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Old Jun 2, 2004, 10:02 AM   #1
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I'm searching for a cheap flash. And I saw the Metz Mecablitz 36 C-2. This flash can be usedwith digital cameras. But is it any good? I can get it for 59euro.

http://www.metz.de/en/photo_electron...6_C-2.179.html

"mecablitz 36 C-2: THE COMPACT CLASS. With a guide number of 36 and designed in the popular ‘Cobra' shape.

Those who are looking for a high-precision automatic flash unit will be well served with the mecablitz 36 C-2, it features three different telecomputer apertures (f/8, f/4 and f/2 at ISO 100/21°), as well as a manually adjustable zoom reflector to optimize the light out-put within a focal length range of 28-85 mm."
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Old Jun 2, 2004, 11:50 AM   #2
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Seems to be a nice flash to go with your camera. Of course, you have to use your camera in manual mode to use the "telecomputer apertures" or "full" settings of the flash.
Note:
The guide number of 36 correspond to the max. zoom setting of the flash (85mm)
You get only a guide number of 30 in the 35/50 mm range
(just to compare correctly with other flashes)



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