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Altman Mini Safety Cable

BH #AL18SCBI • MFR #MSC
Altman Mini Safety Cable
Key Features
  • Fits Altman Inkie Fresnel Light
  • Maximum Load of 5.0 Lbs
The Altman Lighting MSC Mini Safety Cable (Black) is an 18" painted steel cable designed to provide added safety when hanging an Altman Inkie Fresnel light or any small fixture with a weight up to 5.0 lbs.
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Altman MSC Overview

The Altman Lighting MSC Mini Safety Cable (Black) is an 18" painted steel cable designed to provide added safety when hanging an Altman Inkie Fresnel light or any small fixture with a weight up to 5.0 lbs.

Black safety cable provides added safety when attached to a light head or fixture
Compatible with
  • Altman Inkie Fresnel light
  • Any light fixture up to 5.0 lbs

Altman MSC Specs

Packaging Info
Package Weight0.02 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)6 x 5 x 0.1"

Altman MSC Reviews

Peace of Mind

By Thomas S.
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2015-10-29

I do panoramic photography, often shooting from a pole. In the last 6 months I have had 2 cameras slip out of apparently well tightened arca-style clamps and fall. So now I am using this fine little safety cable religiously. I leave one of these cables permanently attached to each of my pano heads. The little extra time it takes to clip the cable to the camera's strap ring is nothing compared to the peace of mind it creates.

Much weaker than product image shows

By Anonymous
Rated 1 out of 5
Date: 2011-03-23

The product photo isn't correct. The gauge of the wire is TINY compared to the photo. I am sure you can find a much heavier duty safety cable for about the same price. I elected to not use the ones I bought.

Thin, flexible, does its job

By Anonymous
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2011-02-27

Securely holds tota light on various mounts.

Not as advertised, but still usable

By PigskinPhotog
Rated 3 out of 5
Date: 2011-01-25

Ordered several of these for securing remote lights and cameras, but they are definitely not the same ones that are shown in the photo. The cable is a much smaller gauge, and the actual clasp is wire, rather than the snap clasp or latch as shown. Instead of using these for my original ideasecuring a strobe assemblyI decided to use them to secure my reflectors to the strobes. They work great for that task as they're small and lightweight and stay out of the way, but I would never trust them to hold up an entire strobe. They definitely have their place and use, but don't look at the photo as a good representation of the product. I'd recommend them, but I probably wouldn't want any more than a pound or two hanging from these over my head.

Cheapest safety cable, but not best.

By Brian
Rated 2 out of 5
Date: 2009-12-10

The photo makes it a lot larger than it actually is. The actual cable is only about the diameter of thick mechanical pencil lead. While I'm sure it can hold a reasonable amount of weight, the price is not effective. You could build four, with equal fit and function from raw cable as you could buying this product. The clip is a weak point, and would be the first thing to fail.

Xtra Safety!

By CIQ
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2008-07-17

I use this as extra security when I put speedlites on remote clamps and also my camera when it is attached to my monopod (quick release). It is extremely flexible and unobtrusive. It is thinner than I thought it would be. Probable around 20 gauge or so. I suspect it will support around 4 lbs.

Perfect safety

By OSU
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2014-12-27

Used to safety strobes to stands

Mini Safety Cable by Altman Lighting

By QueenChatty
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2011-11-22

These work just fine. Although for use with my AB lights I would like to see cables with other options to secure to the lights.

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