DIY Nikon F100 accessory cables concept by Avi

by | Jul 18, 2018 | diy-photography | 0 comments

Nikon F100

Accessory cables concept

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Introduction:

This project started when I was looking for a release cable solution for my new F100. I realized that there are several accessories that can connect to the F100. I needed the MC-30 release cable and the MC-33 to connect my F100 to my PC.
Further study led me to some sites and newsgroups posts suggesting how to build your own cables and I than started to be interested in tailoring my own solution.
Seeing Nikon’s prices, US$165 (back in ~2003) for both, helped me to decide that I’m going to build it myself.

First I decided on a concept that will allow me to attach the 2 cables I needed and will allow future accessories to be attached as well.
This was done by building an INTERFACE cable that keeps all 10 wires of the F100 connector plug.
I chose to use a DB-15 connector because of its availability and ease of wires soldering.

Avi's Nikon F100 accessory cables Concept

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Disclaimer

1. Nikon cameras contains electronics.

Any modification made to your Nikon camera may cause damage to your equipment and harm to yourself or to others. 
Any modification made to your Nikon cameras AND/OR to a 3rd party attached accessories will void manufacturer warranty.
None of the following steps is recommended by me nor by the manufacturer, Nikon. 
This post show only my personal experience and know-how.
If you follow any of the steps, you do it on your own risk and responsibility.

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