Metz mecablitz 54MZ-4 TTL Shoe Mount Flash

Metz mecablitz 54MZ-4 TTL Shoe Mount Flash (Guide No. 177'/54 m at 105mm) - with Standard Non-Dedicated Shoe

Metz mecablitz 54MZ-4 TTL Shoe Mount Flash (Guide No. 177'/54 m at 105mm) - with Standard Non-Dedicated Shoe

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Metz mecablitz 54MZ-4 TTL Shoe Mount Flash

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The Metz 54MZ-4 is a compact flash that is simple to operate and is loaded with every special function imaginable. Ergonomics are straightforward, with most features operable with only one button. Power is very powerful for a shoe-mount flash unit. Intelligent engineering is evident everywhere, from the auxiliary flash with built-in neutral density filter to the redeye-reducing "Cobra" design of the flash head itself.

This model is supplied with a standard non-dedicated shoe (module).

Compatible with Metz Remote System (Requires SCA 3083)
The 54 MZ-4 becomes a master TTL flash by attaching a camera-specific TTL SCA system module and incorporating a slave flash (32 Z-2, 32 MZ-3, 40 MZ-1*, 40 MZ-3*, 44 MZ-2, 50 MZ*, 54 MZ*, 70 MZ* & 76 MZ*) with the SCA 3083 adapter attached to the slave.  The combo also works in non-TTL autoexposure mode for older or manual cameras.  Used with the SCA 3083, the 54 MZ-4 can be a general slave or a slave with digital preflash suppression.
Compatible with digital cameras
"Cobra Design" flash reduces the redeye effect
Autozooming head can cover from 24 to 105mm, and 20mm when used with the included wideangle diffuser
Flash tilts downward to better illuminate closeup subjects
High-speed flash synchronization allows flash to be used with any shutter speed (only with appropriate camera bodies)
Wireless full TTL triggering
Evaluative preflash metering & Stroboscopic flash for previewing effect
Excellent power capacity: Regular alkaline batteries yield 180 full-power flashes, NiCd batteries yield 60, Powerpacks P40 & P50 yield 160 & 350 respectively
In the Box
Metz mecablitz 54MZ-4 TTL Shoe Mount Flash (Guide No. 177'/54 m at 105mm) - with Standard Non-Dedicated Shoe
  • Neutral Density filter
  • Soft Case
  • Cover Plate
  • SCA 301 Standard Flash Shoe Adapter for the SCA System
  • 1-Year Warranty
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    Metz 54MZ4 specs

    Type Shoe mount
    Guide Number 72' (22 m) at 20mm
    92' (28 m) at 24mm
    102' (31 m) at 28mm
    112' (34 m) at 35mm
    131' (40 m) at 50mm
    151' (46 m) at 85mm
    177' (54 m) at 105mm
    Angle of Coverage 84° to 23° (24-105mm lenses in 35mm format)
    94° (20mm) with included wideangle diffuser
    Auto Distance Range Variable
    Auto f/Stops f/2.0, 4.0 & 8.0
    Variable Power 25 Levels ranging from 1/1 to 1/256th
    TTL Dedication Yes
    Bounce Head Yes
    Swivel Head Yes
    Zoom Head 24-105mm (manual, or flash senses focal length & adjusts)
    Off Camera Terminal Only with optional #53008 Metz Off Camera Cord
    Recycle Time 6 Seconds (based on fresh alkaline batteries & full power)
    Power Source Four 1.5-Volt "AA" batteries (alkaline or NiCd)
    Optional Power Packs P40 & P50
    Dimensions 3.0 x 4.9 x 4.3" (75 x 125 x 108mm) WxHxD
    Weight 1 lb (480 g)

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