Metz 30 BCT4
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Three auto apertures (f/8, f/4, f/2 at ISO 100).
Head: Fixed 35mm coverage.
Swivel & tilt: no swivel, 0° to +75° tilt.
Exposure mode: Auto.
Manual settings: 1/1 only..
No built-in wireless modes.
Features: Sync. socket.
Trigger voltage: 200 volt.
Flash duration: 1/500 sec. @ 1/1 (full output).
Field upgradable: No.
Guide number (ISO 100, meter): 30.
For a detailed explanation of the above specifications, see the guide.
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Metz is a German consumer electronics manufacturer. The company was founded in 1938. One of its best known product lines is a set of flash units branded Mecablitz.
The flash guns with the AF designation are dedicated shoe mount flashes that are built to work with a single, dedicated flash system. The flash guns with the MZ and CL designations are based upon Metz' SCA (Special Camera Adaption) system. SCA is modular, and let you tie a flash to a particular dedicated system with a suitable adaptor (typical cost USD 80 per adaptor). You may move a flash to a different system by buying the right adaptor for that system.
Some Metz flash guns have a USB-interface to let users upgrade the firmware for newer camera models.
Metz flash guns has an excellent reputation for performance and build quality, but they also carry a high price tag.
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