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Vivitar 285HV Flash

BH #VI285HV • MFR #233965
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Vivitar 285HV Flash
Key Features
  • 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
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.
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Vivitar 285HV Overview

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.

Vivitar 285HV Specs

MountShoe
Guide No.141.08' / 43 m ISO 100 at 105 mm Position
Exposure ControlManual
Angle of Coverage70° - 27°
Vari-Power1/1 to 1/16
Bounce Head0 to 90°
Swivel HeadNone
Coverage28 - 105 mm (Full Frame)
Distance Range3.28 to 69.88' (1.0 to 21.3 m)
Zoom HeadFull Frame: 35 - 105 mm
Off-Camera TerminalPC
Recycle TimeApproximately 1.5 to 10.4 Seconds
Flash Duration1/1000 to 1/30000 Second
Flash-Ready IndicatorYes
Power Source4 x AA Alkaline Batteries
Dimensions (W x H x D)3.9 x 5.1 x 4.1" / 100.0 x 130.0 x 105.0 mm
Weight14.92 oz / 423 g without batteries
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.25 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)9.1 x 5 x 3.2"

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