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Vivitar DF-293 TTL AF Flash for Sony/Minolta Cameras

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Vivitar DF-293 TTL AF Flash for Sony/Minolta Cameras
Key Features
  • Compatible with Sony/Minolta ADI / P-TTL
  • Guide Number: 138' at ISO 100 and 85mm
  • Zoom Range: 28-85mm (20mm with Panel)
  • Tilts Upward 90°
The Vivitar DF-293 TTL AF Flash is a full-featured on-camera flash designed for use with Sony/Minolta cameras with ADI / P-TTL metering. The DF-293 has a swivel head with 0, 45, 60, 75, and 90 degree settings; 5 levels of power from 1/1 to 1/16; a zoom function for use with 28, 35, 50, and 85mm lenses; and a guide number of 42 at the 85mm zoom position. Other features includes a red focus-assist beam for low light shooting, a reflecting plate and wide-angle diffuser, red-eye reduction, auto focus/TTL metering, and an automatic shutter speed setting.
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Vivitar DF-293 Overview

The Vivitar DF-293 TTL AF Flash is a full-featured on-camera flash designed for use with Sony/Minolta cameras with ADI / P-TTL metering. The DF-293 has a swivel head with 0, 45, 60, 75, and 90 degree settings; 5 levels of power from 1/1 to 1/16; a zoom function for use with 28, 35, 50, and 85mm lenses; and a guide number of 42 at the 85mm zoom position. Other features includes a red focus-assist beam for low light shooting, a reflecting plate and wide-angle diffuser, red-eye reduction, auto focus/TTL metering, and an automatic shutter speed setting.

Red focus beam to assist in low light conditions
Includes reflecting plate & wide-angle diffuser
Five levels of power ratio 1/1,1/2,1/4,1/8,1/16
Bounce Positions 0, 45, 60, 75, 90 Degrees
Zoom Positions 28/35/50/85 mm
DSLR Auto Focus
Automatic shutter speed setting
Red eye reduction
Auto focus/TTL metering
LCD display will show zoom position
Guide number 42 at 85 mm zoom position
Uses 4 AA batteries (not included)

Vivitar DF-293 Specs

MountShoe
Guide No.137.8' / 42 m ISO 100 at 85 mm Position
Angle of Coverage75° - 28°
Vari-Power1/1 to 1/16
Bounce Head0 to +90°
Swivel Head270°
Coverage20 - 85 mm (Full Frame)
Zoom HeadFull Frame: 28 - 85 mm
Off-Camera TerminalNone
Recycle TimeApproximately 6 to 7 Seconds
Flash Duration1/500 to 1/30000 Second
Flash-Ready IndicatorYes
Power Source4 x AA Alkaline Batteries
Dimensions (W x H x D)3.1 x 7.0 x 2.4" / 79.0 x 178.0 x 62.0 mm
Weight10.41 oz / 295 g without batteries
Packaging Info
Package Weight1 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)8.9 x 4.7 x 3"

Vivitar DF-293 Reviews

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this flash will work sonya6000 ?
Asked by: Anonymous
You will need to use an adapter to use this flash on the Sony A6000.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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Is this flash compatible with Konica/Minolta Maxxum 5D? If so, will I need an adaptor shoe to attach to camera shoe mount?
Asked by: Robert P.
The Vivitar DF-293 TTL AF flash for Sony/Minolta will be compatible with the Minolta Maxxum 5D without the need for an adapter.
Answered by: Christina S.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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Is this flash compatible with a sony alpha 7 II without the use of a hot shoe to hot shoe adapter?
Asked by: Hanny L.
No it is not. The Sony a7II has a Sony Multi-interface shoe. This flash has the older Sony/Minolta shoe. An adapter would be needed. Such as the one shown here.
Answered by: Lawrence C.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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Is this flash unit compatible with the HX400v?
Asked by: Anonymous
Please do not buy this flash. I had to sent it back to the company because I I had it for six months and it would not flash...they send me 4 different replacements and all of them had the same problem. They would never send me my money back. I contacted B&H and told them to take if off their shelves...TERRIBLE PROUCT.
Answered by: Theresa W.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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Can this flash be used on a SONY NEX 5T (I think all of the 5 models are then same regarding flash)? If it needs and adapter to work then which one do I need?
Asked by: Brian K.
This flash is not compatible with the NEX-5T.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

Does all features work on my sony A6000 (Does it fit into the shoe without adaptors?)
Asked by: Anonymous
You will need to use an adapter to have the features of the Vivtar DF-293 work on a Sony A6000: http://bhpho.to/1cjK16q
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

will this flash connect to my sony 58A ?
Asked by: Anonymous
No this flash would not connect to an SLT-A58 camera. This flash has the Sony Alpha type shoe, and requires the adapter at the link below to connect to that camera. Please see the following link: http://bhpho.to/1cjK16q
Answered by: Kirk R.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

I have a Sony Nex7...will this work on my Nex7 hot shoe?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes, this flash can be used with the Sony NEX 7 camera, and does not require any adapter.
Answered by: Yos O.
Date published: 2018-08-28
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