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Probably a Dumb Question ....

Discussion in 'SeaLife' started by Nubiesan, May 23, 2009.

  1. Nubiesan

    Nubiesan Registered

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Naples, FL
    How does the strobe on the DC1000 fire? Does the "cable" plug into the housing or does it "see" the internal flash fire and then fire?
  2. SeaLife Joe

    SeaLife Joe Dive Equipment Manufacturer

    The Flash is a slave strobe and is fired off by the internal flash being picked up by the Fibre Optic Cable and sent to the flaashes sensor.
  3. alara1972

    alara1972 Registered

    # of Dives: 0 - 24
    Location: Temecula, Ca
    SeaLife Joe... Perhaps another dumb question but is having the optic cable essential for utilizing the strobe or could you conceivably use it without one?
  4. SeaLife Joe

    SeaLife Joe Dive Equipment Manufacturer

    You must use the fiber optic cable. The sensor is recessed into the flash head so that woudl be the only way to fire it.

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