Metz 50 AF-1
For dedicated flash systems: Canon, FourThirds, Nikon, Pentax, Sony.
Head: 12, 24-105mm coverage, power zoom (w. manual override).
Swivel & tilt: -180° to +150° swivel, -7° to +90° tilt.
Exposure modes: TTL, FP, Auto, Varipower.
Manual settings: 1/1 to 1/128 in 1 EV steps (8 steps).
Wireless modes: Remote (dedicated), Plain slave.
Features: LCD, Metal foot.
Field upgradable: via USB.
Dimensions: 71 x 137 x 99 mm, 340 g.
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Price: USD 230 (new, w/o tax).
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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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