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Vivitar 285HV Flash

B&H # VI285HV MFR # 233965
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Product Highlights

  • Guide Number: 141' at ISO 100 and 105mm
  • Zoom Range: 35-105mm (28mm with Panel)
  • Tilts Upward 90°
  • Manual Power Settings from 1/1 to 1/16
  • PC Sync Terminal
  • Recycle Time: 1.5-10.4 Seconds
  • Runs on 4 AA Batteries
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You Pay: $89.00

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The Vivitar 285HV Flash is a powerful non-dedicated shoe-mount unit with a Guide Number of 141' at ISO 100 and 105mm and has an auto exposure range up to 70'. This flash unit has four auto f/stop settings and built-in variable power to deliver accurate exposures and convenient fill-flash. The zoom head adjusts to 35mm, 50mm, and 105mm and can be set to bounce at 0°, 45°, 60°, and 90°. The unit has an easy-to-read lighted calculator dial so you can work under most lighting conditions, and it accepts optional high-voltage power sources for faster recycle time and more flashes.

Guide number 141' at ISO 100 and 105mm
Automatic exposure range to 70'.
Accepts optional high-voltage power sources for faster recycle time and more flashes.
Four auto f/stop settings for controlling depth-of-field and maximum auto flash range.
Zoom flash head has three positions for covering 35mm, 50mm and 105mm camera lenses.
Bounce flash capability for softer lighting.
Removable sensor can be camera mounted with the optional sensor cord permitting automatic exposure when using side bounce flash photography.
Built-in vari-power for convenient fill flash and rapid sequence photography.
Auto Thyristor circuitry for faster recycle time and greater number of flashes.
Mount Shoe
Guide No. 141.08' (43 m) ISO100 at 105 mm position
Exposure Control Manual
Angle of Coverage 70° - 27°
Vari-Power 1/1 - 1/16
TTL Dedication No
Bounce Head 0° to 90°
Swivel Head None
Coverage 28 mm - 105 mm (Full frame)
Distance Range 3.28 to 69.88' (1.0 to 21.3 m)
Zoom Head Full frame: 35 mm - 105 mm
Off Camera Terminal PC
Recycle Time Approximately 1.5 - 10.4 seconds
Flash Duration 1/1000 - 1/30000 sec
Flash-ready Indicator Yes
Power Source 4x AA Alkaline Batteries
Dimensions (WxHxD) 3.9 x 5.1 x 4.1" / 100.0 x 130.0 x 105.0 mm
Weight 14.92 oz / 423 g without batteries
Vivitar 285HV Flash
  • AP-1 Battery Holder
  • PC-1 Sync Cord
  • 28mm Wide-Angle Diffuser
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Batteries & Power

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    Required item: Batteries are not included, and are required to power your flash.

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    • You Pay: $9.95
     

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    • You Pay: $89.95
     

    Bouncers

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    Vello - Light Bouncer Kit for Portable Flashes
    • You Pay: $14.95
     

    Reflectors

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    Vello - 5" Snoot/Reflector for Portable Flash
    • You Pay: $22.50
     

    Flash Mounting

    Vello - Compact Shoe Stand for Universal Shoe Mount Accessories
    • You Pay: $7.95
     

    Sync Cords & Flash Remotes

    Vivitar - PC-31 Sync Cord, Coiled - 3.3' (1 m)
    • You Pay: $14.95
     
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