How were machine guns synchronised to fire thru the propellor on the Me 109?

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Hi all,
How was it done? I know that the ammunition was electrically fired, but how was the act of interruption carried out? was it by electrical or some kind of timed mechanical means? One source said was dependent on the magneto timing, another said there was a cam device fitted to the prop shaft that created an interruption based on RPM? How was it done in the field?
 

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