Metz 36 AF-4
For dedicated flash systems: Canon, FourThirds, Nikon, Pentax, Sony.
Head: 28-85mm coverage, manual zoom.
Swivel & tilt: no swivel, 0 to +90° tilt.
Exposure mode: TTL.
No manual settings.
No built-in wireless modes.
Flash duration: 1/500 sec. @ 1/1 (full output).
Field upgradable: No.
Dimensions: 73 x 110 x 87 mm, 205 g.
|Zoom head setting:||f=35mm||f=50mm||f=max|
|Guidenumber (ISO 100, meter):||24||30||36|
|GNs taken from p. 133 in the manual.|
Price: USD 112 (new, w/o tax).
Discontinued: 2011, replaced by: Metz 36 AF-5.
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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