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Got my CyberSyncs today, how to attach to strobe?

 
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Jul 08, 2009 20:19 |  #1

My CST transmitter and 3 CSRB receivers all came in today and I've already done some testing with my Genesis 200 strobes and 580exII speedlight and everything works great. But I have one question. How is everyone attaching them to their strobes? I'm not talking about the sync cord attachment, I'm talking about the physical body of the receivers. The Skyports and Pocket Wizards come with a nylon cord that you can use to hand the recievers from your strobes. Not only did the CyberSync's not come with a cord, there isn't even a loop or attachment point to the body of receivers to hook up a cord.

I'm curious how all of you CyberSync users out there are attaching them to your strobes. Are you just letting them dangle by the sync cord? Did you rig up some custom solution?


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Jul 08, 2009 20:24 |  #2

Velcro?


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Jul 08, 2009 20:40 |  #3

I tried velcro for a while but didn't like it. Ended up using the lanyard route. Below is a link to a sample on Flickr of someone that did the mod.

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Jul 08, 2009 20:46 |  #4

Familiaphoto wrote in post #8248304 (external link)
I tried velcro for a while but didn't like it. Ended up using the lanyard route. Below is a link to a sample on Flickr of someone that did the mod.

http://www.flickr.com/​photos/benchau/3161737​021/ (external link)

I did this as well, works great. I bought my lanyards on Ebay.


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Jul 08, 2009 20:47 |  #5

I bought some lanyards off ebay (arrived just 2 days ago). Lanyard is a great idea for the Cybersyncs!

EDIT: DDCSD beat me buy a few seconds... :)


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Jul 08, 2009 21:01 |  #6

I bought my lanyards from this seller:

http://shop.ebay.com …QQ_armrsZ1QQ_fr​omZQQ_ipgZ (external link)


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Jul 08, 2009 21:11 |  #7

Velcro for me. Works just fine and it's cost efficient :)


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Jul 08, 2009 21:13 as a reply to  @ DDCSD's post |  #8

I use bongo ties (at least, I use them to attach the receiver to the light stand):
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Jul 08, 2009 21:29 |  #9

Bongo ties look pretty cool. I just use the cheapie bungie-ball cords that you can pick up at pretty much any hardware store. I got mine from Canadian Tire here in Canada.

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Jul 08, 2009 21:51 |  #10

I actually let mine just dangle from the cord, but have been meaning to do the lanyard thing for awhile. Just never got around to it.


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Jul 08, 2009 22:11 |  #11

I just received my dangles from ebay today


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Jul 08, 2009 22:32 |  #12

Thanks for the feedback. I think I'll pick some lanyards up from eBay and go that route.


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Jul 08, 2009 23:08 |  #13

Yeah i was a dangler.




  
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Jul 09, 2009 08:42 |  #14

BigBlueDodge wrote in post #8248878 (external link)
Thanks for the feedback. I think I'll pick some lanyards up from eBay and go that route.

Its simple and I think you'll find it works. I did the velcro thing for a while but didn't want to buy more velcro straps to attach the Cybersync, nor did I want to put the velcro on my flash, trying to get away from that.


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Jul 09, 2009 15:26 |  #15

I just use some sunglasses pouches, I got mine for free from a sunglass store.

Hook up my cybersync, drop them in pounch, synch up the line and hang that from the light stand :). Works pretty well and cheap!


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