- No penetration of the housing so no concern of flooding
- Removable in water
- Fairly durable, difficult to damage
- No electronic bulkheads to flood
- No O-rings to maintain
- Can do TTL without the need of a converter, with compatible strobes
- Takes up very little space in your camera bag
- Relatively inexpensive
- Rely on built-in flash's recycle time
- Strobe manufacturer specific
- Can be housing specific
- Can be damaged if not handled correctly
- Requires a housing with an optical port
- Not all strobes accept fiber optic cables
- Does not rely on the camera's flash so fast recycle time
- Compatible with most SLR housings
- Since you are not relying on built in flash, easier on camera battery
- Bulkheads can flood and are susceptible to corrosion
- Cords have O-rings that need to be maintained
- More expensive than fiber optic
- Since the bulkhead penetrates housing potential flood point
- Requires a converter for TTL
- Not all strobes accept electronic sync cords
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