Metz Mecablitz 45 Series CL-1-N Auto Handle Mount Flash (NiMH)

Metz Mecablitz 45 Series CL-1-N Auto Handle Mount Flash (NiMH)

Metz Mecablitz 45 Series CL-1-N Auto Handle Mount Flash (NiMH)

B&H # ME45CL1NM MFR # MZ 45012
Metz Mecablitz 45 Series CL-1-N Auto Handle Mount Flash (NiMH)

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Product Highlights

  • Universal Swiveling Flash Head
  • GN 148' @ ISO100
  • Fast 0.3 Second Recycling Time
  • 5 Auto Working Apertures
  • Wide-Angle Diffuser
  • Automatic Exposure Control
  • Correct Exposure Confirmation Display
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  • 1Description

The Metz Mecablitz 45 Series CL-1-N with a Guide No.45' at ISO 100, delivers powerful light output and simple handling. It features a swivel / tilt single flash head, an easy-to-read analog control display with five tele-computer apertures, a wide-angle diffuser, and is comfortable to handhold. This high-performance flash is primarily designed for camera models that don't support TTL operation.

It delivers valuable flash-to-lens separation distance and shooting in either the vertical or horizontal position allows light to always be above and to the side of the lens' center.

This flash is built to withstand years of harsh use and abuse, and is equipped with an NiMH battery for long life and a short recycling time of 0.3 seconds.

Note: For cameras with a hot shoe, the synch cable #45-54 (optional accessory) is required.

Intended for the owners of cameras without integrated flash functions
The Metz Mecablitz 45 CL-1-N offers high light output and simple handling
Automatic exposure control with a selection of 5 working apertures
Universal, swiveling quadrolight reflector for bounced flash without having to forgo the benefits of automatic exposure control
Wide-angle diffuser widens the horizontal and vertical lighting angle and is intended for use with focal lengths of less than 35 mm (for 24 x 36mm format), and less than 75mm (for 6 x 6cm format)
Power-saving thyristor light output control, particularly in the close-up range, for shorter recycle times and a higher number of flashes from just one battery charge
Convenient calculator dial for all settings
Manual mode
In the Box
Metz Mecablitz 45 Series CL-1-N Auto Handle Mount Flash (NiMH)
  • Flashgun
  • NiMH Battery Pack
  • Charger (#728)
  • Wide Angle Diffuser (#45-42)
  • Synch Cable (#45-47)
  • Quick Release Bracket
  • Operating Instructions
  • 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Type Handle Mount
    Guide No. 148' at ISO 100/21° (45 m)
    Angle of Coverage Photosensor measuring angle: approx. 25°
    Horizontal lighting angle:
    With Wide Angle Diffuser: 65°
    Vertical lighting angle:
    With Wide Angle Diffuser: 60°
    Auto Distance Range 1.6-13', 1.6-18', 2.3-26', 3.3-36' & 5-52' (1.82-3.96 m, 0.48-5.48 m, 0.70-7.92 m, 1.0-10.97 m, 1.52-15.84 m)
    Auto f/Stops f/2.8, 4, 5.6, 8, 11
    Recycling Time 0.3 sec (based on fresh batteries & full power)
    7 sec (in M mode)
    Manual Power Setting Yes
    TTL Dedication No
    Synchronization Low-voltage thyristor ignition
    Bounce Head Yes
    Swivel Head Swiveling range and locking positions of zoom reflector: Upwards: 15°, 30°, 45°, 60°, 75°, 90°
    Counter-clockwise: 90°, 180°
    Clockwise: 90°, 180°
    Zoom Head No
    Number of Flashes 50 with NiCad battery (with full light output)
    Flash Duration Approx. 1/300 - 1/20000 sec In M mode: approx. 1/300 sec at full light output
    Color Temperature Approx. 5600° K
    Sensor Measuring Angle: Approx. 25°
    Power Source NiMH battery pack
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 3.62 x 9.72 x 4.01" (92 x 247 x 102 mm)
    Weight Approx. 1.49 pounds (680 g) without batteries

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