Metz mecablitz 50 flash unit
Moreover, the flash has been equipped with a servo flash release via the camera’s internal flash which also works independently of the camera’s master function. Even the wide-angle diffuser has been adapted and is now even suitable for illumination of wide-angle focal lengths from 12 mm (135 format). Like all Metz mecablitz system flash units, the new flash unit is available in different versions, perfectly tailored to digital cameras made by the leading manufacturers.
Metz mecablitz 50 AF-1 digital - Servo flash release
With the new Metz mecablitz 50 AF-1, the options for image composition are almost limitless. It allows precise light output tailored to each individual subject. Numerous manual fine tuning options extend creative photographic freedom. Virtually limitless possibilities are opened up for individualised lighting thanks to a fully swivelling reflector system which also contains a flip-out reflector card and a diffuser. The slave function and the new servo function allow the new premium flash unit to be used without constraints in two different operating modes, depending on the camera model. With the servo flash release, no camera master function is required to use the flash as an additional creative light source in the room. The camera-specific wireless TTL remote mode of the respective models comes into play with the slave function.
Metz mecablitz 50 flash unit - USB interface
Thanks to the Metz mecablitz 50 AF-1 digital USB interface, updates can be easily installed via the Internet. Due to its high guide number 50 for ISO 100/21° und 105 mm focal length, the Metz 50 AF-1 digital is not just high performance but also lends itself perfectly to being used as an indirect flash. The real highlight - a flip-out reflector card, which is integrated into the both vertically and horizontally tilting and swivelling reflector.
Metz mecablitz 50 AF-1 flash unit versions
It goes without saying that the respective camera manufacturer’s sophisticated flash lighting technology can also be employed with the appropriate version of the mecablitz 50 AF-1 digital, in addition to numerous special functions, such as high speed synchronisation. Therefore, the Metz mecablitz 50 AF-1 digital offers E-TTL and E-TTL II flash mode for Canon - iTTL/D-TTL/3D flash mode for Nikon / Fujifilm - P-TTL for Pentax and four thirds TTL mode for Olympus / Panasonic / Leica.