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Metz-58-af-2.33125632
9.6 out of 10

Metz 58 AF-2

Great Deal: $399.99

Reviews and Problems with Metz 58 AF-2

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Overall 2
2.0

Not so good

PGarrett, Adorama
10 May 2013
  • Excerpt: The flash consistently over exposes in ETTL mode, but unfortunately not the same amount (if it did I could use -1EV or so). The good news is in A mode (thyrister mode) the exposure is pretty good, but I was looking for and off camera ETTL automatic mode flash. I contacted Metz to allow them to create some new firmware, however they chose not to.<br /><br />I've attached some photos.
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Overall 2
2.0

Not so good

PGarrett, B&H Photo
10 May 2013
  • Excerpt: The flash consistently over exposes in ETTL mode, but unfortunately not the same amount (if it did I could use -1EV or so). The good news is in A mode (thyrister mode) the exposure is pretty good, but I was looking for and off camera ETTL automatic mode flash. I contacted Metz to allow them to create some new firmware, however they chose not to. I've attached some photos. each row is 2 shots of camera manual, 2 shots camera P mode, at ISO 400 & 1600 respectively.
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Overall 2
2.0

Used once and broken down

J Yuen, Adorama
26 August 2012
  • Excerpt: Use once and broken down. The US distributor did not follow up . If you live abroad and not in US, do NOT purchase this as there's no repair service.
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Overall 2
2.0

Piece of junk

Adorama
29 April 2011
  • Excerpt: Screen keeps flashing &quot;power Pack&quot;. I have no power pack for the flash unit. I use only batteries. While the error flashes on the screen the flash is not functional. Much of the time it is not working because of this. Metz does not offer any support. [$] in the trash. I cannot recommend this product or the metz company.
  • Pros: Lightweight
  • Cons: Slow Recycling, Weak Output
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Overall 2
2.0

hält auch mal keine 15 Minuten

Erich Kirchmayer, Amazon
22 November 2013
  • Summary: Ware wie üblich schnell bekommen. Freudig ausgepackt um erste Testbilder zu machen. Die Freude am mecablitz 58 AF-2 digital hielt rund 15 Minuten, dann quittierte er nach ca. 30 Bildern seinen Dienst. Fehlermeldung "Powerpack" - lt. div. Forenbeiträgen im Netz ist das ein echter Defekt, der nicht mit anderen Akkus, Reset etc. behoben werden kann.
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Overall 2
2.0

mit der A77 unbrauchbar

Ulf Mclane, Amazon
16 November 2013
  • Summary: Es ist ein schönes Blitzgerät mit super Leistungsdaten. Ich hatte mich drauf gefreut. Der mitgelieferte Standfuß passte nicht. Der Schlitz im Standfuß war zu schmal. Ich habe eine Sony Alpha 77 Software 1.07. Die Software des Blitzgerätes war 3.0, aktuell laut Herstellerangabe. Die Fotos waren ca. 20% einigermassen (Glück), 80% unscharf oder total überblitzt. Es schien, als würden Kamera und Blitzgerät nicht kommunizieren.
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Overall 2
2.0

User Review

casset, Yandex
29 April 2011
  • Excerpt: Есть мнение, что Метц делает лучшие вспышки. В плюс к этому я недолюбливаю маркетинговую политику Кенон.
  • Pros: По функционалу - полный аналог родного Кэнона. Есть USB-вход для обновления прошивок. Есть вторая лампа для заполняющего света (иногда бывает очень полезна)
  • Cons: Первоначально всё устраивало, но в один момент произошло неизбежное... Сгорела лампа, в сервисе сказали "Запчастей нет и не будет".
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