Summary: The Metz 58 AF-1 is the current premier flash from Metz.de. This particular flash is a dedicated unit intended to be matched to your camera platform. It is available for Pentax, Canon, Nikon, Olympus/Panasonic, and Sony per the Metz firmware download site.
The Metz 58 AF-1 challenges camera manufacturers, like Nikon and Canon, with a more affordable, feature rich flash unit
Consumer Electronics Net
1 September 2009
Excerpt: Metz (or Mecablitz) may be an unfamiliar name to a lot of you but for many decades its been the workhorse flash for a lot of pro photographers around the world. Metz is made in Germany and marketed in the US by Bogen Imaging Inc.