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Ikelite Fiber Optic Converter for DS Strobes (3rd Gen) Instruction Manual
4. Apply a very thin, even layer of lubricant on the exposed
portion of the plug o-ring. Do not allow lubricant to get into
the pins and receptacles of the converter plug or strobe
Fiber Optic Converter for DS Strobes
Item number 4401.3
Included in the Box
• Fiber optic converter
• Connector protector # 0301.12 (attached)
• Silicone lubricant # 0184.1
Fiber Optic Cord Compatibility
• Ikelite Fiber Optic Cord # 4501
• INON Optical D Cable “Non-wireless type” L-Connector
• SEA&SEA Fiber Optic Cable (L-type) # 50107
• SEA&SEA Fiber Optic Cable II # 50128
• Olympus UW Fiber Optic Cable PTCB-E02
• Nauticam Optical Fiber Cable # 26211 Nauticam to INON
• Nauticam Optical Fiber Cable # 26212 Nauticam to
»» Consult your housing’s instruction manual for
information on what type of fitting is required at the
housing end. Ikelite fiber optic ports and plugs are
made to the same standard as SEA&SEA and Olympus
optic port
Retaining ring
5. Align plug and insert into the strobe bulkhead. Each male
pin mates with a female receptacle. Failing to line up the
contacts properly before tightening may result in damage
to the converter and/or strobe.
6. Hand-tighten the retaining ring.
7. Attach a compatible fiber optic cord (not included) to the
converter’s fiber optic port.
8. Attach the other end of the fiber optic cord to the housing
(see housing instruction manual).
Setting Your Camera and Strobe
1. Set your camera to a fill flash setting without red-eye
reduction. Do not use an auto flash setting which may
result in intermittent firing.
2. Turn the strobe on and set the strobe to a manual power
setting. Do not use the TTL setting.
3. Take a test photo to configure the converter’s preflash
Installation and Use
Attaching the Converter
1. Remove the connector protector from the plug end of the
4. Take a second photo to test the flash.
5. Adjust the strobe power as necessary.
Maintenance and Storage
2. Remove the bulkhead cap from the strobe bulkhead.
3. Apply a very thin, even layer of lubricant to the threads of
1. Rinse the strobe with converter attached thoroughly in
the strobe bulkhead and converter retaining ring.
fresh water after each use.
2. Dry the strobe and converter with a clean, lint-free cloth.
Travel and Storage
1. Remove the converter from the strobe.
2. Wipe off the threads of the strobe bulkhead and the
converter retaining ring using a clean, lint-free cloth.
3. Lightly lubricate the o-ring and the threads of the strobe
bulkhead and converter retaining ring.
4. Attach the connector protector to the converter plug end.
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.
Contact Us
Ikelite Underwater Systems
50 W 33rd St
Indianapolis, IN 46208 USA
(317) 923-4523
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