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Polaroid PL-126PZ Flash for Olympus/Panasonic Cameras

B&H # POPL126PZOP MFR # PL-126PZ-OP
No Longer Available

Product Highlights

  • Compatible with Olympus/Panasonic TTL
  • Guide Number: 138' at ISO 100 and 85mm
  • Zoom Range: 28-85mm
  • Tilts Upward 90°
  • Rotates Left 180° & Right 90°
  • AF Assist Light & Sleep Mode
  • Recycle Time: 0.5-8 Seconds
  • 1st & 2nd Curtain Sync
  • Runs on 4 AA Batteries
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Polaroid's PL-126PZ Flash is a fully automatic, Olympus/Panasonic dedicated TTL flash with a guide number of 138' at ISO 100 and 85mm. The power-zoom flash head provides coverage for lenses from 28mm to 85mm and it has a vertical bounce of 90° and a horizontal swivel of 270°. An auto sleep mode means less charging time, more shooting time and an AF assist light will help in low light situations. Also, it has a recycle time of 0.5-8 seconds with 4 AA batteries and has both 1st and 2nd curtain sync modes. A protective fitted case, a diffuser and reflective panels are included.

Flash has vertical bounce of 90° and horizontal swivel of 270°, with manual zoom settings of 28mm, 35mm, 50mm, and 85mm
Autofocus auxiliary lamp helps the camera to focus in low-light situations
Recycles in 0.5 second
Includes a diffuser and reflective panels
Auto Sleep mode means less charging time, and more shooting time
UPC: 815361013060
Mount Shoe
Guide No. 137' (41.76 m) ISO100 at 85 mm position
Angle of Coverage 75° - 28°
Vari-Power None
Bounce Head Yes
Swivel Head Yes
Coverage 28 mm - 85 mm (Full frame)
Zoom Head Full frame: 28 mm - 85 mm
Off Camera Terminal None
Recycle Time Approximately 0.3 - 8 seconds
Power Source 4x AA Alkaline, Lithium, NiCad, Rechargeable NiMH Batteries
Dimensions (WxHxD) 5.2 x 4.0 x 3.0" / 13.2 x 10.2 x 7.6 cm
Weight 9.2 oz / 261 g
Packaging Info
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.4 x 4.5 x 3.1"
Polaroid PL-126PZ Flash for Olympus/Panasonic Cameras
  • Diffuser
  • Reflective Panel
  • Protective Case
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    PolaroidPL-126PZ Shoe Mount Flash for Olympus
     
    3.0

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    3.0

    Nice, Inexpensive Flash

    By Kaydon

    from St Cloud, MN

    About Me Pro Photographer

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    Pros

    • Good Color Value
    • Good value
    • Powerful
    • Recycles quickly

    Cons

    • Batteries hard to replace
    • Flimsy

    Best Uses

    • General Use
    • Indoors

    Comments about Polaroid PL-126PZ Shoe Mount Flash for Olympus:

    I was on a time and budget crunch but needed a flash for an upcoming event I was shooting. I didn't have very high expectations for this product going in and I figured that if it survived through the weekend that that would be good enough. My low expectations were blown away. Upon receiving it I tried it out and it illuminated my entire good-sized living room. It lasted through the weekend (where it consistently delivered) and beyond. Once the ready light comes on (which for me was 5-30 seconds after turning it on) the recycling rate is very good.

    Now for the downsides: 1)the batteries are difficult to replace on the fly, mostly because the door is difficult to open. 2) It wobbles a tad on the hotshoe even when fully secured. 3) the plastic it's made of feels rather cheap and brittle. 4) the case it comes with looks and feels very low quality (this is the easiest downside to fix!).

    Overall, a decent flash for the money.

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