Sync Cord Identification

Male PC to Female PC.jpg

PC Male / PC Female

vivitar.jpg

Vivitar

Screwlock PC

screwlock pc
Metz 45-47 Standard PC Sync Cord.jpg

PC Male / Metz

(for 45CT or CL)

Dynalite 0315X Sync Cord.jpg

PC Male / Dynalite

household to pc.jpg

PC Male / Household

(3.5mm) Male to Phono 1-4in.jpg

Pnono Male / 3.5mm Male.

mm3 mini to mini.jpg

MM3 Mini

Household Male to 1-4in Mono Female.jpg

Household / Phono Female

metz single pin to pc.jpg

PC / Metz Pin (Sub Miniphone)

Sunpk pin to pc.jpg

PC / Sunpak Plug

544,522 (2.5mm)

household m and f.jpg

HH Male to HH Female

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Sunpak (Handle Mount Strobes)

Elinchrom_Amphenol to phono.jpg

Female Phono / Elinchrom Amphenol

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     The #'s on these pics are used to describe the ends of the connectors.   Each cable has two ends.  The guide below lists some corresponding usable brands for each plug.  

1-1              
1-25            
1-26          
1-28, 29     
2-7             
2-26       
2-27       
2-28, 29    
3-4      
4-7     
5-5      
5-25        
5-26      
5-28, 29    
6-26       
6-27        
6-28, 29  
7-2     
7-4        
7-7        
7-10, 11    
7-24       
8-26    
8-27      
8-28    
9-27  
10-11-4  
10-11-8   
10-11-26 

Spiratone (#1 has thin shell to fit Kodak ASA bayonet, male #25)
Kodak (#1 has thin shell)
Spiratone
Spiratone
Jen
C.O.C., Graflex, Heiland
C.O.C., Kalart, Praco
Kalart, C.O.C.
Polaroid
Jen (shape as #18)
Spiratone (for old style Graflex guns)
Kodak (#25 has special collar, will accept only thin shell, such as #1)
Graflex, Heiland, Praco, Spiratone
Spiratone
C.O.C.
C.O.C. Kalart
C.O.C. Kalart
Jen
Jen (shape as #18)
Jen
Jen
Jen
Graflex
Kalart
Kalart
C.O.C., Kalart
Jen (shape as #18)
Jen
C.O.C., Graflex, Heiland, Praco, Spiratone

Vintage Connectors

     The following sync cord types are for true vintage cameras and strobes.   Only a few photographers who use pre-1970's camera equipment will ever need this information.   If you have any of these vintage cords please contact me as I would like to add them to my collection.

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more Vintage Connectors

Graflexplug.jpg

Graflex Solenoid Female

graflex2post-1post-heavy-close.jpg

Bi-Post Female +1 Pin

Single Post + 1 Pin 

Bi-Post Graflex to Household.jpg

Bi-Post Graflex

Household (HH)

mets 45 to pc.jpg

METZ 45 - 47 Standard

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