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The automatic TTL flashgun TTL AF 540 FGZ has a large guide number of54 (at ISO100/m) with tilt and swivel option, auto zoom and high speedsynchronization. It is capable of wireless P-TTL auto flash with PENTAX digital SLR cameras to accommodate the proper lighting luminance in every shot. The Auto discharge-angle adjustment helps adjust angle of discharge with respect to the focal length of the lens. It requires 4 AA batteries.
Product Features in Detail
Automatic TTL flashgun with tilt and swivel option
AF 540 FGZ is an automatic TTL flashgun with tilt and swivel option, auto zoom and high speed synchronization. Featuring a large guide number of 54 (at ISO100/m), the AF540 FGZ auto zoom flash offers a variety of advanced flash applications, including P-TTL auto flash, high-speed synchronization and wireless P-TTL auto flash with PENTAX digital SLR cameras.
Large guide number
Despite its compact dimensions and clip-on design, the AF540FGZ auto flash offers a large guide number of 54 (at ISO100/m) to accommodate a wide range of flash applications.
Advanced auto flash functions
The AF540FGZ features a variety of flash functions, including advanced P-TTL auto flash in which a pre-discharge from its spot-beam projector is detected by the camera’s light sensor to accurately control the main discharge level needed for proper illumination of the subject. Other functions include TTL auto flash, auto flash, manual flash, high-speed synchronization and wireless P-TTL.
Auto discharge-angle adjustment
When mounted on a PENTAX autofocus SLR (after the Z-10 and including digital-format models) equipped with an FA-, FA J-, DFA- or DA- series lens, the AF540FGZ automatically adjusts its angle of discharge to the lens’ focal length.* (* This automatic function may not be available for certain combinations of a camera body and a lens.)
“Digital” position newly provided on the focal-length conversion scale of the zoom head to accommodate digital SLRs.
Bounce flash function, with adjustable angles
Bounce flash function, with adjustable angles of –10 to 90 degrees vertically and up to 180 degrees horizontally.
Power-zoom flash head
Power-zoom flash head to cover angles of view for 24mm to 85mm lenses (in 35mm format). - Built-in wide-angle panel that slides out to cover 20mm angle of view (in 35mm format).
Built-in catch-light panel
Built-in catch-light panel, which is useful and effective in portrait photography
External power supply
External power supply with the optional TR Power Pack II.
Auto power-off function
Battery-saving auto power-off function (user cancellation possible).
Included in the Box
Pentax AF-540FGZ Flash Unit
12 months Warranty from CR Kennedy Australia
This Pentax AF-540FGZ Flash Unit comes with 12 months Warranty from CR Kennedy Australia.
Our products are sourced from authorised Australian suppliers and therefore come with genuine Australian warranty.
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|Type||Clip-on, P-TTL auto zoom flash|
|Flash Modes||P-TTL auto, TTL auto, auto, manual|
|Bounce Head||Yes, (-10º, 0º, 30º, 45º, 60º, 75º, 90º)|
|Zoom Head||24-85mm (20mm w/ wide angle diffusor, flash senses focal length automatically)|
|Focal Length||24-85mm (20mm w/ wide angle diffusor)|
|Flash Range||2.6' – 26.3' (GN 54, ISO 100, F5.6)|
|Other Functions||Auto Power Off, Test Discharge, 1s modeling flash, P-TTL wireless flash, wide angle diffusor, catchlight panel, autofocus spotbeam|
|Dimensions||3.0" x 5.6" x 4.2"|
|Notes||TR Power Pack 3 (optional) available as an external power source for the AF500FGZ flash.|
|Flash Control||TTL-series-control auto flash, manual flash|
|Flash Exposure Compensation||In P-TTL mode, -3.0 to +1.0 steps (0.5-steps increments)|
|Swivel Head||Right: (0º, 30º, 60º, 90º, 120º, 150º, 180º)|
|Left: (0º, 30º, 60º, 90º, 135º)|
|Discharge Angles||31-78 degrees horizontal, 23-60 degrees vertical (98 degrees horizontal, 85 degrees vertical with wide angle diffusor)|
|Guide Number||178.2 at ISO 100/ft (54 at ISO 100/m)|
|Interval Battery Life||Alkaline batteries - approx 6s interval, 200 full discharges|
|Lithium batteries - approx 6s interval, 350 full discharges|
|NiMH batteries - approx 6s interval, 250 full discharges|
|TR Power Pack 3 - approx 4.5s interval, 700 full discharges|
|Sync Modes||Leading curtain sync, Trailing curtain sync, Contrast control sync, High-speed sync|
|Power Supply||Four AA size batteries (alkaline, lithium, NiMh), TR Power Pack 3 available (optional)|
|Weight W/o Batteries||13.04 oz.|