Excerpt: This flash allows Pentax users to use rear curtain sync in manual mode, something Pentax AF 540 fgz flashes cannot do. That is the main reason I bought this flash. I do not know about the capabilities of the new generation Pentax flashes, do not have them.
Excerpt: I bought the Metz 58AF2 to use with my Pentax K10D both on-camera and wirelessly. It is built noticeably better than the comparable Pentax 540FGZ, particularly the attachment foot, the case, and the control panel, which is much simpler than the rather busy collection of buttons, slide switches and...
Excerpt: A nicely built flash for the Pentax. I was torn between the Pentax 450 and Metz product, but online research told me that this flash was preferred over the Pentax (only slightly) because of the better construction. I used this flash recently at a wedding and found the performance strong.
Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easy To Use, Fast Recycling, Powerful Output
Excerpt: I love all the features they crammed into this flash. But as I start to do more creative lighting in my photography and move to off-camera setups, I find that manual flashes give me more freedom than this unit.
Pros: Tons of features, Decent Build, Powerful
Cons: Too damn expensive, That menu navigation setup really sucks the big one...
Summary: Der Nachfolger meines 54 MZ-4, dessen SCA Lösung für Canon für mich unbefriedigend war. Natürlich habe ich mir vor dem Kauf die Rezensionen durchgelesen. Hier mein Eindruck: Blitzleistung und Konnektivität, außerhalb aller Zweifel.