Vivitar 283 Flash Auto Thyristor **WITH SYNC CORD**
The Vivitar 283 is the world's most classic of all flashes. It's a fully automatic system flash for use with most cameras, digital, 35mm and medium format. The Vivitar 283 is not only the world's most popular flash of all time, it is also extremely modular, with all sorts of crazy and sane accesory filters, zoom filters, light modifiers, cables, sensors and battery packs and more available for it.
This Vivitar 283 is much better made than much of the off-brand junk sold new today. It its day, Vivitar was the leading professional flash maker, and most pros shot a couple of Vivitar 283s.
One of the nicest things about this flash is how well it stows its permanently connected sync cord, and its magnificent illuminated calculator dial.
For use with newer cameras with hot shoes, this flash has a thyristor so it doesn't use as much battery power in AUTO, but if you're shooting in MANUAL, this then is a great, super-high quality classic flash. Unlike older models like the Vivitar 252, the new thyristor circuitry of the Vivitar 283 uses only the power needed for each shot, saving the rest for a much faster recycle time.
It has a hot shoe, as well an included PC cord for use with any camera or shutter with a standard PC sync terminal. Slide it in your hot shoe like any other flash. For older cameras, pull the sync cord out of the bottom and connect it to your shutter or camera.
Vertical bounce flash for softer, more professional-quality lighting
Flash range of 3 to 43 feet
Auto Thyristor circuitry for faster recycling time and greater number of flashes
Remote sensor capability
4 Automatic f/stop settings
1/2,000 second (manual)
1/2,000 ~ 1/30,000 second (Auto)
700 beam candle-power seconds (BCPS)
Can be powered by 4 AA cells - Alkaline, Ni-Cd, Ni-MH and Eneloop
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- Date Listed:29/01/2020
- Last Edited:05/02/2020
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