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In article<fmmck-EAC524.16200930102017@46.sub-75-242-165.myvzw.com>,
Fred McKenzie<fmmck@aol.com> wrote:

> > 
> > I used electronic flash with my Argus C3 back in the 60's.  You should 
> > find a C3-to-PC connector adapter if you search for it.
> > 
> > As I recall, it was X-sync but the contact closure was early in the 
> > exposure, so M-sync worked for 1/25 Second shutter speed.
> > 
> > Reference <http://www.cameramanuals.org/argus/argus_c-3.pdf>, page 17.
> 
> 
> After reading some of the other references, I note that some early C3's 
> may not have been X-sync.  I have at least 3 stashed away including a 
> Matchmatic model.  All of mine are X-sync.  You will have to try yours 
> to see.  It may be possible to open the camera back and look through the 
> the lens to see if you can see the flash through it.

there's no reason why a camera from that era would have been only x
sync.