adjustment collar, 2) the diameter at this connection point, and 3) the size of the threaded stud (1/4 in, 3/8 in, or both). If you are unsure, you can just send me your monopod, and I will make the bracket to fit, or I will get a monopod like this one with a removable stud. For this Monopod pictured (Velbon Neo Pod 6), the length is 12.5 inches, the diameter is 1.5 inches, and the stud is a removable combination stud. (Some of the less expensive monopods have fixed in place studs, which is not recommended in this setup. The Heavy Duty Tilt Head Adapter and threaded stud is $45, and is needed to secure the metal bracket to the top of the monopod. Additional threaded studs are $5 each (specify 3/8 or 1/4 inch), and additional bottom straps are $35 each. You can have threaded inserts put into the end faces of the Dual Flash Holder for $15 each, if desired as a way to mount external battery packs like the Canon CP-E4. A Pocket Wizard or other radio can be attached to one of the extra holes in the metal bracket using a short thumbscrew ($10 for 2). Other thumbscrews can be seen in the Hardware section here. Extra mounting holes (6 in total) to adjust the flash spacing adds $20. The adapters which can also be used to secure the metal bracket to the monopod are the same Tilt Head that has a Quick Release Plate on top ($60) or the Quick Release Adapter that doesn't have the Tilt Head section ($55) (images coming soon).


D(***) Flash Mounting / triggering options:
Dual Linked Cords - Coiled or Straight

OC1041 (DF1006)
OC1041 (DF1006): Dual Linked OC-E3 Off Camera Cord - Coiled Section Between Flash EndsThe Dual Linked Canon OC-E3 Off Camera Cord (coiled section) can be made for $130 from 2 OC-E3 cords you send me. The finished Dual Linked OC-E3 Cord will allow 2 of the same model flash units to be triggered in eTTL or any 2 flash units to be fired in manual mode. The flash ends are hardwired together, so no connectors can get pulled apart. It is $50 to shorten the second OC-E3 to the 9 coils shown. If you tend to be any bit rough with your equipment, you should also consider the OCC Epoxy Reinforcement (item OC1014Off Camera Cord (OCC) Flash Ends - Springplates Removed to Show Mounting Screws
OC1015: Off Camera Cord
Springplates Removed to
Show Mounting Screws
) for each of the flash ends, which will replace the short screws with 1/2 inch long screws and nuts, and then fill the entire flash end housing with epoxy under pressure, capturing the long screws in the epoxy, just as rebar in concrete. This mod is usually $70 each flash end, but for this setup, the pair can be done for $100. No flash end mishaps have occurred in any of the Epoxy Reinforcements already done. The image shows the connecting cord shortened from the original length which adds $50 to the cost (this shortening charge only applies when the coiled section between the flash ends needs to be shortened from the original length).

Currently, it is $85 for me to supply the Canon branded OC-E3's, while it is $50 for the generic OC-E3.

Important Note on Generic OC-E3 Cords:
Some of the generic OC-E3 cords can indeed be used, but they have a 6 inch long straight tail section on either side of the coiled section, while the Cannon branded cords tend to have a straight section of only 2 or 3 inches. This is important as now it has to be specified (by the photog) if the tail sections are desired to be long or short. It becomes an additional expense to use the generic cords, and then make the tail section short, and would be better to just use a Canon branded cord with short tails.

Dual Dedicated Canon Hot Shoe - Important Notes



E(***)
OC1042 (DF1007)
OC1042 (DF1007): Dual Linked OC-E3 Off Camera Cord - Straight Section Between Flash EndsThe Dual Linked Canon OC-E3 Off Camera Cord (straight section) will cost an additional $40 to heat treat and uncoil the cable between the 2 flash sections. To have the cable exit the sides of the flash ends (shown), as opposed to the usual front of the flash end, will cost an additional $25.

Dual Dedicated Canon Hot Shoe - Important Notes



F(***)
HS1013 (DF1008)
HS1013 (DF1008): Dual Linked Upgraded hot ShoesThe Dual Linked Upgraded Hot Shoes with Rubber Coiled Cable ending in a ScrewLock PC Plug is $185 and will trigger the flash units in manual mode only, connecting to the camera PC jack through the very secure ScrewLock PC plug. The heavy duty rubber coiled cable will remain flexible in most temperatures. Making these Dual Linked Upgraded Hot Shoes with straight PVC cable, but still having the ScrewLock PC plug is $165, while using a standard PC plug would cost $145. The Aux Turning Collar (SC1003SC1003: Aux Collar on ScrewLock PC Plug
SC1003: Aux Collar
ScrewLock PC Plug
) makes it easy to tighten and loosen the Screwlock locking ring, especially in colder weather, wearing gloves, or for those with larger hands.

F1(***) Dual Linked Hot Shoes - RA Mini Plug
HS1013 (DF1008)
HS1013 (DF1008): Dual Linked Hot Shoes to RA Mini PlugThe Dual Linked Hot Shoes to RA Mini Plug is included with the Always Ready Dual Flash & PW Stand, but is also available as shown for $145. The cord lengths, and the connector can be customized as needed. These Hot Shoes can be upgraded with larger, stronger screws for $15 each, or $25 for the set, as in this link. As a note of caution, when bolting any of these plastic hot shoes with the metal threaded insert, care must be taken to not overtighten the connecting bolt, as the metal insert can end up being pulled out from the plastic. It is better to securely bolt one of the all metal Locking Cold Shoes (below), to the bracket, and then insert the plastic hot shoe foot into the Locking Cold Shoe.

Dual Linked Hot Shoes to RA Mini Plug - This newer Hot Shoe style (image left), seems to have a more rugged bottom threaded insert, and has a locking ring as well. While it is slightly taller than the Kaiser style, each of these hot shoes are just $40, and combined as shown the total is $125, and no Long Screw or Epoxy Reinforcement is needed like with the Kaiser item. There is no locking pin in the hot shoe surface, so the placement of a flash unit is slightly more fussy to locate correctly.



(***) Locking Cold Shoe w/ Recessed Center Area
(PJ1071)
PJ1071: Locking Cold Shoe with Recessed Center AreaThis Locking Cold Shoe is milled from a block of aluminum, anaodized, and has a spring loaded locking device to grab tight to the foot plate of any ISO standard flash unit. It has a slightly taller and wider profile than the cold shoe above, and the center section is recessed so avoid any contact with the flash contacts. Like all mounting shoes, the bottom is tapped for the standard 1/4-20 thread for attaching this shoe to a bracket or stand Locking Cold Shoe with Custom Threaded & Through Holesusing a bolt or thumbscrew. This Locking Cold Shoe is available for $20. (Nikon SB900 will lock in this shoe.) These Locking Cold Shoes are also available with additional through holes (left side of composite image, 15 mm apart) so this item can be bolted down onto a bar with tapped holes. In addition, other holes can be custom drilled and tapped in the bottom face (right side of composite image) to suit whatever type of bracket or mounting is desired (ask for details and costs).



G(***) Dual Linked OC-E3 for 2nd AF Assist:
DF1009
DF1009: Dual Linked OC-E3 for 2nd AF AssistHere is a specialized use of the Dual Linked OC-E3 for Secondary AF Assist by the ST-E2 and can be made for $80 from 2 OC-E3 cords you send me or it will cost $230 if I supply both of the OC-E3 cords. If you can only supply one cord, the finished Dual Linked OC-E3 Cord will cost $150. As shown in the image, the primary flash end should be reinforced with the longer screws, nuts, and epoxy (OCC Epoxy Reinforcement), which will replace the short screws with 1/2 inch long screws and nuts, and then fill the entire flash end housing with epoxy under pressure, capturing the long screws in the epoxy, just as rebar in concrete. This OCC Epoxy Reinforcement Mod is $70 in addition to making the Dual Linked OC-E3 cord itself. No flash end mishaps have occurred in any of the Epoxy Reinforcements already done. It is usually best, although not absolutely necessary, to have the IR CutOff Switch added to the ST-E2 as well to prevent the IR interference with the flash unit, and this mod is $75.

Again, Why Do This: Having this ST-E2 in top of the flash head will provide an additional 2 AF Assist LED's (from the ST-E2) which are raised up by about 6 inches from the AF Assist LED of the flash unit. This is especially useful when trying to focus in low light conditions such as weddings or other darkened room events.


As shown, this setup is really meant to use with a bracket where the flash end of the OC-E3 is attached to part of the movable bracket. The same results can be achieved without a bracket (flash directly on camera) by using a "Zero Height OCC" which can be seen in this Custom Modded 580EX II (and below), using a mini-DIN connector tied into the on camera flash foot assembly.


H(***) Secondary AF Assist w/ ST-E2 & Zero Height Dual Linked OC-E3:
DF1010
DF1010: Secondary AF Assist Unit Using ST-E2 with Zero Height Dual Linked OC-E3This flash has been modified with an output mini-DIN connector, into a flash that has a "Zero Height OCC". It was originally made for a photog as part of the Custom Modded 580EX II so that this flash could sit in the camera hot shoe, and be attached to a second EX flash unit sitting next to the camera on a flat papparazzi type flash bracket, without using a larger rotating or hinged type bracket or a conventional Off Camera Cord for the primary flash.

Again, Why Do This: Having this ST-E2 in top of the flash head will provide an additional 2 AF Assist LED's (from the ST-E2) which are raised up by about 6 inches from the AF Assist LED of the flash unit. This is especially useful when trying to focus in low light conditions such as weddings or other darkened room events.

For the most compact way to provide these same results would be to use a dedicated ST-E2, remove and cover the foot assembly entirely, and then hardwire this modified ST-E2 with a straight section of the mini-DIN connector set to connect into the modified EX flash unit. The obvious problem with this approach is then the ST-E2 would be limited to a single use, without being able to sit in a camera hot shoe by itself. A foam pad is provided to cushion between the ST-E2 and the flash head, and the ST-E2 is best held in place using gaffers tape.

Costs: To add the molded mini-DIN connector into the foot assembly of any Canon EX flash unit (as seen above) is $75, while it would be $95 to add the mating molded mini-DIN connector into the ST-E2 unit like seen in this modified ST-E2 w/ Mini-DIN Connector. To remove the foot of the ST-E2 and cover the opening to provide a smooth new "upper" surface would be $40. If you prefer to use a flash end of the OC-E3 with the mating molded mini-DIN connector on a straight cable (as seen here, item # 2), this item would be $110. Making this same item keeping some or all of the existing coiled cord, and then assembling on a mini-DIN connector (as seen above), would instead be $140.

Notes:
1) If you use this setup of the ST-E2 to provide additional AF Assist, and also plan to ever use the Canon IR wireless system, then the IR ShutOff Switch must also be installed which is an additional $60.

2) To get additional functionality of this whole setup, you can add in the camera end of the OC-E3 with the attached molded mini-DIN connector (as seen here, item # 1), and this item would be $70, (including the required gender changer adapter), if done as part of the same project order, or $110 if done at a separate time. Additional details about the Mini-DIN Connector Examples for th OC-E3 can be found here.


I(***) Double Flash Bracket - Under Camera
DF1011
DF1011: Simple Double Flash Bracket - Thumbscrews and Neoprene Washers IncludedThis Double Flash Bracket is about as simple as you can get, and is made to screw into the camera tripod socket using the included thumbscrew and large neoprene anti-twist washer. The flash units, camera, and mounting shoes are not included, naturally. Many different Flash Mounting Options are available, from plain cold shoes, to Dual Linked Hot Shoes (non-dedicated), to Dual Linked Dedicated Hot Shoes (Dual Canon OC-E3). Place a master unit in the camera hot shoe, and you DF1012: Simple Double Flash Bracket - Thumbscrews and Neoprene Washers Includedget a 3 flash setup in eTTL (iTTL for Nikon). The size and spacing of the mounting holes can be customized to your needs, or take it with 6 inches on one side, and 8 inches on the other, with a one inch adjustment using the 3 holes for the camera mounting. The holes can be fully countersunk, and flat head screws used for a really flat overall profile, but then a tool will be needed for the screw adjustments. This Double Flash Bracket including the Thumbscrews (or flat head screws) and Neoprene Washers is $48 complete. Other head styles of Thumbscrews are also available and can be seen in the Hardware Section.

See: Why You Want This!


J(***) Dual Flash Stand - PW, Batteries, Umbrella
DF1013
DF1013: Always Ready Dual Flash & PW Stand - New Version (flash units and PW not included)The NEWEST improvement to the Always Ready Dual Flash and PW Stand is based on the first models, where not only can it be mounted to an umbrella adapter or monopod tilt head, but it can also be set up for self standing on the floor, chair or any other relatively flat surface. The optional extras, include an additional set of mounting holes ($10) for the Hot Shoes: the normal CTC (Center-To-Center) distance between the flash heads is DF1014: Always Ready Dual Flash & PW Stand - New Version (ruler shown)6.5 inches, but the extra holes will allow the flash units to be as close as 4.5 inches CTC. These 4 mounting holes can be threaded to lock in the bolts from the bottom, and the optional ($25) threaded adjusters are used to allow rotational adjustments without turning the unit upside down! The PW or other radio can be mounted to several different locations, includingDF1015: Always Ready Dual Flash & PW Stand - New Version (batteries attached) the umbrella riser (front or back), or underneath the base plate of the unit. Both 1/4-20and 3/8-16 threaded inserts (metal) are centered in the bottom plate to increase your mounting options, and the optional threaded inserts ($15 each) that are on either end of the base plate for mounting anything like the Canon CP-E4 battery packs (or the Nikon SD-8A units). Each of these battery packs normally comes with a reduced shaft thickness thumbscrew, but these are also available DF1016: Always Ready Dual Flash & PW Stand - New Version (batteries attached)here as needed (if you have lost yours). Attaching a battery pack on either side of the unit will aid in balancing, and presents a narrow profile with the thin edge facing forward. With the battery packs facing forwards, or backwards, the setup can still sit on a flat surface, and will allow the unit to be angled upwards as needed (although it would be hard to use an umbrella in this fashion). If you are trying to use an extra large umbrella, you should look at the Extended Umbrella Riser optons for this Dual Flash Stand. This is $55, but due to the extra secure attachment to the base using 3 bolts, both parts must be made at the same time.

K(***)
DF1017
DF1017: Always Ready Dual Flash & PW Stand - New VersionThese improvements for the Always Ready Dual Flash & PW Stand have been based upon the many requests for these items; the base is slightly larger than the original version for better stability on the ground, and has the optional provisions of extra threaded inserts, and extra holes for different mounting options. The stand is still $150, and includes the umbrella riser, and Dual Linked Hot Shoes. The hot shoes are attached to the bracket using slotted machine screws which can be adjusted from below. "Topside Adjusters" (set of 2) are available (seen in the first image) for $25, and require that the 4 mounting holes are threaded to lock the bolt in place. The Dual Linked Hot Shoes are best upgraded with longer screws which is $15 each hot shoe, or $25 for the set, as in this link. The threaded inserts on each end of the bracket add $15 each, which will allow you to mount the battery packs using the reduced shaft thumbscrew that came with the battery pack. I can make up these reduced shaft thumbscrews if you can't find the original ones. There are both 1/4-20, and 3/8-16 threaded inserts on the underside of the stand, and you should use a heavy duty tilting umbrella adapter when mounting this stand with 2 flash units, and PW's. The cast metal tilt head mount ($35) seen in some of the images further down in the section is just one type of compact, low profile mounting device that you can use.

The less versitle, but more compact Monopod version of this stand is a narrower bracket that can only be mounted to a stand or to the top of a monopod (it will not balance on a flat surface). The bracket needs to be increased in length if the battery pack threaded inserts are needed on the end faces.

See: Why You Want This!


L(***) Dual Flash Stand w/ Extended Umbrella Riser
DF1018
DF1018: Always Ready Dual Flash & PW Stand - Extended Umbrella RiserThis version of the dual stand, the Dual Flash Stand w/ Extended Umbrella Riser, is the same size and basic costs as the regular Dual Stand, except that the umbrella riser has been extended to the full width as the base, to provide a more secure way to hold a larger umbrella when the stand is securely mounted. Notice that there are now two (2) winged thumbscrews, to tighten against a spring loaded, captured pressure plate, and the Umbrella Riser itself is mounted to the base using 3 long screws. The base has the usual 1/4 inch and 3/8 inch threaded inserts on the bottom, and side mounted threaded inserts can be installed at $15 each to hold external battery packs, or other devices. A long winged thumbscrew can hold a Pocket Wizard to either side of the Umbrella Riser, and is included. The base model of this Dual Stand is still $150, and the Extended Umbrella Riser will add $55. The other parts and options are the same as for the regular Dual Stand, and include the Topside Adjusters (set of 2) for $25, and an extra set of 2 mounting holes for $10. This item was just customized for a photog who wanted a set of 4 unthreaded holes along one edge, and another set of 4 threaded holes along the other edge to use with the "Topside Adjusters". The flash mounts should be attached to a set of holes close to the back edge, but since the unit without the shoes can be turned either way, it can be used in either configuration.

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M(***) Dual Flash Stand - Metal
DF1019
Here is a NEW Dual Flash & PW Bracket (Metal). The slots allow for easy adjustments of whatever type of shoes you choose, and at only $35 for the bracket, this is a steal while it lasts. The slots are a bit DF1019: Dual Flash Stand - Metaltight for normal 1/4 inch screws, so a set of 3 reduced neck captive thumbscrews is currently available for $20. Additional Thumbscrews are also found in the hardware section here. Like many of the other dual brackets on the market, thumbscrews, mounting shoes, dual linked sync cords, hot shoes, and the umbrella adapter are not included, but all are available in many different styles.This next image shows DF1019a: Dual Flash Stand - Metal Shown with PW Attachedthe Metal Bracket with the Smith-Victor Locking Cold Shoes, mounted Pocket Wizard, and the Impact # 3117 Umbrella Adapter, all set up, and ready to go, just waiting for 2 flash units, and a Dual Linked Sync Cord or Hot Shoes to fire the flash units from a single Pocket Wizard unit. To see another style of inexpensive, but well made dual flash metal bracket, battery packs, and plenty of other great items, see the Master himself: Al Jacobs, at http://www.aljacobs.com/. You might recognize that his bracket started as a standard construction item for reinforcing "2 by" lumber, and then is sent for very nice finishing. Again, the mounting shoes and umbrella adapter, and screws are not included.

This Metal Bracket is currently not available at this time.

See: Why You Want This!



N(***) Dual Flash Bracket - Monopod Version
DF1020
Here is a NEW Dual Flash & PW Bracket (monopod version), where the flash units are only 4 inches apart, CTC (center to center), so the entire setup can fit onto a monopod, light stand, or clamp arrangement. Using an optional Tilt Head, or Umbrella Adapter, the setup can be easliy positioned to the desired angle. The spacing
DF1020: Dual Flash Bracket - Monopod VersionDF1021: Dual Flash Bracket - Monopod Version with Umbrella Riserbetween the individual flash heads is enough that an Umbrella Riser can be secured to the bracket as in the right image. In these 3 images, the two flash units are fired from a single PW connected using a shortened DF1022: Dual Flash Bracket - Monopod VersionDual Linked Hot Shoe Cable which can be seen close up in the Parts View image below. For extra strength and security, especially when this unit is mounted on a moving monopod, the Hot Shoes have been upgraded using larger, longer, stronger screws. The individual mounting shoes are secured to the bracket using the Quick Adjust Thumbscrews, so they can easily be rotated or removed as needed. The image below (Parts View) shows the Dual Flash & PW Bracket in pieces without the flash units attached. Using this bracket DF1023: Dual Flash Bracket - Monopod Version - Partswith a light stand, any Umbrella Adapter that accepts a threaded stud like the Impact # 3117 or Bogen / Manfrotto # 026 can be used instead of the Tilt Head Adapter.


An alternative to using the Dual Linked Hot Shoes to mount and sync the flash units, cold mounting shoes along with a Dual Linked Sync Cord can be used as seen in the two images below. The specific sync cord will naturally depend on the specific sync port of the flash, whether it be a ScrewLock PC, Standard PC, Mini, or Sub-Mini.
DF1024: Dual Flash Bracket - Monopod VersionDF1025: Dual Flash Bracket - Monopod VersionThe Dual Flash Bracket with the Umbrella Riser, Cold Shoes and Thumbscrews is $90. The Lightweight Dual Linked PC Plug Sync Cord ending in a straight mini plug is $30, and other type and styles of Dual Linked Sync Cords are also available, or just ask for a combination if you don't see it. The heavy duty, cast metal Tilt Head Mount is $35. Using the Upgraded Dual Linked Hot Shoes instead of the Cold Shoes and Lightweight Dual Linked PC Plug Sync Cord will add $85. Additional threaded insets can be added to any of these brackets for $15 each as a way of mounting external battery packs (like the Canon CP-E4, or the Nikon SD-8A). The length of this Monopod Mount Dual Flash & PW Bracket will have to be increased to prevent interference of the crossing screws.

For an even more secure way of mounting 1 or 2 battery packs to the monopod, see the Battery Pack Bracket in the posts below.


O(***) Dual Flash Bracket - Monopod Version (Short):
DF1026
DF1026: Dual Flash Bracket - Monopod Version without Extension for PWThis version of the Dual Flash Bracket (monopod version) has been shortened to 5.5 inches, for those who intend to not use the PW. It is priced just as the version just above where the PW is attached to the base bracket. Also shown in this version is the Quick Release Tilt Head Mount which is $50. Notice that there is only a very small amount of space between the side of the flash units and the umbrella riser. If you are using the original RadioPoppers units (model P1) that send the signal via a fiber optic bundle, this size Dual Flash Bracket will work just fine, and you can even use just a single RP Receiver if you also do the RadioPopper Dual Fiber Optic Bundle Mod. The newer PX model of the RP attaches to the side of the Nikon flash units to cover the IR Sensor, and for this about an inch of extra space is needed between the side of the flash, and the umbrella riser, as in the newest version of the Dual Flash Bracket - Medium sized version, shown below.

For an even more secure way of mounting 1 or 2 battery packs to the monopod, see the Battery Pack Bracket in the posts below.


(***) Dual Flash Bracket - Sized for RadioPopper PX
DF1026A
Dual Flash Stand & Umbrella Bracket - Sized for RadioPopper PX Mounting BracketsThe Dual Flash Stand - Sized for the Radiopopper PX units can function as a stand alone item, resting on rubber feet, or it can be mounted to a monopod or light stand through either the 1/4-20 or 3/8-16 threaded inserts. With the included Umbrella Riser and the umbrella hole centered directly between the flash heads, this setup can be easily used inside a soft box, or Dual Flash Stand & Umbrella Bracket - Sized for RadioPopper PX Mounting Bracketsused to shoot through or into an umbrella.

This Dual Flash Stand, sized to fit your PX Mounting Brackets (Canon) is $95, including the thumbscrews and Umbrella Riser. Side panel threaded inserts are $15 each, and can be used for mounting an external battery pack. A foam pad is used under the PX Mounting Brackets to help prevent rotation, and slippage. A wider spacing is needed for Nikon flash units since the IR sensor is on the side of the flash unit.



P(***) Dual Flash Bracket - Monopod Version (Medium)
DF1027
DF1027: Dual Flash Bracket - Monopod Version, Medium BaseHere is a slightly longer version of the Dual Flash Bracket (monopod version), and being referred to as the Medium Length Version. Instead of the 4 inch CTC (Center to Center) separation in the (Short Length Version), (see above), each flash mounting shoe has been moved outboard by 1 inch, for a total separation of 6 inches, in a similar fashion to the Dual Flash Stand. This version is meant to fit on a monopod or light stand, and will not banance by itself on a table or the floor. There is a hole provided in the Umbrella Riser that will allow mounting of a PW unit, when the correct length screw is used. Just like the other Monopod versions, the Original, and the Short, there is a 1/4-20 threaded insert in the bottom, for attaching this bracket to a stand or monopod. The heavy duty cast metal Tilt Head Mount ($35) or Quick Release Tilt Head Mount (shown and is $50), allow the Dual Flash Bracket to angle, and still allow the monopod to be carried vertically, greatly reducing the amount of work required to carry the unit.

The Dual Flash Bracket with the Umbrella Riser, Cold Shoes and Thumbscrews is $90, just like the other versions. The Lightweight Dual Linked PC Plug Sync Cord ending in a straight mini plug is $30, and other type and styles of Dual Linked Sync Cords are also available, or just ask for a combination if you don't see it. Using the Upgraded Dual Linked Hot Shoes instead of the Cold Shoes and Lightweight Dual Linked PC Plug Sync Cord will add $85. Additional threaded insets can be added to any of these brackets for $15 each as a way of mounting external battery packs (like the Canon CP-E4, or the Nikon SD-8A).

For an even more secure way of mounting 1 or 2 battery packs to the monopod, see the Battery Pack Bracket in the posts below.


Q(***) Single / Dual Battery Pack Bracket - Attached to Dual Flash Bracket - Monopod Version
DF1028
DF1028: Dual Flash Bracket - Monopod Version with Battery Holder in placeThe Battery Pack Bracket will allow 1 or 2 battery packs (Canon CP-E4, or the Nikon SD-8A) to be secured along the center line of the monopod, and presents a smaller profile as compared to when the packs are mounted to the outboard ends of any of the Dual Flash DF1029: Single / Dual Battery Pack Holder - Monopod Version with BatteriesStands, or Brackets. They are attached through the center mounting hole, and then strapped in place using the heavy duty double sided Velcro so the packs will not swing or move around. The single or double smooth shaft thumbscrew can be placed in DF1030: Dual Battery Pack Holder - Monopod Version with Batteries (Closeup)any of the threaded or non-threaded holes in the custom bracket, and then held in place with a thumbnut on the back side, and the short double Velcro strap on the bottom. The lower end of the battery packs are held securely to the Battery Pack Bracket using the longer double sided Velcro strap, which then is wrapped around the monopod as well for a secure fit. Keeping the DF1031: Battery Pack Holder on Monopod (without batteries)battery packs close to the center line of the monopod also presents a smaller moment arm, and even though the total weight is the same as when the packs are at the ends of the Dual Flash Bracket, the total item is much easier to carry and move around in the close DF1031a: Battery Pack Holder - Dual Flash Bracket - Monopod Versionin configuration.

In these last 2 images, you can see the close up of the Battery Pack Bracket both attached to the monopod, and then separate. The Heavy Duty Double Sided Velcro straps are attached to the Battery Pack Bracket so they won't get lost, and several holes are provided, both threaded and non-threaded.

(***) This Battery Pack Bracket, including the Double Length Smooth Shank Thumbscrew, Thumbnut, and attached Heavy Duty Double Stick Velcro straps is $75, and is currently sized for use with the Velbon Neopod line of monopods (shown is the Neopod 6). Other monopods can possibly be used, although you might have to send it to me for accurate sizing and fit. If only the Single Length Thumbscrew is needed, you can deduct $10 for a total of $65. Reduced Shank Thumbscrews can be ordered instead of the Smooth Shank Thumbscrews for an additional $15 each, but this is not normally needed once the screw is inserted through the battery pack case for the first time.


(***) Battery Pack Bkt-Extended Monopod Ver
Lowered to clear softbox (not shown)

DF1028A 8-21-11
Battery Pack Bracket - Extended Monopod Version - Dual Flash Stand / BracketThis Battery Pack Bracket (Extended Length) will hold one or two battery packs close to the centerline of the monopod (for best balance and control), but has been dropped down from the top of the monopod so the battery packs are just OUTSIDE of the 28 inch Wescott Apollo Softbox (images coming soon) which this unit has been designed for. The actual monopod for this design (based on the photogs requests) is the Manfrotto 679 which does not have a removable or extendable mounting stud. This non extendable stud has made it necessary to have a Half Thickness Top Plate that isBattery Pack Bracket - Extended Monopod Version - 2 Battery Packs Attached riveted to the rest of the bracket, and naturally adds to the overall cost of the unit. It seems that most Velbons and Induro monopods have removable mounting studs that can be replaced with a longer stud, so the Half Thickness Top Plate is not needed, just a longer 3/8-16 hardened stud. The Extended Length Bracket also has a second Self Stick Velcro Strap at the top of the battery pack attachment section to aid in stability of the entire bracket. Included are both the single and Battery Pack Bracket - Extended Monopod Version - Parts double length thumbscrews, a locking thumbnut, and a Foam Spacer Pad to cushion one battery pack from the second one. Each of the straps are locked in place to the metal bracket, to help prevent losing them somewhere unknown. Both threaded and unthreaded mounting holes are included in the attachment section of the metal bracket, so the battery packs or other items can be attached in the location you choose. This Extended Length Battery Pack Bracket will cost $95, including the Self Stick Velcro Straps, Thumbscrews, and Foam Pad. The Half Thickness Top Plate (needed for Manfroto monopods) will add $30 to these costs. The Reduced Shank Thumbscrew can be ordered instead of the Smooth Shank Thumbscrews for an additional $15. If you are trying to use a different sized softbox than the Apollo 28 inch, or a different monopod, do discuss these changes to see what indeed might be possible based on your specific needs.


Q1(***) Single / Dual Battery Pack Bracket
Attached to Umbrella Holder

DF1028a 12-5-11
Here is another version of the Single / Dual Battery Pack Bracket (image left and below left). There are multiple mounting holes, both threaded and unthreaded, and 2 self-stick Velcro straps. One of the straps will hold the bracket to the light stand, and the longer strap will first secure the 1 or 2 battery packs, and then continue around the packs and secure the bundle to the light stand. This bracket has a pin mounting setup that fits into the umbrella hole of the umbrella holder that is mounted upside down (umbrella hole in lower section attached to the light stand). This setup works because the umbrella hole is not being used, since a more parallel umbrella mounting is shown using the Rigid Umbrella Riser of the HFMB Double Wide Version (seen just below). This Battery Pack Bracket with the umbrella hole mounting pin, including the Double Length Smooth Shank Thumbscrew, Thumbnut, Spacer Pad, and attached Heavy Duty Double Stick Velcro straps is $75. The Reduced Shank Thumbscrew can be ordered instead of the Smooth Shank Thumbscrew for an additional $15.

The images left show the setup of the Battery Pack Bracket mounted to a light stand, with the umbrella holder (mounted upside down). The HFMB Double Wide Version is also shown with the Rigid Umbrella Riser (just below), and a 3/8 steel rod is shown to indicate the location and direction of the umbrella.

With the HFMB mounted on a spigot, any umbrella holder / angle adapter can be used for mounting to a light stand. Having the Rigid Umbrella Riser allows the placement of an umbrella directly centered between the flash units, as shown by the placement of the 3/8 steel rod (image left). More details, pricing, and options can be seen at the main posting for this item, PJ1102. Briefly, the HFMB is $60, and the Rigid Umbrella Riser is $55.


Light pattern of HFMB with Rigid Umbrella Riser Shooting into UmbrellaThanks to Mark W (www.markwallheiser.com) for this example (image left) of how centered and even the light pattern is when the umbrella is used with this Rigid Umbrella Riser attached to the HFMB.








R(***) Monopod Belt Pouch
PJ1017 (DF1032)
PJ1017 (DF1032): Monopod Belt PouchThis Monopod Belt Pouch is made from a heavy duty nylon, with reinforced seams. It will slide onto a waist belt om either or 2 loops, and will make it easy to hold and support a monopod. The overall size is 4 inches x 8 inches and and sells for just $25.




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S(***) Single Flash & PW Stand
DF1033
DF1033: Always Ready Flash & PW Stand / Bracket - Flash and PW Not IncludedThese next 4 pictures show the Always Ready Flash & PW Stand. Store this setup with the PW and flash already mounted in the hot shoes, and you are ready for an immediate setup of the off camera flash. Especially useful during those pressure shoots when every minute counts. Works especially well just sitting on the floor, a chair, or a table. Just turn on the PW and flash unit, place the block on a flat surface or mount on a stand through the bottom 1/4-20 threaded socket. Complete with 2 Hot shoes to hold a flash and a PW for $115.

Always Ready Flash and PW Bracket with 2 Cold ShoesA slight change in the mounting, has led to a vast improvement for the Always Ready Flash Bracket, all metal cold shoes are attached to the plastic base from the bottom, and the clamping action of the cold shoe is what will securely hold the flash and PW. This will normally add $25 for the cost of the 2 cold shoes for a total of $140, but has the added benefit that if the flash has a sync jack separate form the flash foot, then the hot shoe can be bypassed, and a regular sync cord can be used instead.





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DF1034
DF1034: Always Ready Flash & PW Stand / Bracket - Base and Hot Shoes OnlyThe optional aux sync jack in the wired hot shoe allows another flash to be quickly connected (daisey chained) and fired without using another PW. This feature is $95.




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DF1035
DF1035: Always Ready Flash & PW Stand / Bracket - Bottom ViewStandard slotted screws are provided to mount the shoes to the stand, or optional recessed quick adjust screws (2) can be supplied for an additional $10, as seen in the Dual Stand with Optional Quick Adjust Screws below.


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DF1036
DF1036: Always Ready Flash & PW Stand / Bracket - Dimensions for the DIY'erFor the Nikon SB800 with the 5th battery holder specify EXTENDED length block to keep 1" separation between PW and the battery compartment. For the Bowens Pulsar radio: change 0.625" to 1.0"


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DF1037
DF1037: Always Ready Dual Flash, PW and  Umbrella StandThe Always Ready Dual Flash, PW, & Umbrella Stand will hold 2 flash units, the PW, and an umbrella (depicted by the red rod) along the center axis of the flash heads. This stand, INCLUDING the Dual Linked Hot Shoes to RA Mini Plug is $150. The Always Ready Dual Stand can mount to a light stand, tripod or just sit on any flat surface.

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DF1038DF1038: Always Ready Dual Flash, PW and  Umbrella Stand - Bottom exploded view

The underside exploded view shows the dual threaded inserts, and flat head screws for mounting the Dual Linked Hot Shoes.




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DF1039
DF1039: Always Ready Dual Flash, PW and  Umbrella Stand - Shown with Optional Adjustable Mount and Quick Adjust ThumbscrewsThe standard flat head mounting screws can be replaced with Quick Adjust Thumbscrews for $15, by counterboring the underside of the Always Ready Dual Flash Stand. The screws can be brass as shown or the stronger 3/4" hardened steel black thumbscrews with the black plastic knurled cover which are used in many of my newer custom projects. This image also shows the Adjustable Support Mount, $15, which allow an angle adjustment and mounting of the Always Ready Dual Flash Stand. The Adjustable Support Mount will fold flat and out of the way when not in use.

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DF1040
DF1040: Always Ready Dual Flash, PW and  Umbrella Stand - Shown on Impact Tilting Umbrella StandAs an alternative to the Adjustable Support Mount (shown above), any light stand adapter (shown is the Impact # 3117) can be used to allow an angle adjustment of the Always Ready Dual Flash & PW Stand.








AA(***) Upgraded Hot Shoe
HS1002
HS1002: Original and Upgraded (Repaired) Kaiser Hot ShoeIf you are hard on your equipment, broke the hot shoe, or just want it strengthened before you get it, the Upgraded (Repaired) Kaiser Hot Shoe shown in the top image has larger and longer hardened screws set in epoxy along with a heavier cable. Compare this to the OEM version in the bottom image where the small steel screws are just set into the plastic along with the thin cable. To fit the larger screws, the original holes are countersunk for a flush fit, and the body is epoxied together. This upgrade costs $15 (each hot shoe) if done when this item is ordered, or a minimum of $25 if done as a true after the fact repair. For the Dual Linked Hot Shoes, both Hot Shoes can be upgraded for the total charge of $25.

AB(***) Dual Flash Bracket - plain steel
DF1042
DF1042: Dual Flash Bracket - Plain SteelFor those who want a simpler solution, which is meant to be used attached to a light stand (ie Denis Reggie style), the Dual Flash Bracket shown here can hold 2 flash units, with adjustable spacing, and holes are provided to mount 1 or 2 PW's (Pocket Wizards). This plain Dual Flash Bracket, drilled, threaded, and polished 12 ga galvanized steel angle, is available for $40 (as shown). It is also available in a Quad Flash Bracket (below) which will hold up to 4 flash units and up to 4 PW's for $55. (Having multiple PW's allows you to take advantage of the SpeedCycler features of the MultiMax PW.) The centerline holes have DF1043: Quad vs Dual Flash Bracket - plain Steela standard 3/8 inch thread for direct connection onto a light stand, or the threaded stud of an umbrella bracket. To mount 2 flash units to this stand, and have them fired by a single PW, use the Dual Linked Hot Shoes to RA Mini Plug ($85), and Thumbscrews (2 for $6). If the flash units are being fired by 2 separate PW's (SpeedCycler function of the MultiMax PW), then use 2 Hot Shoe to Mini Plug adapters ($35 each). If you wish to shoot into or through an umbrella, use the Umbrella Riser ($30) (below). Various other hot and cold shoe Flash Mounting Options can be seen in the Plugs, Jacks, Cable and Hardware section, or you can easily supply any shoe you have that accepts a standard 1/4 inch screw.

As a Package Special, you can get a combination of 2 cold shoes (item D) and 4 thumbscrews for $35 when you purchase the Dual Bracket.

AC(***)
DF1044
An extra long thumbscrew, rubber washer, and locking knob (shown below) is available for $20 to allow 1 or 2 Canon CP-E4 or Nikon SD-8A battery packs can be mounted to one of the open holes of the DF1044: Long Screw, Rubber Washer, and Nut to Mount 2 Battery Packs to Flash Bracket
Dual Flash Bracket. The shaft of the thumbscrew is a reduced thickness to easliy fit through the mounting hole in each of the batery packs. Two packs can be mounted using the one screw.




AD(***)
DF1045
DF1045: Umbrella Risere & Mounting Pin for Quad & Dual Flash BracketsThe Umbrella Riser is supplied with the Standard Mounting Pin shown for attachment to the Dual or Quad Flash Bracket and is $30 when purchased with the Dual or Quad Flash Bracket, or $40 when purchase alone. It can be customized as to size of mounting hole and length for the same $40. The Alt Mounting Pin (see inset) is $5, and will allow a direct connection to a standard 3/8 inch threaded stud of a light stand or umbrella bracket.

If your stand has only a 1/4 inch threaded end, then you will need the Reducing Coupling ($8, not shown), instead of the 3/8 inch Alternate Mounting Pin ($5).

If the Umbrella Riser is not being used, then the threaded stud of a light stand or umbrella bracket can screw directly into one of the threaded center holes of the Dual or Quad Flash Bracket.

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DF1046
DF1046: Umbrella Riser Attached to Dual Flash Bracket - MetalHere (image left) you can see how the Umbrella Riser ($30) is attached to the Dual Flash Bracket ($40) with the included Standard Mounting Pin, which then fits into one of the clamping ends of a standard umbrella bracket like the Impact #3117 (next 3 images below). The Alternate Mounting Pin ($5) allows a direct connection to a threaded stud of a light stand or umbrella bracket while still keeping the Umbrella Riser rigidly attached to the Dual or Quad Flash Bracket.


AF(***)
DF1047
DF1047: Dual Flash Stand - Metal - SetupDF1048: Dual Flash Stand - Metal - Setup









DF1049: Dual Flash Stand - Metal - SetupIn these images (click to enlarge), you can see how the Dual Flash Bracket is set up with two flash units, and one or two PW's (two PW for independant control of the flash units, or use of the SpeedCycler function of the MultiMax PW). The Umbrella Riser is shown and attached using the Standard Mounting Pin, clamped into the Impact #3117 umbrella bracket.



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