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Ikelite High Sensitivity Optical Slave Converter for Remote Triggering of DS Strobes Instruction Manual
3. Apply a very thin, even layer of lubricant on all threads,
sealing surfaces, and the exposed portion of the plug
o-ring. Do not allow lubricant to get into the pins and
receptacles of the plug or bulkhead.
High Sensitivity Optical Slave Converter
for Remote Triggering of DS Strobes
Item number 4405
Included in the Box
• Optical slave converter
• Fiber optic port (attached)
• 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
Installation and Use as a Remote Slave
Attaching the Converter
1. Remove the connector protector from the plug end of the
2. Remove the bulkhead cap from the strobe bulkhead.
Retaining ring
4. 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.
5. Hand-tighten the retaining ring.
Setting Your Camera and Strobe
1. Your camera must be set to a manual, forced fill flash
mode that does not emit a preflash. Refer to your
camera’s instruction manual for details on flash settings.
Do not use a red eye reduction flash mode.
2. Set the strobe to a manual power setting.
3. Take a test photo.
Positioning the Slave Window
The slave window must be pointed towards your primary
strobe for reliable triggering. For more creative lighting
positioning options, add an optional Extension Cord between
the converter and the strobe.
Use as a Fiber Optic Converter
Adding the fiber optic port is necessary when shooting a
DSLR or mirrorless camera with a fiber optic converter
attached. This converter supports triggering at high frame
rates (4 fps or faster) as long as the camera is set to a
manual flash mode.
This converter is not usable with cameras emitting a
Attaching a Fiber Optic Cord
1. Attach the fiber optic port to the end of the converter to
cover the slave window.
2. Attach a compatible fiber optic cord to the fiber optic port.
3. Attach the other end of the fiber optic cord to your
Maintenance and Storage
1. Rinse the strobe with converter attached thoroughly in
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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