7D PC-sync speed is 1/200, not 1/160

Discussion in 'Digital SLR' started by Alan Browne, Mar 29, 2005.

  1. Alan Browne

    Alan Browne Guest

    The manual says max-sync is at 1/160. If you lift the flash that's the
    fastest speed you can get. But leave the flash down and you will get
    1/200 sync speed using the PC sync to fire the strobes. (at 1/250 the
    curtain begins to slightly cover the image).

    http://www.aliasimages.com/images/KM7D/PICT1526S.jpg (this is cropped,
    but in the full size image there is no hint of the curtain)

    Max 7D, 100 f/2.8, ISO 100 softboxes: main (f/8) and fill (f/4).
    Reflector on right for fill. I suppose another refector or softbox on
    top would have been the crowning touch.

    (I dug these out of a box of things my son says he wants to throw
    away... they're a bit scratched up...)

    Alan Browne, Mar 29, 2005
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