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The new mecablitz 24 AF-1 digital is E-TTL, i-TTL, P-TTL, TTL compatible. It is is available in five versions for Canon, Nikon, Olympus/Panasonic, Pentax and Sony. Bring it along and it’s perfect wherever you go. With its compact, slim-line and lightweight design you can easily slide it down into your pocket and grab it again whenever you want to use it. Depending on the camera features, this flash is capable of 1st and 2nd shutter curtain synchronization and you can adjust its reflexes via 90° adjustable swivel reflector. It is currently the smallest Metz system flash unit with 35 mm focal length and GN 24 for ISO 100/21°, it is perfect for use to beginners who are looking for the right lighting in their photos with an integrated camera flash. Readiness and exposure levels are displayed on the back of the unit by two flash LED indicators. Thanks to intelligent TTL camera control the mecablitz 24 AF-1 digital even makes automatic fill-in flash possible. Additional illumination levels are also possible with the 90° adjustable swivel reflector. Firmware update is via Metz Service.
Product Features in Detail
System flash units
Capturing the perfect shot is now even easier with powerful Metz system flash units – your convenient fully automatic device ensures optimal illumination for every picture. Whether amateur or professional: there’s the right model to meet any requirements and userfriendly operation makes even sophisticated flash techniques child’s play.
Specialist flash units
Regardless of whether you prefer to take digital or analogue photos, Metz has the perfect flash unit to tackle any challenge – whether multi-purpose flash units with SCA adapter for different cameras, handy compact automatic flash units or slave/servo flash units for creative macro lighting design.
Metz provides a comprehensive range of accessories for all flash unit requirements – from rechargeable batteries and charging units for power supply, to technical equipment such as TTL or sync cables, and equipment for professional flash scenarios using reflector umbrellas and soft boxes. Many accessories are also compatible with non-Metz flash units.
Spanning great distances
Thanks to digital flash control (e.g. E-TTL) the light output of a Metz system flash unit can be controlled via the camera. In order to preserve the ambient mood lighting, the shutter speed should be longer than the flash sync speed – but no longer than 1⁄60 second for portraits.
When it comes to portraits, turning or rotating the reflector head for a bouncing flash can be highly effective. Light can be deflected via a special reflector umbrella or a flip-out reflector card integrated into the flash unit itself – to create soft harmonious lighting.
Manipulated with skill, contre-jour can deliver interesting lighting effects. Using a flash is a must. Reducing the f-stop by one or two points makes it possible to retain the character of the ambient light. The higher the guide number, the greater the range of the flash unit.
Long shutter speeds
Get creative and try taking shots with longer exposure times than sync times. In this way, moving subjects can, in around one second, create interesting blur effects and a corresponding lightening of the foreground.
Slave flash mode is perfect for particularly creative lighting design. This involves the positioning and use of an external flash unit wherever required, and entirely without the need for a cable. This can create interesting light accents – or with the use of several slaves, the split lighting of subject and background.
Included in the Box
Metz Mecablitz 24 AF-1 Flash Unit
12months warranty with CR Kennedy Australia
This Metz Mecablitz 24 AF-1 Flash Unit comes with 12months warranty with CR Kennedy Australia.
Our products are sourced from authorised Australian suppliers and therefore come with genuine Australian warranty.
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|Product name||mecablitz 24 AF-1 digital / Olympus/Panasonic/Leica|
|Dedicated flash unit||Olympus/Panasonic/Leica|
|Type of adapter|
|Colour temperature approx.||5500 K|
|GN with ISO 100 and 35 mm res. 50 mm||24|
|Metz remote flash mode (master/slave)||–|
|Master flash mode (Metz remote)||–|
|Servo function without preflash||–|
|Servo function with preflash||–|
|Illumination onwards ... mm (35mm format)||35|
|Main reflector tilt / swivel||•/–|
|Vertical range in °||90|
|Motor zoom main reflector with automatic / manual focus length||–/–|
|Zoom positions of main reflector in mm (35mm format)|
|Attachable wide angle diffuser / tele / bounce diffuser attachment||–/–//–|
|Secondary reflector / partial light output level (manual adjustable)||–/–|
|LC display / illuminated||–/–|
|Indication of flash readiness / corect exposure indication on flash unit||•/•|
|Automatic fill-in flash||•|
|Indication of flash readiness in camera's viewfinder||•|
|Automatic flash sync speed control||•|
|Automatic AF assist beam / multi zone A assist beam||• /–|
|Firmware update by Metz service||•|
|Automatic cut off (auto off)||•|
|Wake up function by camera||•|
|Use with alkaline batteries (1,5 V)||•|
|Use with nicad batteries res. hydride batteries (1,2 V)||•|
|Use with alkaline batteries (1,5 V)||200|
|Use with NiMh batteries (1,2 V/2100 mAh)||250|
|Use with Metz NiMH battery pack|
|Use with alkaline batteries (1,5 V)||0,3 / 5|
|Use with nicad batteries res. hydride batteries (1,2 V)||0,3 / 6|
|Weight without power sources in g (approx.)||126|
|Measurements in mm approx. (L x H x D)||64 x 95 x 68|
|Max. guide number 24 (meters), Max. guide number 80 (feet) for ISO 100/21° and 35 mm|
|Vertical swivel reflector +90°|
|Integrated autofocus flash metering|
|Flash readiness indicator and correct exposure display on unit and on camera*|
|Standard flash modes|
|TTL flash mode (digital only)|
|1st and 2nd shutter curtain synchronisation*|
|Manual flash exposure correction for TTL flash mode*|
|Automatic fi ll-in flash|
|Camera-specific system flash modes|
|E-TTL flash mode|
|i-TTL flash mode|
|Olympus / Panasonic / Leica version|
|Four thirds TTL flash mode|
|P-TTL flash mode|
|TTL pre-flash mode|
|Ready for the future|
|Firmware update via Metz Service|
|2 × AA alkaline-magnesium batteries|
|2 × AA NiMH rechargeable batteries|