Category Archives: Metz

Metz files for insolvency

The German TV and flash manufacturer Metz has filed for insolvency (insolvency is not the same as bankruptcy). Approximately 600 jobs would be affected. Just yesterday the company announced up to $90 mail-in rebates on their flashes in the US.

Metz-Mecablitz-44-AF-1-and-52-AF-1-units-for-Sony-Multi-Interface
Posted in Metz | 9 Comments

Metz Mecablitz 64 AF-1 flash officially announced, Phottix Mitros+ for Sony now shipping

The previously rumored Metz Mecablitz 64 AF-1 flash is now officially announced. Here is the 64 AF-1 description from metz.com (detailed specifications can be found here): “This top model puts every subject in the perfect light: the mecablitz 64 AF-1 digital impresses with its high-performance guide number 64 at ISO 100/21° and 200mm focal length. […]

Metz-Mecablitz-64-AF-1-flash-for-Nikon
Also posted in Phottix | 6 Comments

New flashes from Metz

Metz will soon announce a new Mecablitz 64 AF-1 flash (pictured above). The translated specifications can be found here. The company also announced that the Mecablitz 44 AF-1 and 52 AF-1 units (pictured below) are now available for the Sony Multi Interface.

Metz-Mecablitz-44-AF-1-and-52-AF-1-units-for-Sony-Multi-Interface
Posted in Metz | 14 Comments

World’s first: Metz Mecablitz 52 AF-1 flash with touchscreen

One product got unnoticed during the Photokina 2012 show – the new 52 AF-1 touchscreen flash from Metz (a world’s first). The flash unit will come in Canon, Nikon, Pentax, Olympus, Panasonic, Leica and Sony versions. The estimated price is around €250. Full specs and features can be found in the press release:

Metz-Mecablitz-52-AF-1-flash-with-touchscreen
Posted in Metz | 13 Comments

Metz Mecablitz 58 AF-2 flash

The previously rumored Metz Mecablitz 58 AF-2 flash is now official.

Posted in Metz | 1 Comment

All you need to know about Photokina

Photokina is the biggest show for photography equipment that takes place every 2 years in Cologne, Germany. This year Photokina will be between September 21- 26. Here is a summary of all rumors, predictions and expectations for the main players in the industry: Canon: Canon G12 is a given, based on previous release patterns (they release a new version […]

Also posted in Canon, Leica, Olympus, Panasonic, Pentax, Samsung, Samyang, Sigma, Tamron, Tokina, Zeiss | 5 Comments

New Metz Mecablitz 58 AF-2 flash?

Metz has listed a new Mecablitz 58 AF-2 flash unit on their website: It will be available for Canon, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic, Leica, Pentax, Sony. At that point no further details are provided on their website.

Posted in Metz | 1 Comment
// B&H PopView code