Excerpt: Very powerful and reliable unit with a consistent quality of light. Recycle time is also good. The only problem, and it's quite a major, is that you can see the rail system for the zoom in the beam of light. Use the auto-zoom thingy and the issue disappear.
Excerpt: The only drawback of this flash is its resistive touch screen, easy to scratch and less sensitive that currently capacitive touch screen. Except this, it's solid and reliable gear, with pretty decent cycle delay and enough power to suit most use cases for an better price than Nikon speedlights.
Excerpt: So far this flash has met expectations. Have used as dedicated flash and as slave (just to see how it works). I have yet to really utilize flash for long period of time ... as I am still learning the many functions. Operations manual in multiple languages so take your pick ...
Pros: Consistent Output, Easy To Use, Fast Recycling, Powerful Output, Versatile
Excerpt: I got this flash as a much less expensive alternative to a Sony flash to work with my Sony SLT-58. I was apprehensive, as the Metz site had confusing info about an adapter shoe and/or alternate software required for my camera.
Excerpt: I'm very happy with performance of Metz 52 AF-1.The only reason of my purchase was FP/HSS capability of this flash. Otherwise I already have a Nissin 466 for TTL function.After all (other than going with Olympus or Panasonic) this is the only credible third party manufacturer which does HSS.Touch...
Excerpt: This flash is probably the best value for money, given the feature set which includes wifi in both Master and Slave mode and High speed sync. I have long wanted to purchase the Nikon SB 700, but in terms of value for $ this flash stood out.