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Metz Mecablitz 26 AF-1 Digital Camera Flash
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Metz Mecablitz 26 AF-1 Digital Camera Flash (Fujifilm) $179.00 Ships Monday

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Product Summary

  • 90° vertical bounce facility
  • Integrated wide-angle diffuser for 24 mm illumination
  • AF-assist light on Video LED
  • Status LED
  • Automatic unit shut-off ( flash mode)
  • Flash readiness indicator and correct exposure display on unit and on camera
  • Metal base with quick lock 
  • 12 Months Warranty with CR Kennedy Australia

The trendsetting Mecablitz 26 AF-1 Digital Camera Flash though small in size, provides performance like any other standard flashes. It features a 90° vertical bounce facility and an integrated wide-angle diffuser for 24 mm illumination. This unit has flash readiness indicator and correct exposure display on unit and on camera via AF-assist light on video LED with status LED. With the automatic unit shut-off (flash mode) it is definitely a power saving item. Its metal base with quick lock guarantees sturdy and stable hold to your camera. 

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.

Miscellaneous accessories
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.

Bouncing flash
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.

Contre-jour flash
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.

“Off-camera flash”
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 26 AF-1 Digital Camera Flash
     12months warranty with CR Kennedy Australia

Warranty Information

     This Metz Mecablitz 26 AF-1 Digital Camera Flash comes with 12months warranty with CR Kennedy Australia.
     Our products are sourced from authorised Australian suppliers and therefore come with genuine Australian warranty.
     Camera Warehouse does not participate in 'Grey Market' or 'Parallel Import' activities.


Tech Specs

Flash features
Product name mecablitz 26 AF-1 digital / Canon
Dedicated flash unit Canon
Type of adapter
Colour temperature approx. 5500 K
Guide numbers
GN with ISO 100 and 35 mm res. 50 mm 20
GN with ISO 100 and max. zoom 26
Remote flash features
Metz remote flash mode (master/slave)
Master flash mode (Metz remote)
Canon E-TTL remote mode as master/controller/slave –/–/•
Slave modi
Servo function without preflash
Servo function with preflash
Reflector data
Illumination onwards ... mm (35mm format) 24
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)
Integrated wide angle diffuser for illumination onwards ... mm (35mm format) 24
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 •/•
Dedicated flash functions
Automatic fill-in flash
Indication of flash readiness in camera's viewfinder
Automatic flash sync speed control
Langzeitsynchronisation (SLOW)
Automatic AF assist beam / multi zone A assist beam • /–
Service functions
Firmware update by Metz service
Firmware update via USB socket
Energy management
Automatic cut off (auto off)
Wake up function by camera
Power supply
Use with alkaline batteries (1,5 V)
Use with nicad batteries res. hydride batteries (1,2 V)
Use with lithium batteries (1,5 V)
Number of flashes (with full power)
Use with alkaline batteries (1,5 V) 100
Use with NiMh batteries (1,2 V/2100 mAh) 110
Use with Metz NiMH battery pack
Use with lithium batteries (AA, 1,5 V) 160
Recycling time in secs. (min./max.)
Use with alkaline batteries (1,5 V) 0,3 / 8
Use with nicad batteries res. hydride batteries (1,2 V) 0,3 / 8
Use with lithium batteries (1,5 V) 0,3 / 8
Weights and measurements
Weight without power sources in g (approx.) 115
Measurements in mm approx. (L x H x D) 63 x 85 x 85


Data Sheet

Flash output
High max. guide number 26 for ISO 100/21° and 85 mm
Basic configuration
90° vertical bounce facility
Simple operating concept
Integrated wide-angle diff user for 24 mm illumination
Flash readiness indicator and correct exposure display on unit and on camera ***
Status LED
AF-assist light on Video LED
Automatic unit shut-off ( flash mode)
Metal base* with quick lock
*Slave mode
*** Functions depend upon camera being used
Standard flash modes
TTL flash mode (digital only)
1st and 2nd shutter curtain synchronisation***
Automatic fi ll-in flash ***
*** Functions depend upon camera being used
High performance LED
30 Lux/ 1 m
2 stage adjustable
Camera-specific system flash modes
Canon version
E-TTL-/E-TTL II flash mode
E-TTL remote mode*
Nikon version
i-TTL-/i-TT -BL flash mode
i-TTL remote mode*
Olympus / Panasonic / Leica version
Micro four thirds / four thirds TTL flash mode
Micro four thirds / four thirds TTL remote mode*
Pentax version
P-TTL flash mode
P-TTL remote mode*
Sony Multi Interface version
ADI flash mode / pre-flash TTL
ADI remote mode*
Samsung version
A-TTL flash mode
A-TTL remote mode*
Fujifilm version
TTL flash mode
*Slave mode
Ready for the future
Firmware update via integrated USB socket
Power supply
2 × AAA alkaline-magnesium batteries
2 × AAA NiMH rechargeable batteries



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