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Canon-oc-e3.33859710
5.9 out of 10

Canon OC-E3

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Reviews and Problems with Canon OC-E3

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Overall 8
8.0

Replacement

Stick, B&H Photo
2 weeks ago
  • Excerpt: I bought this to replace a unit that broke after 4 years. The shoe that attaches to the flash bracket is plastic and susceptible to breakage. Other than that it is a good unit.
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Overall 8
8.0

So far so good

David, B&H Photo
26 November 2014
  • Excerpt: On the expensive end of the budget... Basically $ bucks for a cable...But it does what it's for, seems sturdy enough and same lock mechanism to get your flash properly set up..
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Overall 10
10

Works as advertised

Mountain Man Rich, B&H Photo
21 October 2014
  • Excerpt: Solidly built. Tight connections - don't need to worry about connections shaking loose.
  • Pros: Durable, Easy To Use, Reliable
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Overall 2
2.0

Plastic bracket breaks easily

Monkeygirl, B&H Photo
1 September 2014
  • Excerpt: Mount is structurally weak, broke after light use. After the fourth time I used it, the plastic slide fell apart during a wedding shoot. Was able to rig something using wire and duct tape, but for the high price, thought it would be better quality. The cord synchs great, but the weak mount renders it mostly useless if you want to attach it to anything like softbox/tripod.
  • Pros: Lightweight
  • Cons: Not Durable, Poor Design
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Overall 2
2.0

2nd one fell apart

JETA, B&H Photo
31 August 2014
  • Excerpt: Just had my 2nd OC-E3 fall apart in a 3 month period while on a shoot. I have stayed with only Canon products for over a decade. Unfortunately, Canon refuses to look at the issue that is going on with this cord. If you google it you will see images of this cord in pieces. Luckily I was able to catch my flash when the first one fell apart. I had to switch to the Vello TTL cord. Took it out on location yesterday and it did a beautiful job.
  • Cons: Difficult To Use, Falls apart, Not Durable, Not Functional, Poor Design
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Overall 10
10

works great!

Hawkeye "dq", Amazon
25 August 2014
  • Summary: tried a 3rd party brand to save money but it didn't communicate with the flash properly...this one works with the canon 580 ex II great.
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Overall 6
6.0

Flashback

Photobug, B&H Photo
18 July 2014
  • Excerpt: The original cord we bought had the metal contacts break on it. We had to buy a replacement. The cord wasn't removed and replaced very much. It pretty much stayed on the camera all the time. Really surprised when the contacts broke. It had lasted about two years though.
  • Pros: Easy To Use
  • Cons: Not Durable
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Overall 10
10

Five Stars

Leigh, Amazon
10 July 2014
Overall 10
10

Fast delivery.

MaJPix, Amazon
27 June 2014
  • Summary: The quality of the Canon off shoe cord is the standard. The cheap knockoffs are not worth it. Would definitely order from this vendor.
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Overall 8
8.0

Perfect Fit

Kenney Speed, Amazon
10 June 2014
  • Summary: This came in at the right time. I purchased another camera chord thinking I could save a few bucks but the connectors with the chord were not connecting properly, this caused a delay in my flash firing properly. Basically my flash wasn't sitting on the shoe correctly. Once I ordered this and it came in, immediately I taking picks without any delay on my camera.
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