Help, YS-250 Strobe

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Help, YS-250 Strobe

Post by Nwcid » Tue Jun 14, 2016 12:41 pm

After my dives the weekend before last one of my strobes would not come on. I sent it overnight for repair to CA and he said he would do his best to get it back to me in time for my trip. As of right now it does not look like I will be getting it back before we leave on Thursday.

I know it is a long shot, but does anyone have one of these they are willing to loan, rent, borrow, beg, steal, ect for my 2 week trip to Maui?

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Re: Help, YS-250 Strobe

Post by Magoi » Tue Jun 14, 2016 2:08 pm

I have a suggestion. It might be possible to have the shop send the repaired unit to the place you will be staying in Maui. Good luck.
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Re: Help, YS-250 Strobe

Post by Nwcid » Tue Jun 14, 2016 2:27 pm

It might be possible. Guess it depends on when it gets done and I don't think anything goes overnight to Maui.......

It is worth asking.
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Re: Help, YS-250 Strobe

Post by CaptnJack » Tue Jun 14, 2016 2:55 pm

I for sure have a ys90 and I might have a ys120 you can borrow (I forget).
PM me your email and address and I will see what I can come up with.

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Re: Help, YS-250 Strobe

Post by Nwcid » Tue Jun 14, 2016 4:11 pm

PM sent
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Re: Help, YS-250 Strobe

Post by Gdog » Tue Jun 14, 2016 5:23 pm

If that falls thru, I think I have an extra ys90 somewhere. Let me know if you need it.

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Re: Help, YS-250 Strobe

Post by Nwcid » Tue Jun 14, 2016 6:01 pm

Thanks for the help so far. I do have my other YS-250, so I am not as worried about having a strobe as I am trying to balance the rig. If I can not find something close in weight (3lb) I will just have to weight one side.
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Re: Help, YS-250 Strobe

Post by Scubie Doo » Tue Jun 14, 2016 6:34 pm

Nwcid wrote:Thanks for the help so far. I do have my other YS-250, so I am not as worried about having a strobe as I am trying to balance the rig. If I can not find something close in weight (3lb) I will just have to weight one side.


Many strobes are slightly negative/neutral. For example I use a ds161 with a ds51. Above water they are 2-3lbs different. Below the rig is perfect. I know these are different brand, but just curious what they are underwater???

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Re: Help, YS-250 Strobe

Post by Scubie Doo » Tue Jun 14, 2016 6:37 pm

Image

Here is an example from back scatter. Couldn't find the ys90.

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Re: Help, YS-250 Strobe

Post by Nwcid » Tue Jun 14, 2016 6:40 pm

True, on land and underwater is not the same.

It has been a while since I spent much time underwater with my camera :( and I was thinking it would get a little heavy on one side if I had the arm extend out much. Now that I think about it, it does not make much difference when I have one out and one under......
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