METZ Mecablitz 28 AF-3C digital
Guide number at ISO 1000/21°:
28 (with 7mm telephoto attachment),
22 (without attachment),
16 (with wide-angle diffuser)
Flash modes: TTL, Manual M and MLo
and additionally ...
with 28 AF-3 C digital: Canon E-TTL flash exposure storage FE
with 28 AF-3 N digital: Nikon i-TTL, i-TTl-BL
with 28 AF-3 M digital:
Minolta ADI and preflash
with 28 AF-3 O digital: Olympus TTL for Camedia digital cameras
... depending on the type of camera used.
Manual light output settings: P 1/1, P 1/8
Sensitivity: ISO 6 ... ISO 6400
Colour temperature: approx... 5600K
Flash duration: 1/300 s ... 1/45000 s with TTL
Recycling times with full-power flash:
with alkaline manganese batteries approx. 8 s
with NiCad batteries approx. 6 s,
with NiMH batteries approx. 6 s
Power sources: 2 AAA batteries
Number of flashes at full light output:
with alkaline manganese batteries > 100,
with NiCad batteries (250 mAh) > 35,
with NiMH batteries (700 mAh) > 100
Light coverage: rectangular
Focal length in keeping with 35mm format:
As of 24mm with wide-angle diffuser (horizontal 75°, vertical approx. 55°).
As of 35mm without attachment (horizontal approx. 56°, vertical approx. 40°).
As of 85mm with telephoto attachment (horizontal approx. 25°, vertical approx. 18°).
Weight: approx. 100 g (without batteries)
Dimensions (w x h x d): 58mm x 85mm x 32.5mm
Included: Flash unit, Interchangeable telephoto attachment (85 mm), Wide-angle attachment (24 mm),
The METZ Mecablitz 28 AF-3
digital unit operates fully automatically and is so compact that it will
readily fit into any jacket pocket. This model may not be the biggest or
most powerful, but it has a decent amount of features while keeping
things simple. It offers a Guide Number of 28m @ ISO 100, which is
approximately double that of most cameras’ onboard flash.