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01-28-2008, 04:03 PM   #1
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Are these Chinese stroboflip copies any good?

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I've just picked up a Pentax 540 flash for my K100d and I'm in the process of finding a TTL cord, as I shoot Portrait a lot. Needless to say, I'll need a flash bracket and I shoot Portrait with my right side of the camera on top, so I think I'd find the quickflip-style brackets awkward. I've been eyeballing ones like this wondering if they were worth the risk, or if I should just track down the genuine article instead. I admit I'm cheap (especially now as I'm saving up for a K20d), but I've got enough brain cells to know that cheap crap is still crap. Anyone got any first-hand experience with these? Thanks in advance.

02-06-2008, 04:42 AM   #2
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Just tried your link to see what you're talking about. It didn't work. Went somewhere else altogether.
02-06-2008, 04:58 AM   #3
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No Hijack intended, just noticed an extra '\\http' in the link CAMERA Flash Bracket Grip as Stroboflip VH 2000 VH2000 - eBay (item 320211080265 end time Jan-30-08 05:40:26 PST)
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I have one of these... in fact just a copy of it. I use a Versaflip and it works great. It is built sturdily and is made of high quality materials. The Stroboflip is much more expensive than the versaflip but I don't think the quality differs much...

02-14-2008, 10:32 PM   #5
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The perfect setup

I have a K10D and 540 flash mounted on a copy of the Stroboframe 350 bracket. The copy is in my opinion 100% equal in quality at a fraction of the price of the Stroboframe. I also have the PROMASTER TTL OFF CAMERA CORD made for pentax. This setup works very well and I highly recommend it. I purchased from the links below,both were good to deal with.

Promaster Camera Gear - Camera Land NY$c=2200

Hope this helps

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