Insignia™ - TTL Off-Camera Sync Cord for Nikon - Black

Reduce red-eye in your pictures with this Insignia™ NS-NIKTTL TTL off-camera sync cord that measures 8' when uncoiled for flexible placement options and easy control of your existing flash away from your camera.
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Overview

What's Included


  • Insignia™ TTL Off-Camera Sync Cord for Nikon
  • Owner's manual

Ratings & Reviews


Overall Customer Rating:
76% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (19 out of 25)

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Features


Compatible with most Nikon DSLR cameras and flashes

For use with your existing camera and flash.

Sync cord

Allows control of your flash away from your camera, enabling enhanced lighting effects. The cord also lets you direct the flash in any direction independent of your camera to help reduce red-eye.

Coiled cord

Provides flexibility and convenience. The 8' uncoiled cord length offers multiple placement options.


Customer rating

3.9
76%
would recommend to a friend

Pros

Cons

  • I don't know who designed this but the cord should be going towards the BACK of throw camera and not towards the front, over the lens where you make adjustments ... This is a complete piece of garbage, a waste ofd money and I rerturned it.MichaelMi
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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good and Solid So Far

    Posted
    TheRuggie
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    I go through sync cords like mad. I am a pro photographer and I use a lot of off camera strobe, so I burn through these things - even the dedicated well known brands. The more expensive well known brands will burn a hole in your wallet, if you do a lot of off camera flash photography that requires a sync cord. So far, this cord has held up quite well. Yes, it syncs fast and does the trick. I have only put it into use a few weeks , perhaps a month ago (not that long, so that is why the 4 star rating - it hasn't been that long in use), but I have done two awards shows (they can go on for a long time and the bursts are fast and consistent) and I really can't tell the difference between this one and the $80.00 cord on my other setup. Does the trick!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Aweful Cord

    Posted
    mattbikeboy

    I figured I'd try the flash cord trusting that the unit from Best Buy would be reliable. It causes the flash to misfire, over fire and under fire randomly during use. I've used Nikon cords for years and have yet to test or even read reviews of any off-brand that performs as well as the Nikon cords. Why is it so hard to make a cord that works? I don't shoot weddings very often anymore and I had forgotten how bad this cord was, when I shot a wedding yesterday and half way through the ceremony my flash started to misfire badly. Luckily it's easy enough to remove the bracket and place the flash back on the camera and continue to work. But man, what a stress inducer to have surprise you in the middle of a wedding!

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Intermittent signal

    Posted
    gh68393
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    You really get what you paid for (so, in this case, you don't get much at all). The shoe lock is a crummy plastic circle and on the unit I received, the flash only fires intermittently. Compared to Nikon or Promaster cables, the spring cable is also much stiffer, making stretching the cord (and moving around) more difficult. Even though I selected new rather than open box, the packaging was torn up when it arrived, so it's possible I got someone else's defective return. Nevertheless, I recommend going with another brand.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Shoe shoo

    Posted
    Imagnat
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    For the most part the cord performed as it should. However, it was prone to misfire because the hot shoe connection was not solid. Not sure if it was on the camera end or the flash end or both. I had to repeatedly tighten the connections. Not something I want to mess with while shooting.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Garbage

    Posted
    MichaelMi
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    I don't know who designed this but the cord should be going towards the BACK of throw camera and not towards the front, over the lens where you make adjustments ... This is a complete piece of garbage, a waste ofd money and I rerturned it.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Did a good job for the first 5 or 6 events.

    Posted
    Ozie3
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    Did a good job for the first 5-6 events I photographed then it stopped working. Returned it to Best Buy and got the same one. It has worked great since. Used it for graduation photos and ceremonies. Took a ton of photos.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    A little bulky but excellent

    Posted
    Lambo
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    Had to purchase this because the flash mount I bought off of amazon didn't hold the flash in place. This holds the flash in place despite the additional connection, the flash speed is still the same.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great accessory

    Posted
    Dawn
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    The Insignia sync cord is just what I needed. I was limping through with an old one that only fired part of the time. This one is heavy duty and works perfectly.

    I would recommend this to a friend





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