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Canon EOS 350D Hot shoe Proprietary hot shoe used by Minolta and older Sony cameras (Konica Minolta Maxxum 7D) A hot shoe is a mounting point on the top of a camera to attach a flash unit and other compatible accessories. [1]

36 relations: AVCHD, Cactus (camera equipment brand), Camera, Canon Inc., Cyber-shot, Electrical injury, Flash (photography), Flash synchronization, Galvanic isolation, Handycam, Hot shoe, IISO flash shoe, International Organization for Standardization, Konica Minolta, Konica Minolta Maxxum 7D, Light meter, Microphone, Minolta, Multi Interface Shoe, Nikon, Olympus Corporation, Olympus XZ-1, Opto-isolator, Pentax, PocketWizard, Prontor-Compur, Rangefinder, Red-eye effect, Satellite navigation, Short circuit, Sony, Sony E-mount, Sony α, Transformer, TRIAC, Viewfinder.


AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video.

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Cactus (camera equipment brand)

Cactus is a brand owned by Harvest One Limited, a Hong Kong company specialized in the design and engineering of photographic wireless lighting equipment including wireless flash triggers, wireless flashes, portable softboxes and studio umbrellas.

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A camera is an optical instrument for recording or capturing images, which may be stored locally, transmitted to another location, or both.

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Canon Inc.

is a Japanese multinational corporation specializing in the manufacture of imaging and optical products, including cameras, camcorders, photocopiers, steppers, computer printers and medical equipment. It's headquartered in Ōta, Tokyo, Japan."." Canon. Retrieved on 13 January 2009. Canon has a primary listing on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the TOPIX index. It has a secondary listing on the New York Stock Exchange.

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Cyber-shot is Sony's line of point-and-shoot digital cameras introduced in 1996.

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Electrical injury

Electrical injury is a physiological reaction caused by electric current passing through the (human) body.

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Flash (photography)

A flash is a device used in photography producing a flash of artificial light (typically 1/1000 to 1/200 of a second) at a color temperature of about 5500 K to help illuminate a scene.

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Flash synchronization

In a camera, flash synchronization is defined as synchronizing the firing of a photographic flash with the opening of the shutter admitting light to photographic film or electronic image sensor.

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Galvanic isolation

Galvanic isolation is a principle of isolating functional sections of electrical systems to prevent current flow; no direct conduction path is permitted.

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Handycam is a Sony brand used to market its camcorder range.

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Hot shoe

Canon EOS 350D Hot shoe Proprietary hot shoe used by Minolta and older Sony cameras (Konica Minolta Maxxum 7D) A hot shoe is a mounting point on the top of a camera to attach a flash unit and other compatible accessories.

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IISO flash shoe

iISO (intelligent ISO) flash shoe (aka "reversed" hotshoe) is the unofficial name for the proprietary accessory flash attachment and control interface used on Minolta cameras since the i-series introduced in 1988, and subsequently Konica Minolta and later Sony α DSLRs and NEX-7 up to 2012.

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International Organization for Standardization

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is an international standard-setting body composed of representatives from various national standards organizations.

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Konica Minolta

is a Japanese multinational technology company headquartered in Marunouchi, Chiyoda, Tokyo, with offices in 49 countries worldwide.

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Konica Minolta Maxxum 7D

The Maxxum 7D, labelled Dynax 7D in Europe/Hong Kong and α-7 Digital in Japan and officially named "DG-7D", is a 6.1 megapixel digital single-lens reflex camera, or DSLR, produced by Konica Minolta.

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Light meter

A light meter is a device used to measure the amount of light.

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A microphone, colloquially nicknamed mic or mike, is a transducer that converts sound into an electrical signal.

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was a Japanese manufacturer of cameras, camera accessories, photocopiers, fax machines, and laser printers.

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Multi Interface Shoe

The Multi Interface Shoe (MI Shoe or MIS) is a proprietary camera hotshoe introduced by Sony in 2012, replacing an assortment of other proprietary hotshoes used by Sony in various types of cameras in the past.

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(or), also known just as Nikon, is a Japanese multinational corporation headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, specializing in optics and imaging products.

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Olympus Corporation

is a Japanese manufacturer of optics and reprography products.

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Olympus XZ-1

The Olympus XZ-1 is a high-end 10.0 megapixel compact digital camera announced and released in January 2011.

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In electronics, an opto-isolator, also called an optocoupler, photocoupler, or optical isolator, is a component that transfers electrical signals between two isolated circuits by using light.

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is a brand name used primarily by Japanese multinational imaging and electronics company Ricoh for cameras, sport optics (including binoculars and rifle scopes), and CCTV optics.

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The PocketWizard is a wireless radio triggering system for off-camera lighting developed in the late 1990s, by LPA Design, an American company based in South Burlington, Vermont.

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A Prontor-Compur connection (also known as a PC connector, PC terminal, or PC socket) is a standard 3.5 mm (1/8") electrical connector (as defined in ISO 519, (1992-11-25). Photography -- Hand-held cameras -- Flash-connector dimensions. Geneva: International Organization for Standardization.) used in photography to synchronize the shutter to the flash.

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A rangefinder is a device that measures distance from the observer to a target, in a process called ranging.

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Red-eye effect

The red-eye effect in photography is the common appearance of red pupils in color photographs of the eyes of humans and several other animals.

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Satellite navigation

A satellite navigation or satnav system is a system that uses satellites to provide autonomous geo-spatial positioning.

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Short circuit

A short circuit (sometimes abbreviated to short or s/c) is an electrical circuit that allows a current to travel along an unintended path with no or a very low electrical impedance.

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is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Kōnan, Minato, Tokyo.

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Sony E-mount

The E-mount is a lens mount designed by Sony for their NEX ("New E-mount eXperience") and ILCE series of camcorders and mirrorless cameras.

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Sony α

Sony α (the lower case to Greek letter alpha, often transliterated as Sony Alpha), is a camera system introduced on 5 June 2006.

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A transformer is a static electrical device that transfers electrical energy between two or more circuits through electromagnetic induction.

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TRIAC, from triode for alternating current, is a generic trademark for a three terminal electronic component that conducts current in either direction when triggered.

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In photography, a viewfinder is what the photographer looks through to compose, and, in many cases, to focus the picture.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hot_shoe

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