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8.8 out of 10

Metz 36 AF-5

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Overall 8
8.0

Nice balance of features at an affordabl

GraniteGator, Adorama
26 March 2013
  • Excerpt: Extremenly pleased with unit. Quality construction. Ease of use. Good overall workhorse flash.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Easy To Use, Fast Recycling, Versatile
  • Cons: Just A Tad Large
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Overall 8
8.0

Bang for the Buck!

Hump, B&H Photo
29 January 2013
  • Excerpt: Good for low light situations. Nice and bright flash with good distance.
  • Pros: Easy to Use
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Overall 8
8.0

Good Value

"Czech", B&H Photo
5 July 2012
  • Excerpt: I use it with Panasonic GX-1 because fast recycle time.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Easy To Use, Fast Recycling
  • Cons: Bulky
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Overall 8
8.0

Good flash

knoxvillian, B&H Photo
14 March 2012
  • Excerpt: Good flash, but the rear curtain sync function from my Pentax K-5 does not work with this flash.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Easy To Use, Fast Recycling, Lightweight, Versatile
  • Cons: No rear curtain sync
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Overall 8
8.0

A Bright Spot in Life

Jan A, B&H Photo
24 January 2012
  • Excerpt: I purchased the 35AF-5 for my wife to use with her aging D50 a little unsure if it would actually work with a unit 4 years old even though it indicated TTL. I was happily impressed that it worked completely. Adjustments are made to make a stronger flash by simply pulling the head out in preset increments from 28mm - 85 mm. My assumption is that the flash will work up to 36 feet adequately though I have not tested it to that exact point.
  • Pros: Attach Securely, Good Color Value, Powerful
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Overall 8
8.0

Works fantastic so far

Chasethewind, B&H Photo
20 September 2011
  • Excerpt: Works great with my Panasonic Lumix G2. Because it is my first flash and just recieved it, I cannot comment on this product much, but it seems to recharge fast (1-2 sec.). I agree with the negative comments about the battery compartment. Just be careful with it and secure it tightly. I do wish it had a metal mount too, it's plastic. Fires evertime. Only 4 stars because of the battery cover.
  • Cons: Flimsy
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Overall 8
8.0

Nice flash

Harrison, B&H Photo
10 July 2011
  • Excerpt: I got this flash to use on a GH2 and like the way it integrates into the camera very well. Is a nice compact flash that does not make the GH2 top heavy. Works much better than the built-in flash of the camera.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great for the price

Neel, B&H Photo
23 May 2011
  • Excerpt: I wanted a basic flash and so compared the Nikon SB-400 and the Metz 36. Both are same price. I picked the Metz because it has a zoom head. The battery life is also good because it uses 4 batteries. It also worked good as a slave flash. I have not yet tested it outdoor so can't comment, but for indoor I definitely recommend this one.
  • Pros: Durable, Easy To Use
  • Cons: No Swivel Head
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Overall 8
8.0

Metz 36 AF-5 Flash-gun

Collywobbles, WEX
21 November 2013
  • Summary: Very good as a "second" flash unit when you don't want to carry a large gun. It's barely any larger than Canon's 270 (which I also own) it has more power and gives perfect results.- Much smaller and lighter than my 580 II unit.
  • Pros: Durable, Great Picture Quality, Lightweight, Simple Controls
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Overall 8
8.0

Good for the price

Malcolm, WEX
9 November 2013
  • Summary: For the price the flash does the job.
  • Pros: Lightweight, Simple Controls
  • Cons: Inadequate Features
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