TPB #86 – Adjusting the Airgap Flash’s Voltage/Brightness

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This video shows how to adjust the the brightness of the airgap flash by adjusting its internal voltage. Make sure you know how to safely handle high voltage before attempting this.

* Projectile Photography with the Airgap Flash
* Airgap Flash User Manual
* Buy the Airgap Flash here

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TPB #80 – Pelican Case for Airgap Flash

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Some people were looking for a protective case for their airgap flash. After some research I decided to try the Pelican 1550 case.

* Pelican’s website
* Pelican 1550 case on Amazon
* Airgap Flash
* Camera Axe

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TPB #78 – Airgap Flash For Sale and Alan’s Book

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The airgap flash is for sale at Information Unlimited. A little history of the Airgap flash development is also discussed.

The second portion of the video gives a quick overview of Alan Sailer’s book “A Book of High Speed Photography”.

* Airgap Flash User Manual
* Alan Sailer’s Flickr Page (he’s been doing high speed video recently so check some of those out)

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TPB #77 – Maintenance on the Airgap Flash

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This episode explains how to replace the inner glass tube on the airgap flash.

See http://www.cameraaxe.com/ for more information about the Camera Axe.

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TPB #75 – Airgap Flash Reflector Improvements

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In this video I discuss a bunch of improvements I made to the airgap flash reflector and diffuser. The biggest improvements are using white acrylic for the reflector, reflector design improvements to better hold the flash tube, and some interesting findings from using a Fresnel lens.

* More Info on Fresnel Lenses
* My flickr page where you can get the different flash test images shown in the video

See http://www.cameraaxe.com/ for more ...

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TPB #70 – Airgap Flash Interview at Fotobug

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I did a 30 minute interview at Fotobug. Check out the podcast at: http://fotobug.podbean.com/2013/11/03/fotobug-episode-90-maurice-ribble-the-air-flash/

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TPB #67 – New Airgap Flash

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[Update: The insurance company I was working with changed their mind after giving me a preliminary quote (I had thought it was finalized). Without the liability issuance I actually won’t be selling these. Feel free to contact me and get on a list if that changes, but at this time I’m not actually able to sell this device.]

This video introduces the new Airgap flash we’ve been working on for over a year. ...

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TPB #56 – Four Valves

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In this video I show how to connect four valve sensors to the Camera Axe. It requires new software and a new cable. The software is linked below. The new cable is in the store below, but it is also very easy to make. I forgot to mention this in the video, but all you need to make the cable is a stereo splitter 3.5 mm cable. Then in one ...

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TPB #55 – Three Questions Related to Shutters

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This episode describes how a shutter works and answers the three questions related to shutter lag, high speed two curtain shutters, and high speed flash sync.

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TPB #54 – Hotshoe and a Tripod

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In this video I over using a flash hotshoe with the Camera Axe and and connecting it to small tabletop tripod.

Check out the Camera Axe store where there is more info about these devices.

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