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  • It is faster, more accurate and more reliable than fiber optic TTL flash triggers
  • Always ready and does not require any batteries
  • Switch between TTL and manual exposure with the press of a button
  • Supports flash exposure (EV) compensation set in the camera
  • Supports rear curtain sync
  • Improves battery life and recycle time of your strobe
  • Independently waterproof sealed

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Ikelite DL2 DS Link Sony TTL Converter ST1 Hotshoe and B1A Bulkhead Kit


The Ikelite DL2 DS Link Sony TTL Converter ST1 Hotshoe and B1A Bulkhead Kit is a great tool which provides a fast and accurate signal from your Sony DSLR and Mirrorless camera to the strobes to produce stunning photos. Installation is also a breeze and effortless. It also provides flexibiliy, switching between TTL mode to manual mode is easy as push of a button.  A super bright LED indicator light shows you which mode you are in with a quick glance. It also does not require any batteries and is independently waterproof. When using dual strobes, simply use a dual sync cord.

* It is only compatible with Ikelite DS strobes. 

Camera Compatibility:

  • Sony A6000, A6100, A6300, A6400, A6500
  • Sony A7, A7R, A7S
  • Sony A7 II, A7R II, A7S II
  • Sony A7 III, A7R III, A7R IV
  • Sony A9, A9 II

* Not compatible with any other models except as listed above

Strobe Compatibility

  • DS50 strobes: above serial number 75510 with update
  • DS51 strobes: above serial number 78700
  • DS125 strobes: above serial number 7928
  • DS160, DS161 strobes: all
  • DS200 strobes: above serial number 7163

Sync Cord Compatibility

  • Ikelite Housing to Ikelite Strobes # 45151
  • Ikelite Housing to Two Ikelite Strobes # 45152
  • Ikelite Housing to Ikelite Strobe # 4103.51 (out of production)
  • Ikelite Housing to Two Ikelite Strobes # 4103.52 (out of production)

About Sony TTL

TTL or "Thru-the-Lens" flash metering means the camera evaluates the scene and communicates exposure information directly to the compatible flash. The camera automatically adjusts the power output of the external flash so you don't have to.

TTL exposure is faster and usually more accurate than setting the flash output manually. TTL can be the difference between getting a properly exposed image or not, especially when shooting fast-moving subjects and subjects that are moving towards or away from you. TTL is by far the easiest way to shoot perfectly exposed macro photography and allows you to concentrate on focus and framing.

Ikelite was the first company to introduce TTL for underwater strobes with Sony DSLR and mirrorless digital cameras, and continues to set the standard for accuracy of Sony TTL flash protocol. 


The Underwater Photography Guide used this TTL converter in their review of the Ikelite Sony a6400 housing and got great results! 


Sample Images shot with the Ikelite DL2 DS Link Sony TTL Converter ST1 Hotshoe and B1A Bulkhead Kit

Sony a6400 underwater photo with Ikelite Housing

Topsnail photographed with the Sony a6400, Sony 90mm macro lens, dual Ikelite DS-161 strobes, and Ikelite Sony a6400 underwater housing. f/10, 1/160, ISO 200


Sony a6400 underwater photo with Ikelite housing and Sony to Ikelite TTL converter

Painted greenling photographed with the 90mm macro lens. Sony a6400, dual Ikelite DS-161 strobes, Ikelite underwater housing. f.10, 1/160, ISO 200
Ikelite Sony a6400 Underwater Photo
Reef scene photographed with the Sony 10-18mm rectilinear wide angle lens. Sony a6400, dual Ikelite DS-161 strobes, Ikelite a6400 underwater housing. f/8, 1/125, ISO 400
Ikelite Sony a6400 underwater housing
Hermit crab photographed with the Sony 50mm macro lens. f/2.8, 1/160, ISO 200

Weight: 5.4 ounces (153g)

Weight: 2.00 LBS
Dimensions: 2.00 (in) × 2.00 (in) × 3.00 (in)
Free Worldwide Shipping: No
Brand: Ikelite
  • DL2 DS Link TTL converter # 46043
  • ST1 Sony TTL Hotshoe # 46041
  • B1A Bulkhead # 46002

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