- For Canon, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic, Leica, Pentax, and Sony
- GN of 64 at ISO 100/21
- Firmware update via integrated USB socket
- Secondary reflector with 2 light levels
- 1st and 2nd shutter curtain synchronisation
- TTL flash mode
- Automatic fill-in flash
- Motorised zoom for 24–200 mm illumination
- Integrated wide-angle diffuser for 12 mm illumination
- Metal base with quick lock
- 12 Months Warranty with CR Kennedy Australia
Built to put your subjects in a perfect light, the Mecablitz 64 AF-1 Speedlite will satisfy your expectation with its high-performance guide number of 64 at ISO 100/21 making the flash one of the most powerful item in compact flash units. This product comes with abundant functions and boasts flawless workmanship may you use it for Canon, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic, Leica, Pentax, and Sony cameras. Its firmware update is via the integrated USB socket specified thru a computer and internet. The 64 AF-1 allows balanced light distribution and gives perfect illumination with its secondary reflector with 2 light levels. Its automatic fill-in flash is integrated with 1st and 2nd shutter curtain synchronisation resulting to a more natural image effect. Metz Mecablitz has developed the new motorised zoom for 24–200 mm illumination that is capable of illuminating 24 to 200mm focal lengths and an integrated wide-angle diffuser for 12 mm illumination. The digital works depends on the camera versions of the flash including the wireless TTL flash mode. Its body is made of a metal base with quick lock.
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.
Long-standing tradition of innovation
The name Metz has been synonymous with professional flash units for decades. The exceptional reputation has been shaped by numerous technical innovations – such as the use of USB connections which allow flash units within the camera system to be updated for the latest camera model even after purchase. Today, we offer a diverse range of products from convenient compact flashes right through to powerful handheld flash guns.
Brilliant light for the perfect moment
Using a flash no longer simply means making a dark subject lighter. Anyone using additional light when taking a shot can creatively manipulate the light to suit their requirements – aiming it directly at the subject, indirect flash with a reflector, or even flash “without constraints” with devices that can be used independently of the camera. Many Metz flash units make it possible to calibrate light levels, weighting them as desired to deliver just the right mood lighting. Even by day, the right flash can deliver better photos; brightening shadows or contre-jour to give pictures undreamt of sharpness and brilliance.
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.
FLASH FEATURES Product name mecablitz 64 AF-1 digital / Canon Dedicated flash unit Canon Type of adapter • Colour temperature approx. 5600 K Measuring angle for automatic flash mode 25° GUIDE NUMBERS GN with ISO 100 and 35 mm res. 50 mm 43 GN with ISO 100 and max. zoom 64 STANDARD FLASH FEATURES Partial light output increments • Stroboscopic flash mode • TTL flash mode (without preflash) • Automatic flash mode 12 F-stops in auto flash mode • Manual flash mode 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 • Servo mode with learning function • REFLECTOR DATA Illumination onwards ... mm (35mm format) 12 Main reflector tilt / swivel •/• Vertical range in ° -9 ... +90 Horizontal range in ° 300 Motor zoom main reflector • Motor zoom main reflector with automatic / manual focus length •/• Zoom positions of main reflector in mm (35mm format) 24/28/35/50/70/85/105/135/180/200 Extended zoom for main reflector • Zoom size function (adaption to chip size of camera) • Integrated wide angle diffuser for illumination onwards ... mm (35mm format) 12 Attachable wide angle diffuser / tele / bounce diffuser attachment –/–//– Integrated reflector card for main reflector • Secondary reflector / partial light output level (manual adjustable) •/• Secondary reflector involved in system flash features • Illumination secondary reflector in mm (35mm format) 35 INDICATIONS LC display / illuminated •/• Indication of flash distance • Indication of flash readiness / corect exposure indication on flash unit •/• Acustical status report (beep) • Dot matrix display / illuminated • SETTINGS Manual flash exposure compensation • Manual flash bracketing • Modelling light • Key lock • DEDICATED FLASH FUNCTIONS Automatic fill-in flash • Indication of flash readiness in camera's viewfinder • Automatic indication of flash distance • Automatic flash sync speed control • 2nd curtain sync • High speed synchronisation (HSS res. FP) • Langzeitsynchronisation (SLOW) • Manual flash exposure compensation • Manual flash bracketing • Automatic AF assist beam / multi zone A assist beam • /• SERVICE FUNCTIONS reset function (back to factory defaults) • 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) • External power supply with Metz power pack P76 • NUMBER OF FLASHES (WITH FULL POWER) Use with alkaline batteries (1,5 V) 140 Use with NiMh batteries (1,2 V/2100 mAh) 190 Use with Metz NiMH battery pack • External power supply with Metz power pack P76 360 Use with lithium batteries (AA, 1,5 V) 290 RECYCLING TIME IN SECS. (MIN./MAX.) Use with alkaline batteries (1,5 V) 0,1 / 4,4 Use with nicad batteries res. hydride batteries (1,2 V) 0,1 / 1,8 External power supply with Metz power pack P76 0,1 / 1,6 Use with lithium batteries (1,5 V) 0,1 / 4,2 WEIGHTS AND MEASUREMENTS Weight without power sources in g (approx.) 422 Measurements in mm approx. (L x H x D) 78 x 148 x 112
Flash output* High max. guide number 64 for ISO 100 (200 mm) High guide number 43 for ISO 100 (50 mm) * Focal length indication in KB format Basic configuration* Secondary reflector with 2 light levels Vertical (–9/+90°) and horizontal (300°) swivel reflector Large illuminated, graphic touch display in colour, with automatic rotating function (90°) Simple operating concept Motorised zoom for 24–200 mm illumination Spot and extended zoom Integrated wide-angle diffuser for 12 mm illumination Flip-out reflector card Modelling light (permanent light for checking shadows) Integrated autofocus multi-zone flash metering Flash readiness indicator and correct exposure display on unit and on camera (**) TFT flash range display Acoustic status notifications (beep) Automatic unit shut-off and manual key lock Wake-up function via the camera Integrated sync cable socket Power pack connection Rapid mode Programme memory (4 memory locations) Metal base*** with quick lock * Focal length indication in KB format** Functions depend upon camera being used*** Excludes Sony version Standard flash modes TTL flash mode Automatic flash mode with 12 f-stops Manual flash mode with 25 partial lighting levels Strobe flash mode Servo flash mode with learning function HSS – high speed synchronisation 1st and 2nd shutter curtain synchronisation Manual flash exposure correction for TTL or automatic flash mode Automatic fill-in flash Flash bracketing Camera-specific system flash modes(**) Canon Version E-TTL / E-TTL II flash mode E-TTL remote mode (Master and Slave) Nikon Version i-TTL / I-TTL BL flash mode i-TTL remote mode (Master and Slave) Olympus / Panasonic / Leica Version Micro four thirds TTL flash mode Micro four thirds TTL remote mode (Master and Slave) Pentax Version P-TTL flash mode P-TTL remote mode (Master and Slave) Sony Version ADI flash mode / TTL pre-flash ADI remote mode (Master and Slave) ** Functions depend upon camera being used Ready for the future Firmware update via integrated USB socket Power supply 4 × AA alkaline-magnesium or lithium batteries 4 × AA NiMH rechargeable batteries High performance Metz NiMH power pack P76 with V58-50 cable
This Metz Mecablitz 64 AF-1 Speedlite comes with 12 months warranty with CR Kennedy Australia.
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Metz Mecablitz 64 AF-1 Speedlite
12 months warranty with CR Kennedy Australia
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