Depending on the make and model of your camera, which underwater housing you’ve chosen and which strobes you’ve decided will best light up those fish portraits and reef scenes, you may have another decision to make: fiber optic cable or electronic sync cord. For some, your gear will dictate your choice, for others, you’ll have to be guided by your preferences and shooting needs. We’ve listed the Pros and Cons for both fiber optic cable and electronic sync cord below to help you determine which strobe sync system is best for you.
|Fiber Optic Cable Pros
|Fiber Optic Cable Cons
|Electric Sync Cord Pros
|Electric Sync Cord Cons
Still befuddled by the options? No worries! Feel free to contact any one of the Backscatter Sales Pros who will be happy to recommend what gear you need based on your shooting style. Our Sales Pros are all active divers who regularly use the equipment that we stock, so drop us a line! We’re here to help! [email protected]
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