The Sony FA-HS1AM Hot Shoe Adaptor is an adapter that allows international standard hotshoe and coldshoe devices to affix to the Sony/Minolta proprietary shoe mount. Now third-party flashes and wireless trnasmitters are compatible with Sony Alpha cameras.
The camera itself is protected from dangerous synch voltages with an electrical guard built into the FA-HS1AM. Additinally there is a LED check light for the included battery.
Dimensions 1 3/8 x 1 1/8 x 2 1/4" (34 x 28 x 55mm)