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Old Sep 29, 2014, 2:18 PM   #1
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Now I'm a happy owner of the FZ 200 can anyone point me towards a decent flash.
The Panasonics seem way over priced and the Metz are pretty big, in fact bigger than my Nikon SB700. So I would be interested in what any of you have found to work well.
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Old Sep 30, 2014, 1:31 PM   #2
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I know Alex was using the Metz on his FZ150 with good results.

http://forums.steves-digicams.com/pa...ash-fz150.html

http://www.amazon.com/Metz-MZ-44312O...ds=MZ+44312OPL
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Old Sep 30, 2014, 1:48 PM   #3
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Thanks jdog2 I probably will end up with this but it is larger than my Nikon SB700. I've put the SB700 onto the FZ200 and it looks too big and it just wont fit into the camera bag that the FZ goes into. I could go with the small panasonic but it doesn't tilt.
I'm also thinking of the Nissin i 466 which is a bit smaller, but seems to have reliability issues..
When you look at flash specs the measurements dont make much sense, for example my SB= 10.4 x 7.1 x 12.7 cm it doesn't matter what way I measure it I cant come up with those figures.
I would have thought that width depth height folded and opened would have been useful.
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Panasonic FZ200
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G'day mate

See if there's anything here that helps ...
http://www.dinodirect.com/se-yongnuo.html/

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Old Oct 1, 2014, 12:12 PM   #5
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Thanks for the link.
Amazing prices but I read somewhere that they are not TTL.
Meanwhile I've spotted the Nissin i40, not cheap but ticks all the boxes.
They don't appear to have a Panasonic / Olympus fit out yet. I'll mail them and find out if it's in the pipeline.
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