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Ikelite CT2K Canon TTL Kit with Hotshoe Instruction Manual
4. The manual hotshoe may be reinstalled at a later time to
bypass TTL operation.
Installing the TTL Kit
CT2K Canon TTL Kit
Item number 46072
1. Remove the camera mounting tray from the housing.
2. Using the included 1/16” hex key, loosen the set screw on
the left side of the housing mounting tray.
Included in the Box
• TTL Kit with Hotshoe
• 1/16” Hex Key
Compatible Strobes
• Ikelite DS160, DS161
• Ikelite DS125 above serial number 5000
• Ikelite DS51
• Ikelite DS50 above serial number 70000
• Ikelite DS200 above serial number 7163
»» SEA&SEA, INON, Nikonos, and Ikelite non-DS strobes
are not capable of powering the TTL Kit circuitry and
thus will not provide TTL operation with this kit. These
strobes may operate in manual power modes.
3. Looking into the housing from the back, orient the TTL kit
with the hotshoe on your left and the male connector end
towards the front of the housing.
4. Slide the TTL kit into the center of the housing mounting
tray. The male connector should come out the front of the
housing mounting tray near the port opening.
5. Re-tighten the 1/16” set screw until it stops. Do not over-
Installation and Use
Removing the Hotshoe
6. Line up the tab of the male connector with the female
socket of the bulkhead and push gently together. The tab
will click into place when properly connected.
Your housing came with a manual hotshoe installed. This
hotshoe must be removed prior to installing the TTL kit.
Connecting Your Camera
1. The hotshoe is attached by male connector to the female
1. Install your camera in the housing using the camera
socket of the bulkhead. Depress the tab on the male
mounting tray.
2. Orient the arrow on the top of the TTL Kit hotshoe to point
towards the front of the camera.
3. Slide the TTL kit hotshoe onto the camera’s hotshoe.
4. Press the back of the hotshoe firmly to ensure that it is as
far forward as possible on the camera.
»» Failure to push the hotshoe far enough forward may
2. Hold the female connector while gently pulling the male
connector out of its socket.
3. Store the manual hotshoe in a small sealed plastic bag
along with your spare parts.
result in lack of TTL or failure to fire strobes.
Setting your Strobes
Your Ikelite DS strobe must be set to TTL for TTL exposure
with this kit. Any flash EV compensation set in the camera
will be added to or subtracted from the flash exposure.
Use of manual fractional power settings will provide manual
flash exposure. Full power flash is not supported with the
TTL kit installed.
Limited Warranty
This Ikelite product is warranted against any manufacturing
defects for a period of one (1) year from the original date
of purchase. To obtain warranty service, the product must
be returned to Ikelite postage paid. Ikelite will, at its sole
discretion, repair or replace such products, and will return
to customer postage paid. All other claims of any nature are
not covered. Except as mentioned above, no other warranty
expressed or implied applies to this Ikelite product.
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